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2001 Index to Articles

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ASSOCIATIONS

Nevada Addresses Certification - by Shaunta Grimes - Jan/Feb
Term ‘Paralegal’ Wins Out Over ‘Legal Assistant’ - by Kim Hedstrom - Jan/Feb
DAPA Makes Move to Define Paralegals in Texas - by Randi D. Bemiss - Jan/Feb
Oklahoma Bar Sets Paralegal Education, Skill Standards - by Debra Levy - Jan/Feb
SCOLA Adopts Electronic Access Library Guidelines - by John Caldwell - Jan/Feb
Me and My Shadow - by Debra Levy - Jan/Feb
Top Paralegal Groups Draft Profession Definition - by Dane D’Antuono - Mar/Apr
NFPA Delegates Affirm Controversial PACE Rule Changing Exam Deadline - by Randi D. Bemiss - Mar/Apr
Massachusetts Bar Delivers Opinion Ruling Attorneys, Not Clients, Determine Paralegal Tasks - by Randi D. Bemiss - Mar/Apr
Oregon Associations Say ‘No’ to Paralegal Definition - by Debra Levy - Mar/Apr
Washington Bar Takes Progressive Position on Nonlawyer Services - by Shaunta Grimes - Mar/Apr
NALA Offers Exam Feedback - by Steve Gust - Mar/Apr
Freelancers Speak Up - by Debra Levy - May/Jun
Kentucky Paralegal Association Looks Into Certification - by D.L. Hawley - May/Jun
Indiana Paralegals Denied Bar Membership - by Randi D. Bemiss - May/Jun
Paralegals May Be Added to Tennessee Bar Roster - by Debra Levy - May/Jun
Joining Ranks - by Dane D’Antuono - Jul/Aug
Women Move Up in ABA - by Barbara Mende - Jul/Aug
Final Results Turn the Tide - by Dane D’Antuono - Jul/Aug
NALA Adopts ABA Definition - by Rod Hughes - Sep/Oct
New Face at NFPA’s Helm - by D.L. Hawley - Sep/Oct
SCOLA Labors on Education Guidelines - by Paul Hughes - Sep/Oct
Catch the Name Game Train - by Randi D. Bemiss - Nov/Dec
Maryland Bar Welcomes Paralegals - by Karen Coleman - Nov/Dec
Arizona Professionals Band Together - by Karen Coleman - Nov/Dec
Paralegals Get Green Light - by Randi D. Bemiss - Nov/Dec
Association Sets Up Shop - by Randi D. Bemiss - Nov/Dec
Oregon Paralegals Unite - by Matthew L. Green - Nov/Dec

CAREER STRATEGIES

Career Advice

  • Beneath the Surface - by Dorothy M. Pritchett - Jan/Feb
  • Communicating With Style - by Dorothy M. Pritchett - Mar/Apr
  • ‘In the Meantime’ - by Dorothy M. Pritchett - May/Jun
  • Measuring Up - by Dorothy M. Pritchett - Jul/Aug
  • Trends in the Paralegal Field - by Denise Templeton - Sep/Oct
  • Meeting Change Head On - by Denise Templeton - Nov/Dec

Change of Venue - by Laurel Bielec - Jan/Feb
No Experience? No Problem! - by Debra Levy - Jan/Feb
Negotiating Raises and Salary - by Dorothy M. Pritchett - Mar/Apr
Fair Weather Friend - by Peter Muldavin - Mar/Apr
Discovery Strategies - by Stacey Hunt, CLA, CAS - Jul/Aug
Experts for Sale - by Joan A. Hopper - Jul/Aug
The Job Market: Fizzle or Sizzle? - by Rod Hughes - Sep/Oct
Under Pressure - by D.L. Hawley - Sep/Oct
Keeping Their Paralegals - by Emily S. Nash - Sep/Oct
Finding Forms - by Debra Levy - Nov/Dec
Working Together - by Rod Hughes - Nov/Dec
Paralegals Take On More Advanced Tasks - by Matthew L. Green - Nov/Dec

