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Table of Contents: November/December 2003



Coke Is It

Beverage giant offers two legal assistants expansive and vital roles.

By Rod Hughes


Above and Beyond

Rookie of the Year sets high goals for herself and achieves them.

By Rachel Campbell


Case Management Programs for Corporate Paralegals 

Case management programs are the right ticket for these large corporate legal departments.

By Debra Levy Martinelli

(Originally appeared in print as "The Corporate Fast Track")


Court Dockets at the Touch of a Button

Online tools are streamlining the records retrieval process for corporate and litigation paralegals.

By David S. Byrne


news & trends

  • DOL Proposal on Overtime Dies on House Floor

  • Pitch Black

  • Alliance Holds First Education Conference

  • Utah Bill Redefines Practice of Law

  • A Change in Title

  • Kentucky Supreme Court Overturns Bar Ruling

  • Arizona Sets Standards for Bar Membership

  • Attorney-Paralegal Team Honored for Military Aid

  • Cast Away

  • One Client at a Time

  • ProxiLaw Creates Virtual Legal Assistants

  • New and Improved

  • Dealing with Electronic Discovery

  • A Legal Advocate


Association Notes


tech center

Creative Computing

It Looks Good, But Is It Reliable? - By Pamela S. Brown


Whatís New





Editorís Desk


Your Letters


My Opinion

It Ainít Easy Being Green - The challenges, rewards and opportunities in environmental law.
By Clayton T. Burns


Career Advice

Developing Your Leadership Skills - Corporate legal organizations need paralegals who can inspire and motivate productive teams of professionals. By Sheron Hindley-Smith



Legal Research & Writing

Important Legal Writing Tools for Paralegals - Finishing your brief by crafting the Table of Contents and Table of Authorities. By Celia C. Elwell, RP (Originally appeared in print as "Finishing Your Brief")
Cover page, Table of Contents, and Table of Authorities examples available online.


Corporate Comment

UCC Dilemmas - By Claudia J. Taller


Litigation Corner

The Hearing and Beyond - By Jane Heath


Managerís Desk

Workplace Violence - By Fawn K. Barnes, CLA


Studentís Workshop

Pay It Forward - By Neal R. Bevans


Pro Bono Spotlight

A Friend in the Neighborhood - By Kathryn Feather




Professional Placement

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