Law360, New York (March 19, 2015, 2:38 PM EDT) -- Paralegals rarely receive as many accolades as flashy law firm rainmakers, but their responsibility for keeping deadlines, documents and clients in check often means they are some of the most important law firm employees. Below, Law360 lists seven habits of highly effective paralegals.
They Keep Up With Technology
The rise of the Internet and computer-based technologies have dramatically redefined the nature of legal practice, and in an era where technology can become obsolete in months and there's an app for everything, staying on top of new databases and services is a matter of survival. The best paralegals are constantly on top...
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