Paralegals support lawyers by assisting with legal research, preparing legal documents, and organizing case-related information.
Most paralegals have a two-year college or four-year university degree in paralegal studies or a related field. Some have a four-year university degree in another field and a certification in paralegal studies.
There will likely be strong competition for these positions. Opportunities may differ based on geographical location. Job numbers appear to be growing, but there is a lot more competition out there.
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Paralegals generally work in law offices or legal departments, but some may also work for the government.
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Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada