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Table of Contents: July/August 2000


features

Lady Justice

One legal assistant's journey to the bench and her impact on the paralegal profession.

By D.L. Hawley

 

10 Steps to Preparing Depositions

How to prepare, take initiative and expand your professional role.

By Deborah Clark

 

Putting the Prosecution Under the Microscope

Two prisoners go free, a sheriff's department is investigated and a paralegal helps investigate a Chicago nightmare.

By Debra Levy

 

Tips on how to draft a successful business plan.

By Jeffrey A. Helewitz



perspectives

Editor’s Desk

 

Letters to the Editor

 

My Opinion

Licensure Should Not Be an Issue - Paralegal interests 'may not be represented at all in a licensure program.' By Vicki Voisin, CLAS

 


news & trends

  • Ontario Attorney General Looks into Regulating Paralegals

  • Georgia Bar Files Proposed UPL Opinion

  • CALDA President Dies Suddenly

  • Go West, Legal Services

  • Bill Moves Forward in California

  • Moms March Against Gun Violence

  • New York Judge Rules State Must Pay Paralegal Fees for Capital Cases

  • Congress to Decide: Should Paralegals Get National Recognition?

  • NFPA Sets Policy, Elects Leaders

  • NFPA's South Africa Trip on Hold

  • NALA Names Next President

  • Survey Says Paralegals Less Difficult to Recruit, Retain than Other Professionals

  • NALA Adds Employment Network to Web Site

  • Professional Coach Proves to be a Touchdown

  • Onoganda County Accepts Legal Assistant Students to the Bar

  • Saying 'ILoveYou' Means So Much

  • Paralegal Claims Pregnancy Produced Pink Slip

Association Notes

 


real solutions

Creative Computing

Copy 'Right' - Not Wrong - Handling copyright issues on the Internet. By Robert P. Fox

 

Legal Writing

Persuasive Briefs - The delicate nuances of preparing court document submissions.
By William Putman

 

Paralegals Online

Blue Plate Specials - The Internet serves up an array of legal specialty choices.
By Joni McDonald Wallah

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columns

Corporate Comment

Taxed by Franchise Tax? - Some simple solutions to an often overlooked area. By Belinda Bass

 

Career Advice

Reporting to God - Dealing with personalities on a power trip is a way of life at many firms.
Learn how you can cope - and even excel in a challenging climate.
By Dorothy M. Pritchett

 

Manager’s Desktop

Diving Into the Paralegal Job Pool - 10 strategies for career-changers who want to conquer
the paralegal job market.
By Brad J. Baber

 

Student’s Workshop

Scrapbook for Success - Start your professional portfolio while you're still in school.
By Susan Howery

 

Litigation Corner

Cooperating with Corporate Community - How to work efficiently with in-house legal departments and keep clients happy. By Stacey Hunt, CLA, CAS

 

Pro Bono Spotlight

Dying with Dignity - Dallas Legal Hospice volunteers provide services and comfort to the terminally ill and their families. By Dane D'Antuono

 


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