my felony conviction is for uttering
I am not aware of any law preventing you from being employed as a paralegal in Virginia. That said, the conviction may be a factor considered by any employer when making a hiring decision, and you should be prepared to address the the issue during an interview.
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Criminal Defense Attorney
Agree with Alfredo.