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Explore Specific Paralegal and Law Careers and Jobs

This page will take you through 4 steps to select an occupation, find job listings, prepare for a career in that field, and provide job-specific resources.

Step 1: Select a Job: You will be presented with a listing of occupations. The list may be quite long. There are two ways you might like to use this list:
1) Filter - As you enter a word, you will filter (limit) the list of occupations below
2) Browse the list (Don't Filter) - You can simply browse the list of occupations. There may be many that you might never have considered. This may help you to discover jobs that might be of interest.

Once you have identified an occupation of interest, simply click on it.

Step 2: Find a Job: After you have selected a job above, you will see three links that will lead you (in a separate browser tab) to find specific job and internship listings.

Step 3: Prepare For a Job: In this section you will see one or more links to a career pathway. This pathway(s) is directly related to the specific job you identified through your prior selections.
*NOTE: It is possible that there may not be a career path identified for the specific job you selected in Step 2. If this is the case, scroll up the page and click on a different job.

Click on a link and you will gain access to detailed information to help you prepare for a career in this field. Information includes core and supplimental duties, general and specific work activities, knowledge required, skills required, preparation required, educational requirements, work experience required, local salary information, certifications, links to find a job, similar job titles (with links to jobs), occupations with similar capabilities and interests (starting a career), and occupations with similar skills and Experience (changing a career).
Step 4: Job-Specific Resources (detailed and constantly updated): Continue to scroll down the page and you will find tabs that will provide detailed (updated) links to occupational information specific to the Job you selected. This information includes:
Occupational Profiles: Provides resources that can help you to identify which occupation might be a great fit for you.
Resumes: Sources for resume materials and techniques. This can help to get you started.
Cover Letters: Sources that can help you to draft an appropriate cover letter during the job hunt.
Interviews: Provides links that can help you to prepare for and successfully complete the job interview.
Raises: Advice is provided on how to negotiate a raise with your current employer.
Jobs: Directs to job banks and resources. There aare many options availableto identify job openings.
Classifieds: Provides links to job classifieds, often broken down by specific industry.
Step by Step: Provides links to resources that can help to organize the career search process.
Salary Data: Sources that can provide detailed salary and wage data.
Career Change: There are many issues involved when planning a career change process, and these resources will help.
LinkedIn: One of the best professional social media sites that provides links, opportunities, and networking specifically for careers and career development.

1) Select a Job

Scroll through the picklist (below).These are jobs related to the paralegal and law profession. 118 specific occupations are listed. Select those that may be of interest - you will get links to active job listings for that specific occupation, and detailed resources to help you prepare a career path (ladder).

You can use this form two ways:
1) Enter a Keyword - As you enter a keyword, you will filter (limit) the listing to those occupations that contain the keyword entered
2) Browse the list (Don't enter a keyword) - You can simply browse the list of occupations. There may be many that you might never have considered. This may help you to discover jobs that might be of interest.

Enter a Keyword (filter the list below)
OR - leave blank and scroll through the choices:

Select a Job Title (scroll and Select) :

Accredited Legal Secretary
Adjunct Professor of Law
Administrative Law Judge
Admiralty Lawyer
Agency Legal Counsel
Appellate Law Clerk
Assistant Paralegal
Assistant Professor Business Law and Paralegal Studies
Associate Professor of Law
Attorney at Law
Attorney Law Clerk
Business Law Instructor
Business Law Professor
Business Lawyer
Career Law Clerk
Certified Legal Investigator
Certified Legal Secretary Specialist
Certified Paralegal
Civil Lawyer
Claims Adjudicator
Clerical Adjudicator
Clinical Law Professor
Complex Commercial Litigation Paralegal
Constitutional Law Professor
Contracts Law Professor
Corporate Law Assistant
Corporate Lawyer
Corporate Legal Assistant
Corporate Paralegal
Corporation Lawyer
Counselor at Law
Criminal Defense Lawyer
Criminal Justice Lawyer
Criminal Lawyer
Cyber Legal Advisor
Divorce Lawyer
Employment Adjudicator
Entertainment Lawyer
Environmental Law Professor
Environmental Lawyer
Family Lawyer
Federal Appellate Law Clerk
Federal Court of Appeals Law Clerk
Federal District Law Clerk
Federal Judicial Law Clerk
Federal Law Clerk
Foreign Law Consultant
Foreign Legal Consultant
Forest Law and Policy Professor
Immigration Lawyer
Immigration Paralegal
Intellectual Property Lawyer
Intellectual Property Paralegal
Judicial Law Clerk
Labor And Employment Certified Paralegal
Labor Law Professor
Legal Activity Adjudicator
Legal Administrative Assistant
Legal Administrative Secretary
Legal Administrator
Legal Adviser
Legal Aide
Legal Analyst
Legal Arbitrator
Legal Assistant
Legal Clerk
Legal Compliance Officer
Legal Consultant
Legal Counsel
Legal Department Manager
Legal Editor
Legal Examiner
Legal Instructor
Legal Instruments Examiner
Legal Investigator
Legal Mediator
Legal Nurse Consultant
Legal Paraprofessional
Legal Receptionist
Legal Referee
Legal Research Analyst
Legal Research Analyst (Lawyer)
Legal Research and Writing Program Director
Legal Researcher
Legal Secretary
Legal Stenographer
Legal Technician
Legal Transcriptionist
Legal Writing Professor
Litigation Legal Assistant
Litigation Legal Secretary
Litigation Paralegal
Media Law Faculty Member
Medical Legal Investigator (MLI)
Military Lawyer
Paralegal Instructor
Paralegal Secretary
Paralegal Specialist
Patent Lawyer
Principal Law Clerk
Probate Lawyer
Probate Paralegal
Professor of Law
Professor of Legal Studies
Real Estate Lawyer
Real Estate Paralegal
Social Security Administrative Law Judge
Sports Lawyer
Summer Law Associate
Tax Lawyer
Title Lawyer
Torts Law Professor
Trademark Paralegal
Trial Lawyer
Unemployment Claims Adjudicator
US Administrative Law Judge (United States Administrative Law Judge)

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