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How to Become a Court Clerk – In 5 Steps + Salary Guide

Court clerks have the advantage of being right in the middle of courtroom proceedings of every type. They perform the important duties that keeping the records clear and for future reference. They have to make sure everything goes smoothly from administering oaths to making sure paperwork is filed properly. This is an exciting career that […]

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How to Become an Emergency Management Director – In 6 Steps

Responding appropriately and quickly during an emergency is a critical aspect of running an organization. As there are more potential emergencies now than in the past, many institutions and businesses are hiring emergency management directors to create and implement emergency response plans. Emergency management is a diverse and fast-paced career path with extensive opportunities in […]

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How to Become a Legal Transcriptionist – In 6 Simple Steps

Are you searching for a flexible, remote position with lucrative pay, varying assignments, and expedited training? Who isn’t? That sounds like a dream job! If so, legal transcription should be at the top of your list. Transcriptionists play a critical role within the legal field by changing spoken words and sounds into text files that […]

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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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Becoming a Legal Secretary – Career Guide

If working in a law firm is your passion, then finding a career as a Legal Secretary may be just what you need. A Legal Secretary is an integral aspect of any legal firm, and in this career, you will be working with lawyers, paralegals, and clients without the need to go through rigorous schooling. […]

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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: 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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