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5 hours ago An employment law paralegal is a paralegal who works in the area of employment and labor law. Employment law paralegals assist attorneys who specialize in employment and labor law, including addressing issues such as compensation, workplace safety, layoffs, trade secret theft, and labor disputes, among others.

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3 hours ago The employment law paralegal job description can have some variations depending on which labor or employment laws the paralegal will mostly deal with. For example, if the employment paralegal works for an attorney who deals with business or corporate clients, then the applicable labor laws will typically have to deal with defending those

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5 hours ago Employment paralegals (also known as employment legal assistants) do not practice law, as they are not licensed attorneys, but they help lawyers in employment law matters, including those involving wage and hour laws, workplace safety, rest break laws, disability leave laws, and workplace harassment.

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9 hours ago Labor law—often referred to as employment law—is a branch of contract law that covers issues arising from the relationship between employer and employee. From wages and hours to employment discrimination and the regulation of working conditions, labor law covers a wide gamut of issues, making paralegals with experience in this specialty a

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1. Labor law paralegals work for law firms involved in suing or defending employers over labor law cases. Just as often, they work directly for companies as part of in-house legal teams where they take on a diverse set of duties: 1. Assisting with litigation defense 2. Drafting employment law documents (Non-disclosure agreements, Employment offers, Termination documents) 3. Creating and managing severance packages 4. Assisting in organized labor negotiations At law firms, labor law paralegals are responsible for preparing basic pleadings, drafting correspondence and other legal documents, filing court documents, and performing similar administrative duties. As with almost all paralegal positions, labor law paralegals in law firms are the ones who keep the calendar on court cases, ensuring that legal filings happen on time and that all other deadlines are also met. They may conduct initial interviews of potential clients or participate in witness depositions. For courtroom work, they ma...
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3 hours ago The Role of Paralegals in Labor and Employment Law. Labor and employment attorneys and the paralegals that work alongside them address a wide range of issues related to the structure of employer-employee relationships. These include: Wages. Hourly wage standards continue to be an important part of labor and employment law.

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6 hours ago Job Duties and Description. Labor paralegals support attorneys who handle legal issues related to workplace safety, employment law and union contracts. The National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) defines the paralegal as a professional who assists a lawyer by preparing cases for trial, creating and completing documents for filing

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5 hours ago newImmigration Paralegal (Employment-Based) Susan Bond, PC. Burleson, TX 76028 • Temporarily Remote. $60,000 - $75,000 a year. Easily apply. Will consider a recent law school graduate with 1 - 2 years of experience in employment-based immigration, working as a law clerk or paralegal. Active 3 days ago.

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5 hours ago Labor & Employment Paralegal. Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 4.0. San Francisco, CA 94111 (Financial District/South Beach area) Estimated $76.6K – $97K a year. Minimum 5-7 years’ of litigation paralegal experience with labor and employment experience in a law firm and/or in-house legal department. Posted.

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4 hours ago A labor and employment paralegal works for a law firm or attorney who specializes in employment law. Your job duties vary depending on the type of cases that your firm handles. Typically, a paralegal performs research and organizes case files for cases involving labor disputes, contract negotiations, discrimination, health and safety issues, or

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3 hours ago The right people won’t stay in the right job if the pay is wrong. And you won’t stay long in your job if you make errors in the tricky area of California wage and hour law.Get all the facts you need with the complete California wage and …

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1. The labor and employment paralegal is a specialized field with many sub-specialties of labor and employment law. Choosing to go into this field will require the paralegal to become well versed in court proceedings and procedures pertaining to employment. They will also need to have knowledge of current labor laws and practices. The employment and labor law paralegal will assist both the employee and their employer in issues regarding employment practices. They may also work with attorneys who represent the employer. Working with employers, the paralegal will help with compliance pertaining to labor law and assist with unfair practices. As with other paralegals, they will also spend a good amount of time handling documents. They may also assist in labor strikes and work with unions or work to resolve unemployment and insurance disputes.

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7 hours ago Paralegal Job Descriptions, Responsibilities and Duty Examples A Paralegal’s career path may come from either being in the industry as a legal secretary or legal assistant for several years, or by graduating in legal studies and attending Law School on route to becoming a …

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7 hours ago According to our data from the Simply Law Jobs site, the average salary for a paralegal in 2019 was £23,787.28. This is a general guide and salaries vary depending on location, the size of the company and the area of law you are working in.

