Teresa Smith is never bored. As a senior paralegal in the medical malpractice defense area of Batten Lee in Raleigh, Smith does it all, from mundane tasks like searching for lost items, to challenging tasks such as planning defense ...Read More »
A well-oiled machine
A savvy paralegal can make the difference between a courtroom that grinds to a halt and one that sings with efficiency On a busy trial day when a courthouse is running like a factory on steroids, it grinds out verdicts. ...Read More »
Lending a hand: Law firm’s human trafficking pro bono team helps victims
As Sally Hentz sees it, her role in her law firm’s pro bono human trafficking project is not much different than her other tasks as a corporate paralegal. But it has a profound impact on her job satisfaction. ...
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Award-winning paralegal loved how Della Street saved the day
Sarah Kaufman had planned to become an attorney or a high school band director, but she loved being a paralegal so much that she made it her career. On May 9, she received the North Carolina Bar Association Paralegal ...Read More »
NCBA changes membership application rules for paralegals
A change in the membership application process for the North Carolina Bar Association’s paralegal division is expected to result in a major growth spurt for the organization. asics buty męskie Under the change, a paralegal’s employing attorney is no longer ...
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The most successful paralegals are those who understand that networking doesn’t stop after they’ve gotten the job Lauri Oliver was impressed. After an entire afternoon spent at a career fair talking to paralegals about their professional prospects, she recalled a ...Read More »
When life hands you a lemon
On a recent steamy Sunday afternoon, Stephanie Elliott was unpacking her luggage after a week at the beach. She had been home for 24 hours and in the past she would have already been unpacked, with laundry washed, car scrubbed and vacuumed, house cleaned, groceries purchased and put away, and preparations for a new work week well underway.
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The Constancy of Change
Ann Atkinson remembers trading in her electric typewriter for an IBM Selectric. She can also remember the good old days of letterhead and carbon paper, of printing, mailing, and faxing documents, hours of filing and dealing with file storage systems. ...Read More »
Paralegals transform their lives and the lives of others through charity work Karen Hall is a hardworking paralegal in a law firm on Main Street in Greenville, S.C. She is also a wife and mother working hard to help provide for ...Read More »
The Making of Leaders
Long relegated to support roles, paralegals today learn leadership skills through their professional associations Deborah Reynolds laughs as she perches on the brink of her second term as president of the Legal Staff Professionals of South Carolina. “I guess you could say ...Read More »