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One of the main questions I hear paralegal students ask is how they can prepare to transition into the workforce after completing their degree or certificate. My advice is always to treat school like a job. There are countless ways that school alone can prepare aspiring paralegals for a successful career in the legal profession. […]

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One of the main questions I hear paralegal students ask is how they can prepare to transition into the workforce after completing their degree or certificate. My advice is always to treat school like a job. There are countless ways that school alone can prepare aspiring paralegals for a successful career in the legal profession. […]

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Diversity is a simple term that refers to differences. These human differences are a beautiful thing, and as we understand what these differences are we can gain a better understanding of others’ backgrounds. This idea of understanding and accepting how someone of a different background’s unique story shapes how they see the world is a […]

The Connection Between Mental Health & DEI by Kristine Custodio Suero, ACP September 2022 Discussions revolving around mental health during these challenging times are frequent. The impacts can be far and wide when employees navigate personal and professional issues while dealing with a global pandemic, a looming recession, and potential job loss. Add that to […]

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Turns 32 by Kristine Custodio Suero, ACP August 2022 “Inclusivity means not ‘just we’re allowed to be there,’ but we are valued. I’ve always said: smart teams will do amazing things, but truly diverse teams will do impossible things.” -Claudia Brind-Woody The April 2022 NALA DEI article featured Samantha […]

Separate is Not Equal – Remembering “Mr. Civil Rights” Written by Sarah Duggan, CP July 2022 July 2, 1908, marks the birthdate of Thoroughgood (“Thurgood”) Marshall, the first African-American United States Supreme Court Justice, who played a pivotal role in inspiring the American Civil Rights movement over several decades. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, at the […]

09 Jun 2022
Juneteenth and Pride Month
Category: DEI

We Are All Included Written by Adrienne D. Berry, ACP June 2022 In June, diversity, equity, and inclusion take a step to the front with the celebrations of Juneteenth and Pride Month! These events seem to unofficially set the stage for showcasing the differences in everyone while highlighting what makes us all the same. Juneteenth […]