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How Does a Paralegal Aid in the Discovery Stage of a Case?

Paralegals fulfill a supporting role to attorneys by conducting some of the necessary interviews with key parties, taking notes during the discovery process, and by conducting important legal research. Listen as Attorney Karen Geiser explains what other roles paralegals play in the legal process: Interested in pursuing a career in paralegal studies? We can help! Contact…

Paralegals, Technology and the Firms of the Future

Today’s paralegal is taking on a more active role than ever before, particularly when it comes to the technology that is now part of the legal landscape. Here’s a look at the evolving role of paralegals in a firm’s technology. The role of a paralegal in simple terms is to help their attorneys do their…

Law School: Good Grades vs. Experience

What matters more—your law school GPA or work experience? This is what many law students and would-be law students often wonder about when it comes to getting a job in the legal industry. After all, law school life involves balancing mountains of paperwork and readings with other demands for your time. So which one should…

Solving Modern Day Harassment | CLS by BARBRI

Workplace harassment is one of the trickiest cases a paralegal – or even a lawyer – can handle, as there are many gray areas in such cases. The most common problem is that victims often don’t know that they’re already being harassed and assume that the behavior is part of the office culture. Even if…

What a Paralegal Can Learn About Domestic Abuse | Legal Studies

At Legal Studies, we make sure our students and clients receive a holistic learning experience of the justice system. Our curriculum is comprehensive and covers the unique aspects of all related matters. For example, we have the Victim Advocacy Certificate, a course that focuses on preparing you to work in victim advocacy arenas, such as…

Your Road Map to Choosing a Paralegal Program | CLS by BARBRI

While becoming a paralegal is a good and practical career choice, it is important that you choose a specific program that suits your capabilities. Specialization in a certain area will provide you with an edge once you enter the field. Choosing a paralegal program requires you to look into a wide scale of factors. Primarily,…

Graduate-Level Paralegal Studies: Is It Worth Your Time?

As an experienced paralegal, you probably have handled a myriad of cases through the years. You’re likely to possess more professional acumen than other lawyers, and that’s something that will help further your career. But, if you aspire more for your career, graduate-level paralegal studies may be something that could help in that aspect. There…

The Road to Becoming a Paralegal: Necessary Skills to Ensure Success

The paralegal profession is becoming one of the most sought-after occupations in the field of law, even edging out lawyers in terms of popularity. The stereotype that they are merely assistants to lawyers and attorneys is slowly fading, and many are seeing how respectable and arguably difficult it is to work as a paralegal. To…

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