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Synonyms for paralegal

a person with specialized training who assists lawyers

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When the paralegal training was introduced in Mandaue in 2015, she immediately volunteered.
Badua received his Associate in Science paralegal certificate from Kapi`olani Community College, an American Bar Association-approved paralegal program since 1978.
Unlike solicitors, there's no statutory regulation for paralegals, so it's important to ask for evidence of the paralegal's qualifications and experience, and check they are a member of a professional body such as the NALP (National Association of Licensed Paralegals).
ISLAMABAD -- Government officials, paralegals, and international and national representatives came together here on Thursday to issue the Islamabad Declaration on Community Based Paralegals, affirming the important role, they play in resolving conflicts within communities.
The trainors compose the Farmer Paralegals Provincial Project Management Team Members of DAR and some are graduates of the University of the Philippines (UP) Law Center First Combined Foundation and Advanced Certificate Course of the Paralegal Training Program on the Philippine Legal System and the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program Laws, Rules and Procedures (PTP - CARP).
Amity University's pioneering initiative of launching the Online course in Paralegal will enable the candidates to learn professional paralegal skills anytime, anywhere through interactive teaching and learning process.
Paralegals are assigned a mentor, an experienced paralegal in a different practice area.
Every JA who assigns tasks to or directs a paralegal in the performance of his duties has an ethical obligation to provide appropriate oversight of all assigned tasks.
If you have not studied law before, you could look for an administrative role with a law firm and study for paralegal qualifications while you are working.
As the US Army Medical Command's Chief Paralegal Noncommissioned Officer, I have had the opportunity to talk and get to know a phenomenal group of Soldiers and civilian personnel who make up this command's paralegal workforce.
The Law Society of Scotland has joined with the Scottish Paralegal Association (SPA) to launch the country's first registered paralegal scheme.
The San Jacinto (Texas) College paralegal program recently launched a campus chapter of the paralegal Lambda Epsilon Chi (LEX) honor society, which should bolster the program's solid tradition of excellence.
Paralegals claiming to work on a professional basis for profit have established a committee known as the Namibia National Paralegal Professionals Committee (NNPPC) to pursue and promote their interests.
Initial editorial will include stories and articles on: former paralegals in the entertainment industry; networking; dealing with a male-dominated culture; new case law that affects the paralegal field; best practices for litigation support managers; race relations; and, overtime.
ALM (New York) and the International Paralegal Management Association (IPMA; Avondale Estates, GA) have released the "Annual Compensation Survey for Paralegals/Legal Assistants and Managers, 2008," a survey conducted by ALM's Altman Weil Publications group of 363 organizations, including law firms and law departments, representing over 14,000 paralegal positions.