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Attention NCCPs: 2012 Board of Paralegal Certification Online Voting

For those of you not already familiar with North Carolina’s voluntary paralegal certification program, the State Bar approved and the N.C. Supreme Court adopted The Plan for Certification of Paralegals in 2004. North Carolina legal professionals hold the N.C. Certified Paralegal designation in great esteem, and the certification is often required of applicants for legal…

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Visible Monday & A Day to Remember

Why isn’t this post entitled “Paralegal Career Dressing”? Well, the pictures are from last Friday, when the office closed at noon. My outfit might be a little too casual for most conservative offices even on a Blue Jeans Friday, but I want to share the last refashion of  a very bleh blouse, using Megan’s beautiful…

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Awesome Blogger Award, Who Me?

I also painted my hedgehog’s portrait 😛 I got a blogger award!!!! Jumping up and down like a two-year old high on ice cream and cupcakes. (And likely just as irritating.) This is my first blogger award ever, and I have the lovely Robin at Frannie Pantz to thank for it. I call her my…

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A Paralegal’s Desk: You Missed My Inbox by a Mile

One of the biggest complaints I hear from legal support staffers is about activity that occurs while they are not at their desks, i.e. the dread piles of paper keft in their chairs or surreptitiously slipped among ongoing projects. By “surreptitiously” I mean in the dead of night, and usually not in that box clearly…

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It’s Happy Administrative Professionals Day!

Or, I Was So Crushed When I Found Out When? 4:42 p.m. Here’s my corroborating tweet: Seriously, what did your employer do today or this week to celebrate your administrative professional awesomeness? P.S. One of my co-workers pointed out we celebrate a lot at our firm, which is very true. And my boss buys me…

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Practical Paralegalism’s Top 10 Paralegal Voice Podcasts

Even though Vicki Voisin, The Paralegal Mentor, and I have been working with Legal Talk Network to produce The Paralegal Voice podcast for over three years now, and Vicki and I both post monthly show notes for each podcast on our blogs, I still have loyal blog readers who confess they don’t know what a…

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Posts of Practical Paralegalism’s Easters Past

For readers new to Practical Paralegalism, I’m re-printing and sharing posts from Easter Past. One includes my personal assistant, Phoebe The Corginator, and the other includes my last entry in the ABA Journal’s annual Peeps in Law contest, which I’ve missed the last two years. 2010: Is It Accurate to Say I’ve Been Published by…

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New Paralegal Voice Podcast: Paralegal Hiring Trends

The listener metrics are in, and The Paralegal Voice podcast had over 10,000 listens in March 2012. I just want to say a huge thank-you to all of you who have listened to the only monthly paralegal podcast currently available. We really appreciate you spreading the word, and supporting not only our podcast, but the…

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Visible Monday and Beachin’ It

I decided not to title this post “Paralegal Career Dressing” because I’m not dressed for the office in any of these pics. But I am decidedly visible for Not Yet Dead Style’s Visible Monday in my Lollipop Red Nine West Vintage America Jeans, scored for $15 after discounts and coupons at Steinmart. All of these…

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Paralegal Profile: Rick Fountain

Rick & family Job Title:   Legal Assistant/Office Manager Employer:   Classic Legal Help, http://www.classiclegalhelp.com/ Years of Paralegal Experience:   3 Education/Degrees:  Associate Degree Specialty Areas:   Bankruptcy/Divorce Career Highlight:   Helping open an office in Florida and Oregon (as well as AZ) Future Professional Goal:   Becoming certified ALS, Accredited Legal Secretary through NALS Paralegal Practice Tip:   Just take your time…

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