December, 2022

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The Pros and Cons of Becoming a Paralegal Manager

Paralegal Bootcamp

Do you want to move into management?

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A New Year Unfolds With Artificial Intelligence: Five Legal Tech Predictions for 2023

Attorney at Work

Nicole Clark maps out a few of the most important innovations to expect in the coming year. The post A New Year Unfolds With Artificial Intelligence: Five Legal Tech Predictions for 2023 appeared first on Attorney at Work. Artificial Intelligence Emerging Technology Legal Technology

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Five Documentaries That Helped Bring Justice To A Case

The Crime Report

By now, we are well aware of how often and how severely our justice and legal system can fail those it claims to protect. Whether it’s a wrongful conviction, no conviction at all, misconduct by authority figures or failure to protect vulnerable victims, injustice comes in many forms. .

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Don’t Work For Free in These 3 Key Areas During Your Paralegal Career

Paralegal Bootcamp

Have you ever been asked to give a presentation to other paralegals or legal assistants? You know, one of those CLE companies calls you or reaches out on LinkedIn and says we would love to have you do a training session on a litigation or real estate topic.

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Buyer's Guide: Evaluating and Selecting the Best CLM Solution for Your Organization

Evaluating and selecting the right contract lifecycle management (CLM) platform can be complicated. However, by getting the right people involved, prioritizing your business needs, and testing your technology options, you can make it easier.

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Asset Management: How Your Law Firm Pays Off in the End

NCBA Law Practice Management Blog

Most solo and small firm attorneys think of their law firms as a salary replacement for a full-time law firm job, with some upside: both on income, and freedom. But, that’s it.

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How To Lose a Paralegal Job In 10 Days

Paralegal Bootcamp

Have you ever had one of those weekends where you just want to watch entertaining TV? No news, no documentaries, no dramas, just entertain me. Well, I did that one weekend, and it was the movie How to Lose a Guy in 10 days. It’s just a funny, romantic comedy.

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What social media regulation could look like: Think of pipelines, not utilities

LLRX

Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter, and his controversial statements and decisions as its owner, have fueled a new wave of calls for regulating social media companies.

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Get That Bag: How to Build a Collection Process for Your Law Firm

NCBA Law Practice Management Blog

Law firm account s receivable can be gnarly, sometimes extending into the six figures. Now, there are a couple of responses to that.

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It’s Time To Celebrate Your Wins!

Paralegal Bootcamp

I know we say this every year, but where did the year go?! Has it been a great year for you? That’s what we’re going to talk about as we close out the year…What were your wins for the year? It’s time to reflect on the past year and celebrate the wins of your paralegal career.

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2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Contract Life Cycle Management Report

Gartner has positioned Evisort in the Visionaries Quadrant of the 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Contract Life Cycle Management. Read the report to learn why Evisort is a Visionary provider in the market.

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One of Our Articles Awarded a Best Article Award!

The Estrin Report

Two Unbelievable Reasons Why Paralegal Resumes Get Tossed. Originally Posted on January 19, 2022 by Chere Estrin. Are You Guilty of This? By Chere B. Estrin. Are you sending your paralegal resume out with little or no response?

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Barbados High Court decriminalizes gay sex in landmark ruling

JURIST

The Barbados High Court Monday issued an oral judgement striking down two laws which effectively criminalized gay sex in the island nation.

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Undisclosed Mega-Update Thread 11

EvidenceProf Blog

Yesterday, the Supreme Court of Georgia upheld the grant of habeas relief to Joey Watkins. Given this terrific turn of events, I wanted to do an update on the status of all of the cases we covered on Undisclosed. Total

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Drones Are Being Used To Deliver Contraband In Prisons

The Crime Report

Prisoners are using drones to cut out any middleman like a corrupt prison staff member and are now delivering contraband straight from the outside themselves reports Walter Pavlo for Forbes. In May 2022, Bryant Leray Henderson flew a drone from the parking lot of O.D.

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Top 3 Data Privacy Challenges for Contract Compliance in 2022

The data privacy landscape is quickly becoming fragmented with dozens of new laws. Outdated compliance practices expose businesses to issues that can cost millions of dollars. Download this paper to find out how contract intelligence can help.

