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  • n. Plural form of paralegal.

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Examples

  • Cheryl would give certain paralegals rights to sign her name, because most of the time she was very tired exhausted from signing her name numerous times per day.

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  • In the United States of America, there is a clear distinction between qualified lawyers and other members of the legal profession who are known as "paralegals" - persons trained in subsidiary legal matters.

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  • The bill seeks to make it easier for so-called paralegals to appear in court on behalf of clients.

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  • Critics also warn the ruling could allow agencies to claim attorney-client privilege on records prepared by other employees, such as paralegals and investigators....

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  • The lawyer is the public face of our justice system, but "paralegals", basically law assistants, keep things humming in the background of most firms.

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  • Tim Kosnoff, Joel Salmi, Jim Hillas, and Jeff Anderson were all there, along with the two paralegals who had managed the operations and the materials and the multitude of other parts of the process.

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  • Dunn, Carney was the sort of big legal corporation where lawyers specialized in practice areas, under which various departments of civil law are organized, all with the support of paralegals and secretaries and big budgets.

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  • The program also trains hospital staff to become paralegals who know the law and how to enforce it.

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  • Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, leading the biggest of several lawsuits still pending against Fannie, said the Fannie Mae defendants often bring 40 attorneys and paralegals to court sessions in a case that has dragged on for six years, with some lawyers earning over $600 per hour.

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  • In Ontario, paralegals are regulated by the Law Society of Upper Canada under the authority of the Access to Justice Act and are subject to prescribed educational prerequisites and a professional code of conduct.

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