Why LinkedIn Is an Essential Tool for Legal Secretaries

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We recently caught up with the Institute of Legal Secretaries (ILSPA) to discover why they think LinkedIn is an essential tool for legal secretaries. Like many industries, the legal sector encourages and promotes networking for its members.

ILSPA’s Legal Secretaries Diploma Live Online Classes

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The Institute of Legal Secretaries and PAs are delighted to be offering live online classes , which start on Wednesday 27 January 2021. ILSPA’s Legal Secretaries Diploma course is equivalent to a Level 3 qualification. How to Begin Your Career in the Legal Industry.

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Grammar Giggle – NFL News

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Grammar Giggle – Random Comma

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Grammar Giggle – I’ll Explain This Best To My Ability!

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Particularly in the legal field, I always redline my suggested changes to the documents I proofread. grammar giggles legal assistant legal proofreading legal secretary paralegal proofreadingThis was in a local breaking news post I received.

Grammar Giggle – Happy Monther’s Day!

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REPLAY – Happy National Proofreading Day!

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Grammar Giggle – Employee Appreciate Day

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Grammar Giggle – Alcohol Consumption May Make You Use The Wrong “You’re”

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Grammar Giggle – No, You’re Nuts!

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Grammar Giggle – Apostrophes and Plurals

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Grammar Giggle – Principal/Principle

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Grammar Giggle – Furnuture

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Grammar Giggle – What Kind of Dog?

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Grammar Giggle – Accessaries

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Grammar Giggle – Easy To Assemble, But Difficult To Read

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Grammar Giggle – Slow Down And Get It Right

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Grammar Giggle – Before Or After?

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Grammar Giggle – Envelop/Envelope

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Grammar Giggle – Pease Pay More Attention!

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Grammar Giggle – “Recieve” High Praise When You Spell Receive Correctly

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Ask PTB – Capitalizing id.

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Grammar Giggles – Aye, Aye, Captian!

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Grammar Giggle – We Recieve Another Incorrect Receive

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Apostrophe Decision Chart

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Grammar Giggle – Back Legs Only

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Grammar Giggle – Monday Or Thursday?

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Grammar Giggles – Preschool Problems

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Grammar Giggle – He Was Throwing What?

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Grammar Giggles – How Many Days Does January Have?

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Grammar Giggles – Plenty of Perjury

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Grammar Giggle – Corn Teen

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Grammar Giggle – Hot Mess Memories

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Grammar Giggle – Unites States of America

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Grammar Giggle – Pedalstools

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Do All Titles Require a Period?

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Grammar Giggle – Hot Mess Memories – Part 2

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