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Occupational Outlook Handbook information on paralegal and legal assistant careers
O*Net Online information about paralegal and legal assistant careers
Articles from the Rasmussen University School of Justice Studies Blog
National Paralegal Associations:
Consult the document and video below.
The National Federation of Paralegal Association's (NFPL) Paralegal Regulation by State document can help you learn more about how your state regulates the profession:
View this video demonstration to learn how to search state regulations in the legal database, Fastcase.
Click here for additional information about how the U.S. Government is organized.
Click on the links below to learn more about the Federal Court system.
The structure of the court system varies from state to state. Click on the link below to view an interactive map providing information about a state's court structure.
Writing a Legal Memorandum
Click HERE to link to additional information about writing legal memorandums.
Books on Legal Writing from the Library Collection
How to create the section symbol (§)
Visit our FAQ to download the instructions for creating the section symbol (§) in Word.
Check Lexis+ for help in their Forms Library
Click on the video below for information on how to draft a summons and complaint.
Paralegal students will self-register their Lexis+ account. Students will receive a code from their professor. Please reach out to your faculty with questions.
Legal Memo Samples: