Episode 113: You Are Worth More Than $15 Per Hour

In this episode of the Paralegals on Fire! Podcast Show, Ann Pearson discusses the concerns paralegals have about their jobs being replaced by overseas virtual legal assistants and AI. Ann provides actionable strategies to protect paralegals’ job security and increase their value in the legal profession. 

Show Highlights Include:

  • Understanding the paralegal jobs that can be taken by overseas assistants and how they are typically low-paying and for repetitive tasks
  • How to focus on building career security
  • Why developing leadership skills can make paralegals indispensable
  • The security that being more client-facing provides

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Your Actionable Strategy

  1. Be the person who finds and fixes the bottlenecks at your firm.
  2. Assess what you’re doing on a daily basis and take steps to move away from the repetitive tasks that can easily be done by someone else who doesn’t have your level of knowledge or experience in your area.
  3. If you can, work for a bigger firm that is less likely to outsource work overseas.
  4. If you’re a legal assistant and not a paralegal yet, get the skills and training you need to get promoted to a paralegal position.
  5. Use our professional development plan to keep you on track to develop the skills that will fast-track your career and continue to update it. Download our free Career Professional Development Plan

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Meet the Podcast Host

Ann Pearson is the Founder of Paralegal Boot Camp and the host of this podcast show to give paralegals the insights, tips, and strategies to fast-track their paralegal careers.

As a former paralegal and paralegal manager, Ann gives her insights from different perspective so that you can advance your paralegal career and bypass some of the learning curve.

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