Working as a paralegal offers exciting opportunities in law, without the expensive and lengthy schooling required to become an attorney. However, because paralegals have many important job responsibilities, proper training is essential.
How to Land Your First Paralegal Job
by Wagner, Andrea
Call Number: KF 320.L4 W34 2009
A practical, no-nonsense primer filled with "hot tips," checklists, and sample forms, this book offers a treasure chest of valuable advice on how to join the fast-growing paralegal profession.
Paralegal Career for Dummies
by Scott Hatch; Lisa Zimmer Hatch
Call Number: KF 320.L4 H3746 2006
Publication Date: 2006-07-31
Get educated, land a job, and start making money now!
Career Opportunities in the Law and Legal Industry
by McDavid, Susan Echaore
Call Number: KF 297 .E245 2007
The legal industry consists of much more than just lawyers and judges. In fact, it encompasses a wide range of fields such as legal services, court systems, law enforcement, corrections, criminal justice, social services, paralegals, and a great deal more. This valuable guide covers jobs that require a license or law degree as well as jobs that require no special training. More than eighty jobs are profiled, including Environmental Lawyer, Legal Receptionist, Bail Bond Agent, Criminologist, Appraiser, Appellate Judge, Juvenile Counselor, and Public-Interest Advocate.
The Professional Paralegal
by Charlsye Smith Diaz; Vicki Voisin
Call Number: KF 320.L4 D53 2013
Publication Date: 2012-02-16
Covers more than just how to land a job, it shows how to prepare for and build a paralegal career.
The nuts and bolts guide to the paralegal profession--from ethics to detailed analysis of the tasks encountered in various legal specialties. From the president of the National Federation of Paralegal Associations, this authoritative text gives professionals reliable guidelines on how to perform their everyday tasks.
Lessons from the Top Paralegal Experts
Call Number: KF 320.L4 B786 2008
Publication Date: 2008-01-04
The primary goal of the book is to help students and professionals learn hands-on techniques directly from paralegal leaders in the field. These top paralegal experts share the secrets that have helped them become the best of the best in their profession.
Paralegal Today: The Legal Team at Work
by Miller, Roger
Call Number: KF 320.L4 M556 2010
The text gives the reader a thorough introduction to not only the legal system in general, but to specific areas of the law and the paralegal's integral role as a member of the legal team. The reader gains a comprehensive understanding of the laws in our society, the importance of ethical and professional responsibility, and the skills needed to thrive in this environment.