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2000 Index to Articles

By subject for all articles published between January and December 2000.

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ASSOCIATIONS

AAfPE Talks Regulation, Competence, Education Requirements - by Deborah Bogen - Jan/Feb
Bar Adopts Paralegal Definition - by Debra Levy - Jan/Feb
CAIP Votes to Change Name - by Rod Hughes - Jan/Feb
CAPA Conference Targets Challenges - by Stacey Hunt, CLA, CAS - Jan/Feb
NFPA Sets Policy - by Dane D’Antuono - Jan/Feb
PACE Education Waiver Expiration Looms - by Karen Lawrence Coleman - Jan/Feb
PACE Fee Increased - by Vanessa DeRuyter - Mar/Apr
California Reps. Consider Paralegal Definition - by D.L. Hawley - May/Jun
Oregon Bar Considers Paralegal Definition for Adoption - by Debra Levy - May/Jun
Kansas Asks Supreme Court to Nullify Bill - by Vanessa DeRuyter - May/Jun
AAfPE Questions the Use of Disbarred Attorneys as Instructors - by Deborah Bogen - May/Jun
Corporate Legal Assistant Association Seeks Members - by Rebecca Brown - May/Jun
NFPA Talks Technology to Children - by Rebecca Brown - May/Jun
CALDA President Dies Suddenly - by Rod Hughes - Jul/Aug
Congress to Decide: Should Paralegals Get National Recognition? - by Randi Bemiss - Jul/Aug
NFPA Sets Policy, Elects Leaders - by Dane D’Antuono - Jul/Aug
NFPA’s South Africa Trip on Hold - by Michelle DeVera - Jul/Aug
NALA Names Next President - by Rod Hughes - Jul/Aug
NALA Adds Employment Network to Web Site - by Rebecca Brown - Jul/Aug
Ononganda County Accepts Legal Assistant Students to the Bar - by Rebecca Brown - Jul/Aug
CALDA Pulls Away from NFPA - by Michelle DeVera - Sep/Oct
NFPA, AARP Join Forces - by Debra Levy - Sep/Oct
NALA Celebrates 25 Years of Professionalism, Vision - by Rod Hughes - Sep/Oct
Missouri Shelves Regulatory Talks - by Mary Micheletti - Sep/Oct
NALA Gets Personal - by Rebecca Brown - Sep/Oct
CAPA Members Sing in Solvang - by Stacey Hunt, CLA, CAS - Sep/Oct
14-Year-Old Association Dissolves - by Shaunta Grimes - Sep/Oct
The Results are In … - by Kim Hedstrom - Nov/Dec
Greene Named SCOLA Chairman - by Randi D. Bemiss - Nov/Dec
Letter Writing Campaign Opens Doors - by Stacey Hunt, CLA, CAS - Nov/Dec

CAREER STRATEGIES

Career Advice

  • The Art of Shameless Self-Promotion - by Sally Andress, RP - Mar/Apr
  • The Art of Asking Questions - by Dorothy M. Pritchett - May/Jun
  • Reporting to God - by Dorothy M. Pritchett - Jul/Aug
  • Freelancing 101 — 10 Tricks of the Trade - by Mary Meinzinger Urisko, Esq. - Sep/Oct
  • Information Technology — Tool or Weapon? - by Dorothy M. Pritchett - Nov/Dec

Designer Job - by Dorothy M. Pritchett - Jan/Feb
A Sea of Opportunity - by Dane D’Antuono - Jan/Feb
Network Connections - by Jodi L. Standke - May/Jun
Background Checks on the Rise - by D.L. Hawley - May/Jun
Working with Foreign Language Clients - by D.L. Hawley - Sep/Oct

EDUCATION

e-Education - by Lorraine Baker - Jan/Feb
Putting the Profession on Film - by Karen Lawrence Coleman - Mar/Apr
NFPA Talks Technology to Children - by Rebecca Brown - May/Jun
Law Firm Grows Its Own - by John Caldwell - May/Jun
PACE and CLA Review Courses Go Online - by Michelle DeVera - May/Jun
Paralegal Peers Set to Revise PACE - by Kim Hedstrom - Sep/Oct
Schools Mold Programs to Meet Health Care Demands - by Randi D. Bemiss - Sep/Oct
Mount St. Joseph Goes Online - by Steve Gust - Sep/Oct
MDP Study Underway - by Michelle DeVera - Nov/Dec
Educating Paralegals - by Linda A. Potter, CLA - Nov/Dec

Student’s Workshop - by Susan Howery

  • A Proper Warm-up - Jan/Feb
  • Clients on the Couch - Mar/Apr
  • A Referee and a Friend - May/Jun
  • Scrapbook for Success - Jul/Aug
  • Roll Up Your Sleeves - Sep/Oct
  • The ABCs of Education - Nov/Dec

