SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — People filing for divorce, settling debts or dealing with an eviction could soon have a new option to get help navigating Utah’s legal system. The Utah Supreme Court has approved the creation of a new ...Read More »
by F. Dennis Saylor IV and Daniel I. Small Dolan Media Newswires It almost goes without saying that a successful trial lawyer needs to be thoroughly prepared. But hard work alone is not enough, and even the most prodigious memory ...Read More »
Joslin Davis, a principal attorney with Allman Spry Davis Leggett and Crumpler of Winston-Salem, has been elected president of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, a national organization comprised of more than 1,600 divorce and family law attorneys Anna P. ...
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New York-based New Media Investment Group said Friday it has an agreement to purchase the Business Information Division of Dolan LLC, the Minneapolis-based parent of North Carolina Lawyers Weekly and and South Carolina Lawyers Weekly, which publish Carolina Paralegal News, ...
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Stephanie Neely is an artist. That nomenclature has been years in the making, although Neely has considered herself an artist at heart since she was a small child, a pint-sized fan of the then-Baltimore Colts, using colored pencils and crayons ...Read More »
When James E. Edwards Jr. first began practicing law in 1982, he quickly learned to delegate certain tasks — such as transcribing and typing up documents — to his legal secretary. “One of the senior partners came by and said, ...Read More »
Finding a way back: One veteran paralegal’s job search journey offers clues for those trying to chart a course to employment
Lynne DeVenny found herself in the fight of her life when her adopted daughter’s sickle cell anemia reached such a critical stage it took a life-saving bone marrow transplant to cure her. But the battle didn’t end when DeVenny’s ...Read More »
On the border: Attorneys and paralegals are traveling across the country to help protect the rights of Central American immigrants
Across the country, immigration attorneys, paralegals and other support staff are mobilizing to offer pro bono and low-cost legal options for the undocumented immigrants flooding across the southern United States border seeking asylum from violence in Central America. Among ...Read More »
Workplace conflict can wreak havoc with office culture, especially if it is ignored or handled improperly. Communication breakdowns and lower productivity can result; such situations also breed unhealthy relationships. And the work product is bound to be affected. Distractions. When ...Read More »
The speed of technology can seem like a blur at times — is the iPhone 7 really so far away? — and because of that pace, IT communication can be a particularly tough challenge. People who are bombarded with information ...Read More »
Every day, I receive invites to join other people’s LinkedIn networks. Sometimes, the volume of these invites can be overwhelming, but because I find LinkedIn offers great value to my career and business, I attempt due diligence and practice care ...Read More »