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What Not To Say in a Paralegal Job Interview

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Sometimes it is just as important to know what not to say in your paralegal job interview as it is to know what to say. We know it helps to talk about skills, work ethic, and the value you can bring to a potential employer. However, there are also things that you should not say during the interview.

50 Tips for New Paralegals

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We asked paralegals across the country “What one tip would you give to a new paralegal that you wished someone told you early in your paralegal career?” ” Here are their answers that we want to share with new paralegals.

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15 Alternative Paralegal Career Options

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The skills that you’ve acquired throughout your paralegal career have opened the door to unlimited employment opportunities if you are looking for a paralegal career path that does not have the title “paralegal” that utilize your paralegal skills and experience.

What is Ediscovery?

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What is Ediscovery? Some terms, concepts, products, and services make sense to us instantly. This happens before we ever even truly use or experience them. These are things that we don’t need to know the “how” to know the “why.”.

Building a 5-Star Online Reputation for Your Business

Speaker: Brent Werbeck, GetMoreReviews Co-Founder

Trying to figure out how to turn your happy customer’s comments into 5 star reviews may seem like a daunting task. From internal feedback to Google reviews, what is "really" the way to go? Join Brent Werbeck, Co-Founder of Get More Reviews, in this discussion of how to foster and grow your business's 5-star online reputation.

Paralegal Communication Skills

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7 C’s of Paralegal Communication Skills. Communication skills are important if you want to have a successful paralegal career.

More TED Talks For Paralegals to Watch

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Part 2 – More TED Talks For Paralegals. This is Part 2 of a post we did last month on the 9 TED Talks for Paralegals to Watch. . We’ve rounded up a few more TED Talks in case you’re looking for some binge-watching during the upcoming holiday weekend.

10 Things Attorneys Look For in a Paralegal

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Things Attorneys Look For In a Paralegal. Attention to Detail Problem-solving Technology Skills Proactive Mindset Professionalism Time Management Research Skills Strong Work Ethic Communication Skills Organization Skills. Do you want to know what things attorneys look for in a paralegal? Ask them!

Types of Litigation Software to Know

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Litigation Software as a New Litigation Paralegal. We will break down the paralegal technology skills into three categories of software: administration, matter management, and practice-specific applications.

5 Non-Legal Podcasts For Paralegals

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A New Spin on Your Typical List of Paralegal Podcasts. There are already enough lists out there for the top podcasts for paralegals. That’s because there are not very many active podcasts for paralegals out there to choose from.

Process Serving Made Easy: Serve in All 50 States Using One Platform

Speaker: PROOF

PROOF has revolutionized service of process. Using our online platform, create serve requests nationwide and receive live updates with mapped verification of each attempt. PROOF’s technology provides users with complete transparency from start to finish.

19 Tips to Streamline Records Retrieval

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19 Tips to Streamline Records Retrieval. RESEARCH & DUE DILIGENCE. If your firm handles litigation that involves any sort of injuries, chances are you’re familiar with the process of records retrieval.

Tip for Quickly Finding the Relevant Court Rule

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As a litigation paralegal, you need to be good at finding the relevant court rule quickly. Even with the ability to do a keyword search online, you want to make sure your results are refined so that you do not waste your time sifting through dozens of irrelevant search results.

9 TED Talks For Paralegals to Watch

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9 TED Talks For Paralegals. There are so many free educational videos out there that it can be somewhat overwhelming. Not only that, but you could find yourself going down a rabbit hole and spending too much time finding relevant content. .

Paralegal Billable Hours – The Important Numbers

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Numbers You Should Be Tracking. If you are a paralegal working in a law firm with an annual billable hour requirement, there are a few numbers that you should be tracking every month. They are the numbers that management tracks.

Wills, Trusts, and Estates: The Essentials of Wealth Management

Speaker: Vi Pham, Attorney at Law

Wealth management is a guaranteed practice: as paralegals, it's essential that you know the complexities of wealth management in order to ensure that your client's rights are protected to their fullest extent. Join Vi Pham, Attorney and educator, in this exclusive webinar that will leave you feeling brushed up and ready. This seminar meets the requirements of the NALA Certifying Board for continuing legal education credit required to maintain the CP (Certified Paralegal) credential.

Deposition Summary

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Fast-Track Friday Tip. 3 Methods of Preparing a Deposition Summary. Preparing a deposition summary can be time-consuming for a litigation paralegal and costly to the client.

Advance Your Litigation Paralegal Career

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How to Use Investigative Analysis Skills to Advance Your Litigation Paralegal Career. One way to advance your litigation paralegal career and take on other roles is to add new skills. Usually, the “go-to” answer is eDiscovery.

