Why Education is Vital for Paralegals
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Being a good paralegal requires more than just an eye for detail and an adaptable personality. Quality education is vital to a successful career as a paralegal. In this episode of the Paralegal Voice, host Carl Morrison talks to Lisa Myers about her experience as a paralegal educator, why she’s passionate about teaching, and why it’s vital for aspiring paralegals to obtain a solid educational foundation. Together they discuss how a successful program can explore innovation by enacting hands-on experience and lab-based teaching styles. They also address the hot-button issue of whether or not state licensing should be required for paralegals.

Lisa Myers is the legal studies program director for Northwest Career College in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Special thanks to our sponsors Boston University, NALA, Thomson Reuters Firm Central, and ServeNow.

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