Law Enforcement & Public Safety

  • LEGAL SERVICES
    Eastern Hills

    Paralegal is one of the career choices for this career focus.
    Paralegals help lawyers with their work. They do research, maintain files and records, and prepare legal documents.

    Earnings

    • Earnings Range: $29,000 – 75,000

    Level of Education

    • 2-Year College or Technical Training
    • 4-Year College or University

    Core Tasks

    • Help lawyers with legal research
    • Prepare legal documents, such as contracts
    • Maintain records and file documents
    • May help lawyers prepare legal arguments during trials

    Attributes & Abilities

    • Analytical and logical
    • Persuasive
    • Communication skills
    • Good with people

    Workplace

    • Employers include law firms, governments, and corporations
    • Work mainly in offices and law libraries
    • Travel locally to gather information or attend court
    • Usually work 8 to 10 hours a day, but overtime is sometimes required

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    High School Certification Options in Fort Worth ISD

    Counted Towards Performance Acknowledgement:
    None at this time.

    Not Counted Towards Performance Acknowledgement:
    OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Certification