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09 May 2022
Mental Health Awareness Month
Category: DEI

Mental Health Awareness Month Written by Adrienne D. Berry, CP May 2022 Mental health awareness is a very relevant conversation in today’s society. Once thought to be taboo to discuss openly, it is now a factor in daily conversation. One must wonder if the stressors people faced during the pandemic forced it to be pushed […]

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09 May 2022
Paralegal Pathways
Category: Facts & Findings

Death by the billable hour. Is there life outside of the law firm? Career veterans who have spent a decade or more supporting lawyers have pondered thoughts such as these. Many times, we reflect back on our paralegal careers and wonder, is there more to our future? We second guess ourselves, thinking that there’s nothing […]

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03 May 2022
Abuse of Special Needs Children
Category: Facts & Findings

Children with disabilities are nearly four times more likely to be physically abused or neglected and more than three times more likely to be sexually abused when compared to children without disabilities. [1] The odds of abuse are increased when an individual with special needs is placed in a group home or other communal environment. […]

National Deaf History Month: Deaf Awareness in the Legal Community Written by Sarah Duggan, CP, and Samantha Burns April 2022 April is National Deaf History Month, a unique opportunity to highlight the importance of inclusivity and equal accessibility for those who are deaf, hard of hearing, or experiencing hearing loss within our local communities. In […]

07 Mar 2022
Irish Eyes are Smiling in America
Category: DEI

Irish Eyes are Smiling in America Written by Adrienne D. Berry, CP March 2022 March is Irish American Heritage Month. Irish American Heritage Month was first recognized by Congress in 1991. Like other heritage months, it was established to celebrate and honor Irish Americans and their contributions to America’s culture. It was recognized in March […]

15 Feb 2022
February DEI: Black History Month
Category: DEI

Black History Month Written by Yolanda A. Garcia, CP, PLS, TBLS-BCP February DEI Every February people across the United States celebrate Black History Month. It is a special time to reflect on more than 400 years of African American heritage and how it has shaped both the country and the world. While many people are […]