Carl Morrison

Carl Morrison

Host of Paralegal Voice

Carl H. Morrison, RP, PP, AACP, is an experienced certified paralegal and paralegal manager and has been in the legal industry for over two decades. He is the award-winning podcast host for The Paralegal Voice (2018 ABA Journal Web 100 Best Law Podcast) and loves to share his passion and dedication to the legal industry with his listeners, students and anyone willing to listen! He is a published author for nationally recognized legal professional and award-winning magazines such as Facts & Findings, @Law, Paralegal Management and Paralegal Today, as well as contributing author for an educational textbook, Advanced Manual for the Legal Professional, 13th Edition. His honors include receiving the Tulsa County Bar Association President’s Award in 2012 for his dedication to the paralegal section, the Tulsa Business & Legal News 2013 Power Attorney & Legal Professional award, the 2013 Tulsa County Bar Association’s Paralegal of the Year Award and the 2015 Tulsa Community College Adjunct Professor of the Year award for the Paralegal Studies program.

An active member of NALA, as well as NALA affiliates, Las Vegas Valley Paralegal Association and State Bar of Nevada Paralegal Division, Carl is passionate about educating and mentoring future paralegal professionals. Since 2012, he has provided superior instruction of paralegal students as adjunct paralegal studies professor for ABA-approved paralegal studies programs in Tulsa, Oklahoma and in Las Vegas, Nevada. Carl also serves as an ABA Paralegal Education Approval Commission Site Team Representative, examining paralegal programs in depth.

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October 31, 2019

Is that Ethical?: What You Need to Know about Paralegal Ethics

Keith Shannon offers guidance for paralegal professionals on the importance of diligent compliance with ethical standards.

September 12, 2019

Becoming “The Indispensable Paralegal” with Candess Zona-Mendola

Candess Zona-Mendola shares insights from her book, “The Indispensable Paralegal: Your Guide to Getting It All Done.”

August 29, 2019

NALA Annual 2019: First-Timer Experience with Sherron Brightharp and NALA VP Melissa Hamilton

NALA vice president Melissa Hamilton and conference first-timer Sherron Brightharp talk about the conference experience and its offerings for attendees.

July 15, 2019

NALA Annual 2019: A Changing Industry—New Opportunities for Paralegals

Vicki Kunz shares about the innovative opportunities arising in the paralegal industry.

July 15, 2019

NALA Annual 2019: Membership Engagement with NALA CEO and Executive Director Greta Zeimetz

NALA CEO and Executive Director Greta Zeimetz discusses NALA’s strengths and the challenges it will face in the coming years.

July 15, 2019

NALA Annual 2019: Benefits of Paralegal Certification

Kelly LaGrave shares the importance of paralegal certification and suggests study tools for the exam.

July 15, 2019

NALA Annual 2019: Accident Reconstruction & Recording with Ken & Anna Buchner

Ken & Anna Buchner give insights into the area of motor vehicle accident recording and reconstruction.

July 15, 2019

NALA Annual 2019: eDiscovery with Jeffrey Wolff of ZyLAB

Jeffrey Wolff of ZyLAB talks about the growing impacts of eDiscovery on the law and the tech solutions that empower lawyers and paralegals.

July 12, 2019

NALA Annual 2019: Opening Coverage

Join host Carl Morrison as he recaps his first day at the 2019 NALA Conference & Expo and teases the great content to come.

July 1, 2019

Paralegal Grab Bag: Court Rulings, Crisis Management, and the Corporate HR Guide to the Paralegal Profession

In this Mix Bag episode, Carl covers news from the Supreme Court, Crisis Management Plans, and presents his Corporate HR Guide to the Paralegal Profession.

May 31, 2019

A Conversation with NALA President Jill Francisco

NALA president Jill Francisco talks abut why NALA is a valuable resource to paralegals and what obstacles NALA and the paralegal community will face in the coming years.

April 10, 2019

Automation in the Legal Industry: How AI Empowers Paralegals

Maddy Martin talks about the impact of automation in the legal profession and how it affects paralegals.

April 2, 2019

The Indispensable Paralegal

Erin Levine talks about the important roles paralegals play in legal product development and client interaction.

February 1, 2019

Paralegal for Hire! How to Be an Exceptional Applicant

Sandy Lavender, office manager for Clark Hill PLC, talks about recruitment strategies for paralegals and legal support professionals.

December 31, 2018

New Year, New Goals — How to Make 2019 Your Best Paralegal Year Yet

Have you considered what goals may help you grow as a professional paralegal? In this episode of the Paralegal Voice, host Carl Morrison reflects on 2018, noting successes and discussing the importance of setting new goals for 2019. Carl challenges his listeners to get outside their comfort zone and set at least one professional goal...

December 3, 2018

Carl’s Top Ten Tips on Law Office Management

Carl Morrison shares his top ten tips on law office management.

November 2, 2018

How to Prepare for eFiling

Tisha Delgado talks about how eFiling works.

September 28, 2018

NALS 67th Annual Education and Networking Conference

The magic of paralegal conferences is that you can learn new things about your profession and make connections that you couldn’t have otherwise, all while actually having fun. In this episode of the Paralegal Voice, host Carl Morrison talks to Lauren Rentz and Tara Hughes about their experiences of the NALS 67th Annual Education and...

August 31, 2018

Getting the Most out of Networking at Paralegal Conferences

Linda McGrath-Cruz talks about how to get the most out of paralegal conference networking.

July 31, 2018

The Important Role of a Trial Consultant

April Ferguson explains trial consultants and why they are important roles to play in the courtroom.

June 29, 2018

Paralegal Grab Bag: Tips, Trends, and Predictions

Carl Morrison gives his management tips and tricks, current association trends, and his predictions for the future of the paralegal profession.

May 31, 2018

Paralegals in Pop Culture (Rebroadcast)

Lisa Stone talks about paralegal representation in pop culture, whether it’s accurate, and where it could improve.

April 30, 2018

Paralegal Leadership Skills

Lisa Vessels tells all about leadership skills as a paralegal and gives tips on how to improve these skills to the future.

March 30, 2018

Transitioning from a Law Firm to Government

Andrea Grabow talks about her experience as a government employee, what law firm knowledge has prepared her for her current position, and the challenges she faced transitioning from law firm to government.

February 16, 2018

Recap and Update: What are LLLTs and How will they Improve Access to Justice?

Patrick Palace talks about what LLLTs are and how they provide access to justice in a unique and powerful way.

January 29, 2018

Why Education is Vital for Paralegals

Lisa Myers discusses her experience as a paralegal educator and why it’s vital for aspiring paralegals to obtain a solid educational foundation.

November 29, 2017

How Pro Bono Work Improves Your Career

Conni Herbert discusses why paralegals should be investing their time in pro bono work and the importance of finding pro bono activities that empassion you.

August 2, 2017

A Bittersweet Goodbye to Vicki Voisin

In this bittersweet episode of the Paralegal Voice, Vicki Voisin hands the hosting reigns over to Carl Morrison.