EDUCATION

Academia vs. Reality - by Debra Levy - Jan/Feb
Oklahoma Bar Sets Paralegal Education, Skill Standards - by Debra Levy - Jan/Feb
Report Pilots Distance Education Policy - by John Caldwell - Jan/Feb
Web Worksheet Estimates Expenses for Online Educational Programs - by John Caldwell - Jan/Feb
Software Training Is Top Priority - by John Caldwell - Jan/Feb
Me and My Shadow - by Debra Levy - Jan/Feb
Playing It Smart - by Celia C. Elwell, RP - Mar/Apr
NFPA Delegates Affirm Controversial PACE Rule Changing Exam Deadline - by Randi D. Bemiss - Mar/Apr
NALA Offers Exam Feedback - by Steve Gust - Mar/Apr
A Natural Winner - by Rachel Ng - Mar/Apr
Legal Community Still Wary of Correspondence Courses - by Emily S. Nash - Jul/Aug
At the Head of Their Class - by Randi D. Bemiss - Jul/Aug
The Positive Influence of Legal Assistant Internships - by Fern L. Burnett - Sep/Oct
SCOLA Labors on Education Guidelines - by Paul Hughes - Sep/Oct
Software Deal Saves Schools Thousands of Dollars - by John Caldwell - Sep/Oct
Why Education? - by Kathryn L. Myers - Nov/Dec

Student’s Workshop

  • Learn & Serve - by Susan Howery - Jan/Feb
  • The Real World - by Susan Howery - Mar/Apr
  • Bridging the Gap - by Susan Howery - May/Jun
  • Panacea or Pandora’s Box - by Susan Howery - Jul/Aug
  • Filling the Piggy Bank - by Kathy Snyder - Sep/Oct
  • The Face of Today’s Legal Workforce - by Susan Howery - Nov/Dec

CORPORATE ISSUES

Corporate Comment

  • IRS Filings - by Belinda Bass - Jan/Feb
  • Keep Climbing - by Cynthia S. Couch - Mar/Apr
  • War Stories - by Denise Annunciata - May/Jun
  • Thinking Outside the Cubi - by Michele Driver - Jul/Aug
  • Run a Great Closing Room - by Denise Annunciata - Sep/Oct
  • Section 16 Reporting - by Cynthia S. Couch - Nov/Dec

Setting the Stage for a Structured Finance Transaction - by Jeffrey A. Helewitz - Jan/Feb
A Place for Paralegals - by Phyllis A. Salmons - Jan/Feb
UCC Revisions Bring Business Transactions Into the 21st Century - by Phyllis A. Salmons - Mar/Apr
Dot-com Death Strikes Paralegal Site - by Dane D’Antuono - May/Jun
Association Sets Up Shop - by Randi D. Bemiss - Nov/Dec
Finding Forms - by Debra Levy - Nov/Dec

LITIGATION SUPPORT

Litigation Corner

  • Client Screening - by Jane Heath - Jan/Feb
  • Gathering the Facts - by Jane Heath - Mar/Apr
  • The Complaint - by Jane Heath - May/Jun
  • The Response - by Jane Heath - Jul/Aug
  • Discovery - by Jane Heath - Sep/Oct
  • Blasting Off - by Jane Heath - Nov/Dec

MANAGEMENT

Manager’s Desk

  • Honest Interviews - by Elizabeth A. Gillis - Jan/Feb
  • Maximize Your People Power - by Fawn Barnes, CLA - Mar/Apr
  • Tips for Conflict Resolution - by Elizabeth A. Gillis - May/Jun
  • Telecommuting: Is It Right for You and Your Firm? - by Fawn Barnes, CLA - Jul/Aug
  • Overcome Information Chaos - by Elizabeth A. Gillis - Sep/Oct
  • Managing Attitude Problems in the Workplace - by Fawn Barnes, CLA - Nov/Dec

OTHER

OSHA Job Safety Rules Launched - by Matthew L. Green - Mar/Apr
Decision Makes Paralegals Push More Paperwork - by Randi D. Bemiss - May/Jun
California Establishes Expedited Filing Service - by John Caldwell - May/Jun
Slap in the Face - by Vanessa Beam, CLAS - Jul/Aug
Counteracting High Temperatures - by Emily S. Nash - Jul/Aug
Paralegal by Another Name - by Vanessa Beam, CLAS - Sep/Oct
Bush’s Tax Cut Comes With Caveats - by D.L. Hawley - Sep/Oct
Precious Cargo - by D.L. Hawley - Sep/Oct
Hard Labor - by John Caldwell - Nov/Dec
HOA Targets Law Firms - by Paul Hughes - Nov/Dec

