Who We Are
We, at Paralegal.net, aim to be the premier resource for students interested in pursuing a degree or certificate in paralegal at any level. Our site not only gives you the raw facts and statistics on paralegal, but also personal experiences and advice regarding paralegal education and working as a paralegal professional, all in an effort to provide you with everything you need to decide whether or not studying paralegal is right for you.
The central component of our site is a complete and forthright discussion on paralegal professions and the prerequisite education required. Our resident expert, Linda McGrath-Cruz, methodically and thoroughly answers any questions you may have regarding the study of paralegal or paralegal careers, through this dialogue. She makes it a point to highlight the issues you should be aware of at the outset, so, should you decide to pursue paralegal, there will be minimal surprises and you will know exactly what to expect. Linda McGrath-Cruz, maintains a Question & Answers database to add to the conversation on paralegal.
We also have an exclusive aptitude quiz that you can take to find out if you are suited for a career in paralegal. Our 10 question quiz is specifically formulated to help you compare your strengths and weakness with those necessary for a successful career in paralegal.
Our site also features 4 paralegal student, professor and professional interviews. These interviews are carefully conducted in order to give you the greatest insight into paralegal education, as well as what a career in paralegal would be like. And we have an exceptionally insightful video interview with Lauren Gregorich, an paralegal. She shares her personal experiences in order to help you in your pursuit of a paralegal education.
Linda McGrath-Cruz is an alum of Barry University, where she earned a bachelors degree in paralegal studies. She worked as a paralegal at Pardo & Gainsburg, LLP, for 13 years and is currently employed as a paralegal at Arnstein & Lehr, LLP. In addition, she has been a paralegal member of the Dade County Bar Association for 4 years. She has also been recognized for her work on several occasions; her past awards include certificates of merit from both the DCBA Florida Registered Paralegals Committee and the Dade County Bar Association, as well as a ‘Paralegal Superstar’ award from Paralegal Gateway.