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  • eDiscovery Resources for Paralegals
    on Nov 15, 2016
    e-Discovery can seem complicated, especially to a new paralegal.  These days, at least for litigation paralegals, knowing e-Discovery terms and processes is a requirement.  So how to both new and experienced paralegals keep up with the world of e-D...
  • Paralegals: 2017 Salaries for the Top 10 Legal Jobs
    on Nov 2, 2016
    2017 is fast approaching.  What does this mean for those in the legal profession?  If you are out there looking for a new job, or are a new paralegal job hunting for the first time, trying to figure out what a good salary to ask for can be a proble...
  • Paralegals: Why Should You Be Certified?
    on Aug 24, 2016
    The issue of certification has long been debated. Here a few questions I'm frequently asked: *I graduated from a paralegal program, why should I sit for a certification exam? * I have a paralegal certificate from a university, doesn't that make me...
  • Happy Birthday HIPAA! HIPAA at 20: It's More Than You Think!
    on Aug 23, 2016 in Career and Education
    By: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Department of Labor and Department of Treasury Twenty years ago, the summer games of the XXVI Olympiad had just ended in Atlanta.  We were dancing to the “Macarena,” the nu...
  • Paralegals and Parenting: A Juggling Act
    on Aug 17, 2016
    It can be the best of both worlds - a challenging, rewarding career and being a parent.  Just look in any law office paralegal/mom and dad's cubicle or office, and see the framed pictures proudly displayed.  Those pictures bring a little bit of hom...
  • Paralegal Career Problems: Office Politics, Downsizing, and MergersOFFICE POLITICS   You may think this segment wouldn't belong in a article on paralegal studies, or you may think office politics is just common sense. In some ways it is common sense. But a new paralegal should never believe that office politic...
  • Steps for Coping With A Toxic Attorney-Boss
    on Jul 25, 2016
    Bad bosses come in all shapes and forms. Some bosses yell while others steal credit. Some whine and others are just plain quirky. And then you have those who are downright incompetent, and you wonder how in the world they ever got to where they are.
  • The Dark Side of Being a Paralegal: Hating Your Job, Demoralization, Burnout and Stress
    on Jun 28, 2016
    I came across an article the other day about how certain professions attract psychopaths, and guess who was second on the list? Lawyers.  That's right, the people we as paralegals work for are more than likely a psychopath according to the Business...
  • Is Mandatory Paralegal Certification Necessary?
    on Jun 22, 2016
    Currently, across the US,  obtaining paralegal certification is not a mandatory requirement; in fact, for most states (California is the only exception to this rule), the paralegal field is not required to be regulated at all. However, many paralega...
  • Paralegals: Tips for Working Better With Your Attorney
    on Jun 13, 2016
    First and foremost, it is helpful for a new paralegal to have a general understanding of their attorneys and what makes them tick. As in most professions, it takes a certain personality type to become a lawyer and continue to successfully practice la...
  • What is Legal Sexual Consent? #dontbebrock
    on Jun 9, 2016
    In light of recent discussions about rape and leniency in the criminal justice system, I thought I'd throw something out there about what legal consent actually is.  #dontbebrock When a person is charged with a crime of a sexual nature, particularl...
  • Paralegals: 8 Ways to Accelerate Your Job Search Success On LinkedIn
    on May 30, 2016 in Career and Education
    If you're like the average LinkedIn user, you have a profile and pop in from time to time to consume content, check on your connections or search for jobs. If you're similar to the average LinkedIn user you're also not yielding a whole lot of results...
  • EDiscovery Best Practices: Preparing Your 30(b)(6) WitnessesWhen it comes to questions and potential issues that the receiving party may have about the discovery process of the producing party, one of the most common and direct methods for conducting "discovery about the discovery" is a deposition u...
  • The Paralegal’s Role in the New World of Cybersecurity
    on May 16, 2016
    Cyberattacks have affected virtually every industry. These include, but are not limited to, health care, education, finance, energy, retail, hospitality and government. Most of us have seen or heard about the security breaches of Home Depot Inc., eBa...
  • The Concept of Legal Hold - Balancing Risk of In Place Vs Collection
    on May 10, 2016
    A critical, early part of the eDiscovery process is the "litigation hold" or preservation phase, which mandates that data which is relevant to a case must be preserved. In a typical case, after data has been held, it is collected for furthe...
  • The Importance of Paralegals in a Deposition
    on May 3, 2016
    Many experienced paralegals sit in on depositions not to ask questions but to take notes and assist the attorney in “reading” the witness.  By this I mean; while the attorney is asking questions, usually prepared questions, the paralegal’s...
  • 10 Things Every Paralegal Needs to Do When Planning for a Successful Trial
    on Apr 28, 2016
    How often have we thought to ourselves that we needed to be better prepared before the first day of trial?  When your attorney announces the case is not going to settle and you will be responsible for various tasks, will you be prepared?  1. The...
  • 9 Ways to Ruin a Paralegal Job Interview
    on Apr 19, 2016
    I remember reading an article quite awhile ago by Alison Green entitled "9 Ways to Ruin a Job Interview." Ms. Green highlighted 9 interview faux pas, including answering your cell phone during the interview and badmouthing an old boss. It m...
  • 14 e-Discovery Terms Every Paralegal Should Know
    on Apr 13, 2016
    The world of eDiscovery can be confusing enough for paralegals due to the ever present changes in legal technology and the massive amount of information that is produced from an eDiscovery production.  Many paralegals are not trained in eDiscovery o...
  • Near Deduplication in eDiscovery Document Reviews: It's Meaning and AdvantagesThe old cliche is that close is only good in horseshoes and hand grenades. Well, sometimes a document review can feel like both. And close can represent millions of dollars and countless attorney hours. The eDiscovery world goes to great lengths to d...