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Paralegals’ Pay Rises Despite Lower Billing Rates for Their Work

According to 2013 ALM/IPMA Survey NEW YORK – May 30, 2013 – Hourly base pay continues to rise for paralegal and litigation support positions in both law firms and law departments this year despite a decrease in the rates at which law firms bill their work to clients, according to the just-released ALM/IPMA Annual Compensation […]

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Robert Half Professional Employment Report

Professional-Level Hiring to Remain Steady; Executives Confident in Growth Prospects MENLO PARK, Calif., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — A net 5 percent of executives interviewed for The Robert Half Professional Employment Report( said they expect to add full-time, professional-level employees in the second quarter of 2011. Nine percent plan to increase staff, while 4 percent anticipate declines. The net 5 […]

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Career Enhancement, Friends and Advocating for a Cause

“Results of NALS Student Survey #1″ NALS . . . the association for legal professionals ( is a professional association that is dedicated to enhancing the competencies and contributions of members of the legal profession.  It is an all-inclusive legal professional association and has members who are law office administrators, paralegals, legal assistants, legal secretaries, […]

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What Have We Learned About You?

by Jay Moore, NALS Communications Manager As many of you know, NALS…the association for legal professionals has put together a Think Tank of individuals to evaluate the association and the profession to ensure that the two are aligned in the most efficient way possible. As part of the process, NALS seeks to learn what you […]

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Fulbright & Jaworski 2010 Litigation Trends Survey

Companies Expect More Litigation, Regulation; Continue Emphasis on Managing Legal Cost In Struggling Economy NEW YORK – Following a year of doing business in a more litigious and cost-conscious environment, companies of all sizes expect those patterns to continue during the coming year, with roughly one-quarter saying legal disputes will increase again, according to the […]

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New SOX survey uncovers spending trends, attitudes, outlooks and more

New Research from Protiviti Finds Majority of Executives Experienced with Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Believe Benefits Outweigh the Costs MENLO PARK, Calif. – June 18, 2010 – Attitudes toward Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance and spending evolve significantly the longer a company is involved with the compliance process, according to new research from Protiviti (, a global business consulting and […]

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Two-Thirds of Respondents Are Concerned about E-Discovery Challenges Posed by Social Media

Companies Need Legal and IT Teams to Communicate More Effectively to Tackle Challenge NEW YORK, June 16, 2010 — Roughly two-thirds (62 percent) of respondents surveyed who expressed an opinion say their company is concerned about e-discovery challenges posed by online social media forums, according to a survey commissioned by the Deloitte Forensic Center. During […]

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Paralegal Today Releases 18th Annual Salary Survey Results

June 8, 2010 (Columbia, Maryland) – Paralegal salaries, raises and bonuses fell slightly in 2009, according to the just-releasedParalegal Today (formerly Legal Assistant Today) 18th Annual Salary Survey, published in the April/June 2010 issue. This year’s survey reports that the national average salary for paralegals in 2009 was $52,214, a 4.8% decrease from the previous year. […]

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