The Blog Formerly Known As Practical Paralegalism
GovernmentExecutive.com summarizes the anticipated increase in legal hires as follows:
Agencies also will be looking for job candidates at law schools. According to the report, they plan to hire 23,596 people for legal positions. And not everyone will be headed to the Justice Department. While Justice plans to hire 4,556 attorneys, paralegals and legal assistants; VA expects to hire 4,277 claims examiners. And the Treasury Department is looking to pick up 6,621 people in the legal field — mostly contact representatives.
You can find and apply for government jobs at http://www.usajobs.gov/. Most of the paralegal and related jobs currently listed require a combination of experience, undergraduate and/or postgraduate education.