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Just Now Working in a law office, the paralegal often acts as a legal administrative assistant. They routinely draft documents, file motions, interview clients, and prepare retainers. The type of work preformed will often vary depending on the specialty of the employing law firm. For instance, many states use attorneys in real estate transactions.

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7 hours ago Paralegal Salary and Career Outlook. The BLS projects an increase of 12% in paralegal jobs from 2020 to 2030, which is faster than the average for all occupations. 1 In the last decade, many law firms have replaced lawyers with paralegals on their staff as a way to reduce costs, which has increased demand for paralegals. Also, paralegal jobs are unlikely to be outsourced …

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2 hours ago Paralegal Job Description Learn about the key requirements, duties, responsibilities, and skills that should be in a paralegal job description. Paralegals support lawyers by maintaining, drafting documents, and organizing files, calling on legal witnesses, maintaining a …

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9 hours ago Ref ID: 04510-0012089377 Classification: Paralegal Compensation: DOE A stand out law firm has an immediate opening for a highly skilled and visionary Paralegal. Driven candidates who …

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5 hours ago Up to £30,000 per annum. Guardian Support have fast become one of the leading HR, Employment Law and Health & Safety Consulting Firms in the West Midlands and due accelerated growth over the past year, we are looking to take on an Employment Law Paralegal. Guardian Support have an exciting opportunity for a Legal Graduate with a keen interest

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1 hours ago Paralegal services are typically billed at 25% to 50% of an attorney's hourly rate. Many paralegals perform the same services an attorney does, but paralegals are prohibited from giving legal advice or negotiating fees for services when they don't have law degrees.

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2 hours ago Paralegals, in essence, are legal assistants who are responsible for a wide range of tasks within a legal spectrum outside of the practice of law, the delivery of legal advice, and the representation of clientele. A Paralegal will work in tandem with attorneys in order to provide the most comprehensive service to their respective clientele.

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7 hours ago Employment Law Succeeding at Work. Management & Leadership Workplace Tips The lowest-paid 10% of people in the profession earned less than $32,160, and the highest-paid 10% earned more than $82,500 in May 2019. Paralegal Job Description: Salary, Skills, & More. 7 Worst Things About Being a Paralegal.

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5 hours ago Generally, the core part of the paralegal job description is to assist individual attorneys, company legal departments, entire law offices, or even judges, in some cases. They may draft documents, handle research, set appointments, and handle a range of other administrative tasks. Often, paralegal is an excellent job for introverts.

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6 hours ago Preparing a Resume for Paralegal Job. The paralegal resume, like other resumes, has the job history and other sections to complete. The sample job description shown above provides the needed information that can be used in preparing the employment history section of the resume, which highlights the functions and roles paralegals play in a law firm.

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3 hours ago Paralegal Employment Cartoons . Paralegal Employment. Description; Customer Reviews; Work deadline; urgent work project; emergency filing deadline. Price. Your Price: $10.00. Job security for a paralegal; paralegals job description. Paralegal Career. How many hours do paralegals work? What Is A Paralegal.

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1 hours ago Public defender paralegals need a working knowledge of procedural law in the criminal system, penal codes, legal research and forms. In helping public defenders put together their cases, these paralegals complete forms and prepare legal correspondence, legal pleadings, summonses, pre-trial agreements, motions and responses.

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5 hours ago The median annual wage for paralegals and legal assistants was $52,920 in May 2020. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $32,900, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $85,160.

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8 hours ago Very little about labor and employment law is intuitive. Common sense is not always your best guide. In fact, common sense can suggest the wrong answer. This material will review the basics of federal, state, and local labor and employment law. It will address the role of paralegals, the laws that affect human resources, the policies that need

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8 hours ago Tips for Writing a Paralegal Job Description. A paralegal professional is responsible for assisting attorneys with case preparation and research. This can include things like locating documents for cases, compiling data from multiple sources, and ensuring that all of the case’s information is organized and easily accessible to the attorney.

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5 hours ago Paralegal jobs are found in many types of organizations but most find employment in law firms, corporate legal departments and government offices. Paralegals and legal assistants can work in many different areas of the law including corporate law, criminal law, labor law, family law, real estate and litigation.

