Paralegals and legal assistants do a variety of tasks to support lawyers, including maintaining and organizing files, conducting legal research, and drafting documents.


Paralegals have a median pay of $49,500 per year or $23.50 per hour nationwide. This can vary depending upon location. As of 2014, there were 279,500 paralegal jobs in the U.S. From 2014-2024 there will be an additional 21,200 paralegal positions added. 

Information and statistics according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.


As an affiliate of NALA we strive to provide many presentations and programs designed for paralegals on every level from students to experienced professionals.

We are pleased to announce that we have an amazing guest speaker scheduled. Linda Barron, Director of Paralegal Services at Marshall Dennehey will be presenting "
“Placing Paralegals in A Pandemic – How Law firms Are Hiring During Covid”

Join us on November 18 at 6:30 p.m. for our last meeting of 2020.

Zoom ID: 831 4095 1475

Passcode: 381575