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The legal assistant or paralegal works in different positions but they have to work towards supporting the lawyers by drafting the document, conducting the legal research, organizing the files and by maintaining the files. The legal assistant and paralegals can work in different organizations. However, most of the legal assistant work in the corporate legal department, law firms with government agency. They can also work overtime, full time and they have to meet important deadlines.

If you want to become a legal assistant or a paralegal, you will need to have a certificate in the paralegal assistant in order to qualify as the Legal Assistant Jobs. In certain cases, the employer can hire the college graduates who have the bachelor degree but who do not have the legal experience or the education in the paralegal job. The employment for the legal and paralegal assistant is expected to continue to grow faster than it was before. The occupation is attracting other applicants but the competition is also strong. The trained and experienced paralegal has the best prospects.

The legal assistant can make the choice in the variety of the certifications or programs. The students can choose the traditional on campus degree or they can even join the online programs. After the training, the legal assistant may work in different places that include the administrative and managerial roles in many organizations. The paralegals, who work with the law firms, may need to schedule the meeting to talk with the clients in order to discuss the details about a certain case in assisting the attorneys in their functions. The attorney may also require their assistance to attend the court with them and to take the note while reviewing their evidence.

As the law field is becoming too complex, the legal assistant are also specializing in some areas like in the healthcare or medical law. Another aspect that it is gaining more importance is immigration law, and the legal assistant may need to get involved into the legal procedure of the people who need to apply for the citizenship. Other specialization may include family law, social services, real estate, estate planning, litigation, civil and criminal law. The legal assistant may also choose to work in other area that includes the local government bodies, private business, federal business, software companies or insurance.

In summary, the legal assistants have different responsibility the common documents that they have to undertake include the estate statements, appeals, pleading, wills, briefs and contracts. The assistant will be required to assist the lawyer in the research and in the administrative tasks such as keeping legal documentation updated.
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Oct 25,14 USA - CA San Francisco

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Oct 22,14 USA - FL Naples

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Oct 22,14 USA - MA Boston

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Oct 22, 14 USA - PA Latrobe

In-House, 3-5 yrs required
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Responsible for supporting: the assistant General Counsel & assistant to ensure compliance with legal and regulatory obligations. Ensure... a master listing of legal entities, Officers and Directors... and an overall corporate legal entity organizational chart. Prepare... and/or closing documents and legal filings, and provide paralegal......
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Oct 18, 14 USA - SC Spartanburg

In-House, 3-4 yrs required
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legal Administrative assistant Candidate will... act as legal assistant to Senior Corporate... Counsel. Will act as legal assistant for Third Party... Vendor Management and contract support. Assist Corporate Counsel, Contracts in organizing and maintaining vendor contract database. Coordinate with internal...
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Oct 10, 14 USA - IL Chicago

In-House, Min 2 yrs required
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candidate will work in legal and Compliance Department. Provides... General Counsel with internal legal training and presentations. Ensures legal department operates efficiently. Completes... with others; handle confidential legal work; interpret and handle... and understand basic corporate legal documents. Manage the editing legal
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Oct 10, 14 USA - IL Chicago

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candidate will work in legal and Compliance Department. Provides... General Counsel with internal legal training and presentations. Ensures legal department operates efficiently. Completes... with others; handle confidential legal work; interpret and handle... and understand basic corporate legal documents. Manage the editing legal
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Oct 09, 14 USA - PA Horsham

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legal Process Control Manager/Senior Paralegal legal Support Coordinator Duties:... responsibility: administration of all legal processes, primarily related to... paralegal-type support for internal legal department responsibilities; and back-up... support to legal Administrative assistant Prepare legal documents and implement checklists... in-house attorneys for internal legal Department responsibilities. Franchise Disclosure legal
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Oct 05, 14 USA - AK Anchorage

In-House, Min 5 yrs required
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Executive assistant legal assistant Duties: Provides... secretarial functions, maintenance of legal Department files (contracts, insurance,... excel spreadsheet. Files corporate legal documents, contracts and agreements.... Transcribes, drafts and updates legal and insurance documents at... re-directs as needed. Maintains legal filing system and makes legal
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Oct 31, 14 USA - CO Denver

In-House, Min 1 yrs required
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legal assistant Office Administrator Duties:... provide executive-level administrative and legal assistant support to up... the needs of the legal department, office, handling incoming... calls and greeting visitors. Manages the calendars of multiple key executives, schedules meetings, coordinates travel arrangements, and...
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Oct 31, 14 USA - CO Broomfield

In-House, Min 1 yrs required
legal assistant Office Administrator Duties:... provide executive-level administrative and legal assistant support to up... the needs of the legal department, office, handling incoming... calls and greeting visitors. Manages the calendars of multiple key executives, schedules meetings, coordinates travel arrangements, and...
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Oct 31, 14 USA - TN Goodlettsville

In-House, Min 3 yrs required
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legal assistant Candidate will provide... Maintain database files. Maintain legal files. Assist with contract... maintenance, including being responsible for arranging execution of contracts (including follow-up where necessary) and distribution of fully executed contracts. Will report to Attorneys/VP assistant General Counsel....
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Oct 31, 14 USA - DC Washington

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Sanctions Licensing Administrative assistant Duties: Provide direct support... a Sanctions Licensing Administrative assistant Serve the customer's Division... of Licensing, which facilitates the process of reviewing requests for authorization to conduct transactions which are generally prohibited by existing sanctions programs and...
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