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How To Become a Paralegal

There’s no one set path to becoming a paralegal, but the right education will get you well on your way. Paralegals come from a variety of backgrounds: some fulfilled other administrative roles in legal offices, while others transitioned from separate careers entirely. Unlike lawyers, paralegals do not need a juris …

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Why AI Won’t Replace Paralegals

Chere Estrin, CEO of Estrin Legal Staffing and president and co-founding member of the Organization of Legal Professionals (OLP), shares that AI is the thing that paralegals will use, not the thing that will replace them. Earn your paralegal certificate online at Boston University. Reserve your seat in our next …

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Legal Assistant vs. Paralegal: What’s the Difference?

In addition to lawyers and paralegals, there are countless professionals who help keep the typical law firm running and serving its clients. Because the responsibilities of the many supportive roles sometimes overlap, there is frequently confusion over the difference between them. In the case of legal assistants vs. paralegals, the …

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How to Prepare for a Paralegal Job Interview

It’s no secret that the key to most things in life—including job interviews—is preparation. When it comes to job interviews, some things are common knowledge, like dressing professionally. But have you ever thought about briskly walking up a flight of stairs prior to your interview? There’s a reason you should …

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What Are the Duties of a Paralegal?

The paralegal profession is an excellent option for people who want to work in the legal industry, as these individuals work for a variety of law fields, each requiring its own unique set of skills and job responsibilities. For example, a paralegal in intellectual property might work with a corporation …

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Readers of Leading Legal Publication Recognize BU Paralegal Studies Program as #1

Boston University’s Paralegal Studies Certificate Program earned the #1 ranking for Best Paralegal Program from readers of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. The newspaper, widely read by legal professionals throughout the state, reports decisions issued by all state and federal courts in Massachusetts and other news vital to attorneys in the Commonwealth. …

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