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On your resume, are you listing your responsibilities or are you putting in quantifiable achievements? It seems all other sectors prefer quantifiable achievements, but I find it hard as a paralegal to… more

I joined a corporate firm as a multi year experienced paralegal. It seems however that I am not necessarily welcome by other paralegals in the Dept., a few negative comments to partners about me. Obt… more

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Hello everyone, nice to meet you all . I hope y’all are having a great weekend. I just want to asked how hard was it to get first paralegal job? I’m a new graduate have been actively searching since M… more

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Hello! I hope everyone's weekend is going well.

I was wondering if it is a red flag if a legal recruiter from a law firm reaches out to me on the weekend for an in-person interview o… more

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Is anyone actually doing ok in this industry? I'm burnt out, and I can't think of anyone I work with who isn't. I can't tell if that means my firm is terrible or the industry as a whol… more

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Anyone working on their JD part-time while working as a paralegal? What advice would you give your former self who was considering that path? I am struggling to decide whether I could handle the inten… more

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Do you bill for time spent “waiting” or “on call” for a task? Was talking to coworkers today who told me that if they were working overtime and waiting on an email back/waiting on approval for somethi… more

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Can you be friends with your attorneys? Wondering if anyone has any insight or experiences.

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I have a 1:1 with our GC tomorrow about career growth in my dept which was triggered b/c I applied for an internal position (diff dept, no offer yet). Legal dept is small and unsure of growth. I’m cur… more

Any litigation paralegals here?

If you’ve ever had to do a doc review exercise with time pressure, did you get paid overtime or were you just expected to do extra hours?

My firm… more

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Family law firm looking for an associate and paralegal in Santa Barbara CA. FL experience is preferred but not required. Message me if you're interested!

I love my office (almost 7 year… more

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Good morning everyone. I’ve been working as personal injury paralegal for about 1 year. Our firm has an incentive where you get a portion of the fee’s for any-case you bring in. It is definitely somet… more

We use Trace America at the firm I work for to find plaintiff’s past medical providers, but I’ve been tasked with finding a new company to handle this. I’m having trouble finding anything. Does anyone… more

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In need of advice!!!
I recently received an offer from a bigger plaintiff’s firm and I accepted (due to start on the 26th). Today I received another offer to go in-house but my title would be Adm… more

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For CA paralegals. I’m curious. What do you guys think of Newsom blocking the Bar’s Legal Reform Bill at reducing cost and expanding the availability of legal services, i.e. to include allowing parale… more

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I've been a litigation legal assistant for 18 years. Now looking to elevate and obtain my paralegal certificate. Any recommendations for a good online school?

Are there any Los Angeles paralegals in this bowl with experience in complex trials? I’m looking to share my woes of dealing with a case with more than 10k exhibits that will never see the light of da… more

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I put in my notice (one week) for a company I've been working with for 2 years.
I had a call with my boss today to discuss- she immediately jumped into attack mode, called me unprofessional, … more

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Remote paralegals: how did you get a remote position and how different is it than being in the office?

I am currently on the look out for a remote position, so any suggestions of companies… more

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I received an offer from Morgan Lewis in July. I politely declined. Two months later I see the position listed again with the exact job description, so I reconsidered and applied. Now I receive a gene… more

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Hello, everyone! I hope everyone is doing well. I just wanted to how people are finding these legal jobs such as legal assistant, legal file clerk, or even paralegal positions at these big law firms? … more

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Any paralegals used Upwork or similar sites for side work/freelance work? Just wondering if it's worth the time investment. All feedback is appreciated!

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Hi, I want to make a move from a small law firm to medium or big immigration firms. How do I approach them? How is the interview process?

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Any paralegals ever switch to a legal tech company? How did you like it?

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That moment when you finally have all the trial submissions and exhibits drafted and given to the partner for final review after spending more hours than you should have gathering and drafting everyth… more

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Hi! I’m in the immigration law firm world and I absolutely hate it. I wanted to know for those who have transitioned in an in-house mobility and immigration role from a law firm. Do you like it better… more

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I’m moving to Clifton, NJ in November and looking for friends.

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I am currently a paralegal and my firm does not pay over time (the amount of extra hours I’ve put in are insane, with 12 / 14 hours days in the last couple of weeks). Is this the case with many firms … more

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Anyone here a Kirkland paralegal? Thinking about throwing my hat into the ring.

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Hey all, I need some advice. I am an immigration paralegal at a small firm. I work on Uvisas and waivers mostly. I am currently paid $22/hr with 9 YOE. I know I am underpaid but I’ve stayed mostly bec… more

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Ediscovery paralegals, do you still struggle with attorneys’ resistance to standard ESI protocols? I’m wondering if I’m just fighting a losing battle at my firm or if this is still industry-wide th… more

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Have you ever worked overtime to get things done because you were told they needed to be done ASAP and then get told you can’t work overtime? So how are you supposed to get it done then?!?! 😡

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Anyone here have experience with Cummins? What did you think of the culture, benefits, etc.? There’s an in hous… more

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Anyone knoe of any openings for Immigration Paralegal? I am based out fo Michigan, but will to relocate or work remotely. I have 3 years employment immigration experience and a Bachelors degree.

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