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Definition of "paralegal" [paralegal]

  • Of, relating to, or being a person with specialized training who assists an attorney. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "paralegal" in a sentence
  • "It could be as simple as requiring that anyone using or given the title paralegal meet the education and testing requirements of the program."
  • "“Yes, and that is why I called 1-800-Dial-A-Will, where phone operators with mail-in paralegal diplomas were waiting to take my call”) suddenly seem like profound cinéma vérité."
  • "I'd told him the night before to call a paralegal and have the paperwork signed and ready to go, and he'd promised me he would."