1. Be effusive. Paralegaling can be involve some mindless work, and if the firm senses that you will not be up to slogging in the trenches, they won't waste their time with you.

2. Assure them repeatedly that you know that the job isn't necessarily glamorous and that you're willing to work very hard at what may be repetitive tasks. They'll love that.

3. Be prepared. Know what area each firm specializes in, if any, and know a big case that each firm was recently on. Interviewers like it when you weave a tidbit about the firm into an interview answer.

4. Be relaxed. These people are testing to see whether they will be able be able to get along with you.

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