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Issue Archive: 1999 Index to Articles

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Associations

ABA Postpones Action - Lana J. Clark (Nov/Dec)

Arizona Paralegals Gain Unified Voice in Bar - Dane D’Antuono (Nov/Dec)

Association Offers Healthy Perks - Traci Savidge (May/Jun)

Bar Survey Reveals Misconception - Natasha Emmons (Mar/Apr)

Bridging the Distance - Cortland Kirkeby (Sep/Oct)

CAIP Proposes Name Change - D. L. Hawley (Nov/Dec)

CAPA Hosts Largest Conference Yet - Rod Hughes (Sep/Oct)

Identity Crisis - Diana P. Wade (Sep/Oct)

Life’s a Beach for NALA - Vanessa Beam, CLAS (Sep/Oct)

National Code of Ethics for Notaries Complete - Regina Ali (Jan/Feb)

New Video Helps Children’s Advocates Work Effectively - Debra Levy (Jan/Feb)

Paralegal Definition Approved - Traci Savidge (Mar/Apr)

Paralegals to Visit Egypt - Rod Hughes (Jul/Aug)

Setting the Record Straight - Jon S. Montgomery (Nov/Dec)

Who’s in Charge? - Diane Petropulos (Jan/Feb)

Career Strategies

        *  Career Advice

        *  Fifteen Ways to Leave Your Lawyer - Chere B. Estrin (Jan/Feb)

        *  Balancing Career and Family- Kevin J. Behan (Mar/Apr)

        *  Political Aspirations - Chere B. Estrin (May/Jun)

        *  Enter the Net - Chere B. Estrin and Kevin Behan (Jul/Aug)

        *  Unsung Heroes - Chere B. Estrin (Sep/Oct)

Outside the Realm of Tradition - Debra Levy (Jul/Aug)

Paralegal with a Twist - Debra Levy (Sep/Oct)

Preparing for ‘Disaster’ - Debra Levy (Sep/Oct)

From Paralegal to Professor - Stacey Hunt, CLA (Mar/Apr)

Show Me the Money! - Suzanne MacDowell (Jul/Aug)

Taking Shelter - Cortland Kirkeby (Jul/Aug)

Ten Hot Practice Areas - Natasha Emmons (May/Jun)

Education

Border Skirmishes on the Biological Frontier - Cortland Kirkeby (Jan/Feb)

Classroom Goes Techno - Dane D’Antuono (Nov/Dec)

E-Degrees - Natasha Emmons (Jan/Feb)

New Jersey School Loses Case - Mary Micheletti (May/Jun)

Sometimes Less is Less - Susan Howery (Nov/Dec)

Walking a Timeline Tightrope - Diane Petropulos (Jul/Aug)

Humor

Paralegal From Mars - Christina Hamlett (Jan/Feb)
        Last Laugh

        *  We’ll Do Lunch - Christina Hamlett (Mar/Apr)

        *  The Accidental Nudist - Christina Hamlett (May/Jun)

        *  The Case of ‘Crabby Jack’ - Christina Hamlett (Jul/Aug)

        *  All the Firm is But a Stage - Christina Hamlett (Sep/Oct)

        *  The Last Supper Syndrome - Christina Hamlett (Nov/Dec)

Litigation Support

Colorado Courts Implement E-Filing - Karen Lawrence Coleman (Nov/Dec)

Computerized Depositions Summarized - Melynda Hill-Teter (May/Jun)

Do-it-Yourself Lit Support- Leon Russell (Jul/Aug)

Firms Fight for Tobacco Suit Legal Fees - Kathy Ruff (Nov/Dec)

Let There Be Light - Rebecca Thompson Nagel (Jul/Aug)

        *  Litigation Corner

        *  Depo Prep 101 - Stacey Hunt, CLA (Jan/Feb)

        *  Trimming the Learning Curve - Stacey Hunt, CLA (Mar/Apr)

        *  Making Time Count - Stacey Hunt, CLA (May/Jun)

        *  Taming the Beast - Stacey Hunt, CLA (Jul/Aug)

        *  Making Life Easier for All of Us - Stacey Hunt, CLA (Sep/Oct)

        *  Never Say Never - Stacey Hunt, CLA (Nov/Dec)

A Paralegal’s Guide to Litigation Support Software - the Editors (Jul/Aug)

Selecting a Litigation Support Solution - David A. Gustafson (Jul/Aug)

Seven Litigation Support Software Tips - Rebecca Thompson Nagel (Jul/Aug)

Stormy Seas Ahead - Bruce Walker (Mar/Apr)

Management

        *  Manager’s Desktop

        *  Insider Information - Brad J. Baber (Jan/Feb)

        *  Double Dilemma - Brad J. Baber (Mar/Apr)

        *  The Paralegal’s Paralegal - Brad J. Baber (May/Jun)

        *  Recapturing the Vision - Brad J. Baber (Jul/Aug)

