Mar 29, 2022
Eda Rosa is the Paralegal at Eda
Rosa LLC. She’s also the host of the”Let’s Talk Paralegal” podcast.
She sees a lot of inefficiencies in law firms and aims to fix that.
Eda sits down with host Molly McGrath to talk about how she wants
to change the way attorneys work with paralegals and how to make
sure your employees feel respected.
- Attorneys in general don’t get trained on how
to properly use a paralegal. That is something that should be
- The legal industry is chaotic and you need to
make sure you are ready for it. The industry isn’t going to slow
down just for you.
- Attorneys are like a parent. They take care of
their legal support staff and make sure the bills are paid and the
lights remain on, all while being an attorney.
- When you have your own firm, you can decide how
the culture is there. You want to make sure the culture is
something that people can thrive in.
- You can change the industry so that it doesn’t
have to be crazy for you. You can create that culture in your
- You can do simple acts of appreciation for your
employees. A simple thank you can go a long way for how an employee
will work hard or go the extra mile.
- You should know your team members and know how
to communicate with them. If something seems off, show initiative
and make them feel comfortable talking with you.
Quote of the
15:56 “The whole purpose is to
literally change the legal industry from the inside out. And the
only way we can do that is by changing the current narrative that
we always have to be chasing deadlines and being behind everything.
That's not necessarily true if we create this beautiful culture and
it's just like a family.”
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