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

NCBA

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.

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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?

The Estrin Report

Is there a bright future for Paralegals? The Bureau of Labor Statistics is out with their 2020 Occupational Outlook for Paralegals and Legal Assistants. Bottom line – it’s not a bad time to be in, or to be getting into, a paralegal or legal assistant position*.

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Are Paralegals Meant to Survive This Decade?

The Estrin Report

Is there a bright future for Paralegals? The Bureau of Labor Statistics is out with their 2020 Occupational Outlook for Paralegals and Legal Assistants. Bottom line – it’s not a bad time to be in, or to be getting into, a paralegal or legal assistant position*.

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Are Paralegals Meant to Survive This Decade?

The Estrin Report

Is there a bright future for Paralegals? The Bureau of Labor Statistics is out with their 2020 Occupational Outlook for Paralegals and Legal Assistants. Bottom line – it’s not a bad time to be in, or to be getting into, a paralegal or legal assistant position*.

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Is Mandatory Paralegal Certification Necessary?

The Paralegal Resource

Currently, obtaining paralegal certification is not a mandatory requirement; in fact, for most states (California is the only exception to this rule), the paralegal field is not required to be regulated at all. However, many paralegals choose to be self-regulating, following standards and codes of ethics of local or national paralegal associations

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Graduation | Live in Person Event - August 20, 2022

Paralegal.edu

Green Auditorium at South Texas College of Law, Center for Advanced Legal Studies will hold its 70th Commencement Ceremony for graduates of its paralegal programs. 6 months ago graduation was held virtually and 121 paralegal credentials were conferred.

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In case you missed it - June 2020

Paralegal.edu

We wanted to provide a reminder of our upcoming paralegal certificate class start dates and application deadlines along with some links to recent articles posted by CALS. All of us at Center for Advanced Legal Studies hope you are safe and well during these difficult times.

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The Estrin Report - Untitled Article

The Estrin Report

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

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Trusts & Estate Planning Paralegal Position

The Estrin Report

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?

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Trusts & Estate Planning Paralegal Position

The Estrin Report

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?

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It Is About More Than Just Paralegal Skills

Paralegal Bootcamp

A new litigation paralegal should look at three key areas early in their career. If you only focus on the paralegal skills that you might be lacking early in your career, then you might spend too much time focused on how many decades it will take you to gain all of those skills.

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Graduation Live Stream - August 28, 2021

Paralegal.edu

On August 28, 2021, at 10:00 AM Central, Center for Advanced Legal Studies will hold its 68th Commencement Ceremony for graduates of its paralegal programs. Just over 6 months ago graduation was held virtually as well and 87 paralegal credentials were conferred.

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Graduation Live Stream - February 20, 2021

Paralegal.edu

On February 20, 2021, at 10:00 AM Central, Center for Advanced Legal Studies will hold its 67th Commencement Ceremony for graduates of its paralegal programs. Just over 5 months ago graduation was held virtually as well and 103 paralegal credentials were conferred.

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Graduation Live Stream - February 27, 2021

Paralegal.edu

On February 27, 2021, at 10:00 AM Central, Center for Advanced Legal Studies will hold its 67th Commencement Ceremony for graduates of its paralegal programs. Just over 5 months ago graduation was held virtually as well and 103 paralegal credentials were conferred.

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Paralegal Profile: Jaye Koch, ACP

Paralegal Mentor

Jaye Koch, ACP, is a Senior Paralegal at the Virginia Beach Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney where she enjoys doing any type of research (especially legal) and trial preparation. Political Science, from Virginia Wesleyan College 1982 and a Paralegal Certificate, from Tidewater Community College, 1986. She earned her NALA Certified Paralegal designation in 2004 and her ACP-Trial Practice (NALA), in 2009. What prompted you to choose a paralegal career?

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Paralegal Schools Forget to Mention These Things

Paralegal Bootcamp

Paralegal schools want enrollments, so it’s easy to understand why they present the paralegal profession in a certain light. Here are five things that new paralegal students should consider if they are choosing a paralegal career path. Personal Injury Paralegal.

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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.

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Best Practices for a Dynamic LinkedIn Profile

The Estrin Report

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.

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3 Mindset Shifts for New Paralegals

Paralegal Bootcamp

Your mindset is so important to your success as a new paralegal. Let’s look at 3 mindset shifts you can make early in your paralegal career. Stop calling yourself a “newbie” paralegal. Why not just call yourself a paralegal? Paralegal Training. Paralegal Tip

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3 Mistakes That Could Be Preventing You From Landing That First Paralegal Job

Paralegal Bootcamp

You went through your paralegal certificate program, and now you’re looking for a paralegal job. There’s a lot that paralegal schools forget to mention. This is especially important when you have no paralegal experience. No paralegal certificate.

