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Legal assistant education and utilization

Legal assistant education and utilization

a 1978 status report

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Published by Standing Committee on Legal Assistants of the American Bar Association in [Chicago] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Legal assistants -- United States.,
    • Law -- Study and teaching -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[analyzed and compiled by Roger A. Larson].
      ContributionsLarson, Roger A., American Bar Association. Standing Committee on Legal Assistants.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF320.L4 L44
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 81 p. ;
      Number of Pages81
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4439667M
      LC Control Number79100916

      The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicted 12% job growth for legal assistants and paralegals, from In , the BLS reported a median annual salary of $50, for these. Paralegal vs. legal assistant: Education requirements. Whether you’re considering a career as a paralegal or as a legal assistant, the first step you’ll need to take for either is determining what education you need. According to the BLS, paralegals need at least a Paralegal Associate’s degree.

      Example of a Legal Assistant job summary. Our busy law firm is currently seeking a qualified applicant to fill the position of Legal Assistant. The Legal Assistant will be responsible for managing day-to-day operations of the law firm, including carrying out administrative services, providing support to the legal team and ensuring that the firm remains in compliance with state legal regulations. If you are considering work as a paralegal, make sure you fit the bill by the time you apply. “An effective [paralegal] must be computer savvy,” Queenan says. She adds that good legal assistants don’t overreact under pressure, are highly organized and care about the small details. “Being kind and helpful is a good start,” Olson says.

        The committee worked to develop the training of nonlawyer assistants, and the utilization of their services to enable lawyers to perform their professional duties more effectively and efficiently. In the ABA approved the Guidelines for the Approval of Legal Assistant Education Programs, and in it approved the first eight legal.   Take a look at our Legal Assistant Resume Sample. Elizabeth wrote “ A competent Legal Assistant-CAS with 6 years of work experience, exemplary research skills and proficiency in legal management software, seeks to work at Barnes & Thompson law firm as a Litigation Legal Assistant.”.


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