Frequently Asked Questions About Paralegal Outsourcing


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Do you have questions about paralegal outsourcing? Get answers to 5 FAQ that I get from personal injury litigation attorneys.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Paralegal Outsourcing

  1. 1. Frequently asked questions about Paralegal outsourcing<br />Full Service Virtual Support <br />2045 Mt. Zion Road <br />Suite 296 <br />Morrow, GA 30260 <br />800.710.2585 office<br />800.710.7782 fax<br />By: Vickie Perry Barker <br /><br />
  2. 2. Got Questions?<br />Do you have questions about paralegal outsourcing?<br />By: Vickie Perry Barker | |<br />
  3. 3. Get answers!<br />This video will answer 5 common questions I get from litigation attorneys (like you!)<br />By: Vickie Perry Barker | |<br />
  4. 4. About me<br />I’m Vickie Perry Barker, a freelance paralegal, writer, mom and entrepreneur<br />Legal pro since 1998<br />Owner of FSVS since 2007<br />By: Vickie Perry Barker | |<br />
  5. 5. 5 common questions<br />What is a virtual / freelance paralegal?<br />How can a FP support me and my firm? <br />What type of legal work can I outsource?<br />What are the benefits of outsourcing? <br />How much will outsourcing cost me? <br />By: Vickie Perry Barker | |<br />
  6. 6. #1WHAT IS A VIRTUAL PARALEGAL? <br />By: Vickie Perry Barker | |<br />
  7. 7. a virtual paralegaL …<br />aka a freelance or offsite paralegal<br />provides ongoing administrative support to lawyers and legal pros<br />works offsite and uses phone, email, fax and the Internet to support clients<br />By: Vickie Perry Barker | |<br />
  8. 8. #2 HOW CAN A freelance PARALEGAL SUPPORT ME AND MY INJURY FIRM? <br />By: Vickie Perry Barker | |<br />
  9. 9. How a Fp can support you<br />A freelance paralegal can help you free up time to: <br /><ul><li>focus on case strategies
  10. 10. grow your law practice
  11. 11. spend time with family </li></ul>By: Vickie Perry Barker | |<br />
  12. 12. By: Vickie Perry Barker | |<br />
  13. 13. How a Fp can support you<br />Set up systems to manage your cases and calendar<br />Organize your workload and administrative clutter<br />Provide back up support to your in-house legal team<br />By: Vickie Perry Barker | |<br />
  14. 14. #3 What type of legal work can I outsource?<br />By: Vickie Perry Barker | |<br />
  15. 15. YOU CAN OUTSOURCE…<br />Document Preparation <br />Write demand letters, Complaints, Interrogatories, RPDs, Admissions, Motions, etc<br />Case Management<br />Monitor treatment status, SOL, discovery period, etc<br />File Organization <br />Review, organize and index medical records, exhibits and other pertinent docs<br />By: Vickie Perry Barker | |<br />
  16. 16. #4 WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF OUTSOURCING?<br />By: Vickie Perry Barker | |<br />
  17. 17. The BENEFITS OF OUTSOURCING<br />Pay NO taxes<br />Provide NO office space or furniture<br />No training, software or equipment<br />and …<br />By: Vickie Perry Barker | |<br />
  18. 18. The “key” benefit<br />Collaborate 1-on-1 on an ongoing basis with a skilled paralegal that knows your clientsand understands how your injury firm operates!<br />By: Vickie Perry Barker | |<br />
  19. 19. #5HOW MUCH WILL PARALEGAL OUTSOURCING COST ME?<br />By: Vickie Perry Barker | |<br />
  20. 20. VIRTUAL PARALEGAL RATES<br />Range from $40 to $100 an hour, depending on the specialty and experience required. <br />But remember, VPs are business owners - responsible for their own taxes, training, software, equipment … everything!<br />Pay only for the time spent on your cases!<br />By: Vickie Perry Barker | |<br />
  21. 21. MORE QUESTIONS?<br />I want to answer them!<br />Head over to the FSVS website <br /> and check out the FAQ page. <br />By: Vickie Perry Barker | |<br />
  22. 22. Contact info<br />Want to chat? Contact me!<br />Web:<br />Email: <br />Phone: 800-710-2585<br />By: Vickie Perry Barker | |<br />