PARALEGAL DAY IN NEW YORK STATE
By: Joel Irving
Realizing the value and importance of paralegals in government, community legal services, and the public sector Governor David A. Peterson has proclaimed July 20, 2008 Paralegal Day. Paralegals who work in government maintain reference files, analyze material for internal use and they prepare informational guides on law. Whereas, paralegals who are involved in community legal services help the disadvantaged obtain legal advice and aid. Additionally, paralegals who work in the public sector handle a wide variety of legal task in a multitude of diverse legal specializations.