Episode 63: What It Looks Like To Be A Proactive Litigation Paralegal

In this solo episode of the Paralegals on Fire! Podcast Show, Ann Pearson offers tips and actionable strategies for standing out as a proactive litigation paralegal.

Show Highlights

  • What it means to be a proactive paralegal
  • Ways being proactive will help fast-track your paralegal career
  • How to be more proactive on the job

Other Podcast Episodes of Interest

Episode 15: Become the Problem-Solver Paralegal

Episode 13: 8 Mindsets That Could Be Hurting Your Paralegal Career

Episode 3: How to Add Mind Reading to Your Paralegal Skills

Episode 50: What is the Litigation Paralegal Career Accelerator?

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Your Actionable Strategies

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

In this podcast episode, Ann Pearson shares 2 actionable strategies for becoming a proactive paralegal.

  1. Put a sticky note on your computer this week with the words “proactive = is there a workaround?”
  2. Think of a situation that’s happening to you either today or sometime this week when it happens, and write it out at the top of the legal pad in big letters. Draw a line down the middle of the legal pad, and right on the left side, the word reactive, and on the right side, the word proactive. Write out all of the reactive responses that you might be inclined to have on the left side and all the proactive responses that you could have instead on the right side. Then circle the proactive response that you’re going to choose to do. 

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