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Legal assistants assist lawyers by maintaining/organizing files, writing documents and performing research. They also investigate cases, gather formal statements and draft contracts. Legal assistants also review material and familiarize themselves with electronic databases. Additional duties are often determined by the size of the corporation or firm that they work for.


Skillset: Assistants should be familiar with computers in order to perform legal research and organize files. Since they spend a lot of time working with other people, legal assistants should be able to make others feel comfortable and maintain good relationships. Other helpful skills include researching, oratory and organizational skills.


Education: At the least, a legal assistant should have an associate's degree in paralegal studies. Also common is a bachelor's degree and certificate in paralegal studies. While enrolled in an undergraduate program, students learn about legal research and how they can use computers for legal purposes.


Career Path: Individuals without training in paralegal studies or proper experience can become legal assistants if they receive on-the-job training, but in most cases they are required to have a bachelor's degree. Usually, employers prefer candidates with experience working in an office setting or law firm. Also helpful, but not mandatory, is earning certification.

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**Legal Assistant** **Location:** Jacksonville, FL **Job Type:** Permanent **Date Posted:** Tuesday, November 18, 2014 **Reference Number...
Earn $14/ hour as a Legal Assistant through Web Recruiter in Los Lunas, NM!<br><br>The Legal Assistant will:<br>- Speak...
Company Description: Small collection law firm. Job Description: Small Fairfax collection law firm needs self-starter, good work ethic, pleasant...
Job Description: Prestigious firm seeking a professional and experienced Trial/Legal Assistant to support a senior legal professional. Primary...
Company Description: We are a full financial service firm including insurance, real estate, tax, legal, loans and investments. Job Description...
Job Description: Requirements: Possess an Associate Degree or higher, with at least two year of experience. Reporting Skills, Research Skills...
LEGAL ASSISTANT / LEGAL SECRETARY Full time position available in multi attorney firm for highly motivated legal assistant or legal secretary...
LEGAL ASSISTANT CITY OF EUREKA $3,257 - $3,960 Month plus excellent benefits. The City of Eureka is looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic...
FOX Networks Group is now seeking an administrative Legal Assistant in the Los Angeles area.<br><br>Benefits at FOX include health...
Company Description: The Hartshorn Group is a staffing and recruiting firm based in Parsippany, NJ which has been serving its clients since 1976...
Job Description: Legal Assistant Bilingual preferred for busy criminal defense law firm. Applicants must have a minimum of two years criminal...
Stephen James Associates is seeking a qualified Legal Assistant to work a year long contract for our client in the St. Louis, MO area. Job Description...
A mid-sized law firm with an emphasis in foreclosure, bankruptcy, evictions and collection related matters seeks a full-time legal assistant...
Company Description: With 998 recruiters in over 350 locations, and thousands real, current and unique jobs, Job Juncture is your portal to one...
Company Description: The Law Office of Lance Fryrear is located in Lynnwood, Washington and has been providing legal defense services for over...
Division : Legal Work Location(s) : United States-Iowa-West Des Moines Full/Part Time : Full-Time Position Objective Performs specialized...
In this job, here are some of the duties to be performed: ITAC Solutions is constantly searching for top talent in our core skill sets in Clerical...
Litigation Assistant Primary Duties: Assisting in all aspects of working with a very busy trial attorney Effectively compose various complex...
My client provides 26 cafeterias with free catered meals (best in the area), fully equipped micro-kitchens and cafes, basketball - volleyball...
Company Description: Employers Pro Advantage Inc. a Native Alaskan Women owned 8 (a) Small Disadvantaged company specializing in the placement...
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