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Spanish translation: trabajando como (haciendo funciones de) asistente legal

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English term or phrase:paralegaling
Spanish translation:trabajando como (haciendo funciones de) asistente legal
Entered by: Maria
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14:05 Jun 29, 2001
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Marketing
English term or phrase: paralegaling
"one of your customers spends his days paralegaling and nights in law school"

En un texto de marketing.

Gracias!
David Meléndez Tormen
Spain
Local time: 13:10
trabajando como "asistente legal"
Explanation:
paralegal is "legal assistant" a person who is not a lawyer but that does a lot of the legal footwork. Similar to a "paramedic" in the medical field.

Happy translating! ;o) Maria
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Maria
Local time: 06:10
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Gracias a ambas! Hoy he aprendido algo nuevo. :-)
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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na +3trabajando como "asistente legal"
Maria
naparalegalRaymond Prushnok
na"asistente legal"Gabriela Tenenbaum


  

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8 mins peer agreement (net): +3
trabajando como "asistente legal"


Explanation:
paralegal is "legal assistant" a person who is not a lawyer but that does a lot of the legal footwork. Similar to a "paramedic" in the medical field.

Happy translating! ;o) Maria


    I've worked as a paralegal for 18 years ;o)
Maria
Local time: 06:10
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 1496
Grading comment
Gracias a ambas! Hoy he aprendido algo nuevo. :-)

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  bea0: Excelente respuesta, María.
4 mins

agree  Claudia Berison
7 mins

agree  Terry Burgess: 150%! No puede haber una respuesta más acertada!
8 mins
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16 mins
"asistente legal"


Explanation:
Fíjate:
"...So what is a paralegal?

According to the American Bar Association, a paralegal (or legal assistant) is defined as "a person qualified by education, training or work experience who is employed or retained by a lawyer, law office, corporation, governmental agency or other entity who performs specifically delegated substantive legal work for which a lawyer is responsible...."

From:

http://www.soyouwanna.com/site/syws/paralegal/paralegal.html

Espero te sirva!

Saludos #:)



Gabriela Tenenbaum
Uruguay
Local time: 09:10
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 373
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24 mins
paralegal


Explanation:
su cliente pasa sus dias como paralegal y sus noches en la escuela de derecho.

Es usado como cognado. Significa una persona que tiene las habilidades para ayudar un abogado, pero no tiene titulo de abogado.

paralegal [pærligl]
n.
1. a person trained to assist lawyers but not qualified to practise law. adj.
2. of or designating such a person.

-The Collins English Dictionary © 1998 HarperCollins Publishers


Hay un negocio de paralegales...
suerte.


    Reference: http://ladh.com/nuevaeconomia/2000/NE053/NE053-14.html
Raymond Prushnok
PRO pts in pair: 1
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