Thursday, September 8, 2011

The Paralegal Voice: Trends in the Paralegal Profession

The latest edition of The Paralegal Voice, “Trends in the Paralegal Profession,” co-hosted by Lynne DeVenny and me, is now available at Legal Talk Network.
How do you keep up with constantly evolving trends in the paralegal field and stay ahead of the pack? Guest Jeannie S. Johnston, Founder and CEO of, to discusses the latest trends in the industry, how to use social media, favorite publications and blogs, why we use RSS feed readers, and how to make the most of paralegal association membership. Listen in as Jeannie begins the show by taking a look at Paralegal Gateway and what it offers.

Also in this episode: 
  • Why Jeannie started Paralegal Gateway
  • Resources available at Paralegal Gateway
  • How Jeannie balances her various professional hats
  • How using social media helps paralegals
  • Lynne’s paralegal social media tip
Here's how you access the podcast:
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There were tons of Internet resources and links mentioned during the podcast:

Paralegal Gateway,

Court Day Count iPhone app,

Paralegal Today

Jeannie’s employer, Hall, Arbery & Gilligan LLP,

Atlanta Legal Careers Examiner,

The Paralegal Journal

Google Reader,

Law Sites Blog

Executive Counsel

Verdict (Justia)

Above the Law blog

The Empowered Paralegal blog

Scribe blog 

Paralegal Pie blog

Lowering the Bar  

The Namby Pamby 

ABA Web Store,

North Carolina Bar Association Paralegal Division,

Workers' Compensation Practice for Paralegals (Carolina Academic Press, 2008),

The Paralegal Voice also thanks its sponsor: NALA...The Association of Paralegals and Legal Assistants.

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