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Info: New features for the Legaco Express - Let us know what you think!

Today, we are proud to announce a few new features in order to make the website more immediate and more interactive for our subscribers.

Here is what is new:

  • Blog: the best of the paralegal blogosphere and more in one place
  • Related content, popular content, and more context on every page
  • A directory of the blog contributors with individual profiles

More is coming soon!

Blog: Downsizing

I have downsized.

Oh, I don’t mean my paycheck, although for the time being while I’m getting my business going, that’s true too. (Just you wait . . . I’ll be back making the medium bucks again any time now!)

Event: 37th Annual Meeting and Summer Institutes - NALA

ALA's 37th Annual Convention & Summer Institutes, July 25-28, 2012, will be held in Omaha, Nebraska.

Video: Forcing Lawyers to Retire

From The Open Mind, a PBS program, the President of the Federal Bar Council Mark Zauderer discusses forced retirement in the legal profession.

Video: Perspective Is Everything

In this excellent TED presentation, advertising executive Rory Sutherland talks about how we live the same objective circumstances differently if the perspective is changed.

From TED:

The circumstances of our lives may matter less than how we see them, says Rory Sutherland. At TEDxAthens, he makes a compelling case for how reframing is the key to happiness.

Rory Sutherland stands at the center of an advertising revolution in brand identities, designing cutting-edge, interactive campaigns that blur the line between ad and entertainment.

Event: 61st Annual Education Conference & National Forum - NALS

October 18-21, 2012 | Portland, Oregon

The NALS Education Conference & National Forum offers attendees more CLE than any other conference dedicated to legal professionals.

Blog: Top Five Reasons I Am a Legal Nerd

There is really no need to hide or be ashamed of the fact that I am a legal nerd. If you know me, work with me, or read my paralegal blog regularly, you already know it.

What makes me a legal nerd? Read on to find out:

1. I think legal research is fun.

Blog: Time Zone Tribulations

One of the best things about working as a virtual paralegal is that I get to work with really interesting people from all over Canada, the United States and even people who live in Europe! I have one client that is in the UK and I have people I occasionally need to liaise with contacts for my clients in some pretty far flung locations.

This can be really cool, BUT there is a caveat. It can be pretty challenging to work across multiple time zones.

Event: 2012 Annual Convention - NFPA

The 2012 Annual Convention of the National Federation of Paralegal Associations (NFPA) will take place form September 27 to September 30, 2012 in Anchorage, Alaska.

The Host Hotel for the 2012 Convention is:

Sheraton Anchorage Hotel & Spa
401 E. 6th Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501

Blog: 6 Ways to Find New Solutions, Energy and Zeal for your Personal and Professional Life

I am writing this article from my hotel room overlooking the city of Denver and the beautiful snow-capped mountains of Colorado. This business trip with my husband has reminded me how important it is for legal professionals to frequently step out of our normal every day perspective.