Paralegal Interview Questions
Why do you want to be a paralegal? Are you planning to apply to law school?
Tell me about a time you had to organize and analyze a large volume of data in order to prepare a report by a tight deadline.
How do you ensure the accuracy of your work?
Tell me about your experience dealing with confidential and sensitive information.
Why do you want to specialize in this area of law?
Describe your ideal work environment.
Tell me about a difficult boss you had. How did you deal with him/her?
How do you organize your workload in order to manage multiple tasks and tight deadlines?
Provide an example of a complex legal issue that you had to analyze and solve. How did you conduct your research?
How has your education prepared you to work as a paralegal?
What is the most stressful job you've ever held?
What areas of law are you most interested in?
Do you prefer working on your own or as part of a team?
Tell me about a conflict you had with a coworker. How did you handle the situation? What would you have done differently?
General Job Interview Questions
In addition to job specific interview questions, you will also be asked more general questions about your employment history, education, strengths, weaknesses, achievements, goals and plans. Here's a list of the most common interview questions and examples of answers.