Sally Kane

Attorney with a Juris Doctorate degree from Duquesne University School of LawOver 20 years in the legal profession in a variety of roles and settingsPublished hundreds of career-related articles in print and web-based mediaLegal content director for Paperstreet, web marketing for legal professionalsWriter, editor, and consultant for LawBox Communications


Sally A. Kane was a writer for The Balance Careers covering careers in the legal field for five and a half years. Kane is an attorney, editor, and writer specializing in legal, career and business topics. 

Kane has worked as a legal secretary, paralegal, litigation support professional, law clerk and attorney. Kane also founded a legal nurse consulting firm with two experienced nurses and worked briefly in the field of legal nurse consulting. She has worked in many practice settings including large and small law firms, corporate legal departments, insurance companies and the judiciary. Working in these diverse legal positions and work environments has given Kane a unique, insider's perspective on many careers in the law.

She has published hundreds of career-related articles in print and web-based media and served as editor-in-chief of Paralegal Today, an international magazine covering the paralegal profession, and as editor for Litigation Support Today, an international magazine serving the litigation support profession. 

She currently is the legal content director for Paperstreet, web marketing for legal professionals and serves as writer, editor, and consultant for LawBox Communications.


Kane holds a bachelor's degree in writing from Edinboro University (cum laude) and a paralegal certificate (summa cum laude) from Duquesne University. She also holds a Juris Doctorate degree from Duquesne University School of Law where she served as an editor of the Duquesne Law Review.

Awards and Publications

Kane is published in the following:
Paralegal Today
Litigation Support Today
LawBox Communications

About The Balance Careers and Dotdash

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