September is almost here and the new school year is upon us. Although kids are the ones going back to class, attorneys and paralegals could use a curriculum refresher too. Lessons learned in kindergarten are often forgotten, but are proven to be fundamental to the building blocks of success in life and business. Legal professionals would do well to remember those early lessons.
Born and raised in the small town of Graham, just ninety miles outside of Fort Worth, I was deep in the heart of Texas. Springs filled with bluebonnets, falls filled with football – it was home. Our claim to fame was America’s Largest Town Square. Located in that square was the Young County courthouse – where I began learning about the intricate workings of the civil litigation process.
3 Common Reasons Solo Attorneys Call a Virtual Legal Assistant
Smart lawyers often learn from their peers by engaging in mentor relationships. Some take it a step further and retain professional services of a lawyer coach. From time to time in my 6-year virtual paralegal practice, I have been privileged to receive referrals from lawyer coaches. A recent referral caused me to re-examine just exactly why the referrals are made. After consulting with a number of lawyers who are prospective clients for Digital Paralegal Services, I find some common threads.
“There just are not enough hours in the day to do everything myself! I want to improve my work-life balance by delegating tasks, but no one is available. I keep reading and hearing about virtual paralegals and virtual assistants as affordable options, but I wonder: Where can I find virtual support which meets the needs of my law practice?”