Find an A-Player Paralegal, Part VI

Making a decision and getting started The last step in finding an A-Player paralegal is to start small.  If you’re a long-time reader, you know we’ve said this many times.  This just proves that it’s true! Once you think you’ve found the perfect support, whether a paralegal support service or traditional employee, start small.  Before offering the job or retaining full support, ask for assistance with a small project.  Don’t suggest it might go further.  Simply ask the paralegal if s/he is available to help with the project.  If you’re impressed, ask for help with a larger project.  If you’re not impressed, you haven’t lost anything – but you will have saved yourself a lot of time, money, and heartache.  If the larger project works just as well, then make a formal offer or ask to receive formal paralegal support services. This is the same advice I give to attorneys … Continue reading