Episode 80: Should You Take Any Position To Get Your Foot In The Door?

In this guest episode of the Paralegals on Fire! Podcast Show, Ann Pearson interviews Kim Barrett, who started as a receptionist and is now the Director of Paralegals and Legal Professionals at a Global Law Firm. Her story is important for you to hear. She shares her amazing journey and career with us, along with some great career advice for paralegals.


Your Actionable Strategy

In all of our podcast episodes, we try to give paralegals an actionable strategy that they can take away from the show because we know your time is valuable.

In this podcast episode, Kim Barrett suggested:


  • Connect with your colleagues. 
  • Join your local paralegal organization. 
  • Speak to colleagues at other firms. 
  • Ask questions, and don’t take no for an answer. 
  • Remember: “If you don’t ask, the answer will always be no.”

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