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    In the legal industry, the proper choice of words can be the difference between a binding contract and an unofficial agreement, so it's understandable that most legal professionals want a clear-cut answer when it comes to their official title. Unfortunately, this is a very gray area. Certified legal assistants and paralegals are technically interchangeable, but many people in this field have strong feelings about which title is more appropriate for their job. The Official Definitions The Amer...