Improving attorney quality of life one complex litigation project at a time

Virtual Paralegalism

The Blog Formerly Known As Practical Paralegalism

Paralegal Career Dressing: Proof that Lawyers Really Do

Paralegal Career Dressing: Proof that Lawyers Really Do

Hang Emergency Jackets and Ties for Court in Their Offices

If you follow me on Twitter, you’ll already know I was an Office Orphan today. Walls are going up and walls are going down, and offices are being painted lots of different colors. I was booted out of mine this morning for painting, so I’m not responsible for anything that happened after that.

Hey, I worked in three different offices today, and I feel comfortable saying that I left one-third of my brain in each of them.

The Deets: JCPenney vintage dress ~ thrifted; Anne Klein pumps ~ left at my house; obi belt ~ practically free with Limited coupon some woman handed me the one time I was at the mall; Zoa cardi ~ old, old, old; Necklace ~ Jada’s Jewels

I probably won’t get in trouble for taking a picture in one boss’s office, because he doesn’t read the ol’ blog. Even though I post pics of his dog on it all the time.

I discovered that several of my co-workers are sadly lacking in desk snacks. I’m sorry, co-workers. I was starving, and I did rifle through your drawers. Now I know why you’re always rifling through mine. Because I am one prepared paralegal and always have food, to the extent that my other supervising attorney asked me for a big favor at lunch, and then ate the other half of my Jimmy John’s sandwich. She promised I can eat half of hers tomorrow.

Look at all the bokeh on that pickup truck!

Today is the Absent-Minded Professor’s birthday, so gotta go eat Thai!

Prepare to see much future idiocy with this thang – if I can keep it hidden from The Teens…

Thanks, Joni and Curtise, for the Pic Monkey lead. This will highly improve the quality of my blog photo layouts, as will our new wireless remote. I know you guys will miss the askew interior shots.

Hey, are any of you participating in Sheila’s virtual Clothing Swap Party? I am gathering up the goodies. I love participating in what I like to think of as The Great Circle of Clothes.

13 Responses to Paralegal Career Dressing: Proof that Lawyers Really Do

  1. Aww sounds like a crazy day. At least you were wearing a cute dress. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Sounds like a fun new way to play with the camera.

    I wish I could participate in the swap, but I am bah-roke now.

  2. Happy Birthday to your Husband. Enjoy the Thai food…love me some Thai.
    I will be checking out that Pic Monkey, I've tried editing my photos to try and get them in a similar arrangement by myself…hasn't worked.
    Super sweet outfit. I like a dress with a border.
    Thanks so much for the shout out. I can't wait to see what everybody has to swap!

  3. Lynne, you do a very awesome reconnaissance mission. What a beautiful dress – I love how the necklace brings colour up, and the gorgeous shape with your belt. I'm so impressed with everyone's collages, wow!

    Good thing my camera doesn't have remote capabilities – I would never be able to stop making those exact faces. They are my favourite. ๐Ÿ™‚

    Happy Birthday to the AMP!

  4. LOL, can I say that I just love your blog? You are so funny. Our office cleaning person's son steals candy from my desk. NOT COOL. It is under lock and key now ๐Ÿ™‚

    Totally keep a suit jacket in my office at all times… you never know!

  5. Pretty dress, Lynne, I like the unexpected turquoise at the bottom.
    Happy Birthday to the AMP, enjoy your Thai. Mmmmm, I LOVE Thai food…
    And the PicMonkey collage is great (see, it's easy!) but not as great as your face-pulling prowess. Squeezing AND conducting, you are so clever! xxxx

  6. re: Pic Monkey! When I discovered it (from another blogger, of course) about 6 months ago, I upped my game. I could make my widgets look good, and my photos got more profesh in style. I should have shared my secret! But I clinged to it, jealously guarding why my blog started looking so much better. My bad! I'm glad you know about it, and it will seriously improve your photo editing. (I suggest a pixel width of 500-700 for better blog viewing) xo. Bella Q

  7. Hi Lynn. Thanks for following my little blog.

    I have actually stopped by your page and peeked at times. You have great style. You always dress for your age yet with a fun, whimsical feeling.

    Case in point, today's dress which is lovely and I love it with the OBI belt. I love wrap dresses and yours is totally something I would wear.

    Welcome by anytime and thanks again.

    <3 Ada.

  8. Happy birthday to the ABP!!! This dress is so pretty on you! I laugh at your work related posts all the time and nod my head "yep, paralegal all right." I have my snack drawer on my lower right if you're ever in the area ๐Ÿ˜‰

Contact Info:

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

Owner & Virtual Paralegal, DeVenny Paralegal Services

Email: lynne.devenny[at]gmail.com

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, workersโ€™ compensation, and Social Security disability.

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

Website design by T.Marie Hilton-Girly Girl Geek Designs