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This article applies to all types of legal professionals and candidates - from attorneys and paralegals to legal administrators and support staff. We should all be interested in constantly perfecting our legal resumes. This is because the document is one of the most critical tools for landing new jobs and exploring new opportunities. In the quest for perfection, we must all know that there are certain things that candidates can never ever have on their resumes... Continue Reading
The National Federation of Paralegal Associations' annual convention returns to Seattle! The convention dates are October 25 to October 28, 2018. It will be held at the Hilton Seattle Airport Hotel & Conference Center. The convention is proudly hosted by the Washington State Paralegal Association (WSPA)... Continue Reading
There are numerous factors to consider before taking on a new legal position. A few quick examples are work-life balance, benefits, advancement opportunities, and commute time. But, on the totem pole of employment considerations, the figure perched near the top is undoubtedly stress... Continue Reading
Our last post made the case for why paralegals should push for a career at a large law firm. We know that a large firm is not for every paralegal. In fact, some paralegals may prefer life in a smaller firm. This is understandable since smaller firms have their own unique benefits. Here are four factors that make small law firms the legal environment to work in... Continue Reading
Attorneys are not the only legal professionals that have to decide whether they're built for life in a big law firm or a small firm. Paralegals must face the very same issue. While it typically gets uniquely resolved based upon the specific paralegal, a good argument can be made for why the big firm experience should get chosen. The truth is that there are advantages to working at a large law firm that are just not available, or less apparent, when compared to smaller firms. Five quickly come to mind... Continue Reading