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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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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

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

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

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

Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

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