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The Role Of Paralegal

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Paralegals
After reading the articles on the evolving role of the paralegal professional in firms,
what do you anticipate the challenges will be for you should you become a paralegal?
a) One of the major challenges that one will face is non regulation or licensure, and the
impact of individuals who call themselves paralegals whereas they do not have the
proper training or experience for the job, which finally result in damage to the
reputation of the profession.
b) Limited career path in most firms. To advance beyond the senior paralegal ranks, one
must transition to another role entirely for instance management or litigation support.
c) Time pressure where all the work is urgent, of vital importance which when there
arises any case of one having messed up with a slight part, there is a high probability
one losing the job.
How do you think you might avoid the potential pitfall of illegal practice of law? **500
words and Bluebook citations*
The first and foremost thing to do in order to avoid potential pitfall of illegal practice of law
is to ensure competence and professionalism. Paralegals, operates with lawyers now and then
in their daily activities, thus, it is crucial that the competence is assured to them.
The next thing to do is to be confidentiality. Maintaining confidentiality with the clients is so
basic to the concept of the relationship that through understanding of it is taken for granted.

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This is achieved through maintaining the filing, communication and technology systems in a
manner adequate to ensure that the ethical obligations are met with regard to the client’s
confidentiality.
Time keeping will be another factor that is very crucial among others. Time is the only thing
that controls what we do. Especially with paralegals, it is the most important factor that one
should look out for and do what it take to be good at it.
Precisely, it is far much crucial that one should avoid the unauthorized practice of law. They
can have very solemn consequences, reliant on the jurisdiction. This practices are for instance
by handing over a duty that one is not permissible to handle, such as a client or turning up
before a court, the lawyer may be aggravating the practice of law on the function of the
paralegal.
As a paralegal, one is made up to make effective that the lawyer goes into the appointment
with the client. One should circumvent validating up clients, whether in the workplace or
outside the place of work. This can result to the lawyer and the paralegal to fall into great
trouble.
Practicing only where one has expertise, this helps in avoiding sudden mistakes. As there are
bulk works, needing accuracy, timely and neatness one should have known the area of
expertise to avoid loosing of the job due to slight issues that could be solved long before all
works ‘beginning. Here, one is expected to be able to carry out many of the purposes that the
lawyers acts upon for as long as it is under the lawyer’s supervision.

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Surname 1 Name of student: Professor’s name: Institution affiliation: Date: Paralegals After reading the articles on the evolving role of the paralegal professional in firms, what do you anticipate the challenges will be for you should you become a paralegal? a) One of the major challenges that one will face is non regulation or licensure, and the impact of individuals who call themselves paralegals whereas they do not have the proper training or experience for the job, which finally result in damage to the reputation of the profession. b) Limited career path in most firms. To advance beyond the senior paralegal ranks, one must transition to another role entirely for instance management or litigation support. c) Time pressure where all the work is urgent, of vital importance which when there arises any case of one having messed up with a slight part, there is a high probability one lo ...
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