BP Sponsors CrushContract Academy

We are thrilled to announce that Beyond Paralegals has joined CrushContracts Academy as a sponsor and supporter. For eighteen years, Beyond Paralegals has been designing legal services to complement the way you work so you can deliver your best work better and faster. Thank you Julie Enez for your continued support of CrushContracts and CrushContracts Academy. […]

DEPOSITION SUMMARIES

The objective of a deposition summary is to present a condensed version of the deposition transcripts where key points are summarized and referenced with their corresponding page and line number from the original transcripts. There are three types of deposition summaries:1.  page-line,2.  topic-by-topic, and3.  chronological. Throughout the litigation process, multiple parties will rely on the deposition summary. Attorneys rely […]

Celebrating 18 years as Legal Pioneers

DID YOU KNOW? When we first opened our doors, we were told our business model would never work in the legal industry? Good thing we did not listen to our critics. Through hard work, today we are a 100% referral based company and have to open a waiting list twice a year to manage to […]

Case Briefing for Visual Learners

In law school the “highlighted books” typically belonged to those who “book brief”, and each color helps the reader find facts, rule/takeaway, issue, etc., at a glance, and if you knew the color key you were golden. When I first started case briefing, I struggled until I found a method that worked for me- I began […]

Summarizing Cases Template

Study the case until you can explain it to your grandmother in plain English, is a tip I learned long ago. Case opinions can be long and incredibly complex. Especially when you’re new to reading cases, you won’t really understand an opinion until you study it several times. How do you know when you finally […]

Why Delegation is the Secret Sauce of Leadership

At Beyond Paralegals we use delegation as a tool to strengthen and invest in our team. In return, we receive a stronger pool of talent to pull from in those inevitable crisis situations when we require —all hands on deck. Here Are A Few Tips We Use: LEARN TO LET GOBeing a good leader involves […]

What is the Difference between Styles, Themes, and Templates?

Styles keep your formatting consistent within a document. Themes keep your look and feel consistent across multiple documents. Templates allow you to re-use text and keep your look and feel consistent across multiple documents. Use Templates when you want to save the document text, in addition to the Theme. Once you have saved a Template, […]

Celebrating 18 Years As Legal Pioneers

DID YOU KNOW? When we first opened our doors, we were told our business model would never work in the legal industry? Good thing we did not listen to our critics. Through hard work, today we are a 100% referral based company and have to open a waiting list twice a year to manage to […]

Are You Cross-Training Your Team? If not, you should.

At Beyond Paralegals we work on teams and cross training is part of our success. Last week we got to see this practice in action when a vendor we hired was struggling to meet milestones on a project they were hired to complete. The minute it became obvious the vendor was struggling, our team was […]