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Table of Contents: May/June 2008

LAT March/April 2008



On the Pulse

LAT's 7th Annual Technology Survey results reveal more paralegals feel the beat of technology.

By Amanda Flatten

Statistical analysis by Darrell Patton


A guide to the latest in trial presentation software, hardware and gadgetry for paralegals.

By Milton Hooper

(Originally appeared in print as "What's On")


Taming the Terabyte

A paralegal's guide to reining in electronically stored information.

By Sally A. Kane


Increasing the Value of Mental and Emotional Injury Cases

By John D. Winer

news & trends

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  • Hawaii Attempts to Define the Practice of Law - Proposal could affect any nonlawyer who prepares documents for the public. By Tommy Sangchompuphen

  • Final Sentencing - Paralegal who posed as attorney receives probation and community service. By Ashley Johnson

  • Stricter Notary Laws in California - Assembly Bill 886 requires specific forms of identification and adds stiffer penalties. By Melody Ip

  • New Association Forms - Freelance and independent paralegals find support virtually with the American Freelance Paralegal Association. By Lois Fiorelli

  • Green is the New Black - Law firms around the United States impact the environment by taking part in the ABA-EPA challenge. By Ashley Johnson

  • LegalTech New York Draws Record Attendance - Technology show features latest trends and new education tracks. By Tommy Sangchompuphen

  • Who Really Owns Law Firm E-mails? - California district court finds that some e-mails are personal property. By Anthony J. Iannini, AACP, DCP and Heidi Lowry

  • The Real Deal - Virtual Deal Rooms transform due dilligence. By Tammy R. Pettinato

  • Legal Resources


tech center


What’s New


Creative Computing

The Paralegal as an IT - Evaluating whether to upgrade or replace your PC. By Kim Plonsky
(Originally appeared in print as "Balancing Act")



Ethics Roundtable

Paralegals and Referral Fees - By Therese A. Cannon, Nancy B. Heller, RP, and
Stacey Hunt, CLA, CAS


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Legal Teams

Tailor Made - Stephanie Elliott-Park and William E. Moore, Jr.


Diverting Disaster - More law firms are planning ahead to protect valuable assets and data. By Heidi Lowry



Corporate Comment

Expand Your Role - Tips for navigating real estate in the corporate world.
By Carolyn M. Saenz, AACP


Litigation Corner

Best Pick - Tips for choosing service providers for each case. By Oliver M. Gierke


Legal Research & Writing

Noteworthy News - Finding the most relevant articles for your firm. By Mark A. Gediman


Pro Bono Spotlight

Corporate Caring - Pro Bono opportunities for transactional paralegals. By Lori Thompson 


My Specialty

Animal Law - Jessica Riker




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