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How to Get a Law Internship as an Undergraduate

Your undergraduate years are a great time to have a legal internship. If you’ve already decided that you want to work as a legal intern, you need to figure out how to go about getting a law internship. Fortunately, there are things that you can do to find the right legal internship. Learning about what […]

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Law Clerk

A law clerk will help lawyers and judges in law firms, courts, and other types of legal settings. In order to become a law clerk there is some training required. The legal field is extremely complex and changes consistently. In order to keep up with these changes a team of legal professionals is necessary. According […]

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Legal Secretary

As stated on ONET Online, Legal Secretaries perform secretarial duties using legal terminology, procedures, and documents. They also prepare legal papers and correspondence, such as complaints, motions, summonses, and subpoenas. Finally, they may also assist the lawyers in legal research and arrange meetings between the attorney and potential witnesses for some cases. Generally, they help […]

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Court Administrator

According to the National Association for Court Management (NACM), the increasing complexity of American life and the scope of litigation in the United States have created an administrative burden on the courts that cannot be handled by judges and traditional court staff alone.  The Court Administrator, a relatively new position, fills this gap by handling […]

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What Is a Chief Legal Officer?

Chief legal officers (or general counsels) are chief lawyers and have the responsibility of overseeing every legal aspect of a business or law firm. As the head lawyer, they are paid a premium salary which according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) can be as high as $187,199 (90th percentile in 2013) or more […]

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Choosing a Paralegal School

With 271,320 paralegals working in the United States (source: BLS.gov 2013), and projected growth of 15% to 21% over the next 10 years (source: O*Net Online) the paralegal profession has a bright future. Paralegals work in a variety of areas including public arenas, government offices, corporations, and law offices. Many different schools offer a paralegal […]

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