You may be aware that paralegals have a special status in Ontario.
Unlike their peers in other areas of Canada, paralegals in Ontario can earn a license and represent clients independently. They have a high degree of autonomy and a broad scope of practice.
But there are still a lot of myths and misconceptions about paralegal training, duties, and career options. Before you head down this path, you need to make sure you understand the facts about the profession.
In this post, we explain the reality behind 7 of the biggest myths about paralegals.
Read on to get a true picture of the role and see if it’s right for you.