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Legal Support

Paralegal Voice

30 Tips to Enhance Your Paralegal Career

Vicki Voisin defines what it means to have a successful paralegal career and gives 30 tips on how to live out your calling.

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Robert Half Legal Report

Changing Roles and Staffing Models for Paralegals and Other Legal Support Professionals

Charles Volkert and Carl Morrison examine the changing roles of paralegals and other support professionals in today’s legal workplace.

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Paralegal Voice

The Future of the Paralegal Profession

NALA President Cassandra Oliver talks about the organization and the significance of paralegal certification.

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The American Bar Association: A Look Ahead Under New President, Linda Klein

Linda Klein, president-elect of the American Bar Association, looks back at the past year and looks ahead to her initiatives and mission as president.

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Paralegal Voice

The Limited License Legal Technicians Program

What is the LLLT program and what does this license provide to low income communities and the law firms that serve them.

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What Paralegals Need to Know About Going Paperless

Going paperless seems to be one of the top new trends among law firms due to cheaper and better hardware and software, refined processes, and effective consulting. And it is especially important for paralegals to know the do’s and don’ts of implementing a paperless office as they may be the ones in charge. So why...

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Lawyerist Podcast

#55: How to Help People Represent Themselves, with Mike Vraa

Mike Vraa lists some of his best tips for helping people represent themselves.

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Paralegal Voice

Social Media in Nonprofit Organizations: Benefits and Legal Restrictions

Similarly to most organizations and companies, social media can be very beneficial for nonprofits. They use Facebook, Twitter, and similar platforms as tools for communication, networking, and engagement with their audiences. Social media facilitates fundraising, volunteer recruitment, spreading a message, advocacy and awareness, and transparency about current events and actions. But it is particularly important...

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Like or UnLike: #EService of Process Through Social Media

It’s not always easy to serve process on individuals. This is especially true if they move around a lot or are otherwise difficult to find. So what do you do when traditional methods fail? The answer: try social media. Initially, the social media serve was only allowed with foreign defendants who were difficult to locate....

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On the Road

Clio Cloud 2015: Washington State’s Limited License Legal Technicians

In 2012, the Washington Supreme Court adopted the Limited License Legal Technician (LLLT) Rule, making it the first state to authorize non-attorneys who meet certain educational requirements to advise clients on specific areas of law. This concept of non-lawyer consultation is a new way to address the gap in access to legal services, but many...

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Paralegal Voice

How to Properly Use Social Media in Your Law Firm

Lawyers and paralegals are likely using social media in law firm marketing and are most likely on social media in their personal lives. As such, they should understand how Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and even Pinterest are affecting their cases, marketing, and ethical responsibilities. Many paralegals work with lawyers to create an attractive online profile...

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Research and Writing Your Way to a Better Paralegal Career

The National Association of Legal Assistants 40th Annual Convention featured a three-day Essential Skills Institute for paralegals. The institute focused on effective legal research, written communication, and judgement and legal analysis. Any paralegal is likely to further his or her career, become essential in their firm, and improve future job prospects by cultivating these abilities....

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ABA Presidential Commission on the Future of Legal Services Hearing

In this four-part interview, Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti talks with Tom Bolt, Robert Hirshon, Chris Zampogna, and Fred Headon about their contributions and ideas for the ABA Presidential Commission on the Future of Legal Services Hearing. Together they discuss possible updates to the Model Rules of Professional Conduct, non-tech innovations to help the...

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Ringler Radio

Spotlight on a New, Non-Traditional “Structured Settlement” Product

Qualified as well as non-qualified product plans are currently being offered for claimants or contingent fee attorneys to defer receipt of their settlement award or fee on a pre-tax basis. This new fixed investment product can be used for attorney fees, wrongful termination, discrimination and most personal and non-personal injury situations. On Ringler Radio, host,...

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NALA Board of Directors Members Discuss their 40th Annual Convention

The National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) recently hosted their 40th Annual Convention in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Legal Talk Network attended with The Paralegal Voice host Vicki Voisin to interview board members, panelists, and attendees about their experience at the conference and what’s happening next year for paralegals. In this episode, Voisin interviews NALA President Kelly...

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