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The Paralegal Voice: “Practice Management and Ethics Issues, Plus Choosing a Litigation Support Vendor”

The Paralegal Voice: “Practice Management and Ethics Issues, Plus Choosing a Litigation Support Vendor”

The latest episode of The Paralegal Voice, “Practice Management and Ethics Issues, Plus Choosing a Litigation Support Vendor,” co-hosted by Vicki Voisin and me, is now available at LegalTalkNetwork.

The first part of this episode features attorney Beverly Michaelis, Practice Management Advisor for the Oregon State Bar’s Professional Liability Fund, who discusses practice management, technology and current ethics issues for paralegals. She is followed by Shawn Siek, Vice President of ESI Business Development at Teris, who talks about what to look for in a service provider and how to hire a litigation support vendor.

In this episode:

  • The number one cause of legal malpractice claims
  • Law office technology and training
  • Getting started on going paperless
  • Avoiding key technology-related ethics errors
  • Top three considerations when selecting a litigation support vendor
  • Negotiating volume-pricing and direct billing with vendors

The Paralegal Voice also thanks its sponsors: Teris, West Deposition Services, Clio and the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA)Here are a few links to additional practice management resources:

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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]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, workers’ compensation, and Social Security disability.

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

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