Private law firms continue to be the largest employers of paralegals, but opportunities also exist with state and federal government agencies, legal aid offices, banks, realty agencies, insurance companies, corporate legal departments, as well as freelancing.


The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has included the paralegal profession as one of the fastest growing professions in the country. Currently there are substantially more employment opportunities for paralegals in private practice firms than in any other legal environment.

Possible Job Titles

Paralegal, Legal Assistant, Credit Investigator, Title Company Closer, Senior Court Clerk, Property Specialist, or Bankruptcy Analyst

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