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Table of Contents: March/April 2002

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features

Tips and advice for coping with job loss.

By Tim Pareti

 

Paralegals carved out a large salary increase in 2001.

By Rod Hughes

 

Things to consider before going it alone as a freelance paralegal.

By Stacey Hunt, CLA, CAS, and Veronica DeCoster

 

10 Ways to Stand Out and Become a Successful Paralegal

Practical methods to improve your image as a valuable team player.

By Catherine Astl, CLA

 


perspectives

Editor’s Desk

 

My Opinion

Getting to Know NALS - Working towards a common goal. By Jill J. Hale, PLS, CLA

 


news & trends

  • Profession Distinguished in Federal Case

  • More Men, Minorities Enter the Field

  • CLA Fit for GI Bill Benefit

  • South Dakota Examines Regulation

  • Texas Investigates Standards

  • Man on a Mission

  • LAMA’s Leadership Changes Hands

  • Clean-up Bill Leaves Some Befuddled

  • Preserving a Piece of History

  • LAD Celebrates 20th Anniversary

  • Cracking Down on LDA’s

  • Capturing the Times

  • Judge Upholds Ruling on UPL Case

  • Regulation Gains Momentum in Ohio

 

Association Notes

 


real solutions

Creative Computing

Court Reporting - Companies now offer more technological advantages to law firms.
By Dwayne E. Krager

 

Legal Research & Writing

Footnotes - Are they a help or hindrance? By Celia C. Elwell, RP

 

Corporate Comment

Importance of Minute Book Maintenance - A well-organized corporate records book benefits both attorneys and paralegals. By Denise Annunciata

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columns

Manager’s Desk

Little Thoughts That Count - Budget-friendly perks for peak performers. By Fawn Barnes, CLA

 

Student’s Workshop

Becoming a Master Student - Organizing and understanding your learning skills are key to a successful college career. By Susan Howery

 

Litigation Corner

Time to Pay Up - Tips for debt collection. By Jane Heath

 

Career Advice

We’ve Got Mail - Sending and receiving information in a technology-based world.
By Denise Templeton

 

Pro Bono Spotlight

Getting Started - Tips on how to create a pro bono committee in your association.
By Laurie R. Mansell, RP

 


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