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Practical Paralegalism’s Recommended Reading This Week

Practical Paralegalism’s Recommended Reading This Week

I blog for paralegals to share information they might find helpful for professional development (or a much needed laugh during a hectic week working with lawyers). Once a week I share links to a half dozen or so articles focusing on legal news and humor, practice tips and technology.

Here’s this week’s list:

“Facebook Friending Around the Office” (Lawyerist) – I’m friends with my boss on Facebook (but it poses little risk as he rarely uses it). Once I congratulated another one of the partners on his daughter’s brand new engagement over the weekend, and he asked me how I knew. “I saw the ring and status update on Facebook.” Duh.

“There’s an app for that…” (Frugal Paralegal) Margaret avoids monthly data plan fees by using an iPod touch to run those cool free iPhone apps.

“15 Deadly But Often-Made Resume Blunders to Avoid” (ResumeBear) – So you think nobody in the legal profession would make these mistakes? I see piles of resumes every year. Think again.

Favorite Practical Paralegalism post from this time last year: TwitterBox Update: Show Your Mama Raised You Right by Completing Your Profile

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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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