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Paralegal Jobs Washington DC

The terms paralegal and legal assistant have been used in the past interchangeably. However, while many may claim the title of "paralegal," if they have not obtained adegree in paralegal studies ,their correct title should be legal assistant.

Bettie Biehn, CPRW
(703) 836-8417
414 E. Custis Ave.
Alexandria, VA
 
Shirley Bliss,CPRW, CEIP, CPCC
(301) 919-9907
3310 N. Leisure World Blvd., #803
Silver Spring, MD
 
Spencer Stuart
(202) 756-3793
1101 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC

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Town, NM
 
United States Veterans Assistance Center (USVAC) Veterans Affairs Regional Office
(202) 530-9371
1722 I Street, N.W., 3rd Floor, Suite 303
Washington, DC
 
Darren Cox, CPRW, CPCC
(202) 641-0879
9311 Fordsville Court
Clinton, MD
 
Avery Webster, CPRW
(301) 254-6173
PO Box 6440
Largo, MD
 
A F G E Local 1092
(202) 561-2700
Bolling Afb
Washington, DC
 
Spencer Stuart Washington
(202) 638-8732
1455 Pennsylvania Ave Nw # 200
Washington, DC

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AFL-CIO-Working For America Institue
(202) 466-8010
888 16th St Nw
Washington, DC
 
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Paralegal Career

By Sophie Walton
Paralegal

My decision to become a paralegal was purely coincidence. I would like to say that I spent time poring over materials on career choices, but that would not be true. I flipped through a catalog, saw/colleges/online/browse/concentrations/paralegal/74.aspx "Paralegal Degree" and thought, "That might be a good career for me - I am interested in the law." Thus began my 20 years as a paralegal.

The terms paralegal and legal assistant have been used in the past interchangeably. However, while many may claim the title of "paralegal," if they have not obtained adegree in paralegal studies ,their correct title should be legal assistant. A degree in paralegal studies can be obtained from several institutions, including traditional universities, community colleges and online courses .Most law firms require that their paralegals obtain their degrees from institutions that are approved by the American Bar Association. Typically, most paralegal degrees take two years to complete and include both general education classes and classes in legal theory, law and documentation. I completed my degree in one year because my college offered an accelerated schedule for those holding a bachelor's degree in any other field. When searching for a paralegal program ,look for classes that are strong in legal writing, legal research and document preparation. While it is helpful to study legal theory and specific laws, a paralegal is more valuable to an attorney if she kno...

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