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Butter My Buns: Keep Your Referral Sources Informed

NCBA Law Practice Management Blog

Most lawyers treat referral sources as a set-it-and-forget it sort of thing. They’ll work really hard to build up that referral arrangement; and, once the referrals start coming in – things get set to auto pilot.

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Paralegal Roles in Other Countries

Paralegal Bootcamp

In this week’s blog, I will take a broader look at the paralegal profession as a whole. Familiar readers of the blog know that our company, Paralegal Bootcamp , is based out of the US.

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The new hot bench: With Jackson leading the way, the justices are speaking more during oral arguments

SCOTUSBlog

Share In the first three months of the 2022-23 term, the Supreme Court’s newest member, Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, was by far the most active participant in oral arguments, according to an analysis of the written transcripts for the 27 cases the court has heard so far.

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UN reports over 30,000 displaced by recent violence in South Sudan

JURIST

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Thursday reported that over 30,000 people in South Sudan have been displaced following violent conflicts throughout the country.

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10 Zen Ways to Manage Cash Flows with Contract Intelligence

When you have instant access to your contract data, making strategic decisions in tough times (and good times) becomes much easier. Cash flow management especially can be a top priority for finance, procurement, and other business leaders.

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Grammar Giggle – Geographically Challenged

ProofThatBlog

After a long hiatus where life and work keep getting in the way, I’m back with more Grammar Giggles and proofreading information. The latest example of someone not paying attention was when a flight that we had booked last July for a cruise out of Athens, Greece, was changed by the airline.

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Illinois Will Be The First State to Eliminate Cash Bail After New Illinois Law Takes Effect In 2023

The Crime Report

On January 1, a laundry list of laws impacting the Illinois criminal justice system will go into effect, including one eliminating the state’s cash bail system, making it the first in the nation to completely get rid of cash bail.

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Pick a Winner: Don't Take on Too Many Social Channels At Once

NCBA Law Practice Management Blog

When lawyers get excited about content marketing prospects, they get really keyed up to add social channels. And, that’s a great idea. Because it’s true that, the more social channels you have, the better – since the more places your profile and content exists, the broader your reach becomes.

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A look back at significant decisions in climate litigation in 2022

Law Columbia

By Maria Antonia Tigre. Photo by Matt Palmer on Unsplash. As noted at the end of last year, 2021 was significant for climate litigation, with several decisions worldwide providing a fresh look at stakeholder responsibility for climate change.

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6 Best Practices to Maximize Value from Vendor Contracts

With uncertainty on the rise and margins and operating budgets stretched thin, there are a range of obstacles threatening to sap value from deals with vendors. Status quo vendor contract management costs businesses millions of dollars every year. Contract Intelligence can help businesses get more value from vendor contracts.

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Reverend who accused Alito of 2014 leak in Hobby Lobby speaks before House Judiciary Committee

SCOTUSBlog

Share Efforts to bolster Supreme Court ethics standards gained little ground in a House Judiciary Committee hearing Thursday, as Democrats and Republicans butted heads over familiar talking points.

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Ohio Supreme Court says insurance policy does not cover ransomware attack on software

JURIST

The Ohio Supreme Court Tuesday unanimously overruled a judgment of the Ohio Second District Court of Appeals and moved that there must be “direct” physical loss or physical damage in the company’s computer software for insurance policy coverage.

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Grammar Giggle – Occutrousers

ProofThatBlog

A friend sent this to me and it highlights the danger of “replace all” in documents. It is much safer to search and replace and stop at each instance to verify that it is indeed the word that should be replaced.

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Home Confinement: A Safe Alternative To Mass Incarceration

The Crime Report

The nation is approaching the third anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic. The medical innovations and discoveries made in response to the pandemic have been nothing short of amazing.

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The Paralegal Coach's Playbook: Strategies for Launching a Successful Virtual Paralegal Business

Speaker: Amanda DeVincenzo, MPPA - Paralegal Business Empowerment Coach and Founder of DeVincenzo Consulting, LLC

Take the guesswork out of starting your own virtual paralegal business with proven strategies and support from an experienced paralegal business owner and business empowerment coach.