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The “Underpaid” Paralegal

Paralegal Bootcamp

Are you feeling like an underpaid paralegal? As paralegals, it’s our job to provide support to attorneys and clients, dedicating countless hours to research, investigation, drafting, and client engagement. My First Paralegal Job I began my career in a small boutique firm in Brooklyn, NY. I was earning about $20k less.

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Paralegal Certificate vs Paralegal Certification - Let’s clear up the confusion!

Paralegal.edu

A paralegal certificate or degree is often required to qualify for paralegal job opportunities. Paralegals can obtain formal education through a training program like those available at Center for Advanced Legal Studies to earn a paralegal certificate or degree.

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Hey Paralegals – The Paralegal Society is Officially Back to Blogging!

The Paralegal Society

Hey, Paralegals -- Is this thing on??? Alas, I am back from the long-lost intersection of “Where in the Heck Did Jamie Go?” and “Why isn’t she blogging for us anymore?” I am officially here, back on the screen, to make my triumphant (I mean, at least I certainly hope it’s a tad bit triumphant)…

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5 Paralegal Mistakes to Avoid

Paralegal Bootcamp

Below are 5 paralegal mistakes (and a bonus one) to avoid early on in your career. I’m going to share some of the biggest pitfalls that I see new paralegals make early in their careers that could be holding you back. Stay in Your Lane Paralegal mistake number one – being afraid to step outside your lane.

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Streamlining Your Success: How to Efficiently Scale Your Paralegal Career

Speaker: Jacqueline R. Jackson, J.D. - Litigation Paralegal at Morgan & Morgan

As a career paralegal, it is your responsibility to take the lead in ensuring that your attorney has what they need procedurally and substantively to practice law while also setting yourself apart as a professional. But with limited resources and without any direction or guidance, where do you begin?

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The Underpaid Paralegal

The Estrin Report

by Veronica Paulino Are you feeling like an underpaid paralegal? As paralegals, it’s our job to provide support to attorneys and clients, dedicating countless hours to research, investigation, drafting, and client engagement. My First Paralegal Job I began my career in a small boutique firm in Brooklyn, NY.

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A Place to Start as a Litigation Paralegal With No Experience

Paralegal Bootcamp

It is the question that gets asked most often: How can I get my foot in the door as a litigation paralegal with no experience? The free download mentioned in the video is the Litigation Paralegal Professional Development Plan, and you can get a copy here. LEARN MORE The video transcript If you are a new paralegal, how do you break in?

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10 Must-Have Features of Plaintiff Personal Injury Case Management Software

As a paralegal, you need a case management software that can streamline repetitive processes throughout the entire lifecycle of a case. But the truth is: not all legal software is created equal. Plaintiff personal injury law firms need a specific set of features and tools that don’t necessarily apply to other practice areas.

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You Deserve a Better Personal Injury Case Management Software

Paralegals are the nerve center that hold the entire Personal Injury practice together. Paralegals need a robust system that can organize information, automate many mundane tasks, and save time every day. Paralegals need a robust system that can organize information, automate many mundane tasks, and save time every day.

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Legal Software Buyer's Guide for Personal Injury Law Firms

Paralegals are the nucleus of Personal Injury law firms. You are the nerve center of the entire practice, with the most diverse responsibilities.

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The Paralegal Coach's Playbook: Strategies for Launching a Successful Virtual Paralegal Business

Speaker: Amanda DeVincenzo, MPPA - Paralegal Business Empowerment Coach and Founder of DeVincenzo Consulting, LLC

Take the guesswork out of starting your own virtual paralegal business with proven strategies and support from an experienced paralegal business owner and business empowerment coach.

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How Modern Paralegals Are Implementing Project Management Principles

Speaker: Michael Quartararo - Managing Director at eDPM Advisory Services and President of ACEDS

The paralegal and project management fields may seem totally unique from each other, but in reality, they have many overlapping similarities when it comes to personal characteristics and everyday tasks. In fact, they have enough in common that project management methodologies and principles can help paralegals complete essential tasks.

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Become a NALA Certified Paralegal!

The NALA Certified Paralegal (CP) credential is key to respect and opportunity throughout the legal profession. Becoming a CP means you have successfully passed a rigorous exam based on federal law and procedures. Earning this credential is with a career-long commitment.

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Personal Injury Law Firm Paralegal Toolkit

Paralegals are essential to Personal Injury law firms; they are the backbone, the glue that holds things together, whether for a solo practitioner or a large firm with many attorneys. The list is endless… but we’re here to help.

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Wills, Trusts, and Estates: The Essentials of Wealth Management

Speaker: Vi Pham, Attorney at Law

As paralegals, it's essential that you know the complexities of wealth management in order to ensure that your client's rights are protected to their fullest extent. This seminar meets the requirements of the NALA Certifying Board for continuing legal education credit required to maintain the CP (Certified Paralegal) credential.