Entry Level Paralegal Jobs Are In Great Demand

Entry level paralegal jobs need to be filled across the nation and demand is at an all-time high. Attorneys are looking for ways to reduce costs, so they are giving paralegals greater responsibilities for important legal tasks that lawyers formerly did themselves. As a result, the U.S. Department of Labor predicts estimates of over 300,000 paralegal and legal assistant jobs by 2024.

Attorneys and their clients appreciate skilled, trained Paralegals who understand the legal system, the litigation process, tort law, contracts and legal research. Entry level paralegal jobs are exciting, giving you the opportunity to draft legal documents, interview witnesses, maintain attorney schedules, research judicial decisions, conduct investigations and prepare for trial.

  • $48,350Median Pay
  • Trained, experienced paralegals and legal assistants in the U.S. earn a median annual salary of $48,350, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

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SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Paralegals and Legal Assistants (January 13, 2016).