Finally Friday

Finally Friday

Well, I’ve done it! One week down with a post each and every day for Blawger Survivor. And that means I made it even longer than the host of the contest, lol. So far it has been a great reminder of how useful and interesting blogging can be. And I have read some wonderful posts from the other entrants in the contest. A couple of my faves: The Haiku post at Leadership, Women, Lawyers (short and sweet) Orientate Me at No Reins Girl (love...

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Money, Law School and The System

Money, Law School and The System

I’ve read some really fascinating posts about the legal system, the changes needed (see the comments at this ABA post for example), the cost of law school, tuition, salaries for new lawyers and so much more. As a virtual paralegal I read these posts partly to stay on top of changing values within the system I am a part of. I also read them with the pure fascination of one who truly wants to see some innovation take place within the system....

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Generation Labels

I’ve never tried to embed a video on my blog before (I need to do this more often!!) but I was so inspired when I saw this video called The Lost Generation over on Susan Cartier Liebel’s great blog Build A Solo Practice, LLC.  Thank goodness she posted the link on Twitter – I haven’t gotten to my reader in a few days so I don’t know when I would have seen this! You really have to watch this video – the WHOLE...

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Where in the World is Your Virtual Assistant?

I work from my home in the suburbs of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Most of my clients at this point are from the United States. It’s exciting to know though that as a virtual assistant I can work with clients from pretty much anywhere in the world. There are issues to be aware of though in this amazing virtual world. One of the biggest issues is that of time zone differences. Alberta is in the mountain time zone, which for me means working...

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Political Payoff

I mean political payoff in a positive way of course!  It’s election time soon (yes, here in Canada too!) and while I always follow some of the issues and make a point of voting, I never have given much thought to volunteering in any way.  Then I read this great post over at Counsel to Counsel and realized there could be so many benefits to getting involved in politics. For one, I can show my kids how important it is to take action. I...

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