Riding the paralegal boom: Alumnus Yves Moisan
January 12, 2016
When Yves Moisan started working as a corporate paralegal nearly 30 years ago in Montréal, the industry looked a lot different than what it is today. Rather than a computer, he used a typewriter. Rather than a Google search engine, a hard copy of the Business Corporations Act was his reference tool. What took hours then, takes minutes now.
“Stuff that I used to do—oh my god. Producing the work is so much easier now,” recalls the Capilano University graduate, who completed the University’s
paralegal program in 2007.
With the arrival of the Internet and the many technological advances along the way, the
profession is starting to “explode” now, according to Yves, who also happens to be the president of the
B.C. Paralegal Association—a position he’s held for the last four years. “Everybody’s realized what they can do with a paralegal. Since last year, we’ve grown by an additional 120 members.”
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