Top One legal blogs of 2019

To mark the end of the year and as we look ahead to the coming decade, we here at One Legal wanted to take a minute to review some of the highlights. Today that means looking back at the most popular blogs we posted this year.

Whether you’ve already read every one or are seeing a few here for the first time, we hope you enjoy as much as your fellow legal professionals did.

Without further ado, here is a countdown of the top 10 articles of 2019:

#10: How to “quick check” your PDF before eFiling

Given the prevalence of eFiling, firms are required to be nearly perfect when submitting their documents to a court. So, we’ve compiled a last-minute “quick check” to help ensure your next filing is a successful one!

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#9: Top court filing statistics from around the country

Did you know that more than 40 million lawsuits are filed every year and more than 95% of U.S. cases are filed in state courts? Or how about the fact that the total number of registered lawyers last year approximately 1.34 million? Enjoy a good stat or two.

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#8: 5 trial preparation tips for paralegals

Have a trial coming up? If you are a paralegal, do yourself a favor and let us help you prepare with these 5 tips. Although published only a month ago, these tips turned out to be very popular and useful to hundreds of legal professionals).

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#7: 10 legal writing tools that will simplify your life (and improve your writing)

Our jobs are so word-intensive that you really can’t make it all that far in law if you aren’t a natural wordsmith. Good news is there’s an app for that! These 10 legal writing tools have helped improve the writing and the lives of thousands of legal professionals.

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#6: The 6 “Cs” of a successful legal professional

Do you have these C-characteristics? How do these impact how you build a successful legal career?

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#5: Common errors to avoid when creating legal documents

Creating errors in documents is never a good thing, but it is a way bigger deal in the legal profession. That’s probably why this article was so widely read in 2019. Review these tips for resolving your most common errors.

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#4: Antiquated attorney habits that don’t make sense today (Part 1 of 2)

Apparently, many of you can relate to either working for, knowing of, or being an attorney who is still a bit stuck in the past. If any of these sound familiar to you, it might be time to ditch old habits before 2020.

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#3: How to separate or combine PDF documents before filing

It’s no surprise that a blog offering technical assistance with PDFs would return to our top 10 list. In fact, even now, you are most likely tempted reread the article by the mere mention of the word “PDF.”

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#2: What are billable hours for a paralegal?

Did you make your law firm’s minimum billable hour requirements this year? Still don’t know what work is considered billable? Get a quick refresher before planning your time more efficiently in 2020.

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#1: 10 legal jokes, puns, and more for International Joke Day

Missed this witty office humor from July? Add some giggles to any end-of-year downtime you might have.

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Did your favorite blog of 2019 make this top 10 list?

It has been our privilege to provide interesting, relevant content for you throughout 2019 and for the past several years. Thank you for reading!

Have a topic you’re curious about? Share your idea in the comments below and we might add it to our list of articles for the new year!

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