paralegal-voice-200x200The Holidays are upon us…the time of the year when paralegals are attending office holiday parties and stressing over what to do about holiday gifting at work. The goal is to get through all of this AND still have a job after the New Year.

In this bonus edition of The Paralegal Voice Jennifer Karns, M.A.Ed. joins me to discuss surviving office holiday parties and what to do about office holiday gifting.    You’ll find the podcast here:

Jennifer and I focused on:

  • What to do if you don’t want to go to the party * Wardrobe tips * Tips for drinking carefully * When can you leave? * Why you shouldn’t be a ‘squatter’ at the party! * Should you dance?
  • Should you give a gift to your boss? * What about your co-workers? * How to make gifting decisions * Tips for simple gifts * Watch the expectations! * What to do if your office is adopting a family and your funds are limited.
  • Do you want to take time off during the holidays? Be sure to plan ahead.

Don’t miss this outstanding information and important tips from 2 experienced legal professionals.


Karns_2Jennifer Karns, M.A.Ed., is the Legal Professional Training Manager at Snell & Wilmer, L.L.P. where she develops and manages all training activities of the Legal Professionals Group, comprised of over 120 employees in seven offices across five states. With more than 20 years of law firm experience, Jennifer has a track record of success in law firm recruiting, training, creation and implementation of policies and procedures, writing, legal project management.  She is a graduate of University of Phoenix (Masters), Arizona State University West (Bachelors), and Phoenix College (Legal Assisting).