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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Paralegal Studies Program
Upload your resume Sign in. Parapegal 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.
The only sector that might meet your exacting ‘wish list’ would be the government sector, and paralegal jobs there are highly competitive and hard to come by.
You’ve never been a paralegal! Disbarred attorneys get jobs as paralegals all the time in NY and other parts of the country. 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.
This is a definite plus.
Content is not continuously monitored. Moral is bad and industry wide; turnover is very high. Jane Do Girl in Cantonment, Florida said: I didn’t care who I worked for, whether it was a public defender, prosecutor, or sole practitioner in private practice. As usual, Joel syou don’t know what you’re talking about. What para,egal your point troll? City, state, or zip code. San Jose Student in Windsor, California said: These programs offer courses in various types of law, relevant paralegal topics, legal writing and research, and civil litigation procedure.
Also, are there work environments where I don’t have to wear a stuffy uncomfortable suit? Lastly, depending on the local job market, most firms are not interested in hiring law-school graduates as paralegals. Would YOU hire an unknown attorney, fresh out of law school, to handle your legal representation all by himself?
The school you are considering is one of the few community colleges in Northern California that has ABA approval. Not many people pass it on the first try. I left the industry after 5 years.
She would really have a time and child care problem if she became a lawyer. Are they still in demand? Personal attacks are a sign of insecurity and a lack of self-esteem. However, he should have started his own practice or worked as a paralegal until he got on his feet. Both programs satisfy the educational requirements of California law. I got my paralegal cert. And what pay rate can I realistically expect, entry level with an AA in paralegal, of course?
Jane Do Girl in Cantonment, Florida months ago. Job title, keywords, or company. I know that for a fact, Joel s.
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Third, just how is a freshman attorneyfresh out of law school supposed to set up their own practice? Thanks Here’s paralegsl link that may or may not interest you: Deborah James in Alameda, California. Firms will not hire them as paralegals. Joel Irving in Lindenhurst, New York. Paraalegal freshman attorney will not have a network of contacts to refer work to him, advertising is very expensive, and consumers d to know that the attorney they hire has a verifiable, established history in the legal profession.
If you want to disagree with me, do it without making personal attacks. I prefer a casual environment and find that I am much more productive that way. Since the initial approval, the program has undergone normal re-approvals from the ABA on three separate occasions receiving complimentary statements about the quality of the 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 get them on a partner track. It’s very hard to find a congenial atty who will appreciate your work and treat you fairly.
San Jose Student in Windsor, California. You don’t know what you’re talking about. The OP is asking about becoming a paralegal, Joel snot a lawyer. Second, while the CA Bar may allow non-ABA graduates, many, if not most employers require the ABA graduate credential; often, this is a requirement of their clients insurance defense, etc. These are all true stories. Your ignorance of the legal profession in general shows through once again.
This is also true of the salary they pay you. Joel, Your ignorance of the legal profession in general shows through once again.
Posters like you and DPL should be banned from forums like this one. 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.