The latest edition of The Paralegal Voice, “The Best Paralegal Law Technology Trends” co-hosted by Vicki Voisin and me, is now available at Legal Talk Network.This month’s guest expert, Jared D. Correia, Esq., the Senior Practice Advisor for Massachusetts’ Law Office Management Assistance Program (MASSLOMAP), shares his thoughts on everything from law practice management software,…

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Terrific Networking Opportunity for NC Paralegals The North Carolina Bar Association – Paralegal Division and the Research Triangle Paralegal Association request you save the date to attend: 2012 NC Bar Association – Paralegal Division and RTPA Career FairFriday, June 15, 2012 – 1:00 – 4:00 PMNorth Carolina Bar Center8000 Weston ParkwayCary, North Carolina 27513 The…

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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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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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Then you definitely need to read the recent feature article, “Virtual Paralegals Move Legal Work Online,” recently published by Law Technology News. Here are some highlights from the article: Some paralegals prefer the adjective “freelance” to “virtual,” because they are real paralegals, and some of their work is in-person. The salary range for virtual paralegals…

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This is a re-print of the previous two years’ St. Paddy’s Day post, but I feel like I was born to spread the word about our secret day.________________________________ I feel like such a fool. Here I am, descended from a long line of red-headed Irish Catholics (lapsed), running around in my green dress all day…

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According to North Carolina family lawyer and practice management expert, Lee Rosen, the answer is yes. Before my paralegal readers hit the ceiling, read Rosen’s recent post at his blog Divorce Discourse, “It’s Time to Replace Your Paralegals…with Lawyers,” carefully. He does make a good point, i.e. that law firms “can now pay an associate…

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“Simply put, paralegals handle all the grunt work of lawyers…” ~ Excerpt from “Best Jobs 2012: Paralegal” (U.S. News & World Report) At least this reporter didn’t over-glamorize the profession when trying to describe what a paralegal job is like, but maybe he put it a little too simply. That “grunt work” can be quite…

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