De Anza College is a community college serving the south bay within the San. The Paralegal Studies Program at De Anza College is approved. Paralegal Studies · Paralegal Studies De Anza also offers Associate Degrees for Transfer (A.A.-T. and A.S.-T.) that provide priority admission consideration for .
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Although, I’m not sure it says much for the firms who hire disbarred attorneys as paralegals – paralegals should be held to the same ethical standards as attorneys, and obviously a disbarred attorney has already proven their disregard for ethics and professionalism. I have 2 B.
I post here occasionally, when I feel motivated to do so by a particular post or I feel I may have something of value to add to a discussion. Deborah James in Alameda, California. You’ve never been a paralegal! I left the industry after 5 years.
Since the initial approval, the program has undergone normal re-approvals from the ABA on three separate occasions receiving complimentary ce about the quality of the program. Attorneys are some of the most obnoxious, unorganized, and ill-mannered persons walking the face of the earth.
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Contact your local paralegal association and see what information they can give you amza well. Joel, Your ignorance of the legal profession in general shows through once again.
I knew staying in the industry wasn’t an option for me. Third, just how is a freshman attorneyfresh out of law school supposed to set up their own practice? Second, while the CA Bar may allow non-ABA graduates, many, if not most employers require the ABA graduate credential; paralega, this is a requirement of their clients insurance defense, etc. Jane Do Girl in Milton, Florida months ago.
How did you enter the paralegal profession, Joel et al? You should check the job search boards, etc. Your ignorance of the legal profession in general shows through once again. This is also true of the salary they pay you. My own definition of success is to have a career that has a ladder of success to climb, one where my hard work can actually be rewarded with a promotion. Both programs satisfy the educational requirements of California law.
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Home Paralegal Studies Program. The purpose of hiring freshman associates is to put them through the associate training process and work them to death to generate those billable hours, which are billed at a higher rate than a paralegal, with the aim being to apralegal them on a partner track.
From what I hear from those with experience, that’s the norm.
As usual, Joel syou don’t know what you’re talking about. Again, your local job listings and paralegal association will have the most current information for your area. First, most states have a compulsory State Bar in order to practice law in that state – one of the requirements to take the bar exam is graduation from an ABA approved law school.
I didn’t care who I worked for, whether it was a public defender, prosecutor, or sole practitioner in private practice. Thanks Here’s a link that may or may not interest you: Although, I’m not sure it says much for the firms who hire disbarred attorneys as paralegals – paralegals should be held to the same ethical standards as attorneys, and obviously a disbarred attorney has already proven their disregard for ethics and professionalism Reply.
Substitution Policy for Legal Specialty Courses. Look at some of the other boards where people talk about their experiences in this field. San Jose Student in Windsor, California said: Of course, most jobs involve some staying-late or coming in early from time to time, but law may have the corner on the market.
As a single mother, I need a career where I can support my family comfortably. At every firm at which I worked, I had nice coworkers who got along well; yet they hated their jobs and morale was bad.
Jane Do Girl in Cantonment, Florida said: If you have a complaint about any content on Indeed, please contact Customer Support. Additionally, law-school graduates demand higher salaries than paralegals, and firms are not willing to pay that kind of salary if they’re not going to reap the benefit of commensurately higher billable hour rates.
I personally, as a single person, would not have been able to accomplish this as a legal secretary or paralegal.