        *  Can’t See the Forest For the Trees - Brad J. Baber (Sep/Oct)

        *  Achieve Professional Nirvana - Brad J. Baber (Nov/Dec)

Paralegals

Accident Scene Action Guide - Mary Micheletti (Mar/Apr)

Army Paralegal Spy Sentenced - Natasha Emmons (Mar/Apr)

Cashing in on Camelot - Rod Hughes (Jul/Aug)

A ‘Clean’ Getaway … Almost - Rod Hughes (May/Jun)

Dedicated Paralegal Honored After Her Unexpected Death - Rebecca Thompson Nagel (Jan/Feb)

FBI Targets Bankruptcy Fraud - Mary Micheletti (Mar/Apr)

Julia Roberts Joins the Legal Field - Traci Savidge (May/Jun)

New Questions Arise - Dane D’Antuono (Nov/Dec)

North Carolina Cautions Lambert - Natasha Emmons (Mar/Apr)

1999 Paralegal of the Year - The Editors (Mar/Apr)

Paralegal Changes Law for the Dogs - Steve Gust (Mar/Apr)

Paralegal in the House - Cortland Kirkeby (Mar/Apr)

Paralegal’s Messy Desk Costs Company Half-Million Dollars - Rebecca Thompson Nagel (Jan/Feb)

Paralegal Takes Over City Court - Cortland Kirkeby (May/Jun)

Post-War Paralegals - Debra Levy (Nov/Dec)

Sexual Harassment Suit Confidentially Resolved - Debra L. Tillinghast (Sep/Oct)

A Survivor’s Story - Debra Levy(Sep/Oct)

Tornado Destroys Paralegal’s Home - Debra Levy (Nov/Dec)

The War Room- Rod Hughes (Jul/Aug)

What Paralegals are Really Made of - Laurie McHugh (Jul/Aug)

And the Winner Is … - Mary Micheletti (Sep/Oct)

Pro Bono

Alaskan Angel of Mercy - Rod Hughes (May/Jun)

Charity Work Leads to Big Time Job - Steve Gust (May/Jun)

Connecticut Paralegals Aid Less Fortunate - Vanessa DeRuyter (Nov/Dec)

Pro Bono Adoption Effort Draws Host of Volunteers - Mary Micheletti (Jan/Feb)

Serving in the Field - Susan Howery (Sep/Oct)

The Profession

1998-1999 Salary Survey - The Editors (Jan/Feb)

All the Right Stuff - Diane Petropulos (May/Jun)

Judging the Profession- The Editors (Mar/Apr)

Law Firm Lands on Top 100 list - Stacey Hunt, CLA (Mar/Apr)

Legal Nurse Consultants Wanted - Diane Petropulos (Mar/Apr)

Nit-Picks Wanted - Traci Savidge (Mar/Apr)

Paralegal Utilization Growing - Stacey Hunt (Nov/Dec)

Reporter Exposes Apparent Scam - Traci Savidge (May/Jun)

Twenty-one Predictions for the 21st Century - Chere B. Estrin (Jan/Feb)

You Be the Judge - Janet L. Lammers, CLA (Mar/Apr)

Regulation

Agreement Aims to Reduce Medical Testimony Fees - Lorraine Baker (Jan/Feb)

Florida Paralegals Must Now Be Supervised - Debra Levy (Jul/Aug)

Maine Regulation Moves Ahead - Mary Micheletti (Jul/Aug)

Missouri May Renew Paralegal Regulation Push - Mary Micheletti (May/Jun)

Missouri Slow to Establish Paralegal Regulation - Mary Micheletti (Nov/Dec)

New Bar Rules Proposed in Florida- Debra Levy (May/Jun)

New Jersey Licensure Effort Killed - Nancy Ritter (Jul/Aug)

New Jersey State Bar Says ‘No’ - Nancy Ritter (Mar/Apr)

Paralegals Not Welcome - Cortland Kirkeby (Sep/Oct)

States of Regulation - Laurel Bielec (Mar/Apr)

What a Difference a State Makes - Robin Solomon (Sep/Oct)

Research

Exit the Comfort Zone - Barbara J. Fullerton (Nov/Dec)

Lexis Sues West Over Use of Shepard’s Mark - Melynda Hill-Teter (Sep/Oct)

MoreLaw Preaches Research Gospel from the Net - Steve Gust (Nov/Dec)

A Package Deal - Jay Seidel (Sep/Oct)

        *  Paralegals Online

        *  Elementary, My Dear Watson- Joni McDonald Wallach (Jan/Feb)

        *  Sour Grapes- Joni McDonald Wallach (Mar/Apr)

        *  Web Site Review- Joni McDonald Wallach (May/Jun)

        *  Curiosity Doesn’t Always Kill the Cat- Joni McDonald Wallach (Jul/Aug)

        *  Shhh! No Whispering! - Joni McDonald Wallach (Sep/Oct)

