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Paralegal Voice

The Paralegal Voice covers the latest issues and trends in the world of paralegals and legal assistants. Started by Paralegal Mentor Vicki Voisin and now hosted by Carl Morrison, the 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 at any level of experience.

Sep 10, 2010

Spotlight on William P. Statsky: A True Expert on Paralegals

On this edition of The Paralegal Voice, co-hosts Lynne DeVenny and Vicki Voisin welcome William P. Statsky, one of the foremost experts on paralegals in the country and the author of numerous paralegal and legal writing textbooks. Bill talks about the importance of a paralegal’s writing skills, legal research, technology today, blogging and the future...

Aug 23, 2010

IP Paralegals

One of the fastest growing areas of law is intellectual property and so the demand for paralegals with that expertise is great. On this edition of The Paralegal Voice, co-hosts Lynne DeVenny and Vicki Voisin welcome Colleen Sarenpa, Director of Trademarks for Polaroid Corporation at PLR Brand Services, LLC and Gwen Spurrier, a paralegal at...

Jul 23, 2010

Today’s Paralegals: Career Advice, Ethics Tips & More

On this edition of The Paralegal Voice, co-hosts Lynne DeVenny and Vicki Voisin welcome attorney, mediator and management consultant, Nancy Byerly Jones, as she draws from her extensive legal experience to share career advice for paralegals.  A passionate advocate for the paralegal profession, Nancy talks about the biggest challenges facing paralegals today, how the profession...

Jun 25, 2010

Regulation of the Paralegal Profession – NFPA Says “Yes”

On this edition of The Paralegal Voice, co-hosts Lynne DeVenny and Vicki Voisin welcome National Federation of Paralegal Associations (NFPA) leaders,  Georgette Lovelace, RP and Tracey L. Young, RP. They talk about the benefits NFPA provides to its members, NFPA’s position on regulation of the paralegal profession and its upcoming convention. These experienced paralegals also...

May 27, 2010

Digital Evidence for Paralegals

On this edition of The Paralegal Voice, co-hosts Lynne DeVenny and Vicki Voisin welcome Giovanni Masucci, a Sr. Digital Forensic Examiner and the CEO/President of National Digital Forensics, Inc., to explore digital forensics and evidence. They discuss the latest technology, including surprising sources of digital evidence, how paralegals can help identify digital evidence in cases...

Apr 19, 2010

How Professional Association Membership Will Advance Your Paralegal Career

On this edition of The Paralegal Voice, co-hosts Lynne DeVenny and Vicki Voisin welcome Patricia E. Infanti, PP, PLS, President of NALS, the Association for Legal Professionals, and Kathleen R. Amirante, PP, PLS, the association’s President Elect, who discuss the opportunities provided by membership in a professional association. They look at the history and mission...

Mar 26, 2010

The Importance of a Paralegal’s Writing Skills

The ability to write well is critical for successful paralegals. On this edition of The Paralegal Voice, co-hosts Lynne DeVenny and Vicki Voisin welcome Sally Kane, Esq., Editor-In-Chief of Paralegal Today, to talk about the importance of a paralegal’s writing skills. They will discuss why it’s important for paralegals to write and publish, how to...

Feb 8, 2010

The Power of a Paralegal Education

Education is vital to a successful paralegal career. On this edition of The Paralegal Voice, co-host  Vicki Voisin welcomes Linda J. Wolf, ACP,  the current President of the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) and Attorney Elizabeth Mann, Department Head of the Paralegal Program at Greenville Technical College, to focus on the importance of paralegal...

Jan 19, 2010

Practice Management and Ethics Issues, Plus Choosing a Litigation Support Vendor

On this edition of The Paralegal Voice, co-hosts Lynne DeVenny and Vicki Voisin welcome Attorney Beverly Michaelis, Practice Management Advisor for the Oregon State Bar’s Professional Liability Fund,  to discuss practice management, technology and current ethics issues for paralegals. Later in the program, Vicki will chat with Shawn Siek,  Vice President of ESI Business Development...

Dec 11, 2009

Erin Brockovich: An Inspiration to the Paralegal World

Erin Brockovich began her career by taking a risk, looking into a case and ultimately helping the people of Hinkley, California who were battling medical problems due to the contamination of the water supply.  From there, Erin has become a global speaker and a passionate environmental crusader. On this edition of The Paralegal Voice, co-hosts...

Nov 5, 2009

Attorneys Tap Paralegal Talent for Jury Selection

Paralegals are an important part of the trial team, and play a valuable role in jury selection.  On this edition of The Paralegal Voice, co-hosts Lynne DeVenny and Vicki Voisin welcome one of America’s most influential trial consultants, Dr. David Ball, to explore the many ways that paralegals can assist in jury selection and why...

Oct 1, 2009

Working with the Expert Witness

What is a Paralegal ‘s role when it comes to working with expert witnesses?  On this edition of The Paralegal Voice, co-hosts Lynne DeVenny and Vicki Voisin welcome Bradley J. Beehler, Esq. and Candy Reilly, ACP, as they put the spotlight on the expert witness. They will share their experiences working with expert witnesses, explore...

Sep 8, 2009

E-Discovery Trends in the Paralegal World

E-Discovery has become a necessary part of the legal profession and often it’s paralegals and legal assistants are the gatekeepers for implementation at a law firm.  On this edition of The Paralegal Voice, co-hosts Lynne DeVenny and Vicki Voisin welcome Tom Mighell, a consultant with Fios and co-host of The Kennedy-Mighell Report on the Legal...

Aug 3, 2009

The Virtual Paralegal

On this edition of The Paralegal Voice, co-hosts Lynne DeVenny and Vicki Voisin get an inside look at the virtual legal practice.  Lynne and Vicki welcome Stephanie Kimbro, an attorney who operates the virtual law firm Kimbro Legal Services and Denise Annunciata, who provides outsourced paralegal services at Virtual Paralegal Services,  Inc. They both share...

Jul 7, 2009

New Hiring Trends in the Paralegal World

On this first edition of The Paralegal Voice, co-hosts Lynne DeVenny and Vicki Voisin debut with a topic on everyone’s mind – hot jobs in today’s market! We welcome guest  Charles Volkert, Executive Director of Robert Half Legal, to discuss the latest in hiring trends for paralegals. They will take a look at what specialty...

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Carl Morrison

Carl H. Morrison, RP, PP, AACP, is an experienced certified paralegal and paralegal manager and has been in the...

Jill Francisco

Jill I. Francisco, ACP, received her BA in Criminal Justice, (concentration in Legal Studies), from Marshall University in 1994....

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