Paralegal Tips

alternative paralegal career options
Paralegal Tips

Alternative Paralegal Career Options

The skills that you’ve acquired throughout your paralegal career have opened the door to unlimited employment opportunities if you are looking for a job that does not have the title “paralegal.” Here are 15 Alternative Careers for Paralegals: Legal Staffing Recruiter Professional Development and Training…

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Paralegal Tips

Contribute to our eBook!

We’re putting together an eBook filled with paralegal tips and advice, titled 101 Tips for New Paralegals. We plan to publish and distribute the eBook for free to all new paralegals and we need your help! Please take a moment to add your tip.  You…

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Paralegal Tips

How to Spot a Paralegal Program Scam

How to Spot a Paralegal Program Scam Paralegal program scams have been on the rise. An unsuspecting potential student enrolls in a paralegal program to get a paralegal certificate and then spends years wondering why they can’t get a job as a paralegal.  Here are…

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Paralegal Tips Personal Injury

Personal Injury Case Checklist

 Keep yourself organized with this Personal Injury Case Checklist We use this checklist in our Personal Injury Paralegal Boot Camp as a starting point for getting your personal injury cases organized.  Many of the forms and templates that are part of this checklist are also…

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Billable Hour Paralegal Tips Time Entry

Drafting Time Entries

3 Quick Tips for Paralegals Who Have to Enter Billable Hours  Ask any paralegal working in a law firm, and they will likely tell you that drafting time entries is one of their least favorite things to do.  I remember when I was a new…

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Litigation Paralegal Tips Trial

Trial Binder to the Rescue

USING A TRIAL BINDER (a/k/a the Trial Notebook)  Getting ready for trial can be stressful enough when it’s a case you have worked on for months or years. That stress level multiplies tenfold when it’s a case that just got dumped on your desk last…

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