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Table of Contents: January/February 2001

Web Exclusive
(Not in the Print Issue)

Special Career Column

 


features

Academia vs. Reality 

What they didn't teach you in school.

By Debra Levy

 

Change of Venue

Tips on what to expect professionally when you move out-of-state.

By Laurel Bielec

No Experience? No Problem!

How to get your foot in the door of a potential employer.

By Jodi L. Standke

 

Setting the Stage for a Structured Finance Transaction

An introduction to a complex corporate practice.

By Jeffrey A. Helewitz

 

2000 Index to Articles 

A comprehensive list of articles published in the past year by Legal Assistant Today.

 


perspectives

Editor’s Desk

 

Letters to the Editor

 

My Opinion

Define the Vision ...
By expanding the role paralegal play in the delivery of legal services.
By Sally Andress, RP

 


news & trends

  • Hawaii Inches Closer to Certification

  • Oklahoma Bar Sets Paralegal Education, Skill Standards

  • Nevada Addresses Certification

  • E-Signature Law Makes Digital Signatures Legal

  • Report Pilots Distance Education Policy

  • Web Worksheet Estimates Expenses for Online Educational Programs

  • Software Training Is Top Priority

  • Need for IP Legal Assistants Will Continue to Grow

  • SCOLA Adopts Electronic Access Library Guidelines

  • Term 'Paralegal' Wins Out Over 'Legal Assistant'

  • Pro Bono's Best

  • LAD Seeks More Input on Regulation Options

  • DAPA Makes Move to Define Paralegals in Texas

  • A Place for Paralegals

  • Me and My Shadow

 

Association Notes

 


real solutions

What's New

 

Creative Computing

Take the Next Step - Paralegals need to master computer software and hardware to prepare and try a case. By Dwayne E. Krager

 

Legal Research & Writing

The Perfect Case - How to set a strategy for finding case law. By D.L. Hawley

 

Corporate Comment

IRS Filings - Starting off on the right foot. By Belinda Bass

 


columns

Career Advice

Beneath the Surface - Responding too quickly can lead to dangerous habits. By Dorothy M. Pritchett

 

Litigation Corner

Client Searching - The paralegal's role in litigation - where to begin? By Jane Heath

 

Manager’s Desktop

Honest Interviews - Managers need to be truthful, realistic to pick the best applicant.
By Elizabeth A. Gillis

 

Student’s Workshop

Learn & Serve - A how-to for conducting a student-sponsored legal clinic. By Susan Howery

Pro Bono Spotlight

Providing a Legal Shelter - San Francisco-based organization provides social and legal services to the homeless. By Kim Hedstrom

 


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