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Time Management for Paralegals

OnDemand Webinar (64 minutes)

Learn how to better manage time and increase productivity while at work.Paralegals are essential to any successful law practice. In this ever-changing legal practice landscape, it has become increasingly difficult to manage work and life challenges - whether in-person, hybrid or through remote work - we have learned that staying on task with multiple assignments from multiple attorneys as a paralegal with an ever-increasing workload, can be difficult. This topic will assist paralegals in any sized organization gain some useful tips and tricks to effective time management skills. The material will also explain how effective communication skills and time management serve as an essential pairing for a successful paralegal career. It will further assist other lawyers that work closely with paralegals form a more effective working relationship.

Authors

Ojen Sirin, Sullivan & Worcester LLP

Agenda

The Role of a Paralegal on Legal Matters

• Introduction to How Paralegals Are Utilized (Especially Those New to the Profession)

• How the Role of a Paralegal Has Changed in a Hybrid Work Environment

• The Use of Technology as a Paralegal in an Ever-Changing Landscape

General Principles/Tips for Time Management Skills

• How to Prioritize Effectively

• The Trick to Multi-Tasking and Staying Organized

• The Fine Art of Delegation

The Key to Time Management Is Really Communication

• How Paralegals Become Time Management Stars Through Effective Communication Skills

• Managing Expectations

The Supervisor's Perspective

• How an Attorney Supervisor Can Better Support Paralegals in Their Office

• Communication From a Supervisor's Perspective

• Delegating Assignments Effectively