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Out of Pocket Expenses

North Carolina – Personal Injury In North Carolina and many other states, one of the primary tasks your law firm should assign to a paralegal is gathering, compiling, and calculating your injured parties’ out of pocket expenses. Out of pocket expenses are the most overlooked damages by clients. It should be your paralegal’s job to [..]

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HOW TO DELETE EXTRA SPACES IN WORD

At the end of 2019, there was a lot of extra buzz spaces in Word. Many Word users over a certain age endured a typing class in high school on a real typewriter. Between the timed speed tests and the endless paper jams, we were taught to put two spaces after periods. The theory was [..]

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STOP MICROSOFT WORD FROM CALLING YOU AUTHOR

Stoping Microsoft Word from calling you “author” in comments is easier than you think. If Track Changes identifies you as “Author” instead of your username when you are inserting comments and edits, this means someone has used the Document Inspector to remove hidden data from the document. There are two ways to fix Word from [..]

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OBJECTIVES VS GOALS

Objectives and goals are two words many attorneys and paralegals use interchangeably when it comes to outlining business strategies. To ensure success with your business, it is vital you, and your staff understands the differences between objectives and goals. And you may be thinking, you already know the difference, but sometimes it is not you, [..]

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Federal Holidays and Observances in 2020

The federal holidays and observances in 2020 you can expect Best Virtual Paralegal, LLC, to be closed are listed below. Therefore, some of the dates may include some of the United States federal holidays and observances as established by federal law (5 U.S.C. 6103).  Additionally, some of the stated days are our company’s personal religious [..]

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Suck it up buttercup and set goals

Setting goals for the coming year you can accomplish is hard for a lot of people. In all honesty, attorneys and paralegals struggle setting goals and objectives more than any other professionals I know. I, myself, hate setting goals, but I love achieving great things, so I set new goals all the time. Here are [..]

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How to Start a Blog

Starting a blog can intimidate and overwhelm beginners.  As part of our building business theme for the last week of December and the entire month of January, we’ve answered a question from a client. In this quick post, we’ll explain what a blog is, how it can help your overall marketing strategy, and how easy to [..]

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Affiliate Programs vs. Sponsorships

Should you pay, or should you get paid? Affiliate Programs vs Sponsorships – Should you pay, or should you get paid? These are the frequent questions new Markers have. Additionally, many people get sponsor programs and affiliate programs confused. The answer to all these questions is it depends. Both affiliate and sponsorships can help your [..]

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Family law during the holidays

Family law during the holidays may seem to slow down because of all the holidays and court closures. But many law firms struggle to meet the emotional demands of their clients. As legal professional we forget how emotionally draining the holidays can be for clients dealing with divorce, separation, and children exchanges. Tips for managing [..]

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