“The (In)Sane Paralegal’s Meditation”


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5 Reasons to Hire a Paralegal


5 REASONS TO HIRE A PARALEGAL. Increased profitability for law firms. Paralegals increase revenue and decrease expenses. Increased workload. Paralegals can free up attorney’s time. Increased client satisfaction. Paralegals are a more accessible point of contact. Assistance on pro bono cases. Paralegal’s service can benefit the attorney, the firm, the legal profession and the public good in general. Lower cost to the client. Paralegal time can be billed out separately.


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Full Copyright Royalty Board Decision on Webcasting Royalties Now Public

Broadcast Law Blog

The full decision of the Copyright Royalty Board on Internet Radio royalties, excluding confidential information , has now been made public and is available here. In December, we wrote about the rates and terms of the royalties that webcasters pay to SoundExchange for the public performance of sound recordings as set by the CRB decision, and about some of the ramifications of that decision for various classes of webcasters.


Lawyerist Podcast Comes to Legal Talk Network


Legal Talk Network announces that the Lawyerist Podcast joins the network on November 16th. Denver, CO – Legal Talk Network is pleased to announce that the Lawyerist Podcast officially comes to Legal Talk Network on November 16th. Hosted by Lawyerist Editor in Chief Sam Glover and CEO Aaron Street, The Lawyerist Podcast is a weekly show about lawyering and law practice in which Sam and Aaron have conversations with successful lawyers and interesting people.

A CHRO’s Perspective on Substance Use in the Workplace: Supportive Strategies to Help Your Workforce Thrive

Speaker: Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Psychiatry and Naj Wright, MBA, C-Suite HR Executive

Through advances in technology and access to care, managers can be empowered to serve as the front line of defense to help identify employee AUD and SUD concerns before they escalate. Understanding AUD and SUD, and providing tools for your workforce to overcome the challenges that they pose, is key to fostering strong mental health at work. Join us for this important how-to discussion.

Attorneys: Why eDiscovery Support Staff Is Critical


Attorneys: Why eDiscovery Support Staff Is Critical. By: Angela Masciulli, ACP. Legal technology and eDiscovery is here to stay, but you know that right? As an attorney, you have probably read numerous articles, case law, and attended CLEs on eDiscovery. Maybe you have even demoed out a few eDiscovery applications and integrated them into your practice. You are on top of it. You’ve got this. But, what about your support staff? Wait, what? You haven’t thought about them?

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The Nuts and Bolts of Workplace Injury Rights


Featured Post We recently talked about what you should do if you find yourself injured at work. In the minutes and hours that follow your injury, there are a number of things you must make sure get accomplished. These include documenting the accident and speaking with a qualified legal representative. It’s good to prepare to do these things before you ever get injured, in fact. Being prepared can make terrible situations like these go much more smoothly.

What's In A Word? - The Beginner's Guide to E-Discovery Terminology & Definitions

ABC's of E-Discovery

Learn the language of e-Disovery: The first step in learning a new subject is to learn the terminology of that subject. The following is the first of a list of words to be presented. Sourced from " The Sedona Conference® Glossary (Second Edition)". e-Discovery - The collection, preparation, review and production of electronic documents in litigation discovery. This includes e-mail, attachments, and other data stored on a computer, network, backup or other storage media.

Life Lesson: A Little Less Adulting and A Lot More Silly!


By: Daphne Greve Welcome back, TPS Nation! We hope this post finds you fabulous, filthy rich, and fully-caffeinated in the … Continue reading → Uncategorized adult article balance best blog career chat room daphne greve inspiration juggling kids lesson life motivation paralegal post responsiblities social forum top work

Turn the “Lights Out” on Bullying & Bad Behavior!


By: Jamie Collins (With inspiration from Chris “Lights Out” Lytle) Have you ever witnessed a person in your midst who treated other people badly on … Continue reading → Bullying Crazy Paralegal General article attorney bad bad behavior best blog bullies bulling campaign cause chat room chris lights out lytle end evil help jamie collins job law legal mean office paralegal post prevent social forum stop story top work

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.

To Quit or Not To Quit? That IS The Question.


