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Table of Contents: November/December 2000

 


features

Trial Diary

An out-of-town trial as experienced by a paralegal.

By Stacey Hunt, CLA, CAS

 

Cracking the Code

Tips for translating medical jargon into concise case summaries.

By Joan A. Hopper

 

Running with the Bull

How one paralegal's career is shaped by a bullish market.

By Debra Levy

 

A Paralegal's Role in Toxic Torts   

Tips to help you face this challenge.

By Kathleen M. Reade

(Originally appeared in print as "Coping with Contaminants")

 


perspectives

Editor’s Desk

 

Letters to the Editor

 

My Opinion

Educating Paralegals - The time, and need, for paralegal instructors is at hand.
By Linda A. Potter, CLA

 


news & trends

  • California Passes AB 1761

  • Judge Hands Down Regulation Recommendation

  • Wisconsin Continues Work on Licensing Proposal

  • Mom turns Grief into Gifts

  • Arizona Drafts Paralegal Initiative

  • Tennessee Sketches Out Paralegal Definition

  • UPL Suit Dropped Against Las Vegas Paralegal

  • Delivering the Dream

  • Homicide: Paralegals Get a Streetwise Education

  • Paralegal Gives Colombian Prosecutors U.S. Tips

  • NALA’s Survey Shows Salaries Higher for Those with CLA, CLAS Credentials

  • Survey Says: Higher Salaries, More Benefits

  • MDP Study Underway

  • Greene Named SCOLA Chairman

  • Letter Writing Campaign Opens Doors

  • Animal Activism

  • Niche Publisher Sold

  • Lexis Unveils E-business

 

Association Notes

 


real solutions

Creative Computing

The Importance of Imaging - A Look at the future of legal documents. By Dwayne E. Krager

 

Legal Research & Writing

Man or Woman? - As writers of legal documents, paralegals should incorporate nonsexist language into written materials. By D.L. Hawley

 

Corporate Comment

Genesis of the Corporate Lawyer - In the beginning, there were paralegals ... By Belinda Bass

 


columns

Manager’s Desktop

Into the Loop - Charge forward with a paralegal retreat. By Brad J. Baber

 

Career Advice

Information Technology - Tool or Weapon? - The underbelly of the Information Age can be ugly, but it doesn't have to be. By Dorothy M. Pritchett

 

Litigation Corner

'00F Principle' - As the sole staff member in a small office, surviving litigation means knowing how to apply the right ingredients. By Jane Heath

 

Student’s Workshop

The ABCs of Education - What's needed to get hired in today's paralegal market? By Susan Howery

Pro Bono Spotlight

A Poverty SHIELD - New York legal assistants help residents with uncontested divorces. By Rebecca Brown

 


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