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Table of Contents: May/June 2009



Tap Into your Inner Sleuth

Critical Investigatory Techniques and Tips for Paralegals.

By Sally A. Kane, Esq.


Raising the Roof

A Primer on Foreclosure Law.

By Jeffrey A. Helewitz


Document Tsunami

Tips on Managing large Document Collections

By Albert J. Buckwalter, PMP


Navigating the Conflict Check Process

By Joan A. Scanlon


News & Trends

News Briefs

(These short snippets represent excerpts of stories that can be found in the May/June 2009 issue.)

  • South Carolina Bar Exploring Paralegal Registration – By Tammy R. Pettinato
  • West Virginia Paralegal is Appointed Chief – By Andrea B. Reiter
  • Oregon Resolution Regarding Paralegal Certification Fails – By Melody Ip
  • Two New Associations Form in Cyberspace – By Heidi Lowry
  • NALA’ls Leap Program Produces its First Graduates – By Alisa Driscoll
  • Pennsylvania Certified Paralegal Program Up and Running – By Alisa Driscoll

Tech Center


  • Redact-IT-Desktop, Version 1.1 – By Mary Girsch-Bock

  • Docxtools, Version 6 – By Kim Plonsky

Creative Computing

Tools of the Trade – A versatile and well-stocked software toolkit is vital to keeping PC systems running smoothly – Visual Similarity Duplicate Finder and Data Recovery Pro can help.
By Kim Plonsky



Legal Teams

Preparation and Organization Help Make this Team Successful

By Gina Axsom and David Juhnke


Ethics Roundtable

Billing Paralegal’s Time at Attorney Rates – By Therese A. Cannon, Nancy B. Heller, RP, and Stacey Hunt, CLA, CAS


Legal Research & Writing

Improving Advocacy In Legal Briefs – Tips to boost the effectiveness of your brief writing. – By Christy Hall Benson, CLA


Corporate Comment

Collaborating With Outside Counsel The in-house paralegal’s role in managing outside law firms. – By Carolyn M. Saenz, AACP


My Specialty

Worker’s Compensation Law – By Stacey Irwin






Legal Products & Services


Advertiser Index


Association Notes


Association Spotlight – The Western New York Paralegal Association


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