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Class Action Paralegal

Class Action Paralegal and Class Action Legal Document Preparation

A Class Action Paralegal assists an attorney to prepare legal cases. Some common duties of Class Action paralegals include preparing legal documents, conducting witness interviews, investigating facts, performing legal research, drafting pleads and legal briefs, and other tasks to assist the attorney in preparing their casework.

Class Action is a form of lawsuit where a large group of people collectively bring a claim to court. A class action lawsuit allows one person or a small group of people to be represented by a law firm and sue on behalf of hundreds, thousands or hundreds of thousands of different people with similar complaints. The majority of class action lawsuits involve dangerous drugs and defective products, deceptive advertising claims, prescription medications, defective machinery, tools, toys, electronics and motor vehicle defects.

In Class Action matters, Paralegals and LDA's, known as Legal Document Assistants, cannot give legal advice, represent a client in court, or select, explain, draft, or recommend the use of any legal document to or for any person other than the attorney who directs and supervises the paralegal.

However, in several States, Legal Document Assistants (LDA) can prepare legal documents for people doing their own legal tasks. Please consult with the local paralegal to learn what Class Action paralegal services they are authorized to provide in your legal jurisdiction.

A Class Action Paralegal working under supervision and direction of an attorney may gather facts, draft legal documents, and compile technical information for the supervising attorney in Class Action issues involving:

Find Class Action Paralegal and Class Action Legal Document Preparation in the Paralegal Directory.