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The Benefits of Being a Paralegal

published February 07, 2013

By CEO and Founder - BCG Attorney Search left
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Paralegals handle paperwork, organize the office, maintain and update client files, monitor the calendar, and research, write, and read. They serve as a liaison with clients, witnesses, other case participants, and outside professionals by gathering and imparting information. They meet, inform, interview, and prod to action. In addition paralegals seek out people, documents, and information, and compile and digest the information they gather. They write reports, negotiate with various parties, reassure and even do some measure of "hand-holding." They follow through on factual research and investigation, locating people, documents, and hard evidence as required.
 
The Benefits of Being a Paralegal


Paralegals with good number skills find themselves doing asset in ventories, income projections, and various other detailed tasks connected with the administration of wills, trusts, and estates. They may find themselves intimately involved with the financial aspects of matrimonial and child-custody cases.

Paralegals with excellent computer skills may find themselves producing spreadsheets and documents of various sorts. They may design forms which serve to expedite the work of the office and which make organization of information much more efficient. These computer-literate paralegals will find themselves at an advantage in using computer-assisted legal research programs and in producing the results of their research.

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