Paralegal - Lake Superior College Degrees | Duluth, MN

Background / Definitions

Business and Corporate Law (Great American Court Cases, Gale)
Court System in the United States (The Columbia Encyclopedia)
Criminal Law (Great American Court Cases, Gale)
Family Law (Great American Court Cases, Gale)
Legal Profession (Britannica Academic)



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Legal Writing and Research

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Keyword Search Tips

1. Useful keywords: paralegal, legal assistant, legal studies
2. Break down your topic into smaller concepts and identify synonyms.
3. Use and to combine keywords, i.e. "paralegal and case studies"
4. Use or to expand your results, i.e. "paralegal or legal assistant"
5. Use "quotaton marks" to search keywords as a phrase, i.e. "legal research"
6. Use an asterisk* to search multiple endings, i.e. leg* will search legal, legislative, legality, etc.


Legal Research and Writing

Career & Job Outlook




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Becoming a Paralegal (Learning Express Library eBook; you must create an account with LEL to access the eBook)


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