Carolyn Timmons Receives the Paralegal Division’s Endorsement for the NCSB Board of Paralegal Certification

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By the Special Nominations Committee On June 23, 2022, the North Carolina State Bar Board of Paralegal Certification (hereinafter the “Board”) notified the North Carolina Bar Association Paralegal Division (hereinafter the “Division”) of a call for nominations pursuant to 27 N.C.A.C.

Kernodle-Hodges Receives the Paralegal Division’s Endorsement for the NCSB Board of Paralegal Certification

NCBA

By Shawana Almendarez NCBA Paralegal Division Special Nomination Committee The Notification On June 23, 2021, the North Carolina State Bar Board of Paralegal Certification (hereinafter “Board”) notified the Paralegal Division (hereinafter “division”) of a call for nominations pursuant to 27 N.C.A.C. Paralegal Division

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Are Paralegals Meant to Survive This Decade?

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Are Paralegals Meant to Survive This Decade?

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In case you missed it - June 2020

Paralegal.edu

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Our client, a global law firm, is seeking an experienced Trusts & Estate Planning Paralegal for its Los Angeles. The ideal candidate has at least 5 years experience in a law firm; BA and paralegal certificate. Are you seeking a new position? You will work with very high-wealth clients in high profile roles. The salary is up to $135,000 with great benefits and stable environment in this COVID day and age. Send your resume to chere@estrinlegalstaffing.com

Trusts & Estate Planning Paralegal Position

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Trusts & Estate Planning Paralegal Position

The Estrin Report

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Paralegal Bootcamp

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Graduation Live Stream - August 28, 2021

Paralegal.edu

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Graduation Live Stream - February 20, 2021

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Graduation Live Stream - February 27, 2021

Paralegal.edu

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Paralegal Profile: Jaye Koch, ACP

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Paralegal Schools Forget to Mention These Things

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Paralegal Career Benefits to Participating in Your Paralegal Association

Paralegal Bootcamp

When you become a paralegal, the learning does not stop in the classroom or paralegal training program you attend. The desire to be one of the best paralegals where you work should push you to want to learn and gain all of the knowledge you can. Why Join A Paralegal Association?

Graduation Live Stream - September 12, 2020

Paralegal.edu

On September 12, 2020, Center for Advanced Legal Studies will hold its 66th Commencement Ceremony for graduates of its paralegal programs, and wow how different it will be. A total of 103 paralegal credentials will be conferred.

Best Practices for a Dynamic LinkedIn Profile

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You are competing with other professionals and need to show all degrees, certificates, certifications, honors and awards, dates you received your J.D., Include your certifications, if any. Chances are more likely that are you earned a Paralegal Certificate.

3 Mindset Shifts for New Paralegals

Paralegal Bootcamp

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Paralegal Bootcamp

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

The Estrin Report

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Litigation Paralegal to E-discovery Paralegal

Paralegal Bootcamp

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5 Tips to Improve Proofreading

Paralegal Bootcamp

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Paralegal Bootcamp

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The Estrin Report

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Paralegal Bootcamp

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Paralegal Bootcamp

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Paralegal Bootcamp

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Paralegal Bootcamp

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