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New Paralegal Voice Podcast – Career Tips: How to Advance in the Paralegal Profession

New Paralegal Voice Podcast – Career Tips: How to Advance in the Paralegal Profession
The latest edition of The Paralegal Voice, “Career Tips: How to Advance in the Paralegal Profession,” co-hosted by Vicki Voisin and me, is now available at Legal Talk Network.
Want some tips from the experts about how to get ahead in the paralegal profession? On this edition of The Paralegal Voice, Vicki and I join NALA President, Karen McGee, ACP and Charlsye Smith Diaz, Ph.D., as they take a look at career development and how to advance in the paralegal profession. We cover key topics including creating professional resumes, obtaining professional certification, and networking at CLE programs.
Also in this episode:
  1. New ways that NALA is serving the paralegal profession
  2. Why having a quality professional resume is vital
  3. How employers read resumes
  4. The most important parts of a professional resume – and what to leave out
  5. More resume writing tips
  6. Alternate career paths for paralegals
  7. The advantages of NALA’s Advanced Paralegal Certification
  8. Vicki’s practice tip and Lynne’s social media tip
Internet resources and links mentioned during the podcast:


NALA’s Advanced Paralegal Certification program,
NALA’s 37th Annual Meeting & Summer Institutes,
CLE Gift for NALA Active Members,
Job Search Blueprint (The Paralegal Mentor),
The Paralegal Society blog,
The Paralegal Voice also thanks its sponsors: Redact-It, Above All Legal, and NALA…The Association of Paralegals and Legal Assistants.
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Contact Info:

Lynne J. DeVenny, N.C. State Bar Certified Paralegal

Owner & Virtual Paralegal, DeVenny Paralegal Services

Email: lynne.devenny[at]

Telephone: 336-582-0003

Inquiries are welcome, with free quotes available.

Meet Lynne:

Lynne DeVenny is a North Carolina State Bar Certified Paralegal with over 27 years of experience working on complex litigation cases, including medical malpractice, personal injury, workers’ compensation, and Social Security disability.

Disclosure: I am not a lawyer and cannot provide legal representation or legal advice.

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