Definition of Paralegal

1. Noun. A person with specialized training who assists lawyers.

Exact synonyms: Legal Assistant
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Generic synonyms: Paraprofessional



Definition of Paralegal

1. Noun. (legal) One who assists a lawyer in their routine work but who is without the qualified status of a solicitor or barrister (England and Wales), attorney (U.S.), or advocate; known more commonly in the U.S. as a legal assistant. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Paralegal

1. [n -S]

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paralegal (current term)
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Literary usage of Paralegal

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1. Directory of South African Human Rights Organizations by Chris Sibanyoni (1999)
"... rights and responsibilities; and to report to the South African society and the United Nations on same. NATIONAL COMMUNITY BASED paralegal ASSOCIATION ..."

2. Occupational Outlook Handbook, 1996-1997 by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Other Qualifications, and Advancement There are several ways to enter the paralegal profession. Employers generally require formal paralegal training; ..."

3. Freedom of Information Act Guide and Privacy Act Overview, (1996) by DIANE Publishing Company (1997)
"This edition of the Guide & Overview was prepared by several members of the Office of Information and Privacy's attorney and paralegal staff. ..."

4. Occupational Outlook Handbook, 1994-1995 by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"Salaries depend on the education, training, and experience the paralegal brings ... paralegal Specialists hired by the Federal Government in 1993 started at ..."

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