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Paralegal Career Dressing: This Old Thing

Paralegal Career Dressing: This Old Thing

Or Another Ode to the Awesome Business Nightgown

This may be the shortest blog post I’ve ever written (go ahead and think “yay!”) as I shuck off the work wear, such as it is, and change into jeans for Hospital Time. The Teen is still there, working on improving her lung function and making the switch from IV pain meds to oral ones. Don’t worry, she had a ton of Advanced Placement English summer reading to keep her company.

I just wanted easy today, tho’ the easiest option would have been to wear my pjs. Boy, am I glad I didn’t, as I had quite a bit of client contact today. I also played around with new to me apps and software for immigration legal professionals, PassportCam for my iPhone, and our new immigration software in The Cloud, EIMMIGRATION Air. And you know I turned that whole passport photo thing into a mini-portrait photography session. I’m leagues above the DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles for my lovely international buddies).

Divided jacket ~ thrifted about $3.50 I think
Anne Klein pumps ~ someone left them at my house. True story.
Nine & CO faux wrap dress ~ real old but like a blankie for work wear
Multi-chain necklace ~ pro’bly under $7 Burlington Coat Factory
Heirloom spoon bracelet, thumb ring gift from kids, tourmaline ring about 20 years old

I’m going to link up to Patti at Not Yet Dead Style’s Visible Monday and Monday Mingle hosted this week at MomTrends so I can hang with all the ladies working their style at every age.

What’s your fave smartphone app for your job?

13 Responses to Paralegal Career Dressing: This Old Thing

  1. Ah, best thoughts to your daughter, that she'll be feeling good and home soon! You look very confident and cool today in your professional garb – love the cut and fit of everything! Thanks for linking up with Visible Monday.

  2. Now this is the kind of PJs in public I could get on board with! You look lovely Lynne. I am so sorry to hear that the Teen is still struggling. I am sending all my healing thoughts your way!

  3. You look great! You look dressed up to me! Very put together. So sorry to hear about the hospital visit and the Teen. I hope she is totally better soon!!


  4. Lynne, beautifully put together – echoing Patti, it all fits you so perfectly. That dress has a great colour / print! At trying times, thank goodness for pj-comfy workwear, which happens to look fantastic as well. Good thoughts to The Teen, as always.

  5. For spending all the time in the hospital with the Teen, you look great. I think that's the kind of well-edited wardrobe a busy professional and busy Mom need. The dress has a really nice cut along the neckline.

    I wish more people would leave cute shoes at my house.

  6. this is a great dress and no nightgown ever looked this good.
    a wrap dress is a beautiful thing
    glad to hear the teen is going to oral meds now
    hope she is home with you soon

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

Owner & Virtual Paralegal, DeVenny Paralegal Services

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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.

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