        *  Grab Your Cyber Surfboard!- Joni McDonald Wallach (Nov/Dec)

West Loses Copyright Fight - Debra Levy (Sep/Oct)

Technology

Beware of Melissa! - Traci Savidge (May/Jun)

Generating Financial Documents With Your Computer - Jeffrey A. Helewitz (Jan/Feb)

        *  Creative Computing

        *  How to Handle the Y2K Problem - Daryl Teshima (Jan/Feb)

        *  Making Perfect Converts - Daryl Teshima (Mar/Apr)

        *  Less is More, - Daryl Teshima (May/Jun)

        *  Safe Computing - Daryl Teshima (Jul/Aug)

        *  Talk is Cheap — Or Better - Robert P. Fox (Sep/Oct)

        *  Let’s Play Computer Jeopardy - Robert P. Fox (Nov/Dec)

Paralegals — Now in Pocket Size? - Mary Micheletti (Jul/Aug)

1999 Technology Survey - Daryl Teshima (Mar/Apr)

And a Paralegal Shall Lead Us - Paul Bernstein, Esq. (May/Jun)

The Power of E-Mentoring - Camille Stuckey Stell, CLAS (May/Jun)

Seventh Circuit Weighs in on Word Processing - Karen Lawrence Coleman (Nov/Dec)

Top 10 Technologies of 1999 - Dwayne E. Krager and Rick R. Thompson (Nov/Dec)

Web Cites - Michelle A. Ayers (Mar/Apr)

Y2K — Apocalypse or Genesis? - Belinda Bass (Nov/Dec)

Tools of the Trade

The Art of the Deal - Jeffrey A. Helewitz (Nov/Dec)

Clients Who are Hearing Impaired - Dee Sharp (Mar/Apr)

Here’s Looking at You, Kid - Christopher A. Pearsall (Nov/Dec)

How to Read a Case - Lana J. Clark (Mar/Apr)

Prepare to Succeed! - Thomas E. Bush (Sep/Oct)

Time Out - Kathy Ruff (Sep/Oct)

Tips & Timesavers

(Jan/Feb)

        *  Paralegal Program Checklist (Quick Look Card)

        *  Connect Cities to Counties

        *  Easy Trial-Tracking List

        *  Use Your Comma Sense

        *  Domains Found Here

        *  Letter Quick-Reference

        *  Research Links Can Be Yours

        *  Great Y2K Resource

        *  Web-Based Cheat Sheet

(Mar/Apr)

        *  Ten Good CD-ROMS (Quick Look Card)

        *  Better Than Bookmarks

        *  Have a Good Search

        *  Mail by Color

        *  Everybody’s Law Dictionary

        *  ‘Project Day’ Provides Focus

        *  Medical Info on the Web

        *  Better Discovery Request Tracking

        *  Web Site for Notary Help

        *  Check out the Library

(May/Jun)

        *  Bankruptcy 101 (Quick Look Card)

        *  Quick Currency Conversion

        *  Easy Reference Files Save Time

        *  Are They Really Married?

        *  Follow the Lizard

        *  Aerial Photos – Cheap

        *  Double-Time With Speech Recognition

        *  Catch Cyber-Sneaks

(Jul/Aug)

        *  Resources to Advance the Profession (Quick Look Card)

        *  Information Dissemination

        *  Adding Links to Word Processing Documents

        *  Eliminate Calendar Confusion

        *  Better Than Bookmarks or Free Web Pages

(Sep/Oct)

        *  Tricks of the Trade (Quick Look Card)

        *  Preventative Medicine

        *  Timesaving Capsules

        *  Bankruptcy Clerk Directory

(Nov/Dec)
        *  Shortcuts (Quick Look Card)

        *  Finding an Expert

        *  Answering Complaints

        *  Tracking System

        *  Serving Process

        *  Document Organization

        *  A Few Things I’ve Found Helpful

UPL

Hawaii Attacks Document Prep Services - Susan Howery (May/Jun)

Nevada Increases Unauthorized Practice of Law Penalty - Rod Hughes (Jul/Aug)

Nolo Wins Battle in Texas - Rod Hughes (Jul/Aug)

Parent Advocate Accused of UPL - Debra Levy (Mar/Apr)

Proposed Tougher Law Aims to Protect Nevada Legal Consumers - Rod Hughes (May/Jun)

Texas Bans Legal Software - Mary Micheletti (May/Jun)

Virginia Approves UPL Opinion - Natasha Emmons (Mar/Apr)

Writing

        *  Legal Writing

        *  Spot the Issue - William Putman (Jan/Feb)

        *  Presenting the Issue - William Putman (Mar/Apr)

        *  Just the Facts Ma’am - William Putman (May/Jun)

        *  Research and Analysis - William Putman (Jul/Aug)

        *  Stating Your Case - William Putman (Sep/Oct)

        *  Conclusions, General Recommendations and Considerations - William Putman (Nov/Dec)

 

 

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