The Blog Formerly Known As Practical Paralegalism
I believe it is critical for experienced paralegals to speak at educational conferences and share their knowledge, not only within the legal community but within the broader professional community as well. Paralegals often have advanced education and training, as well as strong oral and written communication skills, and they make excellent speakers.
Welsh, who has a master’s degree in public administration and also is a doctoral student in technical and professional discourse at East Carolina University, will be presenting during the “Sites of Advocacy” session. Her presentation is titled “Using civic rhetoric and Foucault’s systems of discourse to advocate for elderly infirm victims of nursing home abuse.”