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LAT March/April 2008 

On the Pulse
LAT ‘s 7th Annual Technology Survey results reveal more paralegals feel the beat of technology.
By Amanda Flatten
Statistical analysis by
Darrell Patton

What’s On?
The latest in trial presentation software, hardware and gadgetry.

By Milton Hooper

Taming the Terabyte
A paralegal’s guide to reining in electronically stored information.
By Sally A. Kane

In Good Form
Increasing the Value of Mental and Emotional
Injury Cases

By John D. Winer

Table of Contents

 

Table of Contents: May/June 2008

LAT March/April 2008


features

  • On the Pulse
    LAT‘s 7th Annual Technology Survey results reveal more paralegals feel the beat of technology.
    By Amanda Flatten
    Statistical analysis by Darrell Patton

  • What’s On? 
    The latest in trial presentation software, hardware and gadgetry.
    By Milton Hooper

  • Taming the Terabyte  
    A paralegal’s guide to reining in electronically stored information.
    By Sally A. Kane

  • In Good Form 
    Increasing the Value of Mental and Emotional Injury Cases
    By John D. Winer


news & trends

News Briefs

(These short snippets represent excerpts of stories that can be found in the May/June 2008 issue.)

  • Hawaii Attempts to Define the Practice of Law – Proposal could affect any nonlawyer who prepares documents for the public. By Tommy Sangchompuphen
  • Final Sentencing – Paralegal who posed as attorney receives probation and community service. By Ashley Johnson
  • Stricter Notary Laws in California – Assembly Bill 886 requires specific forms of identification and adds stiffer penalties. By Melody Ip
  • New Association Forms – Freelance and independent paralegals find support virtually with the American Freelance Paralegal Association. By Lois Fiorelli
  • Green is the New Black – Law firms around the United States impact the environment by taking part in the ABA-EPA challenge. By Ashley Johnson
  • LegalTech New York Draws Record Attendance – Technology show features latest trends and new education tracks. By Tommy Sangchompuphen
  • Who Really Owns Law Firm E-mails? – California district court finds that some e-mails are personal property. By Anthony J. Iannini, AACP, DCP and Heidi Lowry
  • The Real Deal – Virtual Deal Rooms transform due dilligence. By Tammy R. Pettinato
  • Legal Resources

tech center

Reviews

What’s New

 

Creative Computing
Balancing Act – Deciding whether to upgrade or replace your PC. By Kim Plonsky

 


columns

  • Ethics Roundtable
    Paralegals and Referral Fees – By Therese A. Cannon, Nancy B. Heller, RP, and
    Stacey Hunt, CLA, CAS

  • NEW Ask the Listserv

  • Legal Teams
    Tailor Made – Stephanie Elliott-Park and William E. Moore, Jr.

  • My Opinion 
    Diverting Disaster – More law firms are planning ahead to protect valuable assets
    and data. By Heidi Lowry

  • Association Notes

  • Corporate Comment
    Expand Your Role – Tips for navigating real estate in the corporate world.
    By Carolyn M. Saenz, AACP

  • Litigation Corner
    Best Pick – Tips for choosing service providers for each case. By Oliver M. Gierke

  • Legal Research & Writing
    Noteworthy News – Finding the most relevant articles for your firm. By Mark A. Gediman

  • Pro Bono Spotlight
    Corporate Caring – Pro Bono opportunities for transactional paralegals. By Lori Thompson
     

  • My Specialty
    Animal Law – Jessica Riker


resources

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