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Paralegals and Legal Assistants

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Nature of the Work(Paralegals and Legal Assistants)

Nature of the Work(Paralegals and Legal Assistants)
Although lawyers assume ultimate responsibility for legal work, they often delegate many of their tasks to paralegals. In fact, paralegals—also called legal assistants—are continuing to assume new responsibilities in legal offices and perform many of the same tasks as lawyers. Nevertheless, they are explicitly prohibited from carrying out duties considered to be within the scope of practice of law, such as setting legal fees, giving legal advice, and presenting cases in court.

Job Outlook (Paralegals and Legal Assistants)

Job Outlook (Paralegals and Legal Assistants)
Despite projected much faster than average employment growth, competition for jobs is expected to continue as many people seek to go into this profession; experienced, formally trained paralegals should have the best employment opportunities.