CORPORATE ISSUES

Corporate Comment - by Belinda Bass

  • This Isn’t Kansas Anymore - Jan/Feb
  • Taxed By Franchise Tax? - Jul/Aug
  • Wading Into UCC Waters - Sep/Oct
  • Genesis of the Corporate Lawyer - Nov/Dec

Corporate Legal Assistant Association Seeks Members - by Rebecca Brown - May/Jun

LITIGATION SUPPORT

Litigation Corner

  • Your Big Day in Court - by Stacey Hunt, CLA, CAS - Jan/Feb
  • Members of the Jury … - by Stacey Hunt, CLA, CAS - Mar/Apr
  • Case Closed - by Stacey Hunt, CLA, CAS - May/Jun
  • Cooperating with the Corporate Community - by Stacey Hunt, CLA, CAS - Jul/Aug
  • Trial By Remote Control - by Jane Heath - Sep/Oct
  • ‘OOF Principle’ - by Jane Heath - Nov/Dec

MANAGEMENT

Manager’s Desktop - by Brad J. Baber

  • Coloring Outside the Lines - Jan/Feb
  • From a Snail’s Pace to a Steady Clip - Mar/Apr
  • Training the Trainer - May/Jun
  • Diving Into the Paralegal Job Pool - Jul/Aug
  • Profit from Your Experience - Sep/Oct
  • Into the Loop - Nov/Dec

OTHER

$5.3 Billion Nazi Slave Settlement Signed - by D.L. Hawley - Mar/Apr
Taking the ‘Mystery’ Out of the Courthouse - by Rod Hughes - Mar/Apr
Florida Authorities Investigate Owner of Independent Paralegal Kit Company - by Vanessa DeRuyter - May/Jun
Law Firm Grows Its Own - by John Caldwell - May/Jun
Go West, Legal Services - by Karen Lawrence Coleman - Jul/Aug
Moms March Against Gun Violence - by Rachel Ng - Jul/Aug
Professional Coach Proves to be a Touchdown - by Diana Kristinat - Jul/Aug
Saying ‘ILoveYou’ Means So Much - by Rod Hughes - Jul/Aug
Working with Foreign Language Clients - by D.L. Hawley - Sep/Oct
Distinguishing the Legal Nurse Consultant - by Penny Lorenzo - Sep/Oct
Trial Diary - by Stacey Hunt, CLA, CAS - Nov/Dec
Cracking the Code - by Joan A. Hopper - Nov/Dec
Running with the Bull - by Debra Levy - Nov/Dec
Coping with Contaminants - by Kathleen M. Reade - Nov/Dec
Mom Turns Grief into Gifts - by Rebecca Brown - Nov/Dec
Paralegal Gives Colombian Prosecutors U.S. Tips - by Debra Levy - Nov/Dec
Letter Writing Campaign Opens Doors - by Stacey Hunt, CLA, CAS - Nov/Dec
Niche Publisher Sold - by Lisa Mortillaro - Nov/Dec
Animal Activism - by D.L. Hawley - Nov/Dec

PARABRIEFS

Jan/Feb

  • Smith v. Whalen, 1999 U.S. App. Lexis 28501 (Oct. 28, 1999)
  • Biddle v. Warren General Hospital, 86 Ohio St. 3d 395, 715 N.E.2d 518, 1999 Ohio Lexis 2925, (Sept. 15, 1999)
  • Luckett v. Boeing Co., 1999 Wash. App. Lexis 1907 (Nov. 8, 1999)

Mar/Apr

  • Lewis v. Boone, 1999 U.S. App. Lexis 33557 (10th Cir., Dec. 20, 1999)
  • Hughes v. Lund, Auto-Owners Insurance Company, 1999 Minn. App. Lexis 1374 (Dec. 28, 1999)
  • Riojas v. Bell, 1999 Tex. App. Lexis 9254 (Tex. App. – 4th Dist. Dec. 15, 1999)

May/Jun

  • United Phosphorus v. Midland Fumigant, 2000 U.S. App. Lexis 3401 (10th Cir., March 6, 2000)
  • Apolinar Sandoval v. Kenneth S. Apfel, 2000 U.S. Dist. Lexis 2281 (N.D. Texas, Dallas Div., Feb. 29, 2000)
  • Gerald M. Sullivan v. Leroy T. Gill Jr., 2000 U.S. Dist. Lexis 2719 (N.D. Ill., Eastern Div., Feb. 23, 2000)

