Meet the Woman Behind the Scenes
Founder of Paralegals Connect
Crystal Cornett is a Paralegal with over 19 years of experience in the legal industry. Crystal earned her first Paralegal Certificate from the University of Houston in March 2006. In 2010, Crystal earned a second Paralegal Certificate and her degree from Center for Advanced Legal Studies. She is a member of the Lambda Epsilon Chi National Honor Society for Paralegal / Legal Assistant Studies (LEX). Crystal is a commissioned Notary Public in the State of Texas and a Commissioned Remote Online Notary (RON). Since 2017, Crystal has served on the Program Advisory Committee (PAC) for Center for Advanced Legal Studies.
Over the course of her paralegal career, Crystal has practiced in Family Law, Elder Law, Probate, Guardianships, Health Law, Social Security, heavy litigation in Intellectual Property and Bankruptcy, and residential and commercial Real Estate.
In 2013, Crystal founded Paralegals Connect, the leading online community for paralegals, future paralegals, and future attorneys worldwide. Our mission is to empower individuals at every stage of their paralegal career journey, providing assistance to those considering a paralegal career, studying in a paralegal program, seeking employment, exploring virtual/freelance options, or looking to enhance their professional skills.
In 2018, Crystal founded The Paralegals Connect Magazine. Our magazine is published quarterly and features invaluable information and insights from legal field experts. With a membership of over 40,500 individuals worldwide, our reach and impact continue to grow. To stay connected and join the conversation, Paralegals Connect can be found on popular social media platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Twitter, providing an interactive and vibrant online community for support and idea exchange.
Visit https://linktr.ee/ParalegalsConnect or www.ParalegalsConnect.com to learn more.
After 18-years of working as a paralegal, in February 2022 Crystal made the decision to resign from her position as a Real Estate paralegal, marking the end of a successful chapter in a law office. However, Crystal's dedication to the legal community didn't stop there. In March 2022, she embarked on a new journey with Newhouse + Noblin, LLC, where she currently thrives as a paralegal recruiter. In addition to her recruiting responsibilities, Crystal also serves as a paralegal consultant, offering invaluable expertise and guidance in resume assistance, and sharing tips to help aspiring paralegals reach their career goals. With a passion for supporting paralegals and a wealth of industry knowledge, Crystal remains committed to making a positive impact in the legal community.