Question:
What is a Virtual Paralegal?
Answer:
Virtual Paralegals are contract paralegals that work online from another location to perform specific paralegal duties for an attorney. The paralegal services offered by virtual paralegals include document preparation and legal research. By using a virtual paralegal, the attorney can bill the client for the paralegal’s time without spending the attorney’s resources hiring and training a new employee.

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Question:
How is confidential information handled?
Answer:
I am a professional paralegal who uses the confidentiality and ethics standards of the legal industry. As a member in good standing with the Ohio State Bar Association, The Akron Bar Association , the National Notary Association and The Ohio Society of Notaries I am bound by the Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility of those organizations.

Question:
How are conflicts of interest handled?
Answer:
At the beginning of a working relationship with an attorney, I will perform an internal conflict of interest check as to the client and case names provided by the prospective attorney. You will be made aware of any potential conflicts or red flags.

Question:
How is security handled?
Answer:
As a professional paralegal, I understand that reputations are on the line, and that breaches can have critical ethical consequences. At Moyer Paralegal Services, Ltd. I don’t take that responsibility lightly. I am constantly reviewing new technologies and reports which relate to security concerns in the legal industry.

Question:
How is File and Information Exchange handled?
Answer:
Many of your communications with Moyer Paralegal Services, Ltd. will occur through email. Documents and files are often shared through a Software As a Service (SAAS) platform such as Box.net or other cloud-based providers. Your preferences concerning cloud-based services will be discussed, and a plan will be implemented which meets your specifications.