Standard Occupational Classification

NOTE:

The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.

23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants

Assist lawyers by investigating facts, preparing legal documents, or researching legal precedent. Conduct research to support a legal proceeding, to formulate a defense, or to initiate legal action. Excludes "Legal Secretaries" (43-6012).

Illustrative example: Legal Aide

Broad Occupation: 23-2010 Paralegals and Legal Assistants
Minor Group: 23-2000 Legal Support Workers
Major Group: 23-0000 Legal Occupations

List of SOC Major Groups
SOC User Guide



Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010

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