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Table of Contents: November/December 2002

 


features

Paralegal or Legal Assistant? 

The debate over professional titles continues.

By Rod Hughes

(Originally appeared in print as "A Rose By Any Other Name")

 

Matters of Concern

Implementing matter management software from the paralegal perspective.

By Nancy Ritter

 

Tough Enough

A former cop finds his niche behind the wheel of intellectual property work.

By Debra Levy Martinelli

 

35+ Vital Sites

Seven experts offer up their most valuable Web resources.

 

Working Wounded

Coping with illness on the job.

By June Bell

 


news & trends

  • Multiple Resignations Rock NFPA Convention

  • FTC & DOJ Encourage Competition

  • Nonlawyer Legal Service Industry Mushrooms

  • Promoting One Title

  • Turning to the Web

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Pushes E-filings Forward

  • New York Court Favors Paralegal Fees

  • Industrious Paralegal Helps Community Recover

  • Paralegal Specialty School Closes Down

  • Paralegals Help Firefighters Secure Peace of Mind

  • Power in Numbers

  • University Turns to Former Grad

  • Houston Legal Assistants Association Receives High Honor

  • Mindset and Mystery

  • Changing Lives

 

Association Notes

 


tech center

Creative Computing

Technology Tools - Some simple electronic tools can keep you organized in and out of the office.
By Dwayne E. Krager

 

Whatís New

 


perspectives

Contributors

 

Editorís Desk

 

Your Letters

 

My Opinion

Regulation Offers Little Protection - Educating the public is far more valuable and proactive.
By Denise Barnes

 

Career Advice

Get the Marketing Mindset - Expand your role in client development through marketing.
By Denise Templeton

 


columns

Legal Research & Writing

Revisiting Jury Instructions - By Celia C. Elwell, RP

 

Managerís Desk

Gaining and Regaining Trust - By Fawn K. Barnes, CLA

 

Corporate Comment

Schedule 13D Filings - By Cynthia S. Couch

 

Studentís Workshop

10 Ways to Look Cool at the Courthouse - By Neal R. Bevans

 

Litigation Corner

Are You Leaking Secrets? - By Jane Heath

 

Pro Bono Spotlight

The Benefits of Volunteering - By Judy Tremore

 


resources

Professional Placement

WebStop

Advertiser Index

Legal Products & Services Directory

 

 

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