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Issue Archive: 1998 Index to Articles
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Career: Advancement/Development
Staying Professionally Connected – Andrea B. Yelin (Jan/Feb)
Researching Your Move – Richard Leiter (Jan/Feb)
The Power of Illusions – Chere B. Estrin (Jan/Feb)
The CLA Distinction – Chere B. Estrin (Mar/Apr)
Career Makeover – Chere B. Estrin (Jul/Aug)
Paralegals, Take Charge! – Brad J. Baber (Jul/Aug)
Paralegal Dreaming – Brad J. Baber (Sep/Oct)
Paralegal Paragons – Diane Petropulos (Sep/Oct)
Make Your First Move Count – Diane Petropulos (Nov/Dec)
Open Season (Job Hunting) – Rob Hamel (Nov/Dec)
Eight Tips to Find a Job By  – Brad J. Baber (Nov/Dec)

Career: Trends
Working the Night Shift (overtime pay) – Shelley G. Widoff (Jan/Feb)
1997-98 Nationwide Salary Survey (Mar/Apr)
The Changing of the Guard – Chere B. Estrin (May/Jun)
CLA v. PACE – Lana J. Clark (Jul/Aug)
401(k) Malaise? – Lorayne Fiorillo (Sep/Oct)
The New Career Hierarchy – Kathleen Call (Sep/Oct)
We’re Ready for Our Close Up – Stacey Hunt (Sep/Oct)
A Giant Leap Towards Regulation – Laurel Bielec (Nov/Dec)

Computers and Technology
Finding Needles in Digital Haystacks – Daryl Teshima (Jan/Feb)
Video Depositions – Stacey Hunt and Michael R. Jencks (Mar/Apr)
Computers v. Goliath – Cheryl D. Evans (Mar/Apr)
The Year 2000 Problem – Gene Barrett and Sharon R. Klein (Mar/Apr)
Eight Predictions for 1998 – Daryl Teshima (Mar/Apr)
The Next Generation of Speech Recognition Software – Daryl Teshima and Alan Adler (May/Jun)
Practice Information Managers – Daryl Teshima (Nov/Dec)

Working with Attorneys – Diane Petropulos (Mar/Apr)
The Unwritten Rules: Survival in a Law Firm – Terrie I. Murray (May/Jun)
When Disaster Strikes – Kevin J. Behan (Sep/Oct)

Education and Training
The Road to In-House Training – Brad Baber (Jan/Feb)
A Step in the Right Direction – Diane Petropulos (Jan/Feb)
Degree v. Certificate Round II – Jeannie S. Johnston (Mar/Apr)
Paralegal Leaders – Diane Petropulos (May/Jun)
Declining Enrollment – Carolyn Yellis (Jul/Aug)
Thinking About Teaching? – DeShaunta L. Stewart (Jul/Aug)
Student Support Programs – Diane Petropulos (Jul/Aug)
Beat the Pre-Exam Jitters – Lana J. Clark, Jean M. Cushman and Carolyn Yellis (Nov/Dec)

A Career Alternative for Beginning Paralegals – Deborah K. Orlik (Jan/Feb)
Internet Ethics – Deborah K. Orlik (Mar/Apr)
The Ethics Dilemma – Andrea B. Yelin (Jul/Aug)
Committing Malpractice with Your Computer – Daryl Teshima (Sep/Oct)

Legal Research / Internet
Paralegals Online

        *   Automatic Information
        *   The Law Engine That Could
        *   Helpful Sites
        *   Finding Your Way
        *   A Wealth of Information
        *   Experts Online
        *   Paralegal Mailing List
        *   It’s the FedLaw
        *   ATLA Net
        *   Law Xchange

        *   Map It Out
        *   The Latest Census Information
        *   Lexis From Your Desktop
        *   57 Estate Planning Links
        *   Helpful Credit Information
        *   Valuable Government Site
        *   As The World Turns
        *   UPDATE: Trademarks and the Internet

        *   Keep Tabs on Congress
        *   Aviation Litigation
        *   Legal Links Galore
        *   Know Your Intellectual Property Sites
        *   Legal Research Help
        *   Feds on the Web
        *   Legal Information from Nolo Press
        *   Translator on the Web
        *   Find Who and What You Need
Superhighway Potholes – Richard Leiter (Mar/Apr)
Case Law Citators – Andrea B. Yelin (Mar/Apr)
Accessing Federal Rules – Andrea B. Yelin (May/Jun)
Push Technology – Leslie Ann Forrester (May/Jun)
Web Resources for Personal Injury Paralegals – Melynda Hill-Teter (May/Jun)
10 Steps to a $600 Web Site – Kevin Lee Thomason (May/Jun)
The Little Library the Could – Stacey Hunt (May/Jun)
Bookmarking Basics – Joni McDonald Wallach (Jul/Aug)
The Challenge: Westlaw.com and Lexis-Nexis Xchange – Daryl Teshima (Jul/Aug)
Equal Access – Richard Leiter (Sep/Oct)
Query Savvy – Joni McDonald Wallach (Sep/Oct)
Direct Deposit from the Information Superhighway – Richard Leiter and Ann Walsh Long (Nov/Dec)
Cool Sites from A to Z – Joni McDonald Wallach (Nov/Dec)
PACER Party/Case Index – Stacey Hunt (Nov/Dec)

