What is a typical day like for a paralegal?

I'm considering earning an associates degree in paralegal. Are paralegals like attorney's assistants? Do the paralegals have long days like the attorneys? What would a typical day be like? Would they only be working with, or assisting, one attorney or several? Any comments or suggestions would be helpful?

Asked By: - 8/3/2010
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I always preface my answer with the following caveat: I am currently employed as a construction litigation paralegal. My answer is based solely on my current knowledge, experience and education which means it may not be wholly accurate and should not be construed as the end all, be all answer... More
Answered By: Prorkycake - 8/3/2010
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A paralegal job is going to be different depending on their specific responsibilities, the type of law they focus on, the culture of the company they work with, and the needs of the attorney or attorney group. There is really no way to be specific about hours, typical day,etc. The only way to truly understand this is... More
Answered By: jobbend - 8/3/2010
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