paralegal(redirected from Paralegals)
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A person who assists a lawyer in the performance of various legal tasks and activities associated with the representation of clients.
Of or relating to the tasks performed by a paralegal.
(Law) a person trained to undertake legal work but not qualified as a professional solicitor or barrister
(Law) of or designating such a person
par•a•le•gal(ˌpær əˈli gəl)
1. an attorney's assistant trained to perform certain legal tasks but not licensed to practice law.adj.
2. of or pertaining to paralegals.
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|Noun||1.||paralegal - a person with specialized training who assists lawyers|
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
paraprofessional - a trained worker who is not a member of a profession but who assists a professional
n → Rechtsassistent(in) m(f)
adj paralegal assistant → Rechtsassistent(in) m(f); paralegal secretary → Sekretär(in) und Rechtsassistent(in) m(f)