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Paralegal Boot Camp’s 21-Day Fitness Challenge

Let’s have some fun this month! I’m starting a 21-Day “Most Distance” challenge this month, starting on May 11, 2018.  It’s going to be our first ever Paralegal Boot Camp Fitness Challenge. Run.  Bike.  Walk.  Hike.  Stroll.  Beach Walk.  Anything that gets you outside this…

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Communication

7 C’s of Paralegal Communication Skills

Advancing Paralegal Communication Skills Having excellent communication skills is critical in the paralegal profession.  A paralegal’s day is filled with drafting motions, writing summaries of depositions, discussing the project status with an attorney, corresponding by email, telephone calls to clients and vendors, taking notes or…

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Paralegal Tips

Being a Proactive Paralegal

What exactly does it mean to be a proactive paralegal? Many years ago, I had an attorney write a comment on my performance review that has stuck with me for over 15 years: Ann knows what I need before I even know that I need…

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Continuing Education

Keeping Your Paralegal Skills Sharp & Marketable

Even if you are already employed at a firm or organization that you love, keeping your paralegal skills sharp and keeping yourself marketable is important. When you work in the law, you work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment that requires constant education. Things are constantly changing…

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Continuing Education

The Importance of Paralegal Continuing Education

When you are a paralegal, continuing legal education (CLE) is important. This additional education ensures you are aware of the latest regulations and are properly trained. Many states have certification and registration programs with a defined set of requirements that a paralegal must meet and…

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