Paralegal growth. Is there really such a thing? A paralegal can certainly learn more and take on more substantive work, but where does a paralegal go from there? Unlike other business roles where employees work their way up the path to leadership, many paralegals don’t have anywhere to go unless they take the big step of attending law school.
So what is there to do? For one thing, ignore my previous paragraph. We all know that paralegals ROCK! Where would all the great lawyers be without us? As far as growth, there are so many ways we can grow, not just in our careers, but overall, which results in a more productive paralegal. But how do you begin?