Occupational Outlook Handbook information on paralegal and legal assistant careers
O*Net Online information about paralegal and legal assistant careers
Articles from the Rasmussen College 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.
Demonstration of a search for a state statute in Lexis Advance
Selections from the Library Collection
Writing a Legal Memorandum
Click HERE to link to additional information about writing legal briefs.
Books on Legal Writing from the Library Collection
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Creating the Summons and Complaint Documents