Karla Eckardt, a Miami native, moved to Tallahassee to pursue a bachelor’s degree in international affairs and criminology from Florida State University. Karla was a paralegal turned legal administrator at an area firm. She fully expected that her time at the firm would inspire her to attend law school. However, she soon realized that her professional skills and goals drove her towards a career in legal administration, not the substantive practice of law. Rather than going to law school, she has decided to pursue a juris master’s degree with a concentration in legal risk management and HR compliance. Karla is currently a Practice Management Advisor in The Florida Bar’s Practice Resource Institute.
Deputy M. Dean Crump talks about workplace violence and the importance of training employees to handle it properly. He discusses how to safely deal with terminations, physical security measures, and how to prepare for an active shooter situation.
Diana Kellogg, Jessica Malloy, and Steven Rubin talk about the BLSE including what the certification process looks like and why it’s important for attorneys.
Larry Krieger expands on why attorneys often struggle with depression and the wellbeing factors that may lead to satisfaction in a legal career.
Elizabeth Clark Tarbert talks about The Florida Bar’s Ethics and Advertising Department, including their role with the Bar, common questions they are asked, and why lawyers shouldn’t be afraid to call them for advice.
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