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Do I need any education or experience to become a Legal Assistant? And what do they do exactly?

i have a job interview on Thursday.. i have no experience at all but they did call me and they saw my resume, but i cant do they receptionist job because its full time and i need a part time job. the only opening is Legal Assistant.. ugh i hope i get it!!!! plz help with the question!! thanks!

Asked By: PRz LiiNdA FloR - 6/3/2008
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Paralegals/Legal Assistants, assist attorneys by conducting research, writing reports and doing other preparatory work related to closings, hearings and trials. Education and certification are highly valued in this career. However if your employer wants to work with you he/she may want to train you their way. Check... More
Answered By: Sherry C - 6/5/2008
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Specific examples of Legal Assistant duties include handling real estate transactions; preparing common forms of wills, estates, and probate work, collection work, and litigation and corporate work. Legal Assistants may also perform general office and clerical duties, especially in the beginning. Full legal assistant... More
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Answered By: goingcrazyinpicton - 6/3/2008
 
Experience for a girl means nothing, they will hire you on your looks & train you!
Answered By: Twinkle Toes - 6/5/2008
 
Warning: DONT go into the field of Law <these jobs are drying up FAST!!! (plus the atmosphere is very political, bad economy, plus everyone thinks they can be their own attorney thanks to the web) Go into the field of healthcare <LOTS LOTS of jobs there!
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Answered By: mailaccount63 - 6/5/2008
 
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