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Litigation Paralegal to E-discovery Paralegal

Paralegal Bootcamp

How to Transition from Litigation Paralegal to E-discovery Paralegal. Career options for paralegals are opening up, thanks to technology and a robust job market. One of those options is to transition from Litigation Paralegal to E-discovery Paralegal.

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Are You Still Waiting for That On-the-Job Training?

Paralegal Bootcamp

You start a new paralegal position, and then you wonder for months when you’ll get that on-the-job training that will show you exactly what you should be doing every day. If you search US BLS paralegal job and look at the table at the top labeled Summary. It happens to so many.

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

The Estrin Report

In doing so, you become a better version of yourself, a better paralegal, legal assistant, or whatever the role you may hold. I made a huge impact on my firm from an idea learned at a Paralegal conference. She a member of the Los Angeles Paralegal Association (LAPA).

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Paralegal Roles in Other Countries

Paralegal Bootcamp

In this week’s blog, I will take a broader look at the paralegal profession as a whole. Familiar readers of the blog know that our company, Paralegal Bootcamp , is based out of the US. Paralegals in Canada. Education/Certification. The Paralegal Profession in France.

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5 Tips to Improve Proofreading

Paralegal Bootcamp

It’s not something they teach in most paralegal certificate programs or even in college. Fast-Track Friday Tip from The Paralegal Boot Camp. The post 5 Tips to Improve Proofreading appeared first on Paralegal Bootcamp. Paralegal TipsProofreading Tips. We are not all naturals at proofreading. They teach you how to write, but not how to proofread your writing. Proofreading is a skill, and like most other skills, it is one that can be improved over time.

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Paralegal Professional Development – Tips for New Paralegals

Paralegal Bootcamp

You’re reading this because you already think of your work as a paralegal in the foremost-important way to succeed: As a Career! I received my Paralegal Certificate in December of 2019 and graduated RIGHT into the Pandemic! Litigation Paralegal Boot Camp.

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Paralegal Interview Tips to Land Your Dream Job

Paralegal Bootcamp

When I was starting out, many people told me that I will need a few years of experience being a legal assistant/secretary and/or a paralegal degree before landing a paralegal position. Being a paralegal and having a paralegal degree are two different things.

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How To Lose a Paralegal Job In 10 Days

Paralegal Bootcamp

The movie inspired me to want to do a little fun take on it and write about how to lose a paralegal job in 10 days. Now I’m assuming you probably don’t want to lose your job in 10 days, so avoid these things as a new paralegal and beyond. Here are some Paralegal Resume Drafting Tips.

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What Not To Say in a Paralegal Job Interview

Paralegal Bootcamp

Sometimes it is just as important to know what not to say in your paralegal job interview as it is to know what to say. Here are the five things that you should avoid saying in paralegal job interviews. There is nothing wrong with being a paralegal who wants to become a lawyer.

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Litigation Paralegal Q & A

Paralegal Bootcamp

Being a litigation paralegal comes with its challenges. From learning how to read your attorney’s mind to staying up to date with the latest paralegal technology, you might feel overwhelmed with questions on how you can become a rockstar at your firm. Paralegal Tips

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Paralegal Career Choice: Public Service or Private Practice

Paralegal Bootcamp

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of paralegals and legal assistants is projected to grow 12 percent from 2020 to 2030, faster than the average for all occupations. Paralegals and legal assistants held about 345,600 jobs in 2020. What is a Government Paralegal?

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Paralegal Tips for Negotiating Client Bills and Liens

Paralegal Bootcamp

As a personal injury paralegal , few things ache my heart more than seeing someone injured in a motor vehicle crash with minimal or no personal injury protection (“PIP”) benefits. There’s a lot of pressure here as a paralegal. Personal Injury Paralegal.

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How Failure Can Benefit Your Paralegal Career

Paralegal Bootcamp

We are not rewarded for our failures, and we often think of them as holding us back from bigger or better opportunities in our paralegal careers. Being able to respond and recover from failure and learning how to move forward after making a mistake is how you become a great paralegal.

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How Paralegals Can Avoid UPL

Paralegal Bootcamp

Paralegals can avoid the unauthorized practice of law (UPL) by becoming familiar with their state’s rules. Rules against UPL specify that paralegals (or anyone who is not licensed to practice law) cannot provide attorney-client services to people, among other prohibitions.

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Paralegal Case Management Tips

Paralegal Bootcamp

Most likely, you did not have a class on case management in your paralegal certificate program. When you’re starting a new career as a litigation paralegal, these case management tips will help you if you’re feeling a little overwhelmed.

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5 Ways to Turn Your Paralegal Internship Into A Job Offer

Paralegal Bootcamp

Internships can be a great stepping stone into your first paralegal job. While finding success in your paralegal internship can initially seem daunting, we’re here to share some tips to turn your paralegal internship into a job offer.

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