April 30, 2015

The 6 Types of Paralegals You’ll Meet in Law Firms

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Nowadays, many law firms specialize in particular areas of the law such as estate planning, and immigration and employment laws. There are numerous paralegal types and specializations available in law firms. Programs offering paralegal training encourage additional courses in specific legal topics to prepare students for law firms with only one or two focuses. Paralegals …

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April 23, 2015

Paralegal Certification Guidelines | The Center For Legal Studies

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Road to the Legal Profession: A Short Guide to Paralegal Certification For many, professional certification is defined as a voluntary process wherein an authorized organization recognizes an individual as a professional after validating that they have met the fixed and standardized criteria. It’s technically time-limited, which is why ongoing fulfillment of requirements is still necessary. …

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April 17, 2015

What Paralegal Studies Can Offer

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Many people often ask what a paralegal is or what the position entails. What they fail to realize is that they are missing on a wonderful opportunity such as this. A paralegal faces different challenges and rewards that are on par with other professional careers. Here are the things that people can expect should they …

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April 15, 2015

3 Reasons Paralegal Experience is a Big Help in Law School

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In the legal profession, experience is gold. Many lawyers and paralegals begin their journey to a career in law by taking up paralegal and other related short courses. These experiences are great stepping-stones to law school and a career as an attorney. The courses we offer are not just for those who want to become …

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April 10, 2015

Five Skills a Great Paralegal Needs to Have

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Do you think you have what it takes to become a certified paralegal? Find out what five skills you are going to need to be successful. For more information about online or live paralegal training, paralegal certifications, or our other training courses for the legal support field, give us a call at 1 (800) 522-7737.

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April 9, 2015

The Human Side of the Law | The Center for Legal Studies

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The role of paralegals is always expanding to include all manner of skills to make the legal operations of a firm more efficient and effective. Most of these expansions concern technical aspects of the job, which includes the greater integration of technology in the firm’s daily operations. But, one of the most important contributions a …

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April 1, 2015

The Five Main Duties of a Paralegal | The Center For Legal Studies

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People often mix up the responsibilities assigned to a legal secretary and a paralegal. The former is, essentially, an office staff doing administrative tasks. They are responsible for transcribing reports, organizing files, and managing the lawyers’ schedule. As for the paralegal, their job description is doing procedural legal work. They don’t usually have the same …

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