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Q&A: What are some jobs in the legal field besides Paralegal/Legal assistant and Lawyers?


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Question by zynkkah: What are some jobs in the legal field besides Paralegal/Legal assistant and Lawyers?
I’ve been a paralegal for 2 yrs and i like it but i feel like im getting bored with it. i want to go back to school for something “in the law field” but im just now sure yet. Can anyone help me find some careers in the legal field.

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Answer by vividmystique
Core Legal Careers

* Lawyer (also called Attorney, Counselor, Solicitor, Barrister, Advocate)]
* Paralegal (also called Legal Assistant)
* Legal Secretary (also called Adminstrative Assistant or Legal Assistant)
Careers in Legal & Administrative Support

o Legal Assistant
o File Clerk
o Court Messenger
o Copy Center Professional
o Mailroom Clerk
o Administrative Assistant
Careers in Litigation Support

o Litigation Support Professional
o Hybrid Paralegal
o E-Discovery Professional
o Practice Support Professional
o Document Coder
o Litigation Support Analyst
o Litigation Support Specialist
o Project Manager
o Litigation Support Manager or Director
Careers in the Courtroom

o Judge
o Magistrate
o Law Clerk
o Mediator (also called Arbitrator or Conciliator)
Careers in Court Reporting

o Court Reporter (also called Stenographer)
o Broadcast Captioner
o CART Provider (Communication Access Realtime Translation)
o Webcaster
Careers in Legal Consulting

o Legal Nurse Consultant
o Trial Technology Consultant
o Jury Consultant
o Trial Consultant
o EDD Consultant
o Computer Forensics Professional
o Legal Software Consultant
o Legal Marketing Consultant
o Forensic Scientist
o Legal Videographer
o Legal Investigator
o Accident Reconstructionist
o Legal Management Consultant
o Document Management Specialist
Careers in Legal Publishing

o Legal Publisher
o Legal Writer
o Legal Editor
o Legal Web Manager
Careers in Legal Administration

o Law Firm Administrator
o Contract Administrator
o Law Firm Marketer
o Practice Administrator
Careers in the Courthouse

o Courtroom Deputy
o Court Administrator
o Court Interpreter
o Courtroom Technology Specialist
o Court Clerk
o Prothonotary
Careers in Legal Education

o Law Professor
o Law School Dean
o Law School Admissions Officer
o Legal Career Counselor
o Paralegal Instructor
o Legal Researcher
Careers in Intellectual Property

o Patent Attorney
o IP Docketing Specialist
o Patent Designer & Illustrator
o Patent Agent
o Patent Clerk
Careers in the Political System

o Attorney General
o District Attorney
o Legislator
o Legislative Aide
o Legislative Staffer
o Legal Analyst
o Lobbyist
Miscellaneous Legal Careers

o Compliance Specialist
o Conflicts Analyst
o Legal Recruiter

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