By David HelfandQ: I recently asked for a raise. My boss told me to give him proof that other law firms in the area pay their paralegals more money that I am being paid. How can I obtain this information.
A: My first reaction is why is your boss asking you to do this? I would think if he valued your work that he would take responsibility for it (if in fact he didn't already know).
Now there are a few steps you can take to help estimate your market value:
Good luck on a positive work situation and fair compensation.