Sep/Oct

  • Margaret Rose M. Zabeline-Dewitt v. Atrium Staffing et al., 2000 U.S. Dist. Lexis 7680 (E.D. N.Y., June 2, 2000)
  • John Doe, Alias v. Charles M. Condon, Attorney General for the State of South Carolina, Opinion No. 25138 (S.C. Supreme Court, June 5, 2000)
  • Dorothy Sizemore Bowling v. Denham & Lewis Corporation et al., 2000 U.S. App. Lexis 8789 (6th Cir., April 28, 2000)

PARALEGALS

Celebrity Casts Congressional Bid - by Dane D’Antuono - Jan/Feb
Junk Calls: Get Disconnected - by D.L. Hawley - Jan/Feb
Oklahoma Practice Favors Employing Paralegals - by Debra Levy - Mar/Apr
Paralegals are Key Part of DuPont Legal Team - by D.L. Hawley - Mar/Apr
Paralegal Convicted of Rape Gets 990-to-Life - by Karen Lawrence Coleman - Jan/Feb
Playing the Odds - by Rebecca Brown - Mar/Apr
Bad Times at Belmont High - by Rod Hughes - May/Jun
Lady Justice - by D.L. Hawley - Jul/Aug
Putting the Prosecution Under the Microscope - by Debra Levy - Jul/Aug
Paralegal Claims Pregnancy Produced Pink Slip - by Steve Gust - Jul/Aug
Paralegal Co-writes Legal Text - by Debra Levy - Sep/Oct
Paralegal of the Year - by Debra Levy - Sep/Oct
At a Crossroad … - by Michelle DeVera - Sep/Oct
Trial Diary - by Stacey Hunt, CLA, CAS - Nov/Dec
Running with the Bull - by Debra Levy - Nov/Dec
Delivering the Dream - by Rachel Ng - Nov/Dec
Homicide - by Michelle DeVera - Nov/Dec
Paralegal Gives Colombian Prosecutors U.S. Tips - by Debra Levy - Nov/Dec

PRO BONO

Pro Bono Spotlight

  • Coping With Violence - By Rod Hughes - Jan/Feb
  • CASA: A Powerful Voice in a Child’s Life - By Dane D’Antuono - Mar/Apr
  • 24 Hours of Opportunity - By Kim Hedstrom - May/Jun
  • Dying with Dignity - By Dane D’Antuono - Jul/Aug
  • Help In the Windy City - By Kim Hedstrom - Sep/Oct
  • A Poverty SHIELD - By Rebecca Brown - Nov/Dec

NFPA, AARP Join Forces - by Debra Levy - Sep/Oct

THE PROFESSION

Disbarred Attorneys as Paralegals? - by Debra Levy - Jan/Feb
Futurework for Paralegals - by Vanessa DeRuyter - Jan/Feb
Intellectual Property Field Grows - by D. L. Hawley - Jan/Feb
Playing the Name Game - by Linda A. Potter - Jan/Feb
Breaking Them In - by Marcia A. Robbins - Mar/Apr
The Ties That Bind - by Stacey Hunt, CLA, CAS - May/Jun
Survey Says Paralegals Less Difficult to Recruit, Retain than Other Professionals - by John Caldwell - Jul/Aug
Professional Coach Proves to be a Touchdown - by Diana Kristinat - Jul/Aug
Survey Says Money No. 1 Factor in Job Satisfaction - by Michelle DeVera - Sep/Oct
The Results Are In … - by Kim Hedstrom - Nov/Dec
Survey Says: Higher Salaries, More Benefits - by Kim Hedstrom - Nov/Dec

REGULATION

Ad Hoc Committee Asked to Develop Credentialing System - by Nancy Ritter - Mar/Apr
Regulation in Ontario Reaches ‘Critical’ Stage - by Rod Hughes - Jan/Feb
Task Force Completes Education Component of Regulatory Plan - by Vanessa DeRuyter - Mar/Apr
Without Borders - by Debra Levy - Mar/Apr
California Paralegal Speaks Out - by Carolyn Yellis, CLA - May/Jun
Nevada Today - by Shaunta Grimes - May/Jun
Georgia Bar Files Proposed UPL Opinion  - by Shaunta Grimes - Jul/Aug
Bill Moves Forward in California - by The Staff of Legal Assistant Today - Jul/Aug
New York Judge Rules State Must Pay Paralegal Fees for Capital Cases  - by D.L. Hawley - Jul/Aug
Licensure Should Not Be an Issue - by Vicki Voisin, CLAS - Jul/Aug
Ontario Attorney General Looks into Regulating Paralegals - by D.L. Hawley - Jul/Aug
ABA Rejects Sharing Fees with Nonlawyers - by Lana J. Clark, CLA, and Dane D’Antuono - Sep/Oct
Disbarred Attorneys to Work as Paralegals? - by Debra Levy - Sep/Oct
California Clarifies Paralegal Role - by Rod Hughes - Nov/Dec
Canadian Judge Hands Down Regulation Recommendations - by D.L. Hawley - Nov/Dec
Wisconsin Continues Work on Licensing Proposal - by Shaunta Grimes - Nov/Dec
Arizona Drafts Paralegal Initiative - by Rebecca Brown - Nov/Dec
Tennessee Sketches Out Paralegal Definition - by Debra Levy - Nov/Dec

