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Paralegal certification enters its second decade

The North Carolina State Bar was one of the first to implement a certification program for paralegals. Photo by Teri Saylor

The New Year has barely started, and at the North Carolina State Bar offices in Raleigh, Joy Belk is up to her elbows in paralegal certification applications and renewals. As the State Bar’s assistant director for paralegal certification, Belk is ...

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Utah courts approve new job designed to fill legal gap

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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 ...

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Tips for putting together the all-important trial notebook

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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 ...

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Staying organized key to success for Jennifer Eason

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Staying organized is a way of life for Jennifer Eason. She believes in to-do lists, calendars and tickler systems to keep her work straight and on target. asics trail damskie But that’s not all. Adidas Zx Flux Homme Bleu “At ...

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Lawyers on the Move

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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 Media to buy Lawyers Weekly parent company

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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, adidas schoenen air max 2017 bianco donna the Minneapolis-based parent of North Carolina Lawyers Weekly and and South Carolina ...

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A way through the darkness

Ignoring stress can be person’s undoing. Fjällräven Kånken Ryggsäckar Take it from someone who has come undone.   Jim Blackburn is living his life in Technicolor these days, but he walked a long hard road to get out of the ...

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When the experts speak, it’s wise to listen

Carolina Paralegal News asked five professionals to identify the trends they see taking shape in 2014. Camille Stell with N.C. Lawyers Mutual; Sarah Kaufman with Ellis Winters of Raleigh, Vicki Voisin (aka “The Paralegal Mentor”); Doris Compton, president of the ...

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