The Paralegal Voice covers the latest issues and trends in the world of paralegals and legal assistants. Started by Vicki Voisin, The Paralegal Mentor and now hosted by Carl Morrison, Devoted to Law, and Jill I. Francisco, the Passionate Paralegal. The award winning show invites leading paralegals and legal professionals to discuss a range of topics from career tips and tactics to writing skills and hiring trends. The Paralegal Voice is a comprehensive educational resource for paralegals and all legal professionals at any level of experience.
The growing move in Alternative Legal Service Provider (ALSP) specialization may be the next big thing for paralegals.
Paralegals, you have even more to offer. Explore opportunities in writing and presenting for peers and advising and teaching the next generation.
Americans are drowning in a complex court system. How will paralegals protect our access to justice?
It’s back to school time. That means for paralegals, too. New software, new online processes, new ways of doing things.
Carl Morrison and Tom Stephenson detail the myriad ways paralegals can leverage their skills in the growing field of legal operations.
Given how fast the paralegal field is growing, it’s no wonder NALA expects record meeting attendance. CEO Vanessa Finley offers a preview.
William Murphy explains why so many companies and law firms get it wrong when implementing diversity, equity and inclusion programs.
Educator and trainer Amy Johnson shows how simple changes in work habits can save time, increase productivity, and add value to a legal team.
Carl Morrison reviews the changing paralegal certification landscape as states weigh and test limited licenses to expand access to justice.
Partner Marc Williams recaps the rapid litigation transition from in-person to virtual and what he expects will be the new normal.
Lawyer Drew Downing explains how those injured by vaccines can file claims with the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program.
Lawyer Brian Moore details evolving regulatory changes that impact employers and workers as the pandemic rages and vaccines hit the market.
Master Sgt. Albert Perez Oyola details career paths and, for some, intense assignment twists for those trained as military paralegals.
Creating a diverse and inclusive culture requires action. Jill Francisco explores big and small ways to support diversity in the workplace.
Host Carl Morrison shows how paralegals can integrate process improvement techniques in their day-to-day work.
When it comes to social media, legal professionals should tread carefully, but actively engage friends, clients and peers in these new spaces.
Anne Geraghty-Rathert discusses the mission of the WILLOW Project and prevalent issues in women’s wrongful convictions.
Carl Morrison, Jill Francisco, and Brian Moore discuss the exciting experience in store at NALA’s virtual conference.
In this brief announcement, host Jill Francisco shares some of the details about NALA’s first virtual conference.
Jillian Kuehl outlines how the recruitment process works and how to find the right recruiter for your needs.
Nicole Clark explains AI basics and how it can help paralegals work with greater efficiency.
Debbie Hrytzay offers remote work tips for paralegals.
Carl Morrison shares remote work tips and his perspective on the ABA’s changes to the definition of a paralegal.
Kristine Custodio Suero shares career development insights for paralegals.
Vanessa Finley gives insights on NALA’s offerings for members and plans for 2020.
New Paralegal Voice co-host Jill Francisco talks with Chris Jennison about potential changes to the ABA’s legal assistant/paralegal definition and new guidelines that would approve online paralegal coursework.
Carl Morrison shares highlights from 2019 interviews on the Paralegal Voice.
Keith Shannon offers guidance for paralegal professionals on the importance of diligent compliance with ethical standards.
Candess Zona-Mendola shares insights from her book, “The Indispensable Paralegal: Your Guide to Getting It All Done.”
NALA vice president Melissa Hamilton and conference first-timer Sherron Brightharp talk about the conference experience and its offerings for attendees.
Vicki Kunz shares about the innovative opportunities arising in the paralegal industry.
NALA CEO and Executive Director Greta Zeimetz discusses NALA’s strengths and the challenges it will face in the coming years.
Kelly LaGrave shares the importance of paralegal certification and suggests study tools for the exam.
Ken & Anna Buchner give insights into the area of motor vehicle accident recording and reconstruction.
Jeffrey Wolff of ZyLAB talks about the growing impacts of eDiscovery on the law and the tech solutions that empower lawyers and paralegals.
Join host Carl Morrison as he recaps his first day at the 2019 NALA Conference & Expo and teases the great content to come.
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.
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.
Maddy Martin talks about the impact of automation in the legal profession and how it affects paralegals.
Erin Levine talks about the important roles paralegals play in legal product development and client interaction.
Sandy Lavender, office manager for Clark Hill PLC, talks about recruitment strategies for paralegals and legal support professionals.
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...
Carl Morrison shares his top ten tips on law office management.
Tisha Delgado talks about how eFiling works.
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...
Linda McGrath-Cruz talks about how to get the most out of paralegal conference networking.
April Ferguson explains trial consultants and why they are important roles to play in the courtroom.
Carl Morrison gives his management tips and tricks, current association trends, and his predictions for the future of the paralegal profession.
Lisa Stone talks about paralegal representation in pop culture, whether it’s accurate, and where it could improve.
Lisa Vessels tells all about leadership skills as a paralegal and gives tips on how to improve these skills to the future.
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.
Carl H. Morrison, ACP, RP, PP, AACP, is an experienced certified paralegal and paralegal manager and has been in...
Jill I. Francisco, ACP, received her BA in Criminal Justice, (concentration in Legal Studies), from Marshall University in 1994....
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