Licensed Paralegals In New York?
Every year more and more attorneys are allowing their paralegals to work extensively on important and complex cases: Cases that impact the life of their clients and other people involved. Some of these paralegals tend to commit errors that could lead to nightmares for the clients. This legislation would require paralegal to have the qualification necessary in order to provide improved and more professional services to clients of attorneys.
Source: New York State Assembly
Will paralegals be responsible for the work they do for an attorney's client?
Please, read this paper by Clifford C. Smith: New York: Paralegal Proposed Licensure