5 Good Reasons Public Speaking May Not Be Working For You

According to public polls, the number of people suffering from a fear of public speakingtrumps fear of death.  This has always been hard for me to understand as I have always enjoyed the experience – public speaking that is, not death. In this day and age when getting heard is so important, public speaking has become a critical tool in moving your paralegal or legal career forward. ...

Cross-Dressing Lawyer Hangs Up His Dress

I just couldn't pass up news about a lawyer supporting women in law, albeit in a rather different way: "A male lawyer who appeared in court dressed in women's clothes as a protest against what he said was New Zealand's overly masculine judiciary was suspended Wednesday after being found to be in contempt of court. "The New Zealand High Court found Rob Moodie, a 68-year-old, balding man...

“Sheppard Mullin Launches Fashion & Apparel Practice Group”

This sounds like a very interesting group! Hmm, wonder if they need any paralegals? "Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton is stepping onto the runway with the launch of its new practice group: fashion and apparel. "From negotiating contracts for TV reality show 'Project Runway' to fending off UGG boot knock-offs, the new group is marketing itself as the go-to firm for Los Angeles and...

“The Dress Shops”

Should I be pleased that The New York Times mentioned paralegals in a fashion article or peeved because of how it's worded?"COLLETTE LOVULLO had some qualms about decorating Coco & Delilah, her year-old boutique on St. Marks Place near Avenue A. 'I was trepidatious about the chandelier,' she said, eyeing the multi-tentacled fixture dangling from the ceiling. 'I worried that people would...