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A person trained in subsidiary legal matters but not fully qualified as a lawyer.
- ‘Sometimes lawyers use paralegals and law clerks to help research a case.’
- ‘The firm's New York City office has approximately a hundred and fifty employees - attorneys, paralegals, administrative staff, typists, secretaries and receptionists.’
- ‘Much work had been equivalent to that carried out by trainee solicitors or paralegals.’
- ‘He is working as a paralegal in his late brother's law firm.’
- ‘Also, there are laws in the US that prohibit legal assistants or paralegals from giving legal advice or representing clients in court as attorneys.’
Relating to auxiliary aspects of the law.
- ‘Christian Action, another organisation providing shelter and paralegal advice to migrant maids in need, handled 14,600 consultation cases in 2003 and another 5,000 so far this year.’
- ‘I will probably either get an accounting position or a paralegal one in a law firm.’
- ‘Rebecca Miller is paralegal consultant for the United Nations Drug Control Program's Regional Center for East Asia and the Pacific in Bangkok.’
- ‘Thus, far too many of these students get work-study, paralegal and legal temp jobs to help defray the costs of law school.’
- ‘Some of the dozen or so outsourcing companies that have sprung up over the last decade in India focus on low-level paralegal work - keeping track of filing dates and document reviews.’
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