RESEARCH

1999 Index to Articles - by The Staff of Legal Assistant Today - Jan/Feb
Honest Mistakes, Deceptive Facts - by Genie Tyburski - Mar/Apr
Judge Orders West to Pay Competitor’s Attorney Fees - by Debra Levy - Mar/Apr
Lexis Extends Client Reach - by Karen Lawrence Coleman - Mar/Apr
The Bottom Line - by The Staff of Legal Assistant Today - May/Jun
Survey Says Legal Workforce Is Mobile - by Debra Levy - May/Jun
Regional, National Salary Surveys Released - by D.L. Hawley - May/Jun
Survey Says Paralegals Less Difficult to Recruit, Retain than Other Professionals - by John Caldwell - Jul/Aug
Research Secondary Sources - by D.L. Hawley - Sep/Oct
The Results Are In … - by Kim Hedstrom - Nov/Dec
Survey Says: Higher Salaries, More Benefits - by Kim Hedstrom - Nov/Dec
MDP Study Underway - by Michelle DeVera - Nov/Dec

TECHNOLOGY

Creative Computing

  • Alphabet Soup - by Robert P. Fox - Jan/Feb
  • Snoops, Bugs and Viruses - by Robert P. Fox - Mar/Apr
  • En Garde! - by Robert P. Fox - May/Jun
  • Copy ‘Right’ — Not Wrong - by Robert P. Fox - Jul/Aug
  • A Better Way to Illustrate a Point - by Bonnie Hill - Sep/Oct
  • The Importance of Imaging - by Dwayne E. Krager - Nov/Dec

Cyberspace: The Final Frontier - by The Staff of Legal Assistant Today - Mar/Apr
Mastering Your Domain - by Karen Lawrence Coleman - Mar/Apr
Courts Across the Nation Implementing E-Filing - by Debra Levy - May/Jun
NALA Adds Employment Network to Web Site - by Rebecca Brown - Jul/Aug
Saying ‘ILoveYou’ Means So Much - by Rod Hughes - Jul/Aug
Mount St. Joseph Goes Online - by Steve Gust - Sep/Oct
Lexis Unveils E-business - by John Caldwell - Nov/Dec

Paralegals Online - by Joni McDonald Wallach

  • Feeling A Little Listless? - Jan/Feb
  • The Final Step - Mar/Apr
  • Spring Training Is Here - May/Jun
  • Blue Plate Specials - Jul/Aug

Paralegals: Wired for Success - by Michelle DeVera - Mar/Apr
What Works for You? - by Mary Micheletti - Mar/Apr

TOOLS of the TRADE

Tips & Timesavers - by LAT readers - Jan/Feb

  • Tips & Macro Basics Quick Look Card
  • Hunt Down Databases
  • Track Assets Through Checklist
  • Make Your Own Letterhead
  • Wills Records

UPL

Authorities Charge Calif. Paralegal With Grand Theft, UPL - by Rod Hughes - Mar/Apr
UPL Enforcement Amendment Declined - by Debra Levy - Mar/Apr
UPL Panel Recommends Cease and Desist Order for NonLawyer Advocates - by Debra Levy - Mar/Apr
Georgia Bar Files Proposed UPL Opinion - by Shaunta Grimes - Jul/Aug
UPL Suit Dropped Against Las Vegas Paralegal - by Shaunta Grimes - Nov/Dec

WRITING

Where There’s a Will … - by Jeffrey Helewitz - Mar/Apr
A Matter of Trusts - by Jeffrey A. Helewitz - May/Jun
The Best Laid Plans - by Jeffrey A. Helewitz - Jul/Aug
10 Steps to Preparing Depositions Part I - by Deborah Clark - Jul/Aug
10 Steps to Preparing Depositions Part II - by Deborah Clark - Sep/Oct
Cracking the Code - by Joan A. Hopper - Nov/Dec

Legal Research & Writing

  • The Information Paper Highway - by William Putman - Jan/Feb
  • Framing an Opinion - by William Putman - Mar/Apr
  • An Offer Not to Be Refused - by William Putman - May/Jun
  • Persuasive Briefs - by William Putman - Jul/Aug
  • Research Secondary Sources - by D.L. Hawley - Sep/Oct
  • Man or Woman? - by D.L. Hawley - Nov/Dec

 

 

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