Friday, March 26, 2010

The Paralegal Voice: The Importance of Paralegal Writing Skills

The latest episode of The Paralegal Voice, "The Importance of a Paralegal's Writing Skills", co-hosted by Vicki Voisin and Lynne DeVenny, is now available at Legal Talk Network.

Sally Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Paralegal Today (formerly Legal Assistant Today) and Editor of Litigation Support Today, is the featured guest. An experienced legal professional and freelance writer who has published hundreds of articles in print and web-based media, Kane discusses the importance of writing to a paralegal's career.

In this episode:
  • Paralegal Today's mission to provide career, technology and news to paralegals

  • Why it is beneficial to paralegals to get their writing published
  • How paralegals can get published, including the different venues available today

  • How to submit an article proposal to Paralegal Today
  • Writing problems common to paralegals - and how to fix them

  • Practice and social media tips from Vicki and Lynne

The Paralegal Voice also thanks its sponsors: Teris, Westlaw Deposition Services, Clio and the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA)

To access the page, follow this link:

To access the MP3 download, click here:

There were several links mentioned in this podcast:

Paralegal Today: The Magazine for the Paralegal Profession,

Litigation Support Today,

Sally Kane's Legal Careers Guide at,

Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation,

Grammar Girl: Quick and Dirty Tips,

Note: If you are actively employed in a litigation support and/or litigation support management position, you want to get a free one-year subscription to Litigation Support Today.

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Tara said...

Am I missing seeing the actual link to the podcast? I'd love to listen.

Paralegal Mentor said...

Good catch, Tara. I've fixed that now. Hope you enjoy the podcast!