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July 2019 National Association News

National Association of Legal Assistants Notes: •NALA offers a variety of self-directed educational programs and webinars. Visit www.nala.org for information on topics and registration. NALS- The Association for Legal Professionals Events: •Sept. 26-28: NALS 68th Annual Education & Networking Conference, ...

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July 2019 South Carolina Association News

Charleston Association of Legal Assistants Events: •Oct. 18: Save the date for CALA’s Annual Meeting. Follow www.calasc.org for updates and information. •Membership meetings are held the third Wednesday each month, and they offer one hour of CLE. To attend the ...

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July 2019 North Carolina Association News

Alamance County Paralegal Association Events: • The Alamance County Paralegal Association meets the third Tuesday of each month at 12:30 p.m. at various restaurants near the county courthouse. https://sites.google.com/site/alamancectyparalegalassoc. Asheville Area Paralegal Association Events: •Nov. 8: The Asheville Area Paralegal ...

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After losing a job, Cathy Boette finds a career

Cathy Boette learned, early in her career, how to turn a negative job experience into a productive career. After graduating from Bowling Green State University in Ohio with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, Boette set her sights on becoming ...

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Noelle LeBlanc earned her nickname as “Little General”

Noelle LeBlanc describes her younger self as a petite, painfully shy little girl who toughened up after leaving her Richmond, Virginia home for the first time and taking her first airplane trip to join the U.S. Air Force. She says ...

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Kim Davis: Devoted to her paralegal career since her teen years

If Kim Davis had to pick her favorite area of the law, she would choose civil litigation. “We are able to take a huge burden off our clients’ shoulders by assuring them that we are in their corner and it ...

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When the opportunity came knocking, Capps landed her dream job

Laura Capps claims that she didn’t choose to pursue a legal career. Rather, the legal field chose her. “I was right out of college and landed a temp job in the litigation department at Ragsdale Liggett,” she says. “After being ...

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May 2019 National Association News

National Association of Legal Assistants Events: July 11-13: Annual Conference and Expo, Westin Kierlan Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona. Notes: NALA offers a variety of self-directed educational programs and webinars. Visit nala.org for information on topics and registration.   ...

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May 2019 North Carolina Association News

Alamance County Paralegal Association Events: The Alamance County Paralegal Association meets the third Tuesday of each month at 12:30 p.m. at various restaurants near the county courthouse. https://sites.google.com/site/alamancectyparalegalassoc   Asheville Area Paralegal Association Events: March 29: Spring Seminar in Asheville ...

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May 2019 South Carolina Association News

  Charleston Association of Legal Assistants Events: 18: Save the date for CALA’s Annual Meeting. Follow www.calasc.org for updates and information. Membership meetings are held the third Wednesday each month, and they offer one hour of CLE. To attend the ...

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September 2018 National Association News

National Association of Legal Assistants Notes: NALA offers a variety of self-directed educational programs and webinars. Visit nala.org for information on topics and registration.   NALS- The Association for Legal Professionals Notes:   Visit www.nals.org for information about events and ...

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September 2018 SC Association News

Charleston Association of Legal Assistants Events: Oct. 19, 2018: CALA Education Seminar 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Golkow Global Litigation Services in Mt. Pleasant. The seminar will be followed by a happy hour at Tavern & Table. Nov. 14, ...

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September 2018 NC Association News

Alamance County Paralegal Association Events: The Alamance County Paralegal Association meets the third Tuesday of each month at 12:30 p.m. at various restaurants near the county courthouse. https://sites.google.com/site/alamancectyparalegalassoc.   Asheville Area Paralegal Association Events: Oct. 5, 2018: Asheville Area Paralegal ...

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Accidental paralegal discovers her passion

Angel Reid was in the right place at the right time when she landed the legal secretary position that would launch her career as a paralegal. She loves the law so much that she’s set her ring tone to the ...

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Inspiration from family drives Sarah White’s career

For career inspiration, Sarah White turns to her family. Her grandfather was a CPA and she almost followed his example, but her interest did not lie in numbers. “I had a great uncle who served as a judge, and my ...

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