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How can I become a paralegal if everyone wants an experience paralegal?

I'll be graduating in May, I started looking for jobs after I finished all the paralegal law classes, and every time the say experience required. I really want to start working with a law firm. I don't care how small I just want to get the experience. what should I do to get a job with one ?

Asked By: ♥ Im just saying.. - 10/27/2008
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Apply for entry level positions that you are qualified for (file clerk, legal secretary, receptionist). Build up your law office experience. That's where most have to start...the bottom (I had to).
Answered By: bird is the word - 10/28/2008
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You need to apply for entry-level jobs, like a file clerk. Very few firms will hire without law firm experience. I am in a paralegal program now, and I am currently looking for entry-level jobs. The schools seem to want to keep this a secret, but you have to have 2 years of experience, at least, for many places. There... More
Answered By: gettingby - 10/27/2008
 
I am working on my paralegal studies and I started out working at the District Attorney's Office. I had no experience in legal. I started out doing data entry and moved to Traffic. Now I work for a private law firm and will stay here. Check your local court house too.
Answered By: Sift - 10/27/2008
 
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