Paralegal I assists and supports attorneys with research for trial or due diligence. Researches and analyzes law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treaties, constitutions, and legal codes. Being a Paralegal I prepares legal documents, such as briefs, pleadings, appeals, wills, contracts, etc. Understands technical legal terminology. Typically requires a bachelor's degree or its equivalent. Additionally, Paralegal I typically reports to an attorney. Typically requires paralegal certification. The Paralegal I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be a Paralegal I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)
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