PARALEGALS

Bill Conklin Hates the IRS - by Debra Levy - Mar/Apr
A Natural Winner - by Rachel Ng - Mar/Apr
California Paralegals Capture Coveted Award - by D.L. Hawley - May/Jun
Helping Herself - by Matthew L. Green and Phyliss A. Salmons - Jul/Aug
A Time for Heroes - by Debra Levy - Sep/Oct
Everything I know About Law School I learned In My First Year - by Lana J. Clark, CLA - Sep/Oct
Holocaust Reparations Paralegal Goes the Extra Mile - by Randi D. Bemiss - Sep/Oct
Driving the Distance - by Emily S. Nash - Sep/Oct
A Day of Infamy - by Rod Hughes - Nov/Dec
A Vocal Advocate - by Nancy Ritter - Nov/Dec

PRO BONO

Providing a Legal Shelter - by Kim Hedstrom - Jan/Feb
Battered in America - by Rachel Ng - Mar/Apr
The Retirement Home Team - by Kim Hedstrom - May/Jun
A Tale of Two Passions - by Matthew L. Green - Jul/Aug
More Than a Family Affair - by Jan Irwin - Sep/Oct
A Roof Over Their Heads - by Kim Hedstrom - Nov/Dec

Pro Bono’s Best - by Kim Hedstrom - Jan/Feb
Billions At Stake - by Rachel Ng - Jul/Aug
HOA Targets Law Firms - by Paul Hughes - Nov/Dec

THE PROFESSION

Change of Venue - by Laurel Bielec - Jan/Feb
No Experience? No Problem! - by Debra Levy - Jan/Feb
Define the Vision … - by Sally Andress, RP - Jan/Feb
What’s Driving This Market? - by Rod Hughes - Mar/Apr
Profession Pushes Forward - by Kim Hedstrom - Mar/Apr
The Plaintiff Perspective - by Debra Levy - Mar/Apr
In Their Defense - by Debra Levy - May/Jun
Paralegals Suffer Blow From High Court Ruling - by Debra Levy -  - May/Jun
Survey Says Salaries Rising - by Randi D. Bemiss - May/Jun
Discovery Strategies - by Stacey Hunt, CLA, CAS - Jul/Aug
Michigan Judges Award Paralegal Fees - by Randi D. Bemiss - Jul/Aug
Women Move Up in ABA - by Barbara Mende - Jul/Aug
The Job Market: Fizzle or Sizzle? - by Rod Hughes - Sep/Oct
Paralegal by Another Name - by Vanessa Beam, CLAS - Sep/Oct
Keeping Their Paralegals - by Emily S. Nash - Sep/Oct
New York Regulates MDP - by Karen Coleman - Nov/Dec
Working Together - by Rod Hughes - Nov/Dec
Sweeping Reform - by Meg Tebo - Nov/Dec

REGULATION

Hawaii Inches Closer to Certification - by Debra Levy - Jan/Feb
Oklahoma Bar Sets Paralegal Education, Skill Standards - by Debra Levy - Jan/Feb
Nevada Addresses Certification - by Shaunta Grimes - Jan/Feb
LAD Seeks More Input on Regulation Options - by Randi D. Bemiss - Jan/Feb
DAPA Makes Move to Define Paralegals in Texas - by Randi D. Bemiss - Jan/Feb
Top Paralegal Groups Draft Profession Definition - by Dane D’Antuono - Mar/Apr
Washington Bar Takes Progressive Position on Nonlawyer Services - by Shaunta Grimes - Mar/Apr
Massachusetts Bar Delivers Opinion Ruling Attorneys, Not Clients, Determine Paralegal Tasks - by Randi D. Bemiss - Mar/Apr
LDA Law Survives First Year - by John Caldwell - Mar/Apr
Advocates Aim Sights on Amending State Legal Assistant Definition - by Debra Levy - Mar/Apr
Oregon Associations Say ‘No’ to Paralegal Definition - by Debra Levy - Mar/Apr
Paralegals Suffer Blow From High Court Ruling - by Debra Levy - May/Jun
Paralegal Definition Heads to Florida Supreme Court - by Debra Levy - May/Jun
Kentucky Paralegal Association Looks Into Certification - by D.L. Hawley - May/Jun
Title Tug O’War - by Diana P. Wade - May/Jun
Hawaii Kills Certification Proposal - by Debra Levy - Jul/Aug
New Jersey Resurrects Regulation Talks - by Nancy Ritter - Jul/Aug
Canadian Legal Assistant Regulation Moving Slow - by D.L. Hawley - Sep/Oct
Capturing the Gold - by Dane D’Antuono and Rachel Ng - Nov/Dec
Regulation Update - by Rachel Ng - Nov/Dec
Oregon Paralegals Unite - by Matthew L. Green - Nov/Dec
Arizona Professionals Band Together - by Karen Coleman - Nov/Dec

RESEARCH

2000 Index to Articles - by Staff of Legal Assistant Today - Jan/Feb
What’s Driving This Market? - by Rod Hughes - Mar/Apr
Profession Pushes Forward - by Kim Hedstrom - Mar/Apr
Survey Says Salaries Rising - by Randi D. Bemiss - May/Jun
Engine Power - by Genie Tyburski - Jul/Aug

TECHNOLOGY

Creative Computing

  • Take the Next Step - by Dwayne E. Krager - Jan/Feb
  • Face to Face - by Dwayne E. Krager - Mar/Apr
  • Technology Training Dilemma - by Dwayne E. Krager - May/Jun
  • Picture Perfect - by Dwayne E. Krager - Jul/Aug
  • Vendors Take Note - by Dwayne E. Krager - Sep/Oct
  • ABCs of Imaging - by Dwayne E. Krager - Nov/Dec

E-Signature Law Makes Digital Signatures Legal - by Rebecca Brown - Jan/Feb
Web Worksheet Estimates Expenses for Online Education Programs - by John Caldwell - Jan/Feb
Software Training Is Top Priority - by John Caldwell  - Jan/Feb
Need for IP Legal Assistants Will Continue to Grow - by Shaunta Grimes - Jan/Feb
SCOLA Adopts Electronic Access Library Guidelines - by John Caldwell - Jan/Feb
Pro Bono’s Best - by Kim Hedstrom - Jan/Feb
A Place for Paralegals - by Phyllis A. Salmons - Jan/Feb
Loislaw Bought by Wolters Kluwer - by Debra Levy - Mar/Apr
Climbing the Technology Ladder - by John Caldwell - May/Jun
Legal Assistant Today’s 2001 Technology Survey - May/Jun
10 Top Technologies for 2001 - by Dwayne E. Krager and Rick R. Thompson - May/Jun
Perfecting WordPerfect - by Paul A. Toth - May/Jun
Online Buy Boosts Legal Assistant Amenities - by Emily S. Nash - May/Jun
E-file Service Launched - by Barbara Mende - May/Jun
Dot-com Death Strikes Paralegal Site - by Dane D’Antuono - May/Jun
Laptop Theft Prevention - by Debra Levy - May/Jun
Three Kings - by Dwayne E. Krager - Jul/Aug
Engine Power - by Genie Tyburski - Jul/Aug
E-mail Wiretapping Has Arrived - by Paul Hughes - Jul/Aug
Legal Community Still Wary of Correspondence Courses - by Emily S. Nash - Jul/Aug
At the Head of Their Class - by Randi D. Bemiss - Jul/Aug
PACER to Expand Electronic Access - by Randi D. Bemiss - Jul/Aug
Electronic Notarization Is Here - by Paul Hughes - Sep/Oct
Software Deal Saves Schools Thousands of Dollars - by John Caldwell - Sep/Oct
The Future Is Now - by Barbara Mende - Sep/Oct

UPL

Federal Judge Recommends Closure of Paralegal Kit Company - by Debra Levy - Mar/Apr
Florida Bar Prosecutes Paralegal for UPL - by Randi D. Bemiss - May/Jun
Paralegals May Be Added to Tennessee Bar Roster - by Debra Levy - May/Jun

WRITING

Draft It With Style - by Jeffrey A. Helewitz - Sep/Oct

Legal Research & Writing

  • The Perfect Case - by D.L. Hawley - Jan/Feb
  • From A to Z - by D.L. Hawley - Mar/Apr
  • Dirty Dozen — 12 Tips for Cleaner Writing - by D.L. Hawley - May/Jun
  • Crossing State Lines - by D.L. Hawley - Jul/Aug
  • Digital Communication - by D.L. Hawley - Sep/Oct
  • Editing 101 - by D.L. Hawley - Nov/Dec

 

 

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