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23-2011.00 - Paralegals and Legal Assistants

Assist lawyers by investigating facts, preparing legal documents, or researching legal precedent. Conduct research to support a legal proceeding, to formulate a defense, or to initiate legal action.

Sample of reported job titles: Paralegal, Law Clerk, Legal Assistant, Legal Clerk, Real Estate Paralegal, Summer Law Associate, Legal Analyst, Paralegal Specialist, Certified Paralegal, Immigration Paralegal

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Level
Skill
54   Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.


Take a customer's order

Answer inquiries regarding credit references

Preside as judge in a complex legal disagreement
 28 57 85

 
54   Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.


Take a telephone message

Write a memo to staff outlining new directives

Write a novel for publication
 28 57 85

 
50   Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.


Read step-by-step instructions for completing a form

Read a memo from management describing new personnel policies

Read a scientific journal article describing surgical procedures
 28 57 85

 
50   Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.


Greet tourists and explain tourist attractions

Interview applicants to obtain personal and work history

Argue a legal case before the Supreme Court
 28 57 85