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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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Dec 16,14 USA - GA Austell

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Dec 16,14 USA - GA Gainesville

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Dec 19, 14 USA - PA Latrobe

In-House, 3-5 yrs required
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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Dec 16, 14 USA - SC Spartanburg

In-House, 3-4 yrs required
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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Dec 15, 14 USA - CT Manchester

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Executive legal assistant Duties: To... as well as the legal Department, in the capacity... administrative support to the legal Department including word processing,... and coordinates all year-end legal reporting, including Director &... Board of Directors and legal Performs legal and internet legal
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Dec 14, 14 USA - IL Lake Zurich

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reports directly to the assistant manager and is responsible... for providing the assistant manager with daily and... monthly reports. Aid the assistant manager in special projects... an attorney to institute legal action and to protect... the company's and client's interests...
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Dec 10, 14 USA - VA Falls Church

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legal assistant II Responsibilities:... a variety of management assistant duties in support of... the assistant Chief Immigration Judges (ACIJs).... Reviews the request and conducts basic research, by collecting, organizing and maintaining statistical information concerning court activities. Compiles information for...
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Dec 19, 14 USA - PA Harrisburg

In-House, 5-7 yrs required
with 3-5 years related legal healthcare, compliance or regulatory... experience. Paralegal legal assistant or legal administrative assistant experience preferred. Must be... college graduate with legal healthcare or business background.... Should have 5-7 years relevant experience. Should have Proficiency with computer...
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Dec 19, 14 USA - CO Denver

In-House, 1-3 yrs required
Closing assistant Duties: The candidate... equivalent work experience preferred. 1-3 years basic clerical and/or customer service experience preferred. 1 year as a Closing assistant in the title industry... or other related experience like, real estate, banking, or legal preferred....
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Dec 19, 14 USA - CO Denver

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in names, address, and legal Describe closing documents and... and balance file, record legal documents, process payoffs, and... work volume. Coordinate with assistant in processing functions. Establish... joint filing system with assistant for processing efficiency. Identify... opportunities for systems improvement....
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Dec 19, 14 USA - NV Las Vegas

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Dec 18, 14 USA - ID Boise

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investigate facts, and prepare legal documents in the areas... support of the Corporate legal Department. Under general attorney... **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.. Performs legal research and investigation relating... & coordinating documents. Performs legal research by researching local,... source litigation materials. Prepares legal documents specialized agreements & legal
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