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Alt Legal WebinarVirtual Paralegal 101 - How to successfully support stakeholders while working remotely

Alt Legal Team | June 30, 2020
2 min read

In this webinar, expert paralegals Lindsey Corbin of Z5 Consulting and Elissa Blabac of The Law Office of Kelly Weiner discuss how to be a virtual paralegal both in this strange time and permanently. They discuss the different types of virtual paralegal positions and the technical requirements needed to set yourself up for success, including:

  • How to create an effective space for working at home
  • What tools you need
  • What security protocols you should have in place to ensure client confidentiality

Drawing on their combined decades of experience, the two also guide attendees through establishing boundaries and clarifying job responsibilities, including:

  • Ensuring work/life balance while working from home
  • Setting boundaries and establishing effective work times
  • Clarifying tasks and responsibilities with stakeholders
  • Communicating with stakeholders to ensure satisfaction

If you love working from home, you also get Lindsey’s and Elissa’s suggestions for ways to convince stakeholders to let you keep it up after the coronavirus crisis ends as well as job resources to find virtual paralegal positions.

You can find Lindsey and Elissa’s presentation here and can watch the video here.

Speaker Bios:

Elissa Blabac, Senior Paralegal at the Law Office of Kelly Weiner PLLC

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Elissa Blabac is a Senior Paralegal at the Law Office of Kelly Weiner PLLC. She is a trademark specialist who has worked both in-house and with law firms of various sizes managing intellectual property portfolios both large and small for over 15 years and has worked remotely for 7 years.

 

 

 

Lindsey Corbin, Vice President of Contracts & Franchise Administration at Outlier

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Lindsey Corbin is Vice President of Contracts & Franchise Administration for Outlier, an Arizona based private equity firm. In her current role, she is responsible for overseeing franchise administration for approximately 600 franchisees in North America, for such brands as Realty Executives, Passport Health and Pump It Up/BounceU. Lindsey also manages the global IP portfolios for each of the companies, and oversees litigation in connection with outside counsel. She is a graduate of Indiana State University, and received additional certification at Emory University. She is President of I GOT THIS Foundation and a member of the Special Olympics Arizona Resource Board. Lindsey is a member of the Trademark Office Practitioner’s Committee for the International Trademark Association.

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