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Featured topic: Billable Hours

Recently Posted:  Avoiding Technology Traps


Table of Contents: January/February 2004



Unique Paralegal Programs

These innovative programs provide exciting paralegal education options.

By Debra Levy Martinelli

New School of Thought 

Online CLE for paralegals makes advances in the profession.

By Nancy Ritter


Advice From Experienced Paralegals 

Paralegals with 20 plus years in the field share their tips for success in an ever-changing profession.

By Rachel Campbell

(Originally appeared in print as "Voices of Experience")


Guidelines for Drafting Stipulations of Settlement 

By Jeffrey A. Helewitz

(Originally appeared in print as "Last-Minute Stipulations")

2003 Index to Articles


news & trends

  • NFPA Signs New Management Contract

  • Overtime Issue Lives Again

  • Pa. Community College Receives ABA Approval

  • N.Y. Sushi Memo Unpalatable

  • Minnesota Poor to Pay for Legal Help

  • “First of Its Kind” e-Discovery Course Held

  • N.J. Paralegal Jailed for Theft

  • Paralegals Get USA PATRIOT Act Education

  • News Briefs

  • Real-time Mess

  • Serving Her Country with Pride


Association Notes


tech center

Creative Computing

Hate Your Computer Less – Four tricks to help you work better with technology.
By Pamela S. Brown


What’s New





Editor’s Desk


Your Letters


My Story

Finding My Way – A journey from nursing to the paralegal field. By Carol Morrison


Career Advice

Hiring Trends in 2004 – Hot practice areas and what legal assistants need to know to benefit.
By Sheron Hindley-Smith



Legal Research & Writing

Writing Persuasively – By Celia C. Elwell, RP


Student’s Workshop

Entering the Workforce – By Dora Dye


Corporate Comment

Due Diligence in Business Transactions – By Claudia J. Taller


Manager’s Desk

What Kind of Manager Are You? – By Fawn K. Barnes


Litigation Corner

Handling Ethical Challenges – By Stacey Hunt, CLA, CAS


Pro Bono Spotlight

The Serious Volunteer – By Kathryn Feather



Professional Placement


School Directory

Legal Products & Services Directory

Advertiser Index



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