Ten Tips for New Paralegal Managers – Brad J. Baber (Jan/Feb)
Vendor Selection Made Simple – Sonia Von Matt Stoddard (Mar/Apr)
Creating a Place To Stay – Brad J. Baber (Mar/Apr)
Creative Recruiting Strategies – Brad J. Baber (May/Jun)

Paralegal Profiles
The Next Class – I. Perrin Weston (Jan/Feb)
Plugged In & On Top – Rebecca Thompson Nagel (Mar/Apr)
Toxic Files – I. Perrin Weston (May/Jun)
The Five Types of Paralegals – The Rodent (May/Jun)
Oklahoma Bombing Paralegals – Jill Perry (Sep/Oct)
Paralegal of the Year Finalists – Natasha Emmons (Sep/Oct)

The Metamorphosis of Me – Cici Vu (Jan/Feb)
Law and Disorder in Northern Ireland – Daniel VanDeMortel (Sep/Oct)

Five Rules For Litigation Paralegals – Stacey Hunt (Jan/Feb)
An Insider’s Guide to Making Your Bills Withstand Client Scrutiny – Sally A. Kane (Jan/Feb)
Taxes ’98 – Dibby Allan Green (Jan/Feb)
Have Subpoena, Will Travel – Stacey Hunt (Mar/Apr)
Trials in Enemy Territory – Deborah Bogen (May/Jun)
Understanding Basic Financial Documents – Jeffrey A. Helewitz (May/Jun)
20 Discovery Response Tips – Debra L. Tillinghast (Jul/Aug)
Building the Perfect Personal Injury Settlement Demand Package – Melynda Hill-Teter (Jul/Aug)
Confidentially Yours – Stacey Hunt (Jul/Aug)
Understanding Financial Projections and Business Plans – Jeffrey A. Helewitz (Jul/Aug)
Oops! (legal malpractice) – Stacey Hunt (Sep/Oct)
Understanding Statements of Net Worth – Jeffrey A. Helewitz (Sep/Oct)
Q&A, Ps & Qs – Lorraine Baker (Nov/Dec)
Four Ways to Do More – Stacey Hunt (Nov/Dec)
Understanding Federal Estate Tax Returns – Jeffrey A. Helewitz (Nov/Dec)
Say What? (using interpreters and translators) – Diane E. Teichman (Nov/Dec)

Tips & Timesavers
        *   Box Your Docs
        *   Keeping Supplies at Hand
        *   Investigation Checklist
        *   Tracking Relevant Cases
        *   Turning No-Shows into Clients
        *   Briefing Your Database
        *   Tips for Real Estate Paralegals
        *   Due Dates for Interrogatories

        *   Stamping Without a Trace
        *   Personal Injury Charts
        *   Seeing Red
        *   Labels to the Rescue
        *   Efficient Case Analysis

        *   Time-Saving Record Summary
        *   Word Tips: Use Styles and Macros
        *   Litigation Database
        *   Speedy Responses to Client Requests
        *   Immediately Skim Medical Records

        *   Locate Lawyers on the Web
        *   Tab Local Counsel
        *   Use Table to Track Documents Efficiently
        *   Specialized Dictionaries and Other Vocabulary Aids
        *   Keep To-Dos on Desktop
        *   Find Courthouses on Web

        *   Cyber Newsstand
        *   Fax Scheduling
        *   Net Operator Assistance
        *   I Think I Can Search
        *   Federal Job Listings
        *   Discard When Read
        *   Judgment Database
        *   Vital Records Page

        *   Federal Judiciary Home Page
        *   Medical Record Suggestions
        *   The Ultimate Legal Research Site
        *   Get Priorities Straight
        *   Bankruptcy Terms Made Simple
        *   Online State Municipal Codes
        *   Chronologies Reveal the Forest and the Trees

The Corporate Transmittal – Sonia Von Matt Stoddard (Jan/Feb)
E-mail Etiquette – Sonia Von Matt Stoddard (Mar/Apr)
Assignment and Constraints – William Putman (May/Jun)
Outline for Writing Success – William Putman (Jul/Aug)
The Final Word – William Putman (Sep/Oct)
Words of Wisdom – William Putman (Nov/Dec)

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