Carl Morrison

Carl Morrison

Host of Paralegal Voice

Carl H. Morrison, PP-SC, AACP, is a certified paralegal with a specialty in civil litigation where he concentrates in the areas of general insurance defense, as well as complex litigation matters. He has presented numerous seminars, webinars and in-house training sessions over the past several years for the Institute for Paralegal Education, NALS…the association for legal professionals, the Oklahoma Bar Association, Tulsa Area Paralegal Association, Vicki Voisin – The Paralegal Mentor and Tulsa County Bar Association. Mr. Morrison is a published author, having written numerous articles concerning various paralegal topics and has appeared in such legal publications as @Law, Paralegal Today, Facts & Findings and Paralegal Management. He also authored the chapter on E-Discovery for the NALS Advanced Manual for Legal Professionals, 13th Edition textbook. In addition, he has twice appeared on The Paralegal Voice Podcast on the Legal Talk Network with Lynne DeVenney and Vicki Voisin, discussing relevant legal topics. He also has been interviewed and profiled in a popular paralegal e-zine, The Paralegal Mentor, by Vicki Voisin. His honors include receiving the NALS Continuing Legal Education Award in 2011 and 2015 for his outstanding professional development through legal education, NALS Award of Excellence Finalist in 2011, 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 Tulsa Community College Adjunct Professor of the Year award for the Paralegal Studies program. He is not only an active member of NALS, but also NALA, NFPA, and the American Association for Paralegal Education. His passion is educating and mentoring future paralegals and is an adjunct professor at Tulsa Community College, teaching various courses in the paralegal program since 2012. He currently serves on the Paralegal Studies Advisory Board for the University of Tulsa and previously served on the Paralegal Studies Advisory Board for Community Care College. He earned his B.S. degree from Northeastern State University in pre-med, his A.S. degree from Tulsa Community College and his diploma in Court Reporting/Legal Assisting from Metropolitan College of Legal Studies. He received his American Alliance Certified Paralegal (AACP) certification through the American Alliance of Paralegals, Inc. in 2010, his Professional Paralegal (PP) certification through NALS…the association for legal professionals in 2011, his Professional Paralegal Specialty Certification in Litigation/Civil Law and in E-Discovery (PP-SC) through NALS in 2012 and 2015.

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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.

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