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Life experiences lead Tara Brown into the legal world

Tara Brown was a child when her parents went through a trying divorce. Adidas Zx 700 Femme Bleu air max 90 bianco uomo ULTRA BOOST 2017 “My siblings and I felt like pawns in their domestic matters,” she says. Saint ...

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A balanced life leads to career success for Ashley Johnson

As a high school senior in St. buy final fantasy gil Petersburg, Florida, Ashley Johnson knew she wanted a career in law, so she took a part time receptionist job at a local law firm. Nike Flyknit Lunar 4 femme ...

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Taylor Barrett finds her niche as a paralegal

As a college student in Greensboro, Taylor Barrett explored a variety of majors including education, psychology and French before finding her niche in justice and policy studies. Canotte Denver Nuggets Born and raised in Norfolk, Virginia, Barrett moved to Greensboro ...

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Bonnie Ruffin: Paralegal and entrepreneur

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Bonnie Ruffin grew up in Wilson, North Carolina, dreaming of becoming an attorney. But along the way, she decided to pursue a career as a paralegal, and has excelled. final fantasy gil Oregon Ducks She owns her own consulting business ...

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Q&A: When mistakes happen, learn and move on

Lee Weiland is a paralegal in the litigation practice group at McAngus Goudelock & Courie in Columbia, S.C. In 2003, Weiland received her bachelor’s degree in media communications from College of Charleston and later earned her paralegal certificate from Midlands ...

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Q&A: NALA president: Mandatory certification could actually limit paralegals

Karen McGee is the president of the National Association of Legal Assistants. She is also the first deputy clerk with the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeal in Shreveport, La. A frequent speaker on paralegal procedures, McGee also is a member of the Northwest Louisiana Paralegal Association, the Louisiana State Paralegal Association and the National Conference of Appellate Court Clerks. She received her certified paralegal credential from NALA in May 1990 and her advanced credential in civil litigation in May 1994.

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Q&A: Paralegal profession is suffering from an ‘identity crisis’

Laura Champlin is a paralegal in the commercial litigation practice group at Van Winkle, Buck, Wall, Starnes and Davis in Asheville, N.C. Champlin is certified through the North Carolina State Bar and holds an advanced certification in contracts administration/management through the National Association of Legal Assistants. In 1990, she received her bachelor's degree in administration of justice and associate's degree in paralegal studies from Wichita State University in Kansas.

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