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Growing demand for paralegals seen to increase from 2008 to 2018

December 18,2010 by: Dallas Browne

From 2008 to 2018 paralegals and legal assistants’ employment is expected to grow some 28%. This projected growth, which is said to be faster than the average growth of any other occupation, is accounted by the increasing demand for legal service. According to records there is growing trend in the number of people who are in need of legal services in the areas of health care, intellectual property, elder issues, international law, environmental law and criminal law.  In addition to this, paralegals and legal assistants with specializations in areas like bankruptcy, product liability, real estate and medical malpractice are also … (more) December 18, 2010

The Challenge of being a paralegal

July 03,2010 by: Dallas Browne

The employment industry is very competitive that too many individuals are struggling to get a good job that is in line with their interest field. In some cases, job mismatch seem to be a problem because of the in their main objective is to earn experience and have income. It is a reality that the call center industry is rapidly proliferating and that their need for employees range from hundreds to thousands seats. Due to this demand, human resources of these companies will just have to hire any graduate or individual with any kind of course. Even undergraduates are qualified. … (more) July 3, 2010

The responsibilities of a paralegal

June 18,2010 by: Dallas Browne

Every country around the world is governed with laws and rules that need to be followed by any citizen. This shows that legal action is given to people who disregards laws and does illegal activities. Legal matters are always consulted with lawyers. Lawyers have gone through intensive studies about political, criminal, and civil cases as well as Supreme Court rules. There are four-year pre-law courses that can be taken in big universities and colleges. These courses are also known to fall under legal careers. Upon finishing a course under legal careers, the graduate is already credible to work in a … (more) June 18, 2010

Court Reporters: Nature of Work

April 12,2010 by: Dallas Browne

Court reporters record what is going on in the legal realm by creating word for word transcript of conversations, speeches, meetings, legal events and other proceedings. These accounts of spoken words that are put in black and white are sometimes essential for communication, preservation, or legal testimony and court reporters furnish those accounts. There is a vital role played by a court reporter not only in legal proceedings but also at every gathering where word spoken must be recorded as a written transcript. Their responsibilities also include making certain that there is an accurate, secure and complete legal record. Aside … (more) April 12, 2010

Paralegals and Legal Assistants: Duties and Responsibilities

February 03,2010 by: Dallas Browne

Lawyers oftentimes get their hands so full with legal work that they have to hand over many of their responsibilities to paralegals, although they assume the ultimate responsibility. Paralegals are also referred to as legal assistants and they continue to take up new and ever arising responsibilities in legal workplaces and execute many of the same tasks that lawyers do. They are, however, strictly forbidden from performing duties that are considered to be within the range of the practice of law, such as arranging legal fees, providing legal advice, and representing cases in court. Among a paralegal’s most significant task … (more) February 3, 2010