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Table of Contents: May/June 2002

 


features

6 key areas influencing the way your job functions might evolve.

By Dwayne E. Krager and Rick R. Thompson

 

It’s Not Mom, But It’s Close

Case management might be exactly what your firm needs.

By Andrew Z. Adkins II

 

Knowledge Is Power

As skills and training increase, technology roles for legal assistants expand.

By Rod Hughes

Statistical Analysis by Darrell Patton

 

The Accidental Technologist

How technology altered the career path of a former computer novice.

By Rod Hughes

 

Witness to an Execution

Convicted killer Timothy McVeigh’s former defense paralegal talks about his first big case.

By Debra Levy Martinelli

 


perspectives

Editor’s Desk

 

My Opinion

‘Weekend Wonder’ Indeed Wonderful - Short-term programs can provide more than adequate education. By Scott a. Hatch

 


news & trends

  • Conclave Will Vote on Teacher Qualifications

  • Attorney Defends Screening

  • Certification Is Around the Corner for Kentucky Paralegals

  • Attorney’s Commercial Attracts Unintentional Attention

  • Illinois Supreme Court Mulls UPL Commission

  • FALAP Gets Day at Supreme Court

  • SDPA Seeks Profession Clarity

  • Kunz Named NALA President

  • Five Star Winners

  • Gaining Ground

  • LexisNexis and West Group Step Into the Ring

  • Alaska Explores New Frontier

  • Easy Access

 

Association Notes

 


real solutions

Creative Computing

Virus Meltdown - A few simple preventative steps can reduce your risk of exposure.
By Dwayne E. Krager

 

Legal Research & Writing

Spinning the Web - Adapting writing tricks used by mystery novelists can turn legalese into legal prose. By Celia C. Elwell, RP

 

Corporate Comment

Course of Action - Reviewing corporate policies and procedures. By Michele Driver

 


columns

Career Advice

Polishing Your Presentations - A primer on managing meetings and effectively presenting your ideas to the legal team. By Kathleen Call

 

Litigation Corner

Giving the Client the Edge - How you handle locating and working with expert witnesses can make all the difference. By Jane Heath

 

Manager’s Desk

Streamlining Efficiency - Managing processes for increased productivity. By Elizabeth A. Gillis

 

Pro Bono Spotlight

Paralegals Get Involved - Training and recruitment for new pro bono programs.
By Laurie R. Mansell, RP

 


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