Everything you could ever want to know about being a paralegal, getting certified as a paralegal, and whatever else you can think of related to the paralegal profession.

What Does a Paralegal Do?

According to the American Bar Association, a paralegal is A person qualified by education, training or work experience who is employed or retained by a lawyer, law office, corporation, governmental agency or other entity and who performs specifically delegated substantive legal work for which a lawyer is responsible.  If you’re just starting the journey toward an …

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What Does a Paralegal Do

Average Paralegal Salaries

If you are planning a career as a paralegal, it’s important to know the difference in paralegal salaries, which vary from field, place, and education. Here’s a quick run-down of different paralegals and their salaries, and how you can increase your starting base pay. Note: Most data comes from and their surveys of many paralegals within …

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Average Paralegal Salaries

What is a Frivolous Lawsuit?

To hear some tell it – everything is a frivolous lawsuit. Employees poisoned by asbestos Patients left permanently injured or dead because of medical negligence Employees who want justice from corporate wrongdoers like Enron Consumers who have been lied to about the safety of their prescription drugs But none of these cases is frivolous. The …

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Frivolous Lawsuit

Paralegal Certification In Texas

Although there is not the state-wide requirement for the licensing of paralegals in Texas, there are a number of certifying organization and boards that offer designations to paralegals. These certifications are an excellent way to get an edge on the competition when looking for higher level paralegal positions. So, how do you get a paralegal …

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Paralegal Certification In Texas