Aligning our personal values with our day-to-day lives is one important way to pursue a career in the legal profession with a sense of honesty, integrity, and pride.
Protect yourself and your company by ensuring that your working relationships involve a solid freelance paralegal agreement that contains key elements designed to serve both sides.
Becoming an expert in a particular area of law is one of the best ways you can improve competence and set you and your firm apart. Add value to what you do in your law firm by becoming an expert at something.
When presented with the question, “So what do you do?” how do you reply? Do you have your “elevator speech” at the ready?
When a long-standing coworker retires from a law firm, their colleagues should take the opportunity to learn everything they can. Here’s how to make the most of the time you have with your knowledgeable colleagues before they leave.
Despite the important services that notaries perform, many people do not have a clear understanding of exactly what they do. Here are 9 common myths about notaries and the truth about what they do.
Invariably, first-year legal professionals make mistakes. The good news is, they’re largely avoidable. Here are some of the top mistakes you should avoid as a new legal professional.
While obtaining a paralegal credential is a voluntary certification process that can improve a resume, it’s not an entry-level requirement to enter the field. Here are 8 reasons why paralegals should consider becoming certified.
Many businesses — especially in today’s economy — find that the expenses involved in hiring outside counsel are too unpredictable and too high. Here are some of the main differences to consider if you’re thinking about going in-house.
All law firms need to bring in new clients and new matters in order to make money. Here’s our top tried and true strategies for “making it rain.”
No matter how great you are at your legal support job, things are going to get stressful from time to time. Here are our top five tips for working with multiple attorneys.
No longer a problem for personal relationships alone, more job seekers and employees are choosing to avoid a potentially uncomfortable conversation with a recruiter or manager by “ghosting” them instead. Learn about the latest not-so-nice trend to hit the job market.
Here are five traits that every paralegal should look for when deciding to work with an attorney in order to create a successful and solid working relationship.
Are you thinking about where your legal career might take you? Ask yourself where you want to go and determine what steps you need to take in the meantime, when developing your legal career plan.
Today, there are a plethora of paid and free sites where you can obtain all the case records you can dream up relatively quickly. Here are some of our favorite sites for accessing case records.
Unfortunately, bosses have been known to make decisions based on an employee’s personal life. Here are some things that you might want to think twice about before sharing with your employer