June 1, 2016

What is in a Paralegal Degree?

We have encountered countless students who, despite exhibiting a passion for law, find difficulty choosing the career path to take. Becoming a lawyer tends to be the default option for many students despite having an alternative option that actually suits them better. Paralegals are the less-glamorized, unsung heroes of the judicial sector, and there’s a …

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May 3, 2016

3 Paralegal Jobs You Can Get Outside Law Firms

A common misconception is that paralegals can work only for law firms. However, there are jobs outside law firms for individuals with paralegal skills. As law affects most organizations, a paralegal education can take an individual to places. If you’re planning to take up a paralegal course at the National Paralegal College or other online …

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March 29, 2016

How Can Paralegals Shape or Influence the Operations of a Law Firm?

Listen as Karen Geiger explains how paralegals can shape and influence the internal operations of a law firm. She discusses the importance of being organized, and how that organization influences internal case handling processes. Ready to start a profession in the legal industry? Our nationally recognized and accredited paralegal certificate program will get you started fast! …

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March 22, 2016

What are Some Common Interview Questions a Newly Certified Paralegal Will Face?

A newly certified paralegal will face a litany of questions post-certification during a job interview. This is done so that law firms and prospective employers have a sense of the general knowledge of the paralegal and to gauge what level of value a paralegal will bring to their company. Watch as Karen Geiger explains some of the …

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