Taylor Sampson interviewed Jay Welsh, current Florida Virtual School instructor in Journalism and seasoned broadcast journalist to talk to him about the career of journalism. When asked what would all aspiring journalists study and do before entering the profession he states “Number one is a great writing education. Very little is done without a script, and you are responsible for writing that script.” He also says to follow your passion “There is all types of different fields (for journalism careers). Mine was sports. For others it might be politics, fashion, wild life.” He even says every aspect of life has a journalist path. “The last thing would have to be comfortable speaking. You’re going to be in front of people. It can be a bit egotistical if you like being the center of attention; because that’s what you are.”
The role a paralegal has in a law firm is a vital. These professionals are highly valued for the abilities they contribute in the area of knowing the law, legal research and how it applies to a client’s case. Furthermore, paralegals also as assist their Attorneys on a variety of tasks pertaining to a law related matters. Regardless, no matter how knowledgeable the paralegal may be; they are always required to work under the direct supervision of an attorney. There are very little exceptions for paralegals to work in the law field, unsupervised. Even in these exceptions, It is still possible for a professional paralegal, under the supervision of an attorney or not, to still commit UPL (California Legislative Information Business and Professions Code).
A growing legal profession is the Paralegal profession. Paralegals assist attorneys prepare for their hearings, trials, motions and legal meetings. Yet, their exact duties may differ depending on the size of the firm and the range of law in which the paralegal functions or how that particular office functions. In lesser firms, paralegals duties differ a great deal more. In accumulation to reviewing and documents, paralegals can complete written reports that help Attorneys determine how to best handle their cases. Skilled paralegals are allowed to take on greater roles and responsibilities that may require overseeing group projects or assigning work to other staff or paralegals. Paralegals often work in groups with other paralegals, attorneys
Paralegals may not be the head honcho in the courtroom before a judge and jury. The behind the scene work that a paralegal performs is crucial to a lawyer. Looking at all the tasks that paralegals are responsible for doing, people will definitely realize that paralegals are important to the legal process, almost to the same degree of the work that the attorney is doing. Paralegals do almost everything that lawyers do, except give legal advice or present cases in court. Most of the work paralegals do is behind-the-scenes, which is why they rarely get the praise that the lawyer does.
My whole life I have always wanted to do something where people will remember me. I went threw millions of career choices before I came to the conclusion of a nurse. It’s not something that will get me into History books, but its something where all the people I help will remember what I did to care for them or their loved ones. My mom went to school to become and RN, but dropped out when she became pregnant with me. After that story was told to me, I didn’t want to be anything related to nursing. It wasn’t until my step mom went to school to be LPN that I realized it would be possible for me to do. I saw how much happiness it gave her, and I want the same thing. She loved helping the patients by treating them, and helping their families
Paralegals are qualified to perform legal work by gaining knowledge of the law through education and work experience. Paralegals can perform most of the same duties as an attorney making them some of the most important employees in a law firm. With the large array of duties a paralegal can perform, a firm can improve its profitability if they use their paralegals effectively. There are several ways a law firm can effectively utilize its paralegals; one way would be to categorize the paralegals skill level.
Paralegals are professionals who assist or support lawyers with their work (Westwood College). Supporting qualified lawyers includes a variety of tasks. When an attorney’s case goes to court, paralegals prepare motions and pleadings, in addition to organizing and cataloguing relevant trial documents (Westwood College). Paralegals also locate and interview witnesses; conduct investigations; conduct legal research; and summarize depositions, interrogatories and testimony (The National Association of Legal Assistants). In addition, the Business and Professions Code Section 6450(a) states that “Tasks performed by a paralegal include, but are not limited to, case planning, development, and management; legal research; interviewing clients;
A paralegal’s responsibilities are substantial and depend on the type of environment a particular individual is working in. Generally a paralegal is responsible for assisting an attorney tness interviews, researching legal issues, preparing an attorney for meetings and court appearances, identifying laws, analyzing and organizing, not only relevant information and lawsin a variety of tasks which include but are not limited to , from researching, drafting legal documents such as briefs and contracts, maintaining an attorney’s schedule,locating and taking wi for a specific case, but keeping paperwork and the attorney organized. One of the most important responsibilities of a paralegal is conflict checking- that is - to make sure there
Did you know that a general cartoonist do not need formal education? I would like to follow my dreams which is to become a cartoonist and animator. This essay will describe what career I want the reason why, and what training I will need to achieve and what classes I could be doing now in high school to make my career/dream jod more accomplishable.What will it take to follow my dream career.
Finding a specific career path can not only be difficult, but it can also induce bouts of anxiety, anger, and sadness over a crucial part of an individual’s life. Settling on a career can be unnerving when thinking about the fact that this is the career that you spend thousands of dollars on in college, that this is the career you will work in until you retire. With this course, I’ve found that it has been easier to narrow down a goal towards finding a career. Through career assessments, different assignments and discussions, I have realized what my barriers and strengths are. Overcoming these and improving these skills or applying them to an actual career assisted me in narrowing my goal as well. I am now able to clearly see the advantages and disadvantages of my career goal and to think clearer about the next steps that I will take after this course.
For the longest time I could not decide on a major and a career to study throughout college. When I came to Georgia Southern University I discovered that they had a major that was very interesting to me. Sport Management id the ideal major for my interest and me. Since I love sports I figured that this would be the career for me. A degree in Sport Management helps to prepare for success in sport related occupations.
My Career Plan The future is uncertain for me, but it is important to develop a career plan that will provide financial support and personal fulfillment over the course of my professional life. To make this transition from school to a professional career, I am going to plan a plan that will help me stay focused and motivated in meeting my goals and objectives. In the next paragraphs, I will explain my ten-year plan for my
In the contemporary world university degree is very important and many students enter the university each year to earn their bachelors or Master’s. Usually people use their university degree to advance their careers and to achieve success. But those people who have ambitions and who determinate with their career plans, the best decision is to continue education and to develop and improve theoretical knowledge and practical skills in chosen field. Besides educational background, practical experience also lays important role in the career. Due to my current obligations (work/life) I have the desire to receive further education cannot interrupt my current career and do not have an opportunity to attend traditional classes and to devote
Choosing a right career path can be tough. Especially, when the parents are involved. Parents want their children to have a better life in the future so they want their children to be educated. When they are successfully graduate from the college they can get a high paying job and earn much more than their parents. However, does everyone listen and follow their parents’ decisions about the career? What happen if kids didn’t want what their parents told them to do? Is there a compromise and or one side needs to give in? It was a tough decision for me too. There was a lot of pressure on me. I was hesitated and somehow worried when my parents were involved, but I knew what I want for my career.