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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: Certified Paralegal, Corporate Law Assistant, Law Associate, Legal Analyst, Legal Assistant, Litigation Paralegal, Paralegal, Paralegal Assistant, Paralegal Specialist, Real Estate Paralegal

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Level
Skill
57 
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.See more occupations related to this skill.



Take a customer's order

Answer inquiries regarding credit references

Preside as judge in a complex legal disagreement
 28 57 85

 
57 
Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.See more occupations related to this skill.



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

 
55 
Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.See more occupations related to this skill.



Take a telephone message

Write a memo to staff outlining new directives

Write a novel for publication
 28 57 85

 
54 
Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.See more occupations related to this skill.



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

 
50 
Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.See more occupations related to this skill.



Determine whether a subordinate has a good excuse for being late

Evaluate customer complaints and determine appropriate responses

Write legal brief challenging a federal law
 28 57 85