Paralegal III assists and supports attorneys with research or due diligence. Researches and analyzes law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treaties, constitutions, and legal codes. Being a Paralegal III prepares legal documents, such as briefs, pleadings, appeals, wills, contracts, etc. May direct the work of clerical or other support staff. Has a strong understanding of technical legal terminology. Additionally, Paralegal III typically requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to an attorney. Typically requires paralegal certification. The Paralegal III contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. To be a Paralegal III typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience.