Articles by Kevin Salzman, Esq.


What Is a Paralegal Certificate?

In this article, you will learn more about what a paralegal certificate is and how it differs from other paralegal educational programs and credentials.

An Introductory Guide to the Paralegal vs Lawyer Career Path

This article will compare and contrast paralegals and lawyers from one another and from other positions, such as legal assistants and legal secretaries.

Start Your Career with a Paralegal Certificate Online

This article will introduce you to the benefits of pursuing your paralegal certificate online and highlight important factors to help you make an informed decision, such as the importance of accreditation, what employers think of online paralegal certificates, how long the process takes, and the advantages to taking your courses online.

The Paralegal’s Career Path

In this article, we’ll discuss the common paralegal career paths, including education and experience requirements, as well as the paralegal job outlook and the earnings a paralegal can expect depending on their chosen field.

What are the Requirements to Become a Paralegal?

This comprehensive guide will delve into the educational paralegal requirements and the various career paths for aspiring paralegals.

How to Become a Paralegal: Tips and guidance from an experienced attorney

In this article, we will walk you through the steps you need to take to become a certified paralegal and answer some commonly asked questions about the profession.

A Day in the Life of a Paralegal: Realistic Expectations and Job Responsibilities

In this article, we cover what a typical day looks like, the biggest challenges and rewards of the job, and the skills needed to excel in this field.
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What is a Paralegal?

Individuals who are interested in a paralegal career may ask, “What is a paralegal and what does a paralegal do?” A paralegal is a professional who provides support to attorneys. A paralegal is sometimes confused with a legal assistant or a legal secretary, but a paralegal fulfills a role that is distinct from either of these two positions.
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What Does a Paralegal Do?

This article will give you a comprehensive guide on what a paralegal does, the different job specializations, how they differ from other legal professionals, and why employers hire them.