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Anne Goldman takes her paralegal degree to the corner office

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  From her hometown of Charleston, West Virginia, to worldwide travels during her career, Anne Goldman, CCIM, lives and works by a guiding principle to never forget her roots. These roots have been planted deeply into law and corporate real ...

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Paralegal who is a Dreamer takes it one day at a time

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  As a paralegal at the Hatch Rockers Immigration law firm in Raleigh, North Carolina, Michelle Valladarez is the first point of contact for clients who need legal help concerning their status as undocumented immigrants in the United States. While ...

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Attorney and Paralegal Give Gifts of Life Through Kidney Donation

Lakisha Chichester, a paralegal with Self Help of Durham, donated a kidney to her sister. She enjoys an active lifestyle and works hard to stay healthy. Photo provided by Lakisha Chichester

  Until last spring, Suzanne Lever, an attorney in Raleigh, North Carolina, and Jeff Rexford, a medical supplies sales executive in Dallas, Texas, were complete strangers. On March 20, they bonded for life when Lever donated one of her kidneys ...

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10 tips for annual employee performance reviews

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By Ronald Guerra BridgeTower Media Newswires Annual employee performance reviews rank right near the top as a supervisor’s least favorite task. Because of this and other work demands, evaluations are easy to put off, rush through or even avoid altogether. ...

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Immigrant paralegal charts her course and helps others along the way

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Born in Mexico City, Atalia Cardenas was a young girl when she traveled with her parents and sister to the United States. She has made the most of the opportunities her adopted country has offered. From a struggling engineering student ...

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Paralegal, law clerk fees proper in attorney fee award

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Family courts in South Carolina are not prohibited from awarding fees incurred by paralegals and law clerks in its award of attorneys’ fees in divorces cases, the state’s Court of Appeals has ruled. The court’s March 16 decision upheld a ...

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Paralegals invited to advance planning clinics

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Bar, care center partner for National Health Care Decisions Day event Christine Brown is passionate about end of life care. As regional vice president of business development for the Hospice and Palliative Care Center of Winston-Salem, Brown walks families through ...

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Put the blame on VTR: Common pitfalls of a practicing paralegal

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Having worked in a number of offices and in differing sectors of lawyerin’, I have come to know many paralegals. And, over the years, many an aspiring paralegal has asked, “Where do you see the biggest areas for improvement for ...

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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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From BigLaw to big dreams

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Renowned LEGO artist Nathan Sawaya on why art is essential For anyone who spent their childhood building make-believe worlds out of Lego bricks, the creations of artist Nathan Sawaya are awe-inspiring. Each work in “The Art of The Brick,” an ...

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Paralegals invited to help NC bar

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Paralegals are invited to volunteer with the North Carolina Bar Association’s Elder Law Division and Health Care Law Division when they join the Hospice and Palliative Care Center for a series of advance care clinics across North Carolina in April. ...

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