Paralegal Reviews

Highly Satisfied
What am I worth?
Get pay report
How should I pay?
Price a job
Based on 3,329 responses, the job of Paralegal has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.89 out of 5. On average, Paralegals are highly satisfied with their job.
Find out what you should be paid
Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.What's this?
United States (change)
How it works:
Enter city & years of experience
Add pay factors like skills & education
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you

Q: What is it like working as a Paralegal?

June 2015
"Stress Level."
Pros: Small office, client interaction.
Cons: Inconsistency in procedure.
July 2015
Pros: I like that we get to defend people against frivolous lawsuits.
Cons: My boss lacks comprehension of modern technology. Dealing with other law firms that cancel everything all the time.
July 2015
"It is not fulfilling."
Be sure this is what I want to do. It is difficult to work for some attorneys.
August 2015
"Life at the Office."
Pros: The attorney and his wife are easy going people. I enjoy a position of trust. They depend on me.
Cons: Things are often put off until the last minute. Then, everything is "urgent."
August 2015
Pros: The small atmosphere and the people that I work with. I enjoy being as busy as well. I don't feel as though I am pressured or stressed by my boss.
Cons: The lack of structural organization. A lack of incentive.
September 2015
"Paralegal - not a secretary."
Make sure you are doing the work of a Paralegal, not a secretary or an assistant. If you aren't given Paralegal work, find a new job. Ask for the work don't wait for it to be given to you.
October 2015
"Dealing with social security documents and employees."
Document all information and contact with social security employees and clients.