Posts Tagged attorney

Keynote Speaker at NALSPD 2014

NALS is proud to present the opening keynote speaker for the 2014 Professional Development & Education Conference, Mr. Kevin C. Barrett, Esq. Kevin is the Managing Shareholder of Graif Barrett & Matura, a mid-sized law firm based in Phoenix, Arizona.  He is admitted to practice law in Arizona, California and Nevada and actively works in all […]

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Staying Organized

By Julianna Durie, PLS If you have not noticed, deadlines and organization are a very important part of working in the legal field. When I was in paralegal school, I was told a good paralegal would write down every task that an attorney assigns and a paralegal should only have one open file on his […]

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Perils of Probate

By Marie Schoenfeldt, PLS, CLA I have never met an attorney who says “I love probate.” I do know attorneys who say “I love probate! My paralegal does all of the work and I get all of the fees.” Paralegals have an unlimited challenge in estate matters. An experienced probate paralegal will be able to […]

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Does Your Attorney Suffer From Technophobia?

How to Fight That Fear and Bring Your Attorney Into the 21st Century By Carl Morrison, PP, AACP and Gavin W. Manes, Ph.D. Attorneys have been historically slow to adopt new technology, and now is no exception. Many attorneys of the “Baby Boomer” and earlier generations are accustomed to creating, using, and storing paper documents […]

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What’s your TQ? (Trial Quotient)

By Carl Morrison II, PP, AACP As a paralegal who has been an active participant in numerous trials over the course of my career, I started pondering the other day, what trial skills an average paralegal has.  So I figured, what better way to find out then to ask my peers! On average, how often […]

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Why Should I Join NALS?

By Maria Mejia, ALS, NALS of Missouri Professional. Legal Professional. These words are music to my ears.  I am probably the youngest member in my chapter being that I am 27 years old.  I didn’t even know NALS existed or that there was anything out there besides community college to be able to further my […]

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Orlando Attorney Launches Virtual Bankruptcy Site

Individuals Can File Bankruptcy Online from the Privacy and Convenience of Their Home ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 4, 2010 — Orlando Bankruptcy Attorney Susan Budowski launched the online virtual bankruptcy center http://www.myflbankruptcyattorney.com today. The site allows individuals that need to file a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy to do so completely online. Attorney Budowski conveys there […]

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ALI-ABA Introduces New Online Platform for CLE, Legal Research and Professional Development

ALI-ABA Knowledge Portal provides attorneys with tools to advance professional careers PHILADELPHIA, Pa. May 20, 2010 – The American Law Institute-American Bar Association (ALI-ABA), the first national provider of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) and the industry leader in professional development for over 60 years, today announced the launch of the ALI-ABA Knowledge Portal, a subscription-based, online legal content […]

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Internet Crimes: What are they and how can you avoid being a victim?

By Matthew Sant (originally published in @Law – Spring 2009) As an attorney who specializes in intellectual property transactions, I’ve seen the Internet develop from something few people had heard of to something that affects almost every aspect of our daily lives.  Unfortunately, anything as prevalent and widely used as the Internet is going to […]

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