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The paralegal is a paraprofessional who has the experience and the education required to assist the lawyers in the legal work.

The definition of paralegal can differ from one country to another. However, the paralegal people cannot be authorized to offer the legal services. Sometime they may be required to be licensed and regulated in the same way as the lawyers. The paralegal can work alone or can work in the office. The unlicensed paralegal has to work under the lawyer and in the legal processes. The paralegals may handle the paperwork during the investigation, bankruptcies and divorce actions.

The paralegal started like the assistant to the lawyers when the lawyers were the only one to offer the legal services. In the jurisdictions where the paralegal staffs are allowed to work, they have to work under the accreditation and recognition of the lawyer.

The difference that exist between the paralegals and lawyers is that the lawyer may set the fees, may appear in the counsel or in the court and they can sign the pleadings within the representative capacity. The paralegal are not allowed to do such activities and they can do this in violation of the local statues. The paralegal training or expertise may be specific while the lawyer may do a holistic and formal training.

The paralegal is also different from the legal secretary. The legal secretary is the secretary but who has the basic understanding of the legal words and the formatting of the court documents.

The paralegal jobs are important and are meant to assist with corporate transaction together with filling the documents that are necessary to present to the local regulations, state and federal regulation for the conduct of everyday business.

The paralegal person has to work with the lawyer in order to represent the corporations regardless if they are for profit or non- for-profit as well as the partnership for the companies. He can assist the lawyers for the mergers, withdrawals and amendments for the limited liability and partnership. He can also assist the lawyer for the completion of the stock certificates.

The paralegal can work directly with the clients and the attorneys which involves closing the various corporate transactions that include the acquisitions for the mergers and initial public offerings. He has to prepare the audit letters as well as their distribution to the clients and auditors. He can gather the billing information and litigation used to prepare the draft of the responses for the auditors for the request for such information.

He has to assist with the SEC filings which regards the security offering and which responds to the requirements.
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Oct 22,14 USA - WA Seattle

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10+ years experience Fun and dynamic team environment Employment litigation focus Pleadings, demand letters, and discovery Top pay, full health and dental, and Class A offices   Experienced paralegal Legal Assistant...

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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 30, 14 USA - FL Tampa

Law Firm, Confidential Min 5 yrs required
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is seeking a litigation paralegal with 5 years minimum... experience. A background in commercial and/or complex litigation is a must, experience in commercial bankruptcy is plus.  This position requires a quick learner that is an efficient, detail oriented performer with the ability to...
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Oct 30, 14 USA - FL Tampa

Law Firm, Confidential
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litigation, is seeking a paralegal with 5 years minimum... experience in chapter 11 bankruptcy and/or commercial litigation. Paralegals not experienced in bankruptcy or commercial litigation need not apply. *Paralegal certification or degree required* This position requires a quick learner that is efficient,...
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Oct 14, 14 USA - NJ Englewood Cliffs

Law Firm, Sekas Law Group, LLC Min 5 yrs required
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law firm seeking full-time paralegal legal assistant who is organized... managing partner and have paralegal duties.  Must be experienced... in personal injury and familiar with commercial litigation and NJ motion practice.  Exceptional salary and benefits. Click Apply Now to apply or...
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Oct 08, 14 USA - NM Albuquerque

Law Firm, Parnall Law
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Legal Assistant paralegal for plaintiffs personal injury... see great grades, or achievement and longevity in prior jobs. 8-5 M-F with a hard-working team.    Law Firm Staff, Legal Staff, Legal Assistant paralegal Personal Injury, Law Firm,... Employment, Job, Albuquerue, New Mexico...
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Oct 22, 14 USA - FL Tampa

Academic, Richard Benjamin Wilkes, PA Min 1 yrs required
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firm seeking a full-time paralegal with at least one... year’s experience, preferably in medical malpractice.  Responsibilities include reviewing medical records; drafting chronologies; preparing discovery, subpoenas, motions, witness lists, and exhibits lists; coordinating experts and witnesses; and organizing trial exhibits.  The...
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Oct 06, 14 USA - PA Philadelphia

Law Firm, Ballard Spahr LLP
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an undergraduate degree and/or paralegal certification and should be... proficient with Outlook, Word and Excel.  Mathematical ability is essential to be successful in this position. Previous experience in estate administration is preferred.  The ideal candidate will have experience with basic probate...
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Oct 18, 14 USA - NY Brooklyn

In-House,
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paralegal Disability Advocacy Project The... outreach in Brooklyn. The paralegal will appear in administrative... proceedings before the Social Security Administration. Investigate and develop disability claims, evaluate the merits of claims, prepare clients to testify at hearings, advocate at hearings including...
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Oct 09, 14 USA - AL Birmingham

In-House, Min 4 yrs required
46hit(s)  
paralegal Legal Assistant Duties: Serves... as the paralegal responsible for directly and... trial or plea. Supports paralegal staff review and assessment... court case files. Assists paralegal and AUSA staff in... tracking such files. Supports paralegal and AUSA staff in... backup in the lead paralegal= s absence and assisting......
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Oct 20, 14 USA - OH Findlay

In-House, Min 5 yrs required
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Candidate will provide secretarial paralegal quasi paralegal and administrative support... to the Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Will also have general responsibilities to other areas of the legal department. Perform legal secretarial paralegal quasi paralegal administrative duties and... assist in...
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Oct 09, 14 USA - DC Washington

In-House, Min 1 yrs required
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of criminal law. Provide paralegal support including, conducts searches... trial or plea. Supports paralegal staff review and assessment... court case files. Assists paralegal and AUSA staff in... retrieving files from storage tracking such files. Supports paralegal and AUSA staff in......
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