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The Pros and Cons of Licensing for Paralegals: Is Statutory Licensing and Regulation Really Necessary?

Does the paralegal profession really need government oversight? For years, there has been an ongoing debate about the real and perceived benefits of introducing statutory licensing to the profession. Some paralegals are strong supporters of licensing, while others see no need for it. What are the real issues and benefits? We asked Bob Davidson, a […]

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Paralegals – Social Media as a Job Search Weapon

Is Social Media Part of Your Paralegal Job Search Strategy? It Should Be….  If you’re in the market for a new paralegal position, what is your first move? Will you put in a call to one of your area’s leading recruiting firms? That’s a good idea, but if you really want to get word out […]

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Merrill Deposition Services Expanding – Donnice Butler Joins Washington DC Team

We are very excited to announce that Donnice Butler has joined our Merrill Deposition Services team in the Baltimore/Washington DC area. She has many years of experience in the legal profession and one of the most “brightening-of-a-day” smiles. We look forward to working closely with Donnice as we continue to strengthen and expand in the […]

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Digital Exhibits – a Lighter, More Versatile Way to Introduce Exhibits at a Deposition

Attorneys are all too aware of the way in which a particular exhibit can influence testimony taken in a deposition. They’re also painfully aware of the cumbersome task of getting those actual exhibits to the deposition. As anyone who has been involved can attest, exhibit management often amounts to boxes and binders of paper that […]

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Want a Wagon to Carry That Transcript?

The tools we use to create transcripts have certainly improved over the years. Sometimes it’s hard to recall exactly how transcripts were actually created before the days of notebook computers, wi-fi and the Internet. We asked some of our court reporters and videographers to share their fond memories of yesteryear’s equipment. When Paper Transcripts Ruled […]

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Best Practices In Selecting A Legal Services Provider – Legal Video

Professionalism In The Legal Services Environment In the highly competitive legal services environment organizations recognize the advantages of superior levels of professionalism.  While there may be many providers in the marketplace that produce adequate products overall, the difference between them is often found in the attention to detail that they exhibit on a consistent basis. Principles […]

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