You must have a high school diploma.
To be a legal assistant or paralegal, you need a bachelor's degree in law or a college diploma in a legal assistant/law clerk program or in-house training.
To be an independent paralegal, you usually obtain your education through experience, industry-sponsored courses or a college paralegal program.
Most recent entrants have a trade/vocational certificate or community college diploma, and almost 2 in 5 have an undergraduate university degree.
Client/customer needs assessment
Social Studies (Law)