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What Does a Paralegal Do?
A number of websites (some of which are associated with paralegal programs) contain good summaries of the duties that paralegals can expect to perform. Here are a couple of those summaries:
Typical Paralegal Duties by Specialty
The NALA Professional Development Committee published a compilation of job descriptions in a former Career Chronicle edition of Facts & Findings. If you are looking for a variety of job descriptions, this is a great start.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Paralegals and Legal Assistants, on the Internet.
NALA is the leading paralegal association in the U.S. Its mission is to provide continuing education and professional development programs to all paralegals.
Northeast Florida Paralegal Association, Inc.
NEFPA is an active and vital participant in the northeast Florida legal community, supporting the Jacksonville Bar Association in many activities.
Paralegal Association of Florida, Inc.--First Coast Chapter
The Paralegal Association of Florida, Inc. (PAF), is a professional association of approximately 1,000 paralegals from around the State of Florida.
National Federation of Paralegal Associations
Founded in 1974, NFPA was the first Created as a non-profit federation, NFPA is an issues-driven, policy-oriented professional association directed by its membership.
Legal Studies Association (Student Organization)
FSCJ Legal Studies Association (LSA) Facebook Page
The Legal Studies Association (LSA), a student organization at Florida State College at Jacksonville, is dedicated to the growth and advancement of the legal studies student in the legal field and community.