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Table of Contents: January/February 2003



Head of Her Class

Feisty paralegal brings reality and opinions into the classroom.

By Tim Pareti


Learning Curve

In-house training is part of every paralegal’s experience.

By Debra Levy Martinelli


Investigating a Child Abuse Action

The legal assistant’s role.

By Toni Marsh, Esq.


2002 Index to Articles 


news & trends

  • ABA Weighs Practice of Law Definition

  • Hawaii Supreme Court Rejects Certification

  • Arizona State Bar Reintroduces UPL Proposal

  • Ariz. Association Withdraws From NFPA

  • INS Pushes Immigration Laws

  • Calif. Goes After Scam Artists

  • Criminal Documents Somewhat Harder to Obtain

  • North Carolina Prepares to Set Professional Standards

  • ABA Supports Multijurisdictional Practice

  • Competition Intensifies

  • Online Education Still Backseat to Traditional Schooling

  • AAfPE Elects New President

  • NFPA, LexisNexis Join Forces

  • Summation Offers Free Training

  • Coping with Education Costs

  • Reaching the Masses

Association Notes

tech center


Creative Computing

Mock Trials Enter 21st Century – Savvy paralegals can turn technology advances into firm successes. By Dwayne E. Krager

What’s New





Editor’s Desk


Your Letters


My Opinion

No Letters Needed – A voice for the uncertified. By Bobbie Polozeck


Career Advice

The Value of Good Advice – Mentoring can help you build your career. By Kathleen Call



Legal Research & Writing

Old-time Legal Research – By Celia C. Elwell, RP


Manager’s Desk

The Winds of Change – By Elizabeth A. Gillis


Student’s Workshop

Finding an Entry-level Job as a Paralegal – By Dora Dye


Ethics Analysis

Conflict Principles – By Therese A. Cannon


Litigation Corner

Calendar Madness – By Jane Heath


Pro Bono Spotlight

Pro Bono Tag Team – By Jenny Sit



Professional Placement


School Directory



Advertiser Index


Legal Products & Services Directory



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