From IPE: Investigative Tips for Paralegals

Investigative Tips for Paralegalsguest author: Sheridan Shauntee, MSPP Purpose: Whether compiling documents for discovery, interviewing prospective clients, parties to a case, or witnesses, the role of the paralegal in the capacity of investigator is to assist the attorney in fact gathering to determine the validity of an entity of interest, or issues of a case. The following may be used […]

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*corrected link* From IPE: The Top Ten Tips for Working with Insurance Companies

The Top Ten Tips for Working with Insurance Companiesguest author: Leonard D. Zaccagnino, Esq. and Gail Galfo, Paralegal Introduction. I have been practicing law for over 33 years, focusing my practice on representing individuals who have been injured in accidents. A great deal of my time, and my paralegals’ time, are spent communicating with insurance company representatives in an effort […]

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New software for paralegals: PDF+ Free Trial Inside

Hey guys, I wanted to share some information about this brand new software on the market called PDF+ … it’s from the same folks who make ExhibitView and TranscriptPro … It has tons of features including Batch Renaming, Exhibit Stickers, Bar Codes, Bates Numbering, Search & Redaction… There is a very short introduction video at the link below… It’s really […]

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From IPE: Legal Ethics of Email for Paralegals: Securing Email Accessed on Personal Phones and Computers

Legal Ethics of Email for Paralegals: Securing Email Accessed on Personal Phones and Computers guest author: James D. Blume Don’t Lose the Phone! The first and most obvious point is to protect the device. Your smart phone or iPad is of no use if it lost or stolen. Despite the obviousness of this point, these devices are routinely lost or […]

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From IPE: Top Ten Tools of the Trade: Workers’ Compensation

Top Ten Tools of the Trade: Workers’ Compensation guest author: Valerie Foote, JD Identify the Facts of the Case. The first point of investigation when a file is received is whether the Claimant is considered an ’employee’, and whether the state in which they are filing their claim has jurisdiction. If you can identify any issues with regard to the […]

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Win a free cruise for two with Burke Investigative Process Service Referral Contest

Burke Investigative Process Service is conducting a referral contest from today through December 10th, 2017. This is your chance to learn about “The Burke Difference” and experience the ultimate in process service while entering to win a trip for two on the 2018 Paralegals Navigating Perilous WatersⓇ Paralegal Cruise. The Paralegals Navigation Perilous WatersⓇ event is an annual adventure filled with practice education, networking, relationship […]

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Paralegal Necessities Gift Set – For yourself or friend!

This perfectly paralegal necessities set includes everything a busy paralegal needs to keep things running smoothly. Snag this fun & unique bundle before it’s gone. Your Perfectly Paralegal gift set includes the following items: Reusable Draw String Bag or Tote Bag (not pictured) Hairbrush/Mirror/Sewing Kit Compact Color Changing Stadium Cup (changes color when you add liquids!) Monitor Mirror with Memo Clip (stick […]

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Think you have no paralegal experience? You may be selling yourself short…

Time and time again I hear from paralegal hopefuls who say that they have no paralegal experience, but want to break into the legal field. Since most states have no set requirements to work as a paralegal, employees get to pretty much set their own requirements. These requirements can be any combination of education, work experience or certification, or none […]

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Auto Numbering RFP, RFA and Interrogatories in Microsoft Word

Matt Albrecht at the Remedial Action Law Blog produced this fantastic mini training about easily numbering requests for production and requests for admission… (and any other kind of list you need to make like that)… There is a text explanation and also a very easy to follow and informative video demonstration. (Thank you to Allen Mihecoby for bringing this to my attention on Facebook) […]

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