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Table of Contents: November/December 2005



The Changing Paralegal Job Description 

Distinctive areas of law for the nontraditional paralegal.

By Janet Roberts

(Originally appeared in print as "Unique Specialties")


The DuPont Legal Model 

A winning legal process to grow profits, streamline operations and utilize paralegals.

By Ari Kaplan


Rookie of the Year

Luciana Case

By Rachel Ng


Blue Sky Forecast 

The paralegal’s role in blue sky securities laws.

By Daniel P. McAndrews


news & trends

  • Paralegals Aid Disaster Relief

  • News & Trends

  • Paralegals Aid Disaster Relief

  • Matter Management Systems Matter to Most Firms

  • Peace of Mind For First Responders

  • Long-time Paralegal Program to be Sold

  • Fighting Domestic Violence

  • Schenectady Paralegal Pleads Guilty to Grand Larceny

  • Paralegal On Call Put on Probation

  • NFPA Takes a Position on Outsourcing

  • Online University Works Toward ABA Accreditation

  • Networking Abroad

  • Paralegal Directory to be Released

  • Paralegal Overcomes Odds

  • News Briefs

Association Notes


tech center

Creative Computing

Turning the Tables – By Kim T. Plonsky




What’s New





Editor’s Desk


Ethics Roundtable

Pro Bono ObligationBy Therese A. Cannon, Nancy B. Heller, RP, and Stacey Hunt, CLA, CAS


Raising the Bar

Jamie Lavergne Bryan


Career Advice

Learning to Communicate More EffectivelyBy Elizabeth A. Gillis


My Opinion

Paralegal Education – By Luci Hoover



Manager’s Desk

Paralegals and Profitability – By Fawn K. Barnes, CLA


Student’s Workshop

Finding the Right Job – By Luci Hoover


Corporate Comment

Demystifying Legal Opinions – By Claudia J. Taller


Litigation Corner

Dealing With Foreign Language Documents – By Oliver Gierke


Legal Research & Writing

Secrets of Ghostwriting – By Claudia J. Taller


My Specialty

Medical Malpractice Defense




Professional Placement

Advertiser Index

Legal Products & Services Directory



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