We were very fortunate to have the author of Paralegals on Trial take time out of her busy schedule to provide insights into her work as a litigation paralegal.
1. Why did you decide to pursue a career as a paralegal?
I was working as a legal staffing coordinator placing paralegals and attorneys. As I started to understand the position, I caught the legal bug myself. I continued to work full time but attended classes at the local community college at night. I graduated after just two years in the program and was lucky enough to find a job right out of school working in a small, plaintiffs litigation firm. (more…)