If you’re interested in the law and the legal profession, become
an Army National Guard Paralegal, you will assist judges, Army
lawyers, and unit commanders with legal matters and judicial work.
The Paralegal Specialist provides legal and administrative support
in areas like family law, international law, contract law, defense
legal services, and judicial legal services.
• Provide legal documents in courts-martial and other military
• Provide assistance in legal affairs, such as power of
attorney, wills, and separation decrees
• Ability to supervise those in a command
• Provide technical guidance to subordinates
• Maintain law/administrative library
• Monitor and review actions for accuracy
Your training will enable you to interview witnesses, research
court decisions and Army regulations, process legal claims and
appeals, and prepare records of hearings, investigations,
courts-martial, and courts of inquiry.
By joining the Army National Guard, you will be preparing
yourself for a rewarding civilian career. In the civilian world,
Paralegal Specialists may be referred to as legal assistants,
clerks, paralegal assistants, and court clerks or recorders.
Civilian Paralegal Specialists can work for private law firms,
banks, insurance companies, government agencies, and local, state,
and federal courts.
Earn While You Learn
Instead of paying to learn these skills, get paid to train. In
the Army National Guard, you will learn these valuable job skills
while earning a regular paycheck and qualifying for tuition
Job training for a Paralegal Specialist requires 10 weeks of
Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and 10
weeks of Advanced Individual Training and on-the-job