What Does A Paralegal Do?
Paralegals support lawyers by assisting with legal research, preparing legal documents, and organizing case-related information.
How Do I Become A Paralegal?
Most paralegals complete a two-year college program or four-year bachelor’s degree in paralegal studies or a related field. Some have a four-year bachelor’s degree in another field and a certification in paralegal studies.
What is the Average Salary For A Paralegal?
High – 78,000
Median – 48,000
Low – 30,000
What Courses Should I Take To Become A Paralegal?
- English – As much as possible!
What Is The Work Environment For A Paralegal?
Paralegals generally work in law offices or legal departments, but some may also work for the government.
What Is The Future Outlook For A Paralegal?
There will likely be strong competition for these positions. Opportunities may differ based on geographical location. Job numbers appear to be growing, but there is a lot more competition out there.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
- Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada