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Table of Contents: September/October 2003



League of Extraordinary Women

LAT’s 2003 Paralegal of the Year and two runners-up demonstrate a passion for their profession.

By Debra Levy Martinelli


Plugged into E-filing

Where it’s been; where it’s going and how it affects legal assistants.

By Susan Jennen Larson


Legal Nurse Consulting 

The next big trend.

By Neal R. Bevans


Technically Speaking 

Former paralegal capitalizes on legal technology experience and expertise.

By Rod Hughes


news & trends

  • HIPAA Changes Require More Diligence

  • Conclave Considers Exemption Status

  • NALA Announces Online

  • Specialty Certification Program

  • Instructions in Plain English Simplify Process

  • Nebraska Paralegals Want Clarification

  • Keep on Trying

  • LAMA Survey Finds Paralegal Pay Has Increased

  • Scholarships for Paralegal Students

  • Raising NFPA

  • Dynamic Duo

  • NFPA Ends Management Contract

  • CSC Purchases LexisNexis’ Document Solutions Division

  • From Legal Assistant to Partner

  • Blazing a Trail

  • Determination and Courage


Association Notes


tech center

Creative Computing

Training Yourself – By Pamela S. Brown


What’s New





Editor’s Desk


Your Letters


My Opinion

Don’t Eliminate Overtime Pay – Mandatory paralegal regulation and decent compensation
needed first.
By R. Elton Johnson III, RP


Career Advice

Take Control of Your Career – Decisions about your advancement are up to you.
By Sheron Hindley-Smith



Legal Research & Writing

Finding It Fast – By Celia C. Elwell, RP


Manager’s Desk

Mastering Time – By Elizabeth A. Gillis


Corporate Comment

Corporate Ethics – By Debbie Skolaski, CLA


Litigation Corner

Litigating Toward Arbitration – By Jane Heath


Student’s Workshop

Ask the Professor – By Neal R. Bevans


Pro Bono Spotlight

Richmond Paralegals Lend a Hand – By Kathryn Feather




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