What is a paralegal to a lawyer?

Answer Lawyers share their workload with paralegals so they can focus on essential responsibilities. Of the 263,800 paralegals employed in the U.S. in 2008, approximately 71 percent worked alongside lawye... Read More »

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What is the difference between a paralegal and a lawyer?

A paralegal assists a lawyer with daily duties associated with practicing law, but he is not allowed to give legal advice. A lawyer may defend a client who has broken the law or advise a client who... Read More »

How much schooling is required for a paralegal to become a lawyer?

A paralegal must acquire a juris doctorate to become a licensed lawyer. If he did not previously attain a bachelor's degree, he must first attain his bachelor's degree and then attend law school to... Read More »

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 is a paralegal in the UK?

A paralegal in the United Kingdom has legal training, but is not a fully qualified solicitor or barrister. The term paralegal is quite broad and covers many duties. They may also be referred to as ... Read More »