ParalegalGateway Returns

The Future is Ours

Welcome! Thank you for your support of ParalegalGateway’s newsletter. We are thrilled to return to the web and look forward to connecting with new faces and reconnecting with old friends.

The Resurgence of A Journey Through Time

In the dynamic world of the internet, some platforms stand the test of time, evolving and adapting to the changing landscape., an online social media platform for paralegals, is one such entity that has made a remarkable return to the web. Founded in 2001 by Jeannie Johnston, a seasoned paralegal with a passion for connecting legal professionals, the platform has witnessed a resurgence that reflects not only its historical significance but also its commitment to fostering a vibrant community.

The Early Days: was conceived at a time when the internet was still finding its feet in connecting professionals across various fields. Johnston, fueled by her desire to create a space where paralegals could collaborate, share insights, and build a supportive network, launched the platform with a vision in mind. The early days saw a slow but steady influx of legal professionals who recognized the value of an online hub dedicated to their unique needs.

The Rise and Pause:

As the years passed, grew into a thriving community. Paralegals from different corners of the world found a virtual home where they could discuss legal trends, seek advice, and share experiences. However, like any digital endeavor, the platform faced challenges. Technological advancements and changes in online interaction led to a temporary pause in its operations. Yet, the spirit of lingered, awaiting the right moment to make a triumphant return.

The Revival:

In a digital era where connectivity is key, the return of marks a strategic move to rekindle the flame that initially sparked its creation. Jeannie, with her unwavering commitment to the paralegal community, recognized the need to adapt to modern digital trends. The revived platform boasts a sleek and user-friendly interface, incorporating contemporary features that align with the expectations of today's tech-savvy professionals.

Enhanced Features:

The renewed comes equipped with a plethora of features designed to facilitate seamless interaction among paralegals. From discussion forums and resource-sharing sections to live webinars and networking events, the platform has embraced the latest in online community-building. Jeannie's dedication to enhancing user experience is evident in every aspect of the site, ensuring that it caters to the diverse needs of paralegals in the 21st century.

Community Building in the Digital Age:

As steps into this new chapter, community building remains at its core. The platform serves as a virtual meeting ground where paralegals can not only discuss legal intricacies but also forge professional connections that transcend geographical boundaries. With the incorporation of advanced networking tools, members can now build meaningful relationships, collaborate on projects, and stay updated on industry trends in real-time.

The Vision for the Future:

Jeannie's vision for extends beyond its current iteration. The platform's return to the web signifies not just a revival but a commitment to evolving with the times. The goal is to ensure that remains not just relevant but indispensable in the ever-evolving landscape of legal professions.


The return of is a testament to the resilience of a vision that started over two decades ago. Jeannie's dedication to creating a digital haven for paralegals has not only stood the test of time but has evolved to meet the demands of the modern age. As the platform welcomes back its existing community and opens its doors to new members, the spirit of collaboration and support that defines continues to thrive, making it a beacon for paralegals navigating the complexities of the legal world in the digital era.

Paralegal Practice & Procedure Fourth Edition: A Practical Guide for the Legal Assistant

Now fully revised and expanded: the bestselling desk reference for paralegals at any level. Each chapter has been completely updated to include the latest step-by-step instructions for every aspect of a paralegal's job, with new procedures, checklists, and resources throughout.

Join the conversation

or to participate.