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3 hours ago Job Description & How to Apply Below. Legal Assistant, Paralegal. Seeking an optimistic and highly organized legal assistant and paralegal. Legal Assistsnt will answer phones, calendar events, prepare reports, etc. Paralegal will research, write memos, basic pleadings like requests for discovery, etc, and obtain and review evidence.

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3 hours ago Traditional Paralegal: A paralegal who works with supervision by and/or accountability to a lawyer in a law firm environment. Traditional paralegals constitute a majority within the profession. When law firms began hiring more paralegals, there came a need to manage the paralegals l and the work they were performing.

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4 hours ago SBCBA'S JOB MART for lawyers, paralegals, clerks, legal assistants, secretaries, law librarians and other law-related employment in California's "Inland Empire" with focus on San Bernardino and Riverside Counties.

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3 hours ago Obtain a job as a Corporate Paralegal when you earn a Paralegal degree at Fremont College. It takes just 15 months to complete an associate’s degree in Paralegal Studies, meaning that you will be on your way to an exciting Paralegal career in corporate law in just over a year.

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2 hours ago Position: Experienced Paralegal/Case Manager for Family and Civil Litigation<br>* MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE IN ARIZONA*<br>* ARTEMiS Law Firm is a growing law firm that is searching for a talented paralegal who is familiar with Civil and Family Law procedures in Arizona. We are looking for someone who can work remotely during regular …

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7 hours ago Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Criminal Law Paralegal job market in both Boydton, VA and the surrounding area is very active. A Criminal Law Paralegal in your area makes on average $45,023 per year, or $2,473 (5%) …

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2 hours ago Competition for Paralegal jobs is already fierce, and when you come up against competitors who already have experience working within a law firm, you may feel your chances of success to be slim. However, it is certainly possible to land yourself a Paralegal role without the work experience that some of your contemporaries may have.

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4 hours ago HarvardX, through edX, offers a variety of non-credit-granting courses to learn law for free. The edX platform hosts law and paralegal studies online free from a wide range of universities, as well as paid course options. Below are some of Harvard's free offerings. CS50 for Lawyers is a computer science course designed specifically for people

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1. By location, the highest average paralegal salaries are in seven large states, four of the smallest eastern states, Hawaii, and the District of Columbia, with average annual salaries ranging from $53,000 to $73,000. California and New York, for example, average $60,000 and $55,000 respectively. The other states with salaries ranging between $53,000 and $60,000 are Alaska, Oregon, Washington, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey and Delaware. The District of Columbia stands out with average annual paralegal salaries of $73,000. The states with the lowest average paralegal salaries are Arkansas, Idaho, Indiana, Louisiana, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, South Carolina, South Dakota, and West Virginia, with average annual salaries ranging from $37,000 to $43,000. Don?t overlook the variations within each state! Check the labor and compensation statistics of your preferred potential locations of employment in detail here. Certain metropolita...

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9 hours ago Jobs for lawyers, paralegal, legal secretary, law librarian SBCBA'S JOB MART for lawyers, paralegals, clerks, legal assistants, secretaries, law librarians and other law-related employment Price Law Firm, APC is seeking an experienced attorney to work in our fast-paced expanding Redlands office. We emphasize in civil litigation, real estate

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8 hours ago Exciting High Retention Firm Looking for a Family Law Paralegal This Jobot Job is hosted by: Patrick McCarthy Are you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply on company site" button and sending us your resume. Salary: $40,000 - $95,000 per year A bit about us: Growing family law firm is looking for a paralegal.

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8 hours ago PLG-202EMPLOYMENT LAW3 Credits. This course deals with the rules regarding employment law and employment discrimination. The course examines the relevant agency principles that apply to the employer-employee relationship and looks at the relationship itself, from the interviewing process through termination.

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8 hours ago A paralegal working for a large corporate law firm will make more than someone working for a small or upstart local law office or state government group. Career Options Most law firms or organizations have roughly two or three paralegals for each lawyer. Thus, there are a number of paralegal jobs out there.

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2 hours ago The median annual wage for paralegals and legal assistants was $52,920 in May 2020. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $32,900, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $85,160.

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