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5 Non-Legal Podcasts For Paralegals

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. We thought it was time to…

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Paralegal Tips Personal Injury

19 Tips to Streamline Records Retrieval

19 Tips to Streamline Records Retrieval RESEARCH & DUE DILIGENCE If your firm handles litigation that involves any sort of injuries, chances are you’re familiar with the process of records retrieval. While records retrieval does not have to be a complicated activity, each step does…

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TED Talks for Paralegals
Paralegal Tips

9 TED Talks For Paralegals to Watch

9 TED Talks For Paralegals There are so many free educational videos out there that it can be somewhat overwhelming.  Not only that, but you could find yourself going down a rabbit hole and spending too much time finding relevant content.  We’ve rounded up nine…

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Paralegal Communication Skills

7 C’s of Paralegal Communication Skills Communication skills are important if you want to have a successful paralegal career.  A paralegal’s day is filled with drafting motions, writing summaries, discussing the project status with an attorney, corresponding by email, telephone calls to clients and vendors,…

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Paralegal Tips

50 Tips for New Paralegals

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.  Note:  We only added names if…

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e-discovery

What is Ediscovery?

What is Ediscovery? Some terms, concepts, products, and services make sense to us instantly.  This happens before we ever even truly use or experience them. These are things that we don’t need to know the “how” to know the “why.” For example:  Ridesharing, Edible Arrangements,…

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Paralegal Tips

Paralegal Career Growth

Use the “SMARTER” Goal-Setting Method 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. goals. Even though it’s springtime, regardless of what time of the year you’re reading this…

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Paralegal Tips

Do Paralegals Work Long Hours?

Do paralegals work long hours? That depends on a variety of factors, including: the practice area you work in how busy your attorney is how productive you are during the workday (see chart below) the company/organization you go to work for your technology skills that…

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e-discovery Litigation

How to Prepare an Ediscovery Project Budget

At first, preparing an ediscovery project budget can seem intimidating and overwhelming.  This is especially true if you’re sitting there staring at a blank piece of paper, trying to figure out where to start.  Eventually, as you grow into your role as an ediscovery project…

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