2016

“The (In)Sane Paralegal’s Meditation”

The Paralegal Society

WARNING: If swear words offend you, click out of this post. If your ears begin to burn at the utterance … Continue reading → Crazy Paralegal Uncategorized attorney calm day entertainment funny humor job law firm meditation moment office stress work

Report from COP22: Conclusion of Talks in Marrakech

Law Columbia

Flags of the 197 parties to the UNFCCC outside the blue zone at COP22. For the last two weeks, representatives of almost 200 countries have been in Marrakech for the 22 nd Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, known as COP22.

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Developing an Agenda for the Protection of Persons Displaced by Disasters and Climate Change

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Jessica Wentz, Staff Attorney and Associate Research Scholar. Last week, I attended the Advisory Committee Workshop of the Platform on Disaster Displacement in Geneva.

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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.

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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!

5 Reasons to Hire a Paralegal

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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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Attorneys: Why eDiscovery Support Staff Is Critical

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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?

"Small Admissions" by Amy Poeppel in Bookstores and Online Now! A Laugh Riot

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The debut novel by Amy Poeppel is one of the funniest books I've read this year. If you're a fan of chick-lit, this has got to be on your reading list for 2017. It was hard to feel sorry for the book's main character, Kate, who endured many pitfalls throughout the novel, when she kept me in stitches. I want to be Kate's new best friend. There's something here for everyone. There's the college roommates meet adult life scenario. There's the "my boyfriend dumped me," scenario.

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The Nuts and Bolts of Workplace Injury Rights

LawActually

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.

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.

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

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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!

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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

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

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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”

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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

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.

How to Maintain Client Relationships: Like a Boss

The Paralegal Society

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

The Paralegal Society

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

Top Ten Tips for Paralegals on Slaying Stress and Surviving

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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

The Paralegal Society

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

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.

The Reason The Best Paralegals Are Methodical

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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.”

The Paralegal Society

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.". ~

A Little Paralegal Humor – The Latest Edition

The Paralegal Society

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

Report from COP22: High Level Talks Begin

Law Columbia

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, with the King of Morocco and President of the COP, at the High Level Segment on Tuesday.

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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.

Report from COP22: The COP of Action

Law Columbia

A Nissan LEAF electric car on display in the green zone. The first week of COP22 – the 22 nd meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Marrakech – is drawing to a close.

Report from COP22: The 1st Meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement

Law Columbia

The Marrakech Pavilion where COP22 and CMA1 plenary sessions are held. As regular readers of this blog know, I am currently attending COP22 – the 22 nd Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) – in Marrakech.

Report from COP22: Day 1 in Marrakech

Law Columbia

The ‘Little Sun’ solar lamp distributed to participants at COP22. Morocco isn’t often thought of as an environmental leader. But, having spent the last few days in Marrakech, I now realize that it should be.

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Another RGGI Raid? New York State Senate Proposes Pulling $138 million from the RGGI Fund

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Jessica Wentz. Associate Director and Fellow.

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.