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Table of Contents: Apr/Jun 2010

 


Features

Staying Afloat
18th Annual Salary Survey Results
By Heidi Lowry

Strategies for Landing Your First Paralegal Job
By Monica Muehsam

Tracking and Managing Leins
The Story of Paralegal Today
By Joan A. Scanlon

Web-Based Resume Tools
By Kim Plonsky

From Homeless to Honors: One Paralegal's Story
By Lynne J. Devenny, NCCP

 


News & Trends

  • New Paralegal Graduate is 92 Years Young
    By Sheila Plymire
  • Elgin Community College Paralegal Team Shines as Harvard's Mock Trial Competition
    By Lynne J. Devenny, NCCP
  • Survey Reveals Current Economic Climate Will Change The Legal Business Model: Paralegals Could Benefit
    By Christen M. Stroh
  • Two Niche Paralegal Sites Launch
    By Kelley Vlahos

News Briefs - By Krista Ramsey

(These short snippets represent excerpts of stories that can be found in the April/June 2010 issue.)

  • Military Paralegal Brings Chocolate to U.S. Troops in Afghanistan
  • Paralegal Supervisor Receives Prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship
  • CareerCast Survey Ranks Paralegal as "7th Best Job"
  • Oregon State Bar House of Delegates Rejects Proposal for Paralegals to Appear in Court
  • Virtual Paralegal Named to "Top 50 Legal Rebels"

Career Advice

Feed Your Mind
Stay on Top of Your Career with an RSS Feed Reader
By Lynne J. Devenny, NCCP

 


Tech Center

Product Reviews - Peak Productivity

A Look at Time Capture, Productivity and Project Tracking Software
By Kim Plonsky

Creative Computing - The Virtual Resume
Showcase your Achievements with a Multi-Media CV
By Kim Plonsky


Columns

Getting Your Foot in the Door
Strategies for Landing Your First Paralegal Job
By Monica Muehsam

Paralegal Spotlight - Lorie Smith
From Rock Bottom to Rock Star
By Lynne J. Devenny, NCCP

Staying Afloat
Paralegal Today's 18th Annual Salary Survey reveals a dip in salaries in 2009
By Heidi Lowry

Lien on Me
New changes in the law require paralegals to be more diligent than ever in tracking liens.
By Joan A. Scanlon

Corporate Comment - Watch Your Step
How to avoid common ethical pitfalls in the corporate arena.

By Claudia Taller

Litigation Corner – The Power of the Storyteller
Use the tools of fiction writing to craft a compelling legal argument.
By Tammy Cravit

Legal Research & Writing- Statistically Sound
Use Microsoft Word’s Readability Statistics to Improve Your Writing
By Christy Hall Benson, CLA

My Specialty – Divorce Law
Lori Froistad, ACP
Koenig & Tiritilli, PC, LLO



Resources


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Association Spotlight- Iowa Association of Legal Assistants

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