Dear Son: Don’t Forget to Stand Out

You may remember Jamie Collins—one of our top writers.  Today I'm pleased to feature one of her posts on The Estrin Report. I am excited to announce that Jamie is not only writing in the legal genre these days, but also recently launched a personal blog called: Just Being Jamie. So what is this new blog? It’s pretty much Jamie writing on a wide variety of topics, with no set...

My Toughest Assignment – Ever

No one goes through childhood saying, “What I want to be when I grow up is a mentor.” That’s like saying, “When I grow up, I want to be an actuary.” It just doesn’t happen that way. When given a chance, believe it or not, not everyone wants the awesome responsibility of carrying someone’s future career in their hands. That is, of course, if you take being a mentor seriously. I first...

I’m Not a Dinosaur. I’m Just Big for My Age.

Does anyone over 50 feel like a dinosaur? We didn't grow up with computers. We did invent them, that's true. I'm hearing more and more about technology moving so fast that by the time you learn one thing, it's old, gone and done with. So, 60 years of age is the new 40. Does that mean 20 years were lost or is it 20 years hasn't happened yet. What are you doing besides exercise,...

Going On’s…..This ‘n Thats…..

Tough week?  Take a few moments to enjoy our guest blogger, Celia Elwell, RP and senior paralegal, who sends us interesting links and articles.  Enjoy! Judge Throws Out RICO Claims Against Johnson & Johnson, by Shannon P. Duffy, The Legal Judge Dismisses BP Oil Spill Fraud Lawsuit, by Maureen Cosgrove, Awards $900 Thousand In Age Discrimination Case, by Ellen Simon, Employee’s...

New Paralegal Blog Gives You Something to Laugh About

Humor.  It's difficult to write, can be hard to deliver and there's always a risk you'll fall flat on your you-know-what.  However, I found a terrific blog called Paralegals On Trial that is fresh, funny and worth reading.  I spoke by phone with the blogger who is as upbeat and southern as her blog.  For some reason, she wants to remain...