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

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…

Paralegal Certification Guidelines | CLS by BARBRI

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….

Studying for Law Students: Tips and Tricks

Law has garnered a reputation for being a difficult field to get into. Admittedly, studies can be nerve-racking. Whether you are majoring in corporate law or taking up a paralegal course, studying requires you to retain, recall, and interpret great volumes of knowledge. One word of advice: be sure to study smart. Focusing on just…

What Will I Learn in an Advanced Paralegal Certificate Course?

The Advanced Paralegal Certificate Course offered by CLS by BARBRI picks up where the core paralegal certificate left off. It assumes you got all the basic most important skills, you can issue SPAs, you can find law, you know all about legal research, legal writing, you can do legal analysis, and it takes these skills…

What Paralegal Studies Can Offer

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…

3 Reasons Paralegal Experience is a Big Help in Law School

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…

Five Skills a Great Paralegal Needs to Have

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.

The Human Side of the Law | CLS by BARBRI

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…

The Five Main Duties of a Paralegal | CLS by BARBRI

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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