I was excited to speak at the Raleigh-Wake Paralegal Association June meeting to discuss transitioning from law firm paralegal to in-house. I invited my long-time friend and paralegal colleague, Debbie Lawrence, to join me. Debbie is an account executive with ...Read More »
Paralegal certification by the State Bar is celebrating 10 years in North Carolina. And while the certification program is very successful, with more than 4,000 certified paralegals, recognition by the bar of a certification program was not guaranteed. Is North ...
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Looking for a few shortcuts in programs you use all the time? You’re not alone. From desktop-support staff to in-trial technology-support specialists, lawyers and their staffs are turning more and more to their counterparts in the IT department for guidance ...Read More »
At this point in enterprise technology, it’s possible for a firm to be completely paperless, even to the point where clients might sign documents digitally and files are stored in the cloud. So, why are there still filing cabinets and ...Read More »
Ah, the new year … season of best-of lists, resolutions and transitions. Speaking of transitions, let’s talk for a minute about the ones between sentences. We can all agree that each sentence in a paragraph should express one complete thought ...Read More »
Do you encounter any workplace drama? A drama king or queen who can’t wait to pass along gossip, twist a story out of context or just make up a lie? Ugh. These people are not only difficult; they can often ...Read More »
I have pretty much made my job my life. I have been first in, last out, worked on weekends, worked from home, worked through all of my lunches, taken on any extra duties or responsibilities, helped everyone else with their ...Read More »