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Issue Archive: Table of Contents – May/June ’01

May/Jun 2001 Cover


Climbing the Technology Ladder
Paralegals need to master the basics of technology to rise above the rest.
By John Caldwell

Legal Assistant Today’s 2001 Technology Survey
Paralegals offer insights into their use and understanding of technology.

10 Top Technologies for 2001
Resources and tools to help legal assistants stay ahead.
By Dwayne E. Krager and Rick R. Thompson

In Their Defense
Part two in our two-part series on employment law.
By Debra Levy

fulltext.gif (318 bytes) Perfecting WordPerfect
Tips to help maximize the benefits of using WordPerfect.
By Paul A. Toth


Editor’s Desk

Letters to the Editor

My Opinion
Title Tug O’ War
California paralegal laws still stir up anger.
By Diana P. Wade

news & trends

  • Pennsylvania High Court Rules In Favor of Disbarred Attorneys Practicing as Paralegals
  • NALA to Discuss Freelance Issues
  • Survey Says Salaries Rising
  • WestGroup Acquires FindLaw
  • Pennsylvania Court Ruling Reduces Personal Injury Awards, Generates More Paperwork
  • Florida Supreme Court to Review Paralegal Definition
  • California Establishes Expedited Filing Service
  • Colorado E-file Service Launched
  • Dot-com Death Strikes Paralegal Site
  • Laptop Theft Prevention
  • Florida Bar Prosecutes Paralegal for UPL
  • Paralegals Honored for Their Dedication
  • Indiana Paralegals Denied Bar Membership
  • Tennessee Paralegals May Gain State Bar Membership
  • Kentucky Association Looks Into Certification

Association Notes

real solutions

What’s New

Creative Computing
Technology Training Dilemma
Many training methods exist to help firms beat technology blues.
By Dwayne E. Krager

Legal Research & Writing
Dirty Dozen: 12 Tips for Cleaner Writing
Advice on how to make legal documents shine.
By D.L. Hawley

Corporate Comment
War Stories
If I only knew then what I know now . . .
By Denise Annunciata


Career Advice
In the Meantime
Tips for transforming a frustrating career into a rewarding experience.
By Dorothy M. Pritchett

Student’s Workshop
fulltext.gif (318 bytes) Bridging the Gap
Former students offer practical advice on how to overcome employment obstacles.
By Susan Howery

Manager’s Desk
Tips for Conflict Resolution
Resolve disagreements in a constructive way to maintain a pleasant work environment.
By Elizabeth A. Gillis

Litigation Corner
The Complaint
Getting to the courthouse on time.
By Jane Heath

Pro Bono Spotlight
The Retirement Home Team
Paralegals and attorneys help elderly cope with estate, medial and insurance issues.
By Kim Hedstrom



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