By: Jamie Collins Greetings, Paralegal Nation! Have you ever mentally pondered quitting your day job? Walking away from the esquire and … Continue reading → Aspiring Paralegal Crazy Paralegal Experienced Paralegal General article attorney best blog chat room cope deal with esquire firm group jamie collins law legal office paralegal post quit social forum stress tips top

“The Post-It Apocalypse”


By: Jamie Collins Once upon a time, there was an incredibly awesome paralegal, who fielded a telephone call from another … Continue reading → Crazy Paralegal Uncategorized best blog chat room entertaining funny group humor jamie collins law legal office paralegal post social forum society top

How to Maintain Client Relationships: Like a Boss


By: Jacqueline King Guess what, TPSers? Jackie’s back! With a big ol’ helping of great tips and candid advice, served up … Continue reading → Aspiring Paralegal Employment Tips Uncategorized article attorney best blog build cases chat room clients how to jackie hernandez jacqueline hernandez keep law legal maintain office paralegal pointers post relationship social forum the paralegal society tips top

A Little Paralegal Humor – The Profanity Edition


WARNING: This post contains profanity, swear words, curse words, and other offensive words that may be off-putting to people who … Continue reading → Uncategorized attorney best blog chat room entertaining funny group humor laugh law firm legal office paralegal post relate social forum top

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.

Top Ten Tips for Paralegals on Slaying Stress and Surviving


By: Jamie Collins Greetings, Paralegal Nation! Woot woot. We hope this post finds you doing well, and by “doing well,” … Continue reading → Aspiring Paralegal Crazy Paralegal Employment Tips Experienced Paralegal General New Paralegal Uncategorized article attorneys beat best blog chaos chat room combat esquires how to jamie collins law firm office organize paralegals post sane sanity slay stress social forum tips top win

How to Work for Multiple Attorneys and THRIVE


By: Jacqueline King Greetings, TPS Nation! Long time no blog…we know, we know. Let’s chalk it up to the fearless founder’s busy … Continue reading → Aspiring Paralegal Crazy Paralegal Employment Tips Experienced Paralegal General Uncategorized advice attorneys best blog firm how to many multiple office organize paralegals post survive tasks the paralegal society thrive tips to do top

The Reason The Best Paralegals Are Methodical


By: Jamie Collins “Stress is the negative whirlwind of emotions that gets imposed on top of our stimulation and engagement.” … Continue reading → Aspiring Paralegal Crazy Paralegal Employment Tips Experienced Paralegal General New Paralegal Uncategorized article attorney best blog chaos firm forum inexperienced jamie collins law legal manage methodical new office post stress survival survive tasks the paralegal society tips top website

“Here’s Why You Should Hire Me.”


It was on this day, March 5, 2016, that I awoke and came to the sudden realization that I have apparently become the self-proclaimed Jackass Whisperer for the legal profession. Then I hit the “publish” button. And smiled. Don't call it a come back, I've been here for years.". ~

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.

A Little Paralegal Humor – The Latest Edition


By: Jamie Collins Helllllooooo, my paralegal friends! Finally, at long last, you made it through yet another ultra-fabulous work week. Congratulations! Perhaps, … Continue reading → Crazy Paralegal Uncategorized attorney best blog boss club entertainment funny humor jamie collins laugh law firm office paralegal post story top

Announcing “Thomson Reuters: Down the Hall with Practical Law” Podcast


We are pleased to announce Thomson Reuters’ new podcast joining our network. You can read the official press release below: Thomson Reuters Practical Law Launches New Podcast: “Down the Hall with Practical Law”. EAGAN, MInn., October 6, 2016 – Attorneys can now take a “walk down the hall” anytime to obtain legal know-how from experts who are part of Practical Law’s team of over 200 attorney editors.

Clio Cloud Conference 2016: The Truth in Numbers


Some say that lawyers and numbers don’t mix. Well, perhaps that’s because they never seem to be in the same place at the same time… at least until now. At this year’s Clio Cloud Conference, my third, the dominant dialogue focused around key performance indicators. You know, those figures that CEOs, CFOs, and COOs typically worry about to measure the efficiency and profitability of their companies. Why is Clio discussing numbers at a conference full of lawyers?

