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Table of Contents: July/August 2001

Jul/Aug 2001 Cover


Discovery Strategies

How to avoid litigation wildcards and hedge your bets.

By Stacey Hunt, CLA, CAS


Understanding Daubert and tips for finding qualified witnesses.

By Joan A. Hopper

(Originally appeared in print as "Experts for Sale")


Three Kings

A user’s guide to choosing among popular litigation support programs.

By Dwayne E. Krager


Engine Power

Resources and tools to help you find what you need on the Web.

By Genie Tyburski



Editor’s Desk


Letters to the Editor


My Opinion

Slap in the Face – Disbarred attorneys unworthy of a place in the legal community.
By Vanessa Beam, CLAS


news & trends

  • NFPA and AAfPE May Partner for New Test

  • Billions at Stake

  • Michigan Judges Award Paralegal Fees

  • Women Move Up in ABA

  • Counteractng High Temperatures

  • E-mail Wiretapping Has Arrived

  • Hawaii Kills Certification Proposal

  • New Jersey Resurrects Regulation Talks

  • Helping Herself

  • Legal Community Still Weary of Correspondence Courses

  • Final Results Turn the Tide

  • At the Head of Their Class

  • PACER to Expand Electronic Access

Association Notes


real solutions

What’s New


Creative Computing

Picture Perfect – Adopt these steps for turning out award-winning video depositions.
By Dwayne E. Krager

Legal Research & Writing

Crossing State Lines – Consider all resources to avoid online statutory research speed bumps.
By D.L. Hawley


Corporate Comment

Thinking Outside the Cubi – How do I find networking and educational opportunities as a corporate paralegal? By Michele Driver



Manager’s Desk

Telecommuting: Is It Right for You and Your Firm? – The pros and cons of working from home.
By Fawn Barnes, CLA


Career Advice

Measuring Up – Getting ahead goes beyond billable hours. By Dorothy M. Pritchett


Litigation Corner

The Response – Tips for attacking the complaint or halting the invasion. By Jane Heath


Student’s Workshop

Panacea or Pandora’s Box – Has the time come for regulation? By Susan Howery


Pro Bono Spotlight

A Tale of Two Passions – Volunteering reunites a paralegal with her other love – social work – and allows her to share it with others. By Matthew L. Green





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