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Table of Contents: November/December 2001

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A Day of Infamy

When the Twin Towers fell, the legal community braced for massive losses.

By Rod Hughes

Photos courtesy of AP/Wide World Photos


Capturing the Gold

Steady pace and diligent planning will bring lobbying efforts to the finish line.

By Dane D’Antuono and Rachel Ng


Regulation Update

Bar association, court and legislative activity regarding paralegals throughout the United States.

Compiled by Rachel Ng


A Vocal Advocate

One tenacious paralegal chooses to fight for the poor and disabled in Harlem.

By Nancy Ritter


Finding Forms  fulltext.gif (318 bytes)

Resources to assist paralegals in locating corporate and patent documents and templates.

By Debra Levy


Working Together

Lawyers and legal assistants agree management and delegation are lacking.

By Rod Hughes



Editor’s Desk


Letters to the Editor


My Opinion

Why Education? – Knowledge is power in the paralegal profession. By Kathryn L. Myers, AAfPE president


news & trends

  • New York Regulates MDP

  • Sweeping Reform

  • Catch the Name Game Train

  • Maryland Bar Welcomes Paralegals

  • Hard Labor

  • Arizona Professionals Band Together

  • Paralegals Get Green Light

  • Association Sets Up Shop

  • Oregon Paralegals Unite

  • HOA Targets Law Firms

  • Paralegals Take On Advanced Tasks


Association Notes


real solutions

Creative Computing

ABCs of Imaging – Latest trend requires you to ask the right questions and start small.
By Dwayne E. Krager


Legal Research & Writing

Editing 101 – Basic principles of editing turn poorly crafted documents into polished prose.
By D.L. Hawley


Corporate Comment

Section 16 Reporting – Design a system for compliance with the insider reporting requirements of the Securities and Exchange Commission. By Cynthia S. Couch



Manager’s Desk

Managing Attitude Problems in the Workplace – Destructive attitudes come in many forms and most have their core in negativity. By Fawn Barnes, CLA


Student’s Workshop

The Face of Today’s Legal Workforce – Learn to recognize the contemporary workplace.
By Susan Howery


Litigation Corner

Blasting Off – The last 100 days before trial. By Jane Heath


Career Advice

Meeting Change Head On – Techniques for managing the downside and expanding the upside.
By Denise Templeton


Pro Bono Spotlight

A Roof Over Their Heads – Paralegals and attorneys help those on the verge of homelessness.
By Kim Hedstrom




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