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Practical Paralegalism Gets Around & Gives Thanks

When I started a professional blog for paralegals in October 2008, I never imagined that I’d be writing for more than me and 27 of my closest buddies. It was a long time before I became an experienced enough blogger to figure out how to check Practical Paralegalism’s monthly traffic.

More Than 27 Readers

I was pretty darned startled to learn that I had thousands of visitors every month. (I know some of them are those spammers trying to get me to gamble online and buy embarrassing personal products, but many of them are real legal professionals and paralegal students.)

When I first saw the statistics, I was honored, humbled and well, a little bit horrified, too. I know my mom likes whatever I write, even keeping a textbook for paralegals I co-wrote on her coffee table, but suddenly the pressure to provide excellent content was much greater. I was reaching a much larger audience of people interested in the same things I am, educating, featuring and entertaining members and supporters of the paralegal community, as well as raising the profile of the paralegal profession.

You Want Me to Guest Post?

And through Practical Paralegalism, I got to know people that I admire in the blogging community, who offered me advice, support and even the opportunity to write guest posts for their terrific blogs, including these posts:

Re-print Away! Another benefit of blogging is the great email I receive from other paralegals and students nationwide. It’s also wonderful to receive requests to re-print and share posts from paralegal associations, colleges and other legal professional groups. I’ve gotten a lot better at organizing my personal email recently, with one goal being to thank as many of you as possible for requesting re-prints of Practical Paralegalism articles over the past year and a half, including:

I know I left somebody out (unintentionally), same as I misplaced (unintentionally) the thank-you notes I wrote after my wedding last fall, so if I left out your organization, please email me ( and I’ll add you to the list. I hope you know this, but I appreciate all of you, love hearing from you – and absolutely could not do this without you.

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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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