If you are interested in a career in the law field, becoming a paralegal may be just the right career path for you. Obtaining a paralegal certificate from Westwood College will put you on the path to a highly sought after career. A paralegal is an individual who assists lawyers in their practice of legal work. Being able to choose your area of specialization can make you even more sought after. Earning your paralegal certificate is also convenient. Courses are available online so that you can work full-time while going to school. Be able to earn your certificate at your own pace and on your own schedule is what makes starting you career as a paralegal possible.