How did some paralegals answer the question, What has been your worst experience as a paralegal?

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Lawyers being generally ignorant of my abilities (meagre though they may be).

Being snapped at by people several years younger than me because they’ve had a bad day.

Having a chair thrown in my direction due to a partner’s error, which I had to take the blame for.

The way some paras are treated by lawyers (usually not partners).

Offering to help an associate and being told to get them a bottle of sparkling water.

Buying Kit Kats for a partner.

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A paralegal is someone who performs delegated legal work for which a lawyer is ultimately responsible.