How to Listen to a Podcast


Click on the above graphic to enlarge. How to Listen to a Podcast on an iPhone. Step 1: Open the Podcasts app on your Apple Device. Step 2: Browse featured podcasts or click on the search option and type in the name of the podcast you want to listen to. Step 3: Once you find the show you are looking for, you can select an episode from the list and hit play, or click subscribe to automatically download new episodes of that podcast. How to Listen to a Podcast on an Android.

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On the Road at the 2016 ABA Annual Meeting


“When our justice system fails these people, we must answer their call and fight on their behalf.” ” – Linda Klein, President of the American Bar Assocation 2016-2017. The 2016 ABA Annual Meeting took place in San Francisco, California. Like previous annual meetings, the venue was large and spread out amongst multiple hotels and establishments.

Special Reports is Now ‘On the Road with Legal Talk Network’


If you’re a fan of Special Reports, then you know that Legal Talk Network travels the country pretty regularly to cover the biggest conferences in legal. We’re excited to share that starting today, Special Reports will now be called On the Road with Legal Talk Network. There will be a slight change in format and new artwork, but Legal Talk Network will keep bringing you the same great interviews with influential guests.

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You Don’t Have to Be a Lawyer to Love Legal Talk Network’s New Show, Planet Lex


Let’s face it. Legal Talk Network makes podcasts for lawyers. We’re not ashamed of it. And as a legal nerd and podcast nerd, I love them, but when I’m recommending episodes to my non-lawyer friends, sometimes I run short. That’s why I’m so excited for our new podcast Planet Lex. For a podcast made by a law school (Northwestern Pritzker School of Law) with the dean as host, Planet Lex is surprisingly accessible and compelling to lawyers and non-lawyers alike.

“Making a Murderer” Attorneys Discuss Representing Brendan Dassey in Debut Episode of Planet Lex: The Northwestern Pritzker School of Law Podcast


Chicago, IL – Legal Talk Network and Northwestern Pritzker School of Law are pleased to announce the debut of Planet Lex: The Northwestern Pritzker School of Law Podcast. Planet Lex is a series of conversations about the law, law and society, law and technology, and the future of legal education and practice. In other words, a bunch of interesting stuff about the law.

Four Special Reports from ABA TECHSHOW Not to Miss


In this fast moving world of legal technology, you may think that four month old podcasts are already passé, but technology doesn’t move THAT fast. And if you were thinking of trying out one of our podcast interviews from TECHSHOW 2016, why don’t you start with the ones favored by other listeners? These four podcasts were the most downloaded and they continue to be popular, even months after the event. Definitely worth a try if you are thinking about attending the conference next year.

Special Reports from The 2016 Annual Florida Bar Convention


Landing in Orlando to catch an evening Uber to the hotel marked the beginning of our time with The Florida Bar at their 2016 annual convention. In true form to their association, I didn’t make it 20 feet inside the lobby before I was greeted by Florida public interest attorney Kimberly Sanchez. Despite over 100,000 plus members, it seems that the Florida lawyers all know each other by first name.

Legal Communicators Media Conference 2016 Media Panel


We are excited to announce that Legal Talk Network Executive Producer Laurence Colletti has been selected as a panelist for one of the Legal Communicators Media Conference 2016 Media Panels. He is joined by four other media professionals. The Media Panel (Panel 7) will be from 10:45 a.m.

What Does A Paralegal Do At Trial: Six Things Your War Room Must Have


What Does A Paralegal Do At Trial: Six Things Your War Room Must Have. By: Christina Roberts, CP. Going to trial can sometimes seem as if you are going to war. You suit up – putting on your finest armor and best effort, yet sometimes you still hit brick walls all day long during a trial. Having a well-organized place to concentrate and collaborate during trial can calm the trial tension.

What Does A Paralegal Do At Trial: Pre-Trial Organization


What Does A Paralegal Do At Trial (Series). By: Christina Roberts, CP. Most paralegals never get the chance to go inside a courtroom. That fact may be lost on most of the legal population. Approximately half of the paralegals in the Civil Litigation job category of the National Association of Legal Assistants 2012 Job Analysis Study listed Trial and Pretrial work as important in their day-to-day activities.