Cover Letters Are Dead

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Writing even the simplest letter can take valuable time away from the workday. Since writing letters to convey detailed information is essential in the practice of law, I hope it never gets replaced entirely by e-mail because there are times when a letter is really unnecessary. Here’s an example:  when doing something as habitual as […]

Attention/Ah-teeeen-shun!

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I thought about titling today’s posting with the idiom “the devil is in the details,” but definitely don’t want to encourage any religious commentary. I added the phonetic version of “attention” as used in the military to, hopefully, grab your, um, attention. Paralegal job descriptions often list “detail oriented” as a requirement since paralegals routinely […]

Ode to Roy & Kevin

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Been there, done that – didn’t think I’d be walking down the divorce road ever again. But this one won’t require the services of Berner Klaw & Watson like my first divorce:  my gay “husband” is leaving me and is taking his partner – who has also become my husband’s “partner” – along with him […]

A Non-Hostile Takeover

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I have always loved reading and writing. As for blog writing, I have to confess that, years ago, when blogging first became popular, I used to think reading them was a waste, wondering why I’d spend any precious time reading a stranger’s opinion. Thank goodness, I came to my senses, realizing that reputable bloggers take […]

Welcome!

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My goal in starting this blog is to establish a connection with other family law paralegals who understand – and embrace – the uniqueness of the family law profession.  If you yearn for the opportunity to connect with like-minded professionals who understand the diversity of issues you deal with every day, this blog is for […]