U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
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
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010