Helpful Resources for Legal Assistants

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Whether you’d like to become a Legal Assistant, you’re currently in a program, or you’re a new Graduate looking for an edge over the competition, there are many good reasons to do some additional research on the subject above and beyond what you are shown in class. Let’s jump right in: Web Resources: Indeed - review Legal Assistant job descriptions to get a better idea of the job responsibilities. Law Office Skills – Linda L.

REPLAY – Happy National Proofreading Day!

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In fact, I wrote a blog post about how important proofreading is to law offices here. legal assistant legal proofreading legal secretary paralegal proofreadingNow THIS is my favorite holiday of the year!

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How to Become a Paralegal

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We’ve spent a lot of time talking about various skills that benefit paralegals. We’re going to discuss how to become a paralegal. It’s something we all wondered at some point before we started in the legal industry. Choose a Paralegal Program.

5 Things Lawyers Need Paralegals to Do

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Yet, I’ve also provided virtual paralegal services and worked in a traditional law office. with one of my clients, Megan Zavieh, to discuss what she looks for when she needs to hire a paralegal. Megan Zavieh runs Zavieh Law. She’s licensed to practice law in several states, including California and Georgia. Here are the five things she expects out of her paralegal. Understanding at least the basic legal concepts in the area of law you’ll work in.

The Short Guide to Paralegal Career Options

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If you’re thinking about going to school to become a paralegal, I have great news for you! There are more career options for paralegals than ever before. You don’t have to stick with one career option for paralegals for your entire professional life. Work in a Traditional Law Office. One of the most obvious career options for paralegals is working in a traditional law office. It would also depend on the type of law that is practiced.

What IS a paralegal, exactly?

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I think a shorter list is what one is not, but in summary, paralegals provide day to day support by assisting attorneys, law offices, or other various agencies conducting research, drafting legal documents, and handling cases. Paralegals play a critical role in the legal field as they ensure not only that the firm runs smoothly, but that the attorneys are well prepared and up to speed on their cases. Great paralegals stay on top of new legislation.

Small Beginnings from Deep in the Heart of Texas

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At the age of seventeen, I accepted a position in a local law firm as a receptionist-bookkeeper. Under the mentorship of four attorneys and supporting staff, I became familiar with all of the processes of a profitable small town law firm. After a short period of time greeting clients, issuing paychecks, and managing the firm’s law library, I was given the opportunity to train as a legal secretary for the senior partner and his paralegal.

Career Planning for the New Year

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For this article, I am including information from the 2015 Salary Guide for the Legal Field published by Robert Half Legal ( [link] ) According to this survey, hiring in the legal field continues to accelerate, with law offices competing for specialized training in lucrative practice areas, including corporate and general business, compliance, litigation, intellectual property, and real estate law. It’s not just law firms that will be hiring.

How Your Clients Interview You (and how a virtual legal team can help)

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Technology has changed how customers find and evaluate businesses, including lawyers and law firms. Today’s prospective legal clients use a mix of personal relationships and digital resources to begin interviewing an attorney before they ever meet them. To do this, law firms can take advantage of another industry change that has evolved from technology: a virtual legal team consisting of Paralegals , Legal Assistants , Legal Secretaries , and Virtual Assistants.

Family Law Attorneys Reap Benefits With The Family Law Assistant

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Modern technology continues to improve the life of attorneys, paralegals and legal secretaries throughout the United States. The Legal Assistant is one of the companies participating in this technological change. The Legal Assistant has added recently their newest product, The Family Law Assistant (TFLA). Modern technology continues to improve the life of attorneys, paralegals and legal secretaries throughout the United States.

Family Law Attorneys Reap Benefits With The Family Law Assistant

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Modern technology continues to improve the life of attorneys, paralegals and legal secretaries throughout the United States. The Legal Assistant is one of the companies participating in this technological change. The Legal Assistant has added recently their newest product, The Family Law Assistant (TFLA). Modern technology continues to improve the life of attorneys, paralegals and legal secretaries throughout the United States.

Time is Money: Save Time And Make More Money with Legal Practice Software

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Any business has to have the trust of the client if it is to succeed, and nowhere is this more evident than in the practice of law. Lawyers have gotten a bad rap due to stereotyping in pop culture, and other people’s bitterness about how their legal situation turned out. In every contest of wills, which is essentially what two or more non-attorneys arguing over a legal matter is- a contest of wills in the courtroom- there is a winner and a loser. Legal Tech Companies

Time is Money: Save Time And Make More Money with Legal Practice Software

LexBlog

Any business has to have the trust of the client if it is to succeed, and nowhere is this more evident than in the practice of law. Lawyers have gotten a bad rap due to stereotyping in pop culture, and other people’s bitterness about how their legal situation turned out. In every contest of wills, which is essentially what two or more non-attorneys arguing over a legal matter is- a contest of wills in the courtroom- there is a winner and a loser. Legal Tech Companies

Time is Money: Save Time And Make More Money with Legal Practice Software

LexBlog

Any business has to have the trust of the client if it is to succeed, and nowhere is this more evident than in the practice of law. Lawyers have gotten a bad rap due to stereotyping in pop culture, and other people’s bitterness about how their legal situation turned out. In every contest of wills, which is essentially what two or more non-attorneys arguing over a legal matter is- a contest of wills in the courtroom- there is a winner and a loser. Legal Tech Companies

How to improve client attorney relationships

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Traditional Vs The Modern Law Firm. The traditional legal industry has no solution for these types of situation but with the advancement of modern technology and the use of the internet there is a perfect and simple solution for these types of attorney-client concerns – Law Practice Optimization or Legal Practice Optimization (LPO). Many law firms still rely on paper-file system, snail mail, and face to face appointments with their clients.

How to improve client attorney relationships

LexBlog

Traditional Vs The Modern Law Firm. The traditional legal industry has no solution for these types of situation but with the advancement of modern technology and the use of the internet there is a perfect and simple solution for these types of attorney-client concerns – Law Practice Optimization or Legal Practice Optimization (LPO). Many law firms still rely on paper-file system, snail mail, and face to face appointments with their clients.