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Paralegals: Best field to work in?

I've started my second semester in my school (in Canada) I'm taking the legal assistant program. It's the same as Paralegal in the U.S. Next semester I have to start figuring out what is the best place to work. I was kind of considering Real Estate or Commercial. I have heard litigation, criminal and family law are not the greatest places to work. I would love opinions on where I should lean towards. Also the difference in smaller and larger firms. Thank you!

Asked By: Orange Umbrella - 1/10/2011
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Your instincts are good. Commercial litigation and real estate pay the best and have the most opportunity... More
Answered By: Oliver Wendall Holmes - 1/10/2011
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I was a secretary at a law firm while going to night school. They dealt with corporate law. Seems like when you are defending companies the pay is much higher. Fortune 500 companies have bigger pockets. Unlike trying to get money out of people that are divorcing or declaring bankruptcy....
Answered By: Toni - 1/10/2011
 
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