Do I need special training to become a paralegal?

I'm considering a career change to a paralegal. I have a master's degree in psychology, excellent writing and speaking skills, and decent computer skills. I also currently own my own business, which has been successful for the past 10 years, although I am simply bored and looking for something different to... show more I'm considering a career change to a paralegal. I have a master's degree in psychology, excellent writing and speaking skills, and decent computer skills. I also currently own my own business, which has been successful for the past 10 years, although I am simply bored and looking for something different to do. The current salary I pull from my business is about $70,000. I understand a paralegal would not make this kind of money, but I wouldn't be doing it for the money. I've taken two undergraduate courses, in intro to the legal system and legal writing, and found both interesting and not difficult. Can I simply put my C.V. out there to legal firms and see what happens, or would I require more paralegal courses to improve my chances of being hired?
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