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Estrin Books

  • 250 Darn Good Interview Questions
  • What They Didn't Teach You In Paralegal School
    A compilation of career mapping articles
  • Paralegal Career Guide 4th Edition By Chere Estrin
    If you've ever had those middle of the night terrors wondering if you've made a mistake by choosing a paralegal career, pick up The Paralegal Career Guide. This book packs a lot of information about career pathways and is chock full of information covering trends, career options, creating value, salary negotiations, getting along with co-workers, and other career resources. There is practical advice such as how to get higher level assignments where you are now or how you can leverage your experience. One comes away from the book with a sense of what's possible. Caution: Reading this book will make you giddy with enthusiasm
  • The Successful Paralegal Job Search Guide
    An absolute must for anyone interested in Paralegal employment, this book covers it all. Gain knowledge of the profession and marketplace as well as providing the "how-tos" on resume writing, Internet searches, follow-up letters and managing the first 100 days of the new job. This guide will assist paralegals in their goals for achieving success in their paralegal job search.

KNOW, The Magazine for Paralegals


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CEO Estrin Legal Staffing; CEO & Co-Founder, Organization of Legal Professionals; Editor-in-Chief: KNOW, The Magazine for Paralegals & OLP eJournal; Founder International Paralegal Association; Co-Founder Intern'l Paralegal Management Association


Chere B. Estrin has written ten career books including Hot Jobs & Amazing Careers: Smart Moves for Paralegals; The Paralegal Career Guide Fourth Edition and The Successful Paralegal’s Job Search Guide. She is a former executive with a Fortune 500 corporation, an administrator in two major law firms and a successful entrepreneur. She has been interviewed by Newsweek, The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune and other publications. Ms. Estrin is a national seminar speaker. She is co-founder and Chairperson of The Board of Directors of the Organization of Legal Professionals. (; CEO of the National Association of Freelance Legal Professionals; editor-in-chief of KNOW, The Magazine for Paralegals, the OLP UPDATE and FREELANCER Magazines.

Estrin has been interviewed by Newsweek, The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, The National Law Journal, Working Woman, Latina, Maxxim, The Tennessean, Frontier, The Daily Journal, and other prestigious publications. Previously, she held the position of career advice columnist for and was named “Career Guru” for Legal Assistant Today magazine.

Ms. Estrin has received the Century City/Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce “Woman of Achievement Award”; is an Inc. magazine “Entrepreneur of the Year” finalist; a California Lawyer magazine “LAMMIE” award winner, Los Angeles Paralegal Association Lifetime Achievement Award recipient; and a co-founding member of The International Paralegal Management Association.

A energetic seminar leader, she has been a featured speaker for the Association of Legal Administrators, the California State Bar, the International Paralegal Management Association, the ABA, Women in Business, national and regional Paralegal Associations, UCLA, Ohio State Bar and Loyola University, to name a few. Ms. Estrin has frequently appeared on radio and TV and has also led many retreats and workshops in top law firms and corporations across the country.

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