December 10, 2018
Think Before You Pause
By Heather Fuller

I was working as a trial attorney at the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. when I decided to take a pause in my career. I was pregnant with my first child, and I didn’t think I could juggle a […]

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November 5, 2018
Strategies for Handling A Legal Circus
By Lincoln Derr

“Just because everyone is behaving like a clown, it doesn’t mean you have to join the circus.” ― Matshona Dhliwayo As a paralegal, there are times I feel I have joined a legal three-ring circus and play the fortunate (or unfortunate) role […]

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September 20, 2018
Virtual Roundtable: Diversity and Inclusion in the Legal Community
By Lincoln Derr

Diversity and inclusion are words often heard in discussions about our society. Giving people of every race, religion, culture and belief an equal voice and opportunity is one of the cornerstones of a working democracy. Nowhere is that concept more […]

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September 4, 2018
Is Reconsideration An Option?
By Phoebe Coddington

So, you have received a decision from the court and you are disappointed. The judge did not see the issue your way and denied your motion. You believe that the court missed something that should have resulted in your favor. Do you move […]

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September 3, 2018
“Do You” And Be Heard
By Sara Lincoln

After a recent jury trial, I spoke with our foreperson and was reminded that how we are perceived by others is incredibly important. We all have to think about modifying our presentation based upon the audience we stand in front […]

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August 8, 2018
Changing The Legal Landscape
By Lincoln Derr

If we appear to be talking about diversity and inclusion often, we are. We repeatedly reference the Lincoln Derr Advantage (“#LDAdvantage”) on our website and in our social media interactions. The #LDAdvantage asserts experience, diversity, and local roots. Diversity makes our […]

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