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The Reporter – January 2016

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IN THIS ISSUE:
  • What do Lawyers Want from Their Legal Secretaries and PAs?
  • The Admin’s Guide to Organizing Digital Files
  • Power Tips to Get More Done at Work in 2016
  • Exporting a Multipage TIFF from Acrobat
  • Ways to Up Your Likeability Quotient at Work

From the President

With the beginning of each new year, we focus on improving our services and changing existing structures to better give you what you need.

Year after year, we continue to strive in what has become a very competitive market in the legal industry. To help us ensure we are providing you with what you need, please let us know what we can do to improve. Your feedback will help us meet our goal to serve you in the best possible way.

We sincerely value our relationship with you, we wish you the best in 2016, and we hope you and your firm continue to prosper and grow throughout the year.

Best regards,
Sheila Atkinson-Baker

What do Lawyers Want from Their Legal Secretaries and PAs?

By Jocelyn Anderson

On one level, there are as many answers to this question as there are legal secretaries and lawyers. Every working relationship is different, and most of us will have found out that what perfectly suits one relationship doesn’t work at all in another.

However, as someone who has worked both as a Legal Secretary and as a lawyer, I think that there is one quality that most lawyers would agree is essential to the makeup of a really good Legal Secretary or PA. This is a quality that transcends personality types and practice specialisms, and you need it whether you are working for a family lawyer or a commercial lawyer, and whether your boss is permanently frantic or completely chilled. Looked at from the other side of the desk, your fundamental skill is to make your boss’s job easier, however you achieve it. Read it

 

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The Admin’s Guide to
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Power Tips to Get More Done at Work in 2016
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  • Ways to Up Your Likeability Quotient at Work
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