A paralegal proposal is a proposition submitted by a paralegal about a case or proposing to offer his services to a law firm. It can also be created by the law firm describing the need of a paralegal and laying down his duties at the firm. Paralegals are legal assistants who help lawyers prepare a case and do other clerical work, although they are not allowed to do any task which is directly within the scope of practicing of law. The content of the proposal will depend on the purpose of the proposal, by whom the proposal is created and what the writer wants to accomplish.

Sample Paralegal Proposal:

Name of firm: Morris and Brick Law House

Address: 311 Garett Lane, Memphis

Proposal prepared on: January 10, 2012

Proposal prepared by: Bill Rogers

Junior Attorney, Morris and Brick Law House

Proposal submitted on: January 11, 2012

Proposal name: Proposal to appoint a new paralegal

Purpose: The purpose of this proposal is to present the need of a new paralegal in the light of increasing number of cases the firm is receiving and also show how the appointment of the paralegal will help the firm

Other details:

  • A new paralegal will be appointed in every department and will help the lawyers draft contracts and mortgages
  • They will help lawyers with closing, hearing, research and during the trial

Estimated cost of the new hiring: $12,000 per paralegal per annum

Proposal signed and approved by: Logan Morris

Senior partner, Morris and Brick Law House