3 Microsoft Excel Tips for Paralegals

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Microsoft Excel has so many features that can make a paralegal’s job easier. Here are 3 tips to get you started. After that, if you want to learn more about what it can do for you, check out our Advanced Microsoft Excel course.

Paralegal Resume Review

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Free Paralegal Resume Review Program. The Paralegal Boot Camp is excited to launch our weekly Paralegal Resume Review program at no charge to unemployed paralegals looking for some feedback on their resume. How does this program work?

Ediscovery Tool for Paralegals

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MEET & CONFER CHECKLIST FOR LITIGATION PARALEGALS. As a litigation paralegal, part of your case management duties may include getting the attorney ready for the Rule 26 Conference (the “Meet and Confer”).

Paralegal Career Growth

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Use the “SMARTER” Goal-Setting Method. As a new paralegal or someone who has been working as a paralegal for a few years, this is a great time to set S.M.A.R.T.E.R. goals.

Do Paralegals Work Long Hours?

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Do paralegals work long hours?

How to Prepare an Ediscovery Project Budget

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At first, preparing an ediscovery project budget can seem intimidating and overwhelming. This is especially true if you’re sitting there staring at a blank piece of paper, trying to figure out where to start.

Paralegal Webinar Replay

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Watch the free paralegal webinar replay from the Paralegal Boot Camp to get the top 7 habits that you can develop to fast-track your paralegal career, enjoy your work more, and feel like you are an indispensable member of the team. There are good paralegals. And there are great paralegals.

WFH Paralegal – How to Set Up Your Home Workspace

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WFH Paralegal – When you don’t have a “designated” space at home to work in. What is a WFH Paralegal? Like we didn’t already have enough acronyms working in a law firm? A WFH Paralegal is a work-from-home paralegal.

Make Your Office Space a Happy Space

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This Friday’s Fast Track tip for your paralegal career is: Make your office space a happy space ! Whether you’re working from home or back in the office – have at least one thing in your office that brings you joy. A plant. A picture in a nice frame. Artwork. A vase or a sculpture.

Paralegal Project Management Tip

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Fast-Track Friday Tip. For this Fast-Track Friday tip, let’s look at one principle of project management that you can easily apply to any of your paralegal projects. It is the concept of TRIPLE CONSTRAINTS, also known as the project management triangle.

Proactive Litigation Paralegal Tip

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A proactive litigation paralegal is a valuable addition to any litigation team. Being proactive is a critical skill needed to succeed as a paralegal. How can you be a proactive litigation paralegal?

Assisting with the Pretrial Conference

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The best thing I ever did early in my litigation paralegal career, was to ask to attend a pretrial conference with the attorney. . For the first few years, I had several cases go to trial that I attended, but I’d never personally attended the pretrial conference for any of those cases.

5 Tips to Improve Proofreading

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Proofreading Tips. We are not all naturals at proofreading. It’s not something they teach in most paralegal certificate programs or even in college. They teach you how to write, but not how to proofread your writing. Proofreading is a skill, and like most other skills, it is one that can be improved over time. Here’s a quick 2-minute video to remind you of some important steps to include when you are proofreading your work. Fast-Track Friday Tip from The Paralegal Boot Camp.

FY22 Agriculture Appropriation Bill: A Good Omen for the Hemp Industry

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Cannabis in Ireland: Global Law and Business Podcast with Natalie O’Regan

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Listen HERE or stream on Spotify , Apple Podcasts , Amazon Music , Stitcher , or Soundcloud ! At Harris Bricken, we keep close tabs on what is happening in various industries around the world, including cannabis.

Why Most Cannabis Businesses Should Ditch Their SOW Models

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Lately, in my review of certain cannabis transactional agreements like cannabis intellectual property (IP) licensing agreements, manufacturing agreements, and distribution agreements, I’m seeing a really high number of statements of work (SOWs) attached.

Cannabis Trademarks: Cointreau Sues Potential CBD Competitor

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Last month we discussed the recent lawsuits brought by the Wrigley Company against five cannabis businesses it accuses of infringing its trademarks. Cointreau is now following Wrigley’s lead, suing the maker of Quatreau CBD-infused sparkling water.

Ketamine Clinics: What is a “Referral” Under the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute?

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In a prior post , we discussed the federal anti-kickback statute (the “AKS”) and the implications for ketamine clinics.

The Psychedelic Landscape: Pharma, Tech, Decrim, Other

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We’ve been writing about psychedelics on this blog now for three years. I believe the first article I wrote covered Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of Compass Pathway’s drug trial for COMP360, a psilocybin formulation that eventually was patented.