What is it like working as a Paralegal?
Paralegal in Jacksonville:
"Real World Experience."
Pros: I enjoyed applying the principles learned to real life applications. The work helped me to apply experience to the topics discussed in class to real applications for the result of a working knowledge on the issue.
Cons: The least positive aspect is the high stress and high volume of tasks to complete. The firm consistently is understaffed to maximize profits.
Paralegal in Wilkes-Barre:
"The stress of helping others."
Pros: My coworkers and getting to help our clients through difficult points in their lives.
Cons: The entitlement of many clients and the work ethic and business practices of my coworkers.
Paralegal in Newark:
Pros: I love to learn new things. Contracts and Indemnifications are very interesting to me. Litigation and motions are starting to come with ease of the job. I learn new things everyday in the field that I am in.
Cons: I am in a job that does not know the true value and need of a paralegal. I would like to expand my horizons and find a company that will let me learn how to advance my career as a paralegal while preparing for my tranisition into being an attorney once law school is complete.
Paralegal in Denver:
"Ups And Downs."
Pros: Learning something new about HOA Law as well as bankruptcy and foreclosure. I enjoy the people I work with because we work as a team to make sure we succeed.
Cons: Because we deal in collections, there are time when the stress of explaining to people, whether they are the homeowners or the management companies, can be stressful.
Paralegal in Indianapolis:
"50% Tedious, 50% Interesting."
Pros: I like the fact that I am able to learn new things about the law everyday. It is important to me that justice is served.
Cons: Some of the work can be very tedious and mind-numbing.