February 13, 2019

Legal Paralegal


Legal/Paralegal studies usually prepare students as a paralegal or legal assistant which allows them to perform most of the administrative work for an attorney or lawyer. In some countries and states, paralegals are licensed; regulated by the government. Students meet rewarding opportunities after graduation as they’re in demand at various law firms. Online or offline degree materials are structure methodically focusing on practical skills & case studies.

  • Course topics in associated, graduate and undergraduate studies include
  • Legal Research
  • Legal writing & Document Preparation
  • Personal Injury
  • Civil Litigation
  • Business Organization
  • Secured transaction and bankruptcy
  • Legal ethics
  • Employment law
  • Property law
  • Rules of evidence

 

Paralegal qualified is a person qualified by education or training with or without employed by a lawyer, legal body, corporation, governmental agency or other entity and who performs delegated legal research, documentation and paperwork.
The responsibilities of paralegals are –

  • Case management, Unite and coordinate all aspects of a case and ensure appropriate steps are taken in a timely manner
  • Calculating legal deadlines and prepare legal documentation
  • Involving in traditional and computer-based Legal research, fact gathering, and interviewing clients
  • Drafting and analyzing legal documents including signing legal correspondence that is informative
    Preparing for assistance during trial
  • Summarizing legal documents and proceedings including depositions, interrogatories and testimony
  • Attending substantive legal proceedings including executions of wills, depositions, court or administrative hearings and trials with the attorney
  • Paralegals may also perform clerical and administrative duties as per the need, especially in a small office or chamber.

Paralegals specialize in certain aspects –

  • Estate planning and probate
  • Family Law
  • Immigration
  • Intellectual Property
  • Real Estate