27D Paralegal Specialist
Age Requirements: Must be between the ages of 17 and 35 Job Description As an Army National Guard Paralegal Specialist, you will play a key role in the Army's judicial system. You will assist judges, Army lawyers, and unit commanders with legal matters and judicial work. The Paralegal Specialist provides legal and administrative support in such diverse areas as international law, contract law, defense legal services, and judicial legal services. Your training will enable you to research court decisions and Army regulations, process legal claims and appeals, and prepare records of hearings, investigations, court-martials 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 Get paid to learn! In the Army National Guard, you will learn valuable job skills while earning a regular paycheck and qualifying for tuition assistance. 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 instruction. Requires military enlistment. Applicants must meet minimum qualifications. Actual MOS assignment may depend on MOS availability. Benefits subject to change. Benefits/Requirements BenefitsPaid trainingA monthly paycheckMontgomery GI BillRetirement benefits for part-time serviceLow-cost life insurance (up to $400,000 in coverage)401(k)-type savings planStudent Loan Repayment Program (up to $50,000, for existing loans)Healthcare Benefits AvailableRequirementsHigh School Diploma or GEDMust be between the ages of 17 and 35Must be able to pass a physical exam and meet legal and moral standardsMust meet citizenship requirements (see NATIONALGUARD.com for details)Most non-prior service candidates will earn between $196.26 and $254.91 per drill weekend.Programs and benefits are subject to change. This position may qualify for a bonus, ask your National Guard recruiter for the most up-to-date information.