Episode 21: Choosing the Right Path for Your Paralegal Education

In this solo episode of the Paralegals on Fire! Podcast Show, Ann Pearson takes a look at the educational options available today for paralegals and guides you through the process of choosing what school or option is best for you.

Show Highlights

  • Position statements on short-term paralegal courses and how they affect the paralegal profession.
  • Does your school need to be ABA approved?
  • How do you find out which schools law firms are hiring from?
  • Does your school or program meet the requirements for certification?

Your Actionable Strategy

In all of our podcast episodes, we try to give paralegals an actionable strategy that they can take away from the show because we know your time is valuable.

In this podcast episode, Ann Pearson recommended that you read the “position and policy statements about short-term paralegal courses” by searching online.

She also recommended that you use martindale.com to search for law firms in your area to reach out to and ask them what educational programs they are hiring from for paralegals.

Up Next Week!

We’ve got another Guest Interview! You are going to LOVE hearing what Heather has to say about self-care for paralegals.

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