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20 Ways to Achieve Success as a Paralegal

Paralegal.edu

Becoming a successful paralegal takes hard work and determination. Here are 20 ways to achieve success as a paralegal. Do you have suggestions for more? Develop a Plan – Explore a range of non-lawyer legal positions. Identify specific, short term and long-term goals that will lead you to success.

LinkedIn Profile Update: How to Stand Out in 4 Simple, Achievable Steps

Attorney at Work

Here’s how to conduct a thorough LinkedIn profile update — because when your business is running on virtual connections, a stale profile isn’t going to cut it.

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Paralegal Career Growth – From Receptionist to Director

Paralegal Bootcamp

In our latest podcast episode, I interviewed Kim Barrett who started her career as a part-time law firm receptionist and is now the Director of Paralegals and Legal Professionals at a Global Law Firm.

Germany unveils plan to deregulate legal name and gender change process

JURIST

The German government Thursday presented plans to make it easier for transgender people to legally change their first name and gender, ending the current rules which require an expert assessment and court authorization.

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Take Control of Your Contracts Without Wrecking the Budget

Manually managing contracts is time-consuming and leaves you prone to errors. Missed dates, overwritten versions, & poor governance leads to frustration & lost revenue. That’s why more businesses are turning to Contract Management Software. Download this checklist to understand what's right for you!

E-Courts 2022 Featured Speaker - Judge Scott Schlegel

CourtTechBulletin

Judge Scott U. Schlegel, 24th Judicial District Court for the Parish of Jefferson, Louisiana Featured Speaker | Using Low/No-Code Tech to Improve Workflows at eCourts 2022 Conference, December 5-7.

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Take the Lead (Part I): How to Build a Modern Law Firm Intake System

MyCase

The COVID-19 pandemic restrictions were like a figurative asteroid that violently crashed through the shared expectations of lawyers around client intake —in much the same way that a literal, giant asteroid sent dinosaurs scrambling in all directions.

EU court rules against Lithuanian law ordering detention of asylum seekers

JURIST

The Court of Justice of the European Union Thursday held that Lithuanian law ordering the automatic detention of asylum seekers was inconsistent with EU law.

Nevada AOC Re-Opens CMS RFP

CourtTechBulletin

[link] It was announced regarding Nevada RFP 22-01: Request for Proposal (RFP) for a Statewide Case Management System that the RFP has been re-opened for bidding.

Dobbs’s history and the future of abortion and privacy law

SCOTUSBlog

Share This article is part of a symposium on the court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. Sherif Girgis is an associate professor of law at Notre Dame Law School. How does Dobbs ’s historical analysis fare against the dissent?

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Take Control Of Your Contracts Without Wrecking The Budget

Manually managing contracts is error-prone & time-consuming. Missed dates, overwritten versions & poor governance leads to frustration & lost revenue. That’s why more businesses are turning to Contract Management Software. Download this checklist to understand which features are right for you.

Where Were You When Stare Decisis Died?

Above The Law

The elimination of constitutional stare decisis would represent an explicit endorsement of the idea that the Constitution is nothing more than what five justices say it is.” - Former Associate Justice Lewis Powell. The post Where Were You When Stare Decisis Died? appeared first on Above the Law.

US Supreme Court adds controversial election case to October 2022 docket

JURIST

The US Supreme Court announced Thursday that it will hear a controversial election case which deals with an emerging legal theory based on the elections clause of the US Constitution.

Report Calls for Shutdown of Massachusetts’ Only Women’s Prison

The Crime Report

As Massachusetts lawmakers press for a moratorium on prison and jail construction, a new report from the Boston-based consulting firm The Ripples Group has concluded that the state’s only women’s prison needs to be replaced, echoing longtime calls for a new facility, reports the Boston Globe.

Announcement of orders and opinions for Monday, June 27

SCOTUSBlog

Share On Monday, June 27, we will be live blogging as the court releases orders from the June 23 conference and opinions in one or more argued cases from the current term. Click here for a list of FAQs about opinion announcements. ?.

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A Master's Guide to B2B: How Listening to Your Customers Can Grow Your Business

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate

Improved marketing conversion, happy customers, and faster growth - that’s only three things that can be accomplished by just listening to your customers. Customer feedback is an extremely invaluable tool to keeping retention high, attracting new business, and improving the general operations of your business. The question is - how do you capture all this? Join Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate, for this essential discussion on the ins and outs of brokering the optimal customer interaction.

