I Am a Paralegal

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    Are You A Paralegal? I Need Your Advice.

    Hello, I am looking into becoming a paralegal and Im located in California. As to which type of law, I do not know. I know that I might have an aptitude and I have B.A. in psychology.I would be very appreciative if you can share your job experiences such as the work load...
    bipnmia bipnmia
    31-35
    1 Response Jul 7, 2010

    The Day My Life Was Changed

      It was a chilly day in jan.  i was a customer rep (driver/sales) for pepsi cola in hunington wv. it was going to be a verry buisy day had alot of stops, and had to be back in for a meeting.  like most people i was griping about having to hustle to get back...
    mark8088 mark8088
    36-40, M
    1 Response Nov 28, 2009

    Did A Diploma But College Took Me Down

    I did a diploma in paralegal studies at kelly business college in brisbane 2002. I can't say anything nice about them, they sold out to another company, which is a shame as when I first met them they seemed just right for me, and knew my father and promised to help me and told me...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals
    36-40, F
    Mar 28, 2011

    Hi All

    former court reporter, legal secretary and paralegal here.  i have been a legal secretary for about 9 years, so in my state, i'm "grandfathered" in - meaning, our state doesn't insist on certification as long as you have the experience.  so i have the...
    dreamraider dreamraider
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jul 8, 2008

    A Day In the Life of a Blue Sky Paralegal

    “Blue Sky Laws” are state laws that regulate the offering and sale of securities to protect the public from fraud.  I have been working as a Blue Sky paralegal for more than 10 years.  In this role, I am responsible for reviewing the offering memorandum...
    cdcforms cdcforms
    31-35, F
    Nov 5, 2007

    Let's Fire Up This Funk!

    Well after many long days and nights of the hussle and flow of UCLA's Paralegal Training program, I can now say that I'm finally finished. There were times when I doubted myself and my skill set but I pulled through and I'm living to tell the story. Since graduation, which was...
    Angellee865 Angellee865
    31-35, F
    Aug 17, 2010

    This Is One Of The Best Sites Of Legal Jobs,law Jobs,attorney Jobs,law Student Jobs

    This is one of the best sites of  legal jobs,law jobs,attorney jobs,law student jobs. Its much helpful. While your  surf this site the options given here are much easier. The information which you can get is useful. The entire website was quite easy to use. You have a...
    tusharspot tusharspot
    18-21
    Aug 3, 2010

    I Need To Speak With A Family Law Paralegal For A Project. Please Help!

    I am doing a project for my Family Law class in which I need to as a Family Law Paralegal five seemingly simple questions. Can anyone help me? I dont know anyone in the field, and really want to do well. Thanks, Heather The questions: 1. Describe a day in the life of a...
    strackbein99 strackbein99
    26-30
    Sep 6, 2012

    Need Paralegal

    i own a major real estate development company in Atlanta. I need a paralegal for the office. I need top notch, 10 yrs experience, real estate law is a plus. $100k plus. 404.664.9070
    passer11 passer11
    51-55
    Nov 27, 2012

    I Was Hoping For More....

     I was hoping I could share my experiences with other people who could understand my feelings about my job and offer advice.  This seems to be a site of advertising.  Quite disappointing.  I hope people start "sharing" more. I am happy with my job...
    iJerseyVermont iJerseyVermont
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Sep 15, 2009

    Need Guidelines In Finding A Decent Document Review Company

    Can someone please give me advice on reliable and competitively priced document reviewers? Our company has never used this type of service before so any tips or experiences would be appreciated so that we can make a better choice.
    Tiberium8 Tiberium8
    31-35
    1 Response Apr 23, 2012

    Document Review

    Hello, Can anyone give me advice on reliable and competitively priced document reviewers? Our company has never used this type of service before so any tips or experiences would be appreciated so that we can make a better choice. Thanx in advance.
    lolmar lolmar
    41-45
    Feb 8, 2013

    Need Experience To Get A Job--can't Get A Job Without Experience....

    I went to school for three years commuting back and forth to a community college( an hour away) to get an A.A.S. degree in Paralegal Studies. I have been looking for a job for months with no luck. I just took a job doing marketing for a restoration company at not enough hours and...
    greenlionburning greenlionburning
    41-45
    1 Response Oct 5, 2010

    My Story

    I am 23 yrs old and engaged to a sergeant in the army. He is 33 yrs old and we met through friends 4 years ago. I live in Utah and he is in Virginia until this October and then he will be here. I work as a paralegal and take care of his daughter. I work for a Family Law attorney...
    ArmySrgntWife ArmySrgntWife
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 8, 2008

    Officially now having graduated,

    but I now qualify as unemployed. People I know (former classmates) have already set their lives in motion with me simply looking for a job. Have no idea where this is taking me.
    asert12345678 asert12345678
    31-35, M
    May 12, 2015

    I Have Thought Recently That Maybe I Want To Be A Paralegal

    So you can tell from the title of the story that I am not a paralegal. I'm a cna but I feel I want to change direction and be a paralegal. I have orderd the book Paralegal for dummies. The reviews say it's actually a very good book and so I will read it and go from there and see...
    pennypampers pennypampers
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 4, 2012

    Geronimo Strikes Again

    i went to court, the recused city judge for the 1st time in 19 years did not have a pro tem preside. when i objected, she charged me with contempt, i was expecting her to say "objection noted." i guess after so many years of this antagonistic history of the verge of her...
    geronimone geronimone
    61-65
    1 Response Jan 9, 2013

    Schooling

    I have been very thankful for getting my education paid for by Vegas PBS. I'm wondering though if I can move to Canada and still be a paralegal, or would I have to go through their educational system to become what Canada considers a "Paralegal"
    aulibarri1988 aulibarri1988
    22-25
    Aug 6, 2012
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