How to Become a Virtual Legal Assistant

Is there a brand new career just waiting for you? What exactly is a Virtual Assistant or VA?  Simply put, a VA is someone who works remotely, online whether from their home or office. They are independent contractors or employees who work and use technology to deliver services. They provide administrative, technical, social media and creative services to clients. Virtual assistants specialize...

The Fate Of Midsize Firms In A Post-Pandemic World

Law firms leaders quickly learned that a willingness to adopt new technologies into their firms was a requirement for survival during the pandemic. Article By NICOLE BLACK on April 29, 2021 at 12:45 PM Originally published on AboveTheLaw No matter who you ask, one thing is clear: the pandemic will undoubtedly have long-lasting effects on all aspects of both our personal and professional...

Law Firms Increasingly Using Alternative Legal Service Providers

By Tami Kamin Meyers for Progressive Law Practice I was fortunate to be quoted in an article by Tami Kamin-Myers for Progressive Law Practice about ALSPs - Alternative Legal Service Providers. Here is a portion of the article. Please check it out. Thanks! If it seems that ads from businesses offering services supporting the practice of law are popping up on your LinkedIn or Facebook feed more...

Here’s How Legal Technology Expertise Can Make or Break Your Career

In a perfect world, all paralegals know everything about legal technology.  As you and I know, there’s no perfect world. However, not knowing enough about technology or believing you do, is the best way to bust your career. Trust me. I have 20+ years of experience managing, educating and staffing thousands of paralegals. (OK, I can admit to having more years of experience but then I have...

Managing Effective Relationships with Vendors and the RFP Process

Our guest blogger today is Joe Kanka. Recently, I had the opportunity to be a guest lecturer as part of the Organization of Legal Professionals (OLP) Paralegal Management Certification Program. As a former paralegal, I always welcome opportunities  to speak with today’s paralegals about how they can enhance their management skills. While the topic of the session was law office...