If The Framers’ Text Is The Ultimate Authority, The Supreme Court Must Strip Itself Of Power

Above The Law

Supreme Court justices make the decisions that they want to make because they want to make them. The post If The Framers’ Text Is The Ultimate Authority, The Supreme Court Must Strip Itself Of Power appeared first on Above the Law. Courts Framers Jonathan Wolf Originalism Supreme Court

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US Supreme Court expands judicial sentencing discretion in crack cocaine cases

JURIST

The US Supreme Court ruled Monday in Concepcion v. United States that judges should have sentencing discretion under the 2018 First Step Act and 2010 Fair Sentencing act in crack-cocaine cases. The 2010 Fair Sentencing Act brought crack-cocaine sentencing more in-line with cocaine sentencing.

Human Capital: The SEC’s Next Disclosure Frontier

Intelligize Blog

The Securities and Exchange Commission this year proposed new rules regarding corporate disclosures of environmental performance to great fanfare.

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A eulogy to Roe

SCOTUSBlog

Share This article is part of a symposium on the court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. Radhika Rao is professor of law and Harry & Lillian Hastings research chair at U.C. Hastings College of Law in San Francisco.

Negative Reviews & Online Feedback Happens - But Where Do You Go From Here?

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation and Jeremy Shubitz, Director of Marketing at Bosley

Responding to online negative feedback can be challenging. What should you say? What should you not say? Should you even respond? In today's, your customers will be not only your biggest advocates but also your biggest critics. However, negative feedback can offer actionable insights to build a stronger product and customer experience.

Steve Bannon Is Back On His Bullsh*t

Above The Law

Bigly. The post Steve Bannon Is Back On His Bullsh*t appeared first on Above the Law. Government Capitol riot Carl Nichols Crime Steve Bannon

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Afghanistan dispatch: The Taliban’s new bar exam procedures and the notable absence of new women attorneys

JURIST

Law students and lawyers in Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation on the ground since the Taliban takeover. Here, a young lawyer in Kabul reports on the complications Taliban governance has wrought for young lawyers wishing to regain their rights to practice in the country.

Five Most Successful Digital Marketing Strategies of 2022

LegalReader

Using social media channels to spread your brand's message effectively boosts your digital marketing campaign. Business AI in marketing artificial intelligence in marketing attorney marketing content marketing content marketing for law firms email marketing facebook marketing

Restoring the Founders’ right to bear arms

SCOTUSBlog

Share This article is part of a symposium on the court’s decision in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen. Joseph Greenlee is the director of constitutional studies at FPC Law.

10 Must-Have Features of Plaintiff Personal Injury Case Management Software

This free guide covers the “10 Must-have Features of Personal Injury Case Management Software” that trial attorneys and paralegals should have top of mind when deciding to choose (or switch) to a new legal software.

Lord, Grant Me The Pettiness Of Sonia Sotomayor

Above The Law

She's got the RECEIPTS. The post Lord, Grant Me The Pettiness Of Sonia Sotomayor appeared first on Above the Law. Courts Establishment Clause Kennedy v. Bremerton Neil Gorsuch Supreme Court

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Ban on recording police activity within 8 feet passes Arizona legislature

JURIST

Arizona lawmakers in the House Friday approved House Bill 2319 (HB 2319), making it unlawful for someone to knowingly record law enforcement activity within eight feet of the incident that is transpiring. HB 2319 passed through the Senate Thursday by a vote of 16-12-2-0.

Depression in Lawyers: Bad News and Good News

Attorney at Work

When lawyers start talking about stress and depression, they are usually talking about the effect their law practice has on their sense of well-being, self-value and self-esteem. In a recent ALM Mental Health and Substance Abuse Survey , 31.2%

Justices will hear case that tests power of state legislatures to set rules for federal elections

SCOTUSBlog

Share The Supreme Court will take up a case from North Carolina next term that could upend federal elections by eliminating virtually all oversight of those elections by state courts. On Thursday, the justices granted review in Moore v.

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The Law Firm Billing Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide to Automated Billing

This guide uncovers how automated billing creates efficient processes that optimize time, improve billing accuracy, and meet current client demands in the legal marketplace.