Episode 92: This One Skill Can Make Or Break a Paralegal Career

In this episode of the Paralegals on Fire! Podcast Show, Ann Pearson explores the superpower that can make or break a paralegal’s career: attention to detail. Whether you’re a seasoned paralegal or just starting in the legal field, mastering this skill is essential. Join us as we uncover the significance of attention to detail, its impact on your professional journey, and practical strategies to enhance it.

Show Highlights Include:

  • Why attention to detail is the cornerstone of a successful paralegal career, regardless of your practice area or employer
  • Discover how too many errors, especially careless ones, can be detrimental to your career
  • Dive deep into the definition of attention to detail – it’s more than just proofreading!
  • Get strategies for boosting your attention to detail

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Your Actionable Strategy

  1. Commit to honing and developing your attention to detail superpower as it could make or break a paralegal career.
  2. Free up your cognitive resources by removing social media and other distracting apps from your phone this week.
  3. Stop multitasking and focus on one task at a time to improve the quality of your work.
  4. Start prioritizing a good night’s sleep and a well-balanced diet for better mental clarity and improved focus and attention.

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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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Featured Courses:


Trial Prep Boot Camp

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E-Discovery Boot Camp

E-discovery project management skills are no longer a “preferred” skill that lawyers need from litigation paralegals.

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