What is a paralegal certificate?

Answer A paralegal certificate is an achievement that signifies a background and understanding of the skills needed to perform paralegal duties. The certificate can improve job prospects for those looking... Read More »

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What jobs can you get with a paralegal certificate?

A paralegal is a legal assistant for an attorney or law firm. The responsibility of paralegals are very similar to that of a trained lawyer, however, paralegals are not permitted to present court... Read More »

Is a paralegal certificate nationally accepted?

All paralegal certificates earned through training programs approved by the American Bar Association are nationally accepted. However, a paralegal who wishes to work in a different state than the o... Read More »

Does a paralegal certificate apply to all fields of law?

Paralegal certificates can be acquired by students who already have degree in another field. A paralegal holding a certificate is qualified to work in general law, which covers all fields of law. C... Read More »

Can one get a job as a paralegal with a certificate rather than a college degree?

Job seekers can get a job as a paralegal with a certificate rather than a college degree. Most employers prefer to hire individuals with a degree. Certificate programs focus on teaching the legal s... Read More »