Paralegals should be many things, and methodical is one of them. Here are some of the qualities that define a methodical paralegal and why you should be one.
Planning to retire soon? A succession plan is essential to help ensure the goals of a law firm will be carried on far into the future. Here are 4 key areas to address when preparing to “pass the torch.”
Is your fire for the legal profession waning? There are plenty of things you can do with your legal training besides practicing law. Here are our top six alternatives.
Are you ready to level up your legal support career? Join 1000+ paralegals, legal secretaries, and other legal pros at One Legal’s third annual virtual conference, March 24-26!
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.
Your first time in court will be memorable. Review these tips to make sure you’re making an excellent first impression.
Every freelance paralegal needs a comprehensive work agreement that will protect everyone’s interests and lay out the terms of the contract. Here are some key elements that should be included in every freelance paralegal’s work agreement.
Proper preparation and organization of exhibits are critical to the outcome of a trial. Fortunately, this is one area of trial preparation where paralegals and junior associates can have a great impact on a case.
One of the most useful retention tools law firms can use is the “Welcome Kit.” Ideally, the kit will not only introduce your clients to the firm but will also provide critical information.
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 a ready answer, commonly known as an elevator speech?
Depending on the type of law you practice, your job may take a toll on you to where you become mired in the negative. Here are our top six tips to help pull yourself out of it and shift your perspective.
When a long-standing coworker retires from a law firm, their colleagues should take the opportunity to recognize the value that someone with years of experience has, and also attempt to learn everything they can from them. Here are 8 things to ask before they retire: