Paralegal in mid size practice. Other than staying current with CLE’s (I am). What’s the best way for me to increase my billable rate?

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Show your attorney that you are producing quality product, thinking outside the box, showing initiative, predicting what he or she will want. I had a paralegal who would hear me on the phone and before I was done, she'd have a motion drafted just from hearing my convo. That was significant when I was determining her rate and then pay.

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