Definitions for "Paralegal"
A person with legal skills who is not an attorney but who works under the supervision of an attorney.
A non-lawyer who performs routine tasks requiring some knowledge of the law and procedures and who is employed by a law office or works independently, in a freelance capacity for various lawyers.
Support staff within the legal profession whose work often closely resembles that of solicitors.
Vague title used (and abused) by many debt collectors to misstate level of power, prestige or might Threats of lawsuits and jail time are frequently used by people espousing to be "paralegals".