What is a paralegal degree?

Answer Paralegals, also known as legal assistants, do substantive legal work and were paid an average of $50,953 per year in 2008 according to the National Association of Legal Assistants. The NALA also r... Read More »

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Do i need a specific paralegal degree to become a paralegal?

On One Hand: Paralegal CertificationMany paralegals hold a bachelor's degree in an unrelated field with certification specific to criminal justice or paralegal studies. Making sure that the certifi... Read More »

What All Is Involved in a Paralegal Degree?

Paralegals serve as assistants to attorneys. They assist in drafting legal documents, preparing cases, and researching complicated legal issues. A paralegal degree is not a requirement for a career... Read More »

What is the difference between a paralegal degree&certificate?

Paralegals, or legal assistants, earned an average of more than $50,000 per year in 2008, according to the National Association of Legal Assistants. There are over 260 paralegal degree programs app... Read More »

What bachelor's degree should i go for before my paralegal training?

On One Hand: Get the Bachelor's Degree in Paralegal StudiesIf a prospective paralegal doesn't already have a bachelor's degree, it makes perfect sense to earn it in paralegal studies in the first p... Read More »