Here is a link to download a pdf of the September 2010 issue of Carolina Paralegal NewsRead More
If you work in a law office, you are faced with deadlines. Some areas are more deadline-driven than others – for instance, litigation practices have court-imposed deadlines – but every area of practice involves tasks that must be done and time frames for completion.
Do you ever show up and feel uninspired to do what you’ve been assigned to do?
Do you look at the list and you can’t find anything that you want to start?Read More
Metrolina Paralegal Association Upcoming events: • Monthly membership meetings: Second Thursday of each month at 12 p.m. at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 115 W. 7th St., Charlotte. Notes: • MPA is now on Facebook and LinkedIn. Asheville Area Paralegal Association Upcoming events: • Monthly membership meetings …Read More
By Cheryl Leone and Dave Favor Special to CPN As a reminder, the principles of self-mastery can be placed into four paradigms – fear, duty, achievement and integrity. No matter what type of task you seek to accomplish, arriving at integrity is the ultimate goal …Read More
National Association of Legal Assistants Notes: • NALA Campus LIVE provides online educational courses for paralegals. The courses are offered during two sessions per year. Twelve of the 44 courses offered through the program are recommended as preparation for the certified paralegal examination. For more …Read More
Charleston Association of Legal Assistants Upcoming events: • Membership meetings are held the third Wednesday of each month. Attendees can earn CLE credits for their participation in the luncheons. • Dec. 2: CALA holiday party at the Charleston Yacht Club. Notes: • CALA is now on …Read More
The Charlotte chapter of Women in eDiscovery held its inaugural meeting in June.
Women in eDiscovery was founded on May 2, 2007 with the mission of bringing together businesswomen interested in legal technology and to provide opportunities to help themselves and other businesswomen grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking, support and national recognition.
The organization