HYBRID PARALEGAL/LEGAL SECRETARY ROLES ON THE RISE
Lawyers were asked, “Have blended or hybrid paralegal/legal secretary positions become more or less common than they were two years ago?”*
|24% Much more common|
|42% Somewhat more common|
|17% No change|
|4% Somewhat less common|
|1% Much less common|
|Don’t know: 11%|
Lawyers were asked, “Does your law firm or company plan to increase or decrease its hiring of legal support professionals for blended or hybrid paralegal/legal secretary positions in the next 12 months?”*
1% Increase significantly
|14% Increase somewhat|
|61% Keep the same/no change|
|9% Decrease somewhat|
|1% Decrease significantly|
|Don’t know: 15%|
50% of current legal support jobs at respondents’ law firms or companies are blended paralegal/legal secretary positions.
Source: Robert Half Legal survey of 200 lawyers with the largest law firms and companies in the United States
*Responses do not total 100 percent due to rounding.
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