2022

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Trial Notebook to the Rescue

Paralegal Bootcamp

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Are you a Corporate Paralegal? You may just be in luck.

The Estrin Report

Today, it’s a matter of dollars and sense. By Chere B. Estrin. Are you happy in your job? Would you like to be happier? I have never witnessed a job market quite like this one. Honest, I haven’t. It’s a circus out there.

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Why Should We Hire You? Give a FAB Response!

Paralegal.edu

FAB is an acronym for Features, Advantages, and Benefits. FAB is a common 3-Step strategy employed in sales and marketing to generate interest in products.

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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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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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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.

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What Does a Paralegal Do? | Lancaster Lawyers RG Injury Law - Rankin & Gregory

Deb Hatfield

By Deb Hatfield She spoke so softly, I could barely hear her. Her eyes were red from crying, her fingers were nervously smoothing the pile of papers she held in her hand. She looked at us and whispered hoarsely, I don’t know what to do. Her husband had been in a bad automobile

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The Importance of Having Legal Documents in Order

LDA PRO

Most people often overlook the importance of having legal documents in order. According to statistics, 60 percent of Americans lack a will or legal estate plan. Some may think that they don’t need them or that they are unnecessary, but the truth is, legal documents are essential for everyone.

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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.

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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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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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Georgia Judge Grants Joey Watkins's Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus

EvidenceProf Blog

Today, Judge Don W. Thompson of the Superior Court of Walker County granted Joey Watkins's petition for writ of habeas corpus, meaning that Joey's conviction for murdering Isaac Dawkins has been tossed. Here is Judge Thompson's opinion. The State now

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Court Forms Online Plus Toolkit

CourtTechBulletin

Courts everywhere should check out the Court Forms Online MassAccess project that was created and maintained by the Document Assembly Line Project at the Suffolk Law’s Legal Innovation and Technology Lab in cooperation with the Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission’s COVID-19 task force.

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That's Refreshing: When Did You Last Revise Your Law Firm Templates?

NCBA Law Practice Management Blog

It’s hard enough running a law firm, without having to schedule time and effort to revise the templates you use in your law practice. So, most lawyers don’t take the time to do it at all. Or, they only update their templates when there has been a major statutory change.

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How to Avoid Dishonest Debt Collectors – video

Diane Drain

Want to avoid dishonest debt collectors? Watch this video from FTC’s Consumer Advice. By Joseph Ferrari, July 22, 2022 (reprint from FTC, Consumer Alerts ).

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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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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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Adnan Syed & the State File a Joint Petition for (Further) DNA Testing

EvidenceProf Blog

On Tuesday, Adnan Syed and the State of Maryland filed a Joint Petition for Post Conviction DNA Testing. So, what does this mean? Prior DNA Testing On March 29, 2018, the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland (Maryland's intermediate appellate

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Adding Value to the Firm – Are you in or Out?

The Estrin Report

by Nora Boghossian Sr. Researcher and Executive Assistant Estrin Legal Staffing. We often talk about how to get a job but why don’t we talk enough about keeping a job? You are going to have to kick me out, because I’m not going anywhere.” I remember saying that to my boss one day.

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How to Handle Long COVID at Work | Prinz Law Firm

Matt Tedeschi

After COVID-19 changed the landscape of the American workplace, its step-sister “Long COVID” is now threatening to do the same. As a result of COVID’s long-term after-effects, many workers are finding it difficult to keep up with the demands of their jobs

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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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Further DNA Testing is Approved in the Adnan Syed Case

EvidenceProf Blog

Today, Judge Melissa M. Phinn granted the Joint Petition for Post Conviction DNA Testing in the Adnan Syed case. Here is the judge's order: So, let's break that down. First, the order requires the Baltimore Police to overnight the named

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Graduation | Live in Person Event - August 20, 2022

Paralegal.edu

On August 20, 2022, at 10:00 AM Central in the Joe M. Green Auditorium at South Texas College of Law, Center for Advanced Legal Studies will hold its 70th Commencement Ceremony for graduates of its paralegal programs.

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How to Pass the Louisiana Notary Exam

Paralegal Bootcamp

One job qualification that may help you land your dream paralegal position is being certified as a Notary Public. As you can see by perusing the website of the American Society of Notaries , in many states, obtaining a Notary Commission is very simple. Louisiana is not one of those states.

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Why the Alternate Suspect Having the Opportunity to Kill Hae Min Lee is Critical

EvidenceProf Blog

At the hearing on the joint motion to vacate Adnan Syed's murder conviction, Becky Feldman from the Baltimore City State's Attorney's Office said something fairly extraordinary. Her statement was in regard to one of the alternate suspects in the case

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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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New Mexico AOC Issues Website RFP

CourtTechBulletin

The Administrative Office of the Courts is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) to redesign the website of the New Mexico Judiciary (www.nmcourts.gov).

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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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Usury – historical references and bankruptcy

Diane Drain

Usury – historical references and bankruptcy. USURY can be traced back 4,000 years. It has always been despised, condemned, restricted or banned by moral, ethical, legal or religious entities.

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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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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.