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Legal Definition and Related Resources of Paralegal

Meaning of Paralegal

One who works under the supervision of an attorney on legal matters but who is notan attorney. A non- lawyer skilled in the delivery of legal services, who works under the supervision of an attorney. See American Bar association Code of Professional responsibility and Cannons of judicial ethics , ethical consideration 3-6 (1964).

Definition of Paralegal in the Free Online Notary Dictionary

A Person With Legal Skills, But Who Is Not An Attorney And Who Works Under The Supervision Of A Lawyer.

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English Spanish Translation of Paralegal

Asistente jurídico / Asesor letrado

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This term is a noun.

Etimology of Paralegal

(You may find paralegal at the world legal encyclopedia and the etimology of more terms).

1972, from para- (1) + legal assistant.






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