Paralegals and Legal Assistants
General information on a career as a paralegal can be obtained from:
Standing Committee on Legal Assistants
American Bar Association
541 North Fairbanks Court
Chicago, IL 60611
For information on the Certified Legal Assistant exam, schools that offer training programs in a specific State, and standards and guidelines for paralegals, contact:
National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc.
1516 South Boston St.
Tulsa, OK 74119
Information on a career as a paralegal, schools that offer training programs, job postings for paralegals, the Paralegal Advanced Competency Exam, and local paralegal associations can be obtained from:
National Federation of Paralegal Associations
P.O. Box 33108
Kansas City, MO 64114
Information on paralegal training programs, including the pamphlet 'How to Choose a Paralegal Education Program' may be obtained from:
American Association for Paralegal Education
2965 Flowers Road South
Atlanta, GA 30341
Information on obtaining a position as a paralegal specialist with the Federal Government is available from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) through a telephone-based system. Consult your telephone directory under U.S. Government for a local number or call (912) 757-3000; Federal Relay Service: (800) 877-8339 The first number is not tollfree and charges may result. Information also is available from the OPM Internet site:
The data sources for the information displayed here include: Virginia Career VIEW Research.