Michelle HamptonJob Title:
Contract Specialist / Corporate ParalegalYears of Experience:
Self-employed; previously employed as VP Contracts Specialist at IT company Where:
AA-AS Degree in Legal Safety & Justice from CSCC (ABA approved)Other Relevant Experience:
Over 10 years of paralegal/business experienceSalary:
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Paralegal Careers - Corporate Paralegal Job Description
The corporate legal field is an well-compensated industry and, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, legal assistant and paralegal jobs are expected to grow quickly over the next several years. In this interview, Michelle Hampton describes her contract specialist/paralegal job description. She explains how she leveraged her legal skills from an entry-level worker all the way to VP of an IT company, and then went freelance. Her certifications and legal job experiences are explained, and she gives tips for avoiding some of the pitfalls in this high-stakes industry. Find out why her career choice is so rewarding, and find the answer to that all important question: how much money does a paralegal make?