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Issue Archive: Table of Contents – May/June ’00


Bad Times at Belmont High
Two paralegals get to the bottom of a failed $176 million project.
By Rod Hughes

The Bottom Line
1999 – 2000 Salary Survey Results.
By The Staff of Legal Assistant Today

Network Connections
With a little thought and effort, you can take the mystery out of developing ‘interpersonal contacts.’
By Jodi L. Standke

The Ties That Bind
What keeps some paralegals with their current employers and what drives others away.
By Stacey Hunt, CLA, CAS

A Matter of Trusts
What it takes to properly draft a legal trust.
By Jeffrey A. Helewitz


Editor’s Desk

Letters to the Editor

My Opinion
California Paralegal Speaks Out
Assembly Bill 1761 will ‘protect the public.’
By Carolyn Yellis, CLA

My Turn
Nevada Today
An ‘independent paralegal’ perspective following legislation signed into law one year ago.
By Shaunta Grimes

news & trends

  • California Reps. Consider Paralegal Definition
  • Oregon Bar Considers Paralegal Definition for Adoption
  • Survey Says Legal Workforce is Mobile
  • Kansas Asks Supreme Court to Nullify Bill
  • AAfPE Questions the Use of Disbarred Attorneys as Instructors
  • Background Checks on the Rise
  • Corporate Legal Assistant Association Seeks Members
  • Florida Authorities Investigate Owner of an Independent Paralegal Kit Company
  • Regional, National Salary Surveys Released
  • Courts Across the Nation Implement E-Filing
  • NFPA Talks to Children About Technology
  • Law Firm Grows Its Own
  • PACE and CLA Review Courses Go Online


Association Notes

real solutions

Creative Computing
En Garde!
The art of arming yourself with an all-in-one.
By Robert P. Fox

Legal Writing
An Offer Not To Be Refused
How to appropriately draft even the most ‘demanding’ of letters.
By William Putman

Paralegals Online
Spring Training is Here
Are you prepared to run the race?
By Joni McDonald Wallach

What’s New


Career Advice
The Art of Asking Questions
When seeking career answers, start by asking the right questions.
By Dorothy M. Pritchett

Litigation Corner
Case Closed
Completing your trial notebook.
By Stacey Hunt, CLA, CAS

Manager’s Desktop
Training the Trainer
The Legal Assistant Management Association is an important resource for paralegal managers.
By Brad J. Baber

Student’s Workshop
A Referee and a Friend
Consider alternative dispute resolution as a possible career path.
By Susan Howery

Pro Bono Spotlight
24 Hours of Opportunity
NFPA’s amendment aspires to ‘add grace to the profession.’
By Kim Hedstrom


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