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Personal Injury

Tips for Preparing the Personal Injury Demand Package

One of the essential job responsibilities for a personal injury paralegal is to put together high-quality demand packages to help promote the pre-litigation settlement of personal injury claims. Unfortunately, we all know that more times than not, many cases end up going into litigation.  Sometimes,…

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Paralegal Tips

How Paralegals Can Avoid UPL

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. Unfortunately, the rules regulating UPL…

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Paralegal Tips

3 Mindset Shifts for New Paralegals

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. 1.  Stop calling yourself a “newbie” paralegal. They will think you are the person who you think you are….

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e-discovery Litigation

Litigation Paralegal to E-discovery Paralegal

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.  Here are 3 steps you can start to…

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Paralegal Tips

More TED Talks For Paralegals to Watch

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.   We’ve rounded up a few more TED Talks in case you’re looking for some binge-watching during…

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Litigation Paralegal Technology

Types of Litigation Software to Know

Litigation Software as a New Litigation Paralegal We will break down the paralegal technology skills into three categories of software:  administration, matter management, and practice-specific applications.  As a new litigation paralegal, it is not expected that you will have mastered all of these technologies.  However,…

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