Meaning of paralegal

par•a•le•gal

Pronunciation: (par"u-lē'gul), [key]
— n.
  1. an attorney's assistant, not admitted to the practice of law but trained to perform certain legal tasks.
—adj.
  1. of or pertaining to a paralegal or paralegals: a paralegal career.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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