March 29, 2016

How Can Paralegals Shape or Influence the Operations of a Law Firm?

Listen as Karen Geiger explains how paralegals can shape and influence the internal operations of a law firm. She discusses the importance of being organized, and how that organization influences internal case handling processes. Ready to start a profession in the legal industry? Our nationally recognized and accredited paralegal certificate program will get you started fast! …

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February 17, 2016

Being a Mediator: Helping People Resolve Disputes Without Coming to Blows

Lawyers present disputing parties with a more civilized way of exchanging blows. With the use of laws and loopholes, both sides try to outdo each other until one has exhausted all resources and surrenders. This kind of pragmatism is present in all legal proceedings everywhere, and though it’s hostile, it’s normal within legal circles. There …

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February 9, 2016

Two Big Things You Need to Know Before Getting Your Paralegal Certificate

Getting a paralegal certificate will involve hard work and some time and money on your part. Before you go down this road, here’s what you need to know first. Becoming a paralegal is an important personal step that is the start of a new career. Whether you’re planning on trying a local school or opting …

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January 20, 2016

Law School: Good Grades vs. Experience

What matters more—your law school GPA or work experience? This is what many law students and would-be law students often wonder about when it comes to getting a job in the legal industry. After all, law school life involves balancing mountains of paperwork and readings with other demands for your time. So which one should …

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January 6, 2016

It’s Not Just Paper Trails: Anchoring Your Law Firm’s Operation with IT Know-How

If you work for a law firm, whether as a lawyer, legal secretary or paralegal, you know that computers are cogs in your operation. There’s no way you can come back to doing it all on paper. The automation, easy access, and all-in-one record storage revolutionized the way law firms work. But you probably know …

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