Paralegal Burnout: Alternative Careers for Paralegals | Clio

Josh Kern

Paralegal burnout can cripple your mental health. Learn how you can find a way out of burnout—including alternative careers for paralegals

Litigation Paralegal to E-discovery Paralegal

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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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Paralegal Case Management Tips

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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. Want more paralegal case management skills?

Getting the Most Out of Your Paralegal Internship

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Is a paralegal internship worth the time? Put yourself in this situation: you have recently finished your academic studies and are set up at a local law firm to intern as a paralegal for the next few weeks. Paralegal Internship Tips.

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

Speaker: Vi Pham, Attorney at Law

Wealth management is a guaranteed practice: 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. Join Vi Pham, Attorney and educator, in this exclusive webinar that will leave you feeling brushed up and ready. This seminar meets the requirements of the NALA Certifying Board for continuing legal education credit required to maintain the CP (Certified Paralegal) credential.

Paralegal Automation: Will Paralegals Be Automated?

Sharon Miki

Worried about paralegal automation? Read our blog post to find out if paralegals will be automated and how automation will impact paralegals

Are Paralegals Meant to Survive This Decade?

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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*.

3 Mindset Shifts for New Paralegals

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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

50 Tips for New Paralegals

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We asked paralegals across the country “What one tip would you give to a new paralegal that you wished someone told you early in your paralegal career?” ” Here are their answers that we want to share with new paralegals. 50 Tips for New Paralegals.

Paralegal Career Growth

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As a new paralegal or someone who has been working as a paralegal for a few years, this is a great time to set S.M.A.R.T.E.R. The same thing can happen to your paralegal career if you’re not careful. When to Start Your Paralegal Career Growth Plan. Paralegal Tips

Paralegal Resume Review

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Free Paralegal Resume Review Program. The Paralegal Boot Camp is excited to launch our weekly Paralegal Resume Review program at no charge to unemployed paralegals looking for some feedback on their resume. What is the cost of this paralegal resume review program?

5 Non-Legal Podcasts For Paralegals

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A New Spin on Your Typical List of Paralegal Podcasts. There are already enough lists out there for the top podcasts for paralegals. That’s because there are not very many active podcasts for paralegals out there to choose from. Announcement: Podcasts for Paralegals.

15 Alternative Paralegal Career Options

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The skills that you’ve acquired throughout your paralegal career have opened the door to unlimited employment opportunities if you are looking for a paralegal career path that does not have the title “paralegal” that utilize your paralegal skills and experience.

What Not To Say in a Paralegal Job Interview

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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.

9 TED Talks For Paralegals to Watch

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9 TED Talks For Paralegals. We’ve rounded up nine Ted Talks for Paralegals that you should be watching (not all at once!). You might think this would be about AI taking over paralegal jobs. If you like this TED Talk, check our our 15 Alternative Paralegal Career Paths.

More TED Talks For Paralegals to Watch

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Part 2 – More TED Talks For Paralegals. This is Part 2 of a post we did last month on the 9 TED Talks for Paralegals to Watch. . Being a problem-solver is one of the top paralegal skills needed to be successful. Burnout is common in the paralegal profession.

Paralegal Webinar Replay

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Watch the free paralegal webinar replay from the Paralegal Boot Camp to get the top 7 habits that you can develop to fast-track your paralegal career, enjoy your work more, and feel like you are an indispensable member of the team. There are good paralegals.

Are Paralegals Meant to Survive This Decade?

TheEstrinReport

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*.

Are Paralegals Meant to Survive This Decade?

TheEstrinReport

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*.

Do Paralegals Work Long Hours?

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Do paralegals work long hours? Do Paralegals Work Long Hours? Use this chart below to compare how many hours it might take you to complete your work and you’ll see that productivity can make a HUGE difference in whether or not paralegals work long hours. Paralegal Tips

Paralegal Communication Skills

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7 C’s of Paralegal Communication Skills. Communication skills are important if you want to have a successful paralegal career. Let’s look at 7 C’s to help advance your paralegal communication skills. Final Tips on Paralegal Communication Skills.

How to build mediation skills for paralegals

OneLegal

Ever thought about adding mediation to your resume as a paralegal? The post How to build mediation skills for paralegals appeared first on One Legal. Quick skills law firm mediation paralegal paralegal career

Paralegal Billable Hours – The Important Numbers

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If you are a paralegal working in a law firm with an annual billable hour requirement, there are a few numbers that you should be tracking every month. Because it’s important to your paralegal career. That’s 7,500 hours less than the law firm budgeted for their paralegals.

Proactive Litigation Paralegal Tip

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A proactive litigation paralegal is a valuable addition to any litigation team. Being proactive is a critical skill needed to succeed as a paralegal. How can you be a proactive litigation paralegal? The post Proactive Litigation Paralegal Tip appeared first on Paralegal Bootcamp.

Advance Your Litigation Paralegal Career

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How to Use Investigative Analysis Skills to Advance Your Litigation Paralegal Career. One way to advance your litigation paralegal career and take on other roles is to add new skills. When properly trained, a litigation paralegal can quickly learn the investigative analysis process.

Paralegal Project Management Tip

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For this Fast-Track Friday tip, let’s look at one principle of project management that you can easily apply to any of your paralegal projects. As paralegals, you’re already working as project managers, even if it’s not in an official capacity. Example for a Litigation Paralegal.

Paralegal Spotlight: Courtney Emmons

NCBA

By the Communications Committee Paralegal Spotlight is the Division’s monthly publication designed to share Division members’ stories with colleagues, inspire present and future paralegal professionals, and strengthen awareness of the profession and association. Paralegal Division

How one paralegal made the Bestseller list and got on national TV

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. Meet Jamie Collins, award winning best selling author, national TV guest and yes, Senior Paralegal. And yes, she still maintains her Litigation Paralegal position in a prestigious law firm. Here are some excerpts from her interview: How did you land in the paralegal field?

Ediscovery Tool for Paralegals

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MEET & CONFER CHECKLIST FOR LITIGATION PARALEGALS. As a litigation paralegal, part of your case management duties may include getting the attorney ready for the Rule 26 Conference (the “Meet and Confer”). Learn more about the E-discovery Paralegal Boot Camp.

10 Things Attorneys Look For in a Paralegal

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Things Attorneys Look For In a Paralegal. Do you want to know what things attorneys look for in a paralegal? As a paralegal, this skill includes focusing on the minute details while also looking at the big picture. View this video post on paralegal attention to detail.

8 Steps to Be the Rockstar Personal Injury Paralegal

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The backbone of all good personal injury law firms is its paralegals. Paralegals are essential to a personal injury law firm, whether for a solo practitioner or a large firm with many lawyers. It may be more critical for the paralegal to know the medicine than the law.

3 Microsoft Excel Tips for Paralegals

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Microsoft Excel has so many features that can make a paralegal’s job easier. Fast-Track Friday Tips for the Indispensable Paralegal. The post 3 Microsoft Excel Tips for Paralegals appeared first on Paralegal Bootcamp. Paralegal Tips

Wanted: Paralegal to Join the L4SB Team!

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If you are an experienced paralegal currently living in the Albuquerque, NM metro area, we would like to have a word with you! We are a busy business law firm looking to hire an experienced Paralegal who enjoys collaboration, innovation and teamwork.

PARALEGALS: #DontDiscussBusinessInPublicLikeThis

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We promised to bring you, our fabulous readers, more paralegal ethics posts in the name of our fun, new, empowering … Continue reading → Aspiring Paralegal Confidentiality & Privilege Experienced Paralegal General New Paralegal Uncategorized article attorney best blog business confidentiality ethics law lawyer legal pamela starr post privilege social forum tips top

Paralegal Spotlight: Bonnie Thayer Dubier

NCBA

By the Communications Committee Paralegal Spotlight is the Division’s monthly publication designed to share Division members’ stories with colleagues, inspire present and future paralegal professionals, and strengthen awareness of the profession and association. Paralegal Division

Trusts & Estate Planning Paralegal Position

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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?

Trusts & Estate Planning Paralegal Position

TheEstrinReport

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?

Paralegal Tips!

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Paralegal Tips: 1. Slowly build a reference library (click links below for ideas): Introduction to Paralegalism. Workers Compensation Practice for Paralegals. Criminal Law Procedure for Paralegals. Begin by utilizing Google for much of your Paralegal Career research.

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

Paralegal Spotlight: Laurie Hayden

NCBA

By the Communications Committee Paralegal Spotlight is the Division’s monthly publication designed to share Division members’ stories with colleagues, inspire present and future paralegal professionals, and strengthen awareness of the profession and association. Paralegal Division