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Why You Should Train to Become A Paralegal Right Now

Posted on: January 23, 2007

Paralegal programI don’t know if you’ve ever thought about joining the legal profession, but right now is the perfect opportunity to start training for it.

The U.S. Department of Labor reports that employment for paralegals and legal assistants is projected to grow much faster than average for all occupations through 2014. That means we should expect to see an employment growth of 27% or more for paralegals and legal assistants.

And what’s exciting about this news is that you can start training right now to become a Paralegal or Legal Assistant with Everest College.

Our Paralegal program offers students hands-on training in:

  • Researching legal issues
  • Drafting legal documents
  • Preparing pleadings
  • Summarizing documents
  • Organizing trial notebooks
  • Interviewing clients

The Everest College Paralegal program can provide you with the legal knowledge you’ll need on a regular basis. We’ll give you training in the formation of contracts, breach of contracts, and remedies for the breach of contracts.

We also train students with the terminology, policies and procedures applied to: estate planning, wills, trusts, estate taxes, estate sales, and joint tenancy.

To find out the details about our Paralegal program, simply complete our easy online form.

Everest College Information

Everest provides students with short-term career training in a variety of popular programs*. Our schools offer diplomas and/or degrees in:
Students can also earn online degrees through Everest University Online, a division of Everest University.

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit www.everest.edu/disclosures or www.everestonline.edu/disclosures.

*Programs vary by campus.


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