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  • Bryant & Stratton College Blog Staff

    Paralegal studies are an ideal path to a successful law career. For some, becoming a legal secretary or paralegal is the destination point. For others, it is an opportune starting place to work their way through law school. Either way, in order to learn the skill sets necessary to work competently in one of the most competitive career fields, it is imperative that you get the right combination of practical, theoretical, and technical training so you are adequately prepared for your future job. A...

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  • Bryant & Stratton College Blog Staff

    There are a lot of factors to consider when pursuing a paralegal career.  In this role you will be the right-hand assistant to lawyers and other legal professionals. The job requires certain skills and personality traits, paired with the right training and credentials. Ann Atkinson, advanced certified paralegal and past president of the National Association for Legal Assistants (NALA), offered the following advice to aspiring paralegal professionals. Hone Your Administrative Skills Dependin...

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  • Pamela McBride

    Thinking about entering the paralegal career field? Now may be a good time. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 2014-15 Occupational Outlook Handbook, the field is projected to grow by 8 percent at pace with the average growth rate for all occupations. That translates into 21,200 jobs between 2014 and 2024. How Much do Paralegals Make? Generally, entry level positions in this field require an associate’s degree and the median annual salary is $48,810. For new paralegals, th...

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  • Bryant & Stratton College Blog Staff

    If you are considering pursuing a career as a paralegal or legal assistant, you’re not alone – according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for this position is expected to grow by 8 percent between 2014 and 2024, resulting in 21,200 new jobs during that time span. While the demand for paralegal professionals continues to grow, the job market remains extremely competitive. Accordingly, it’s important to understand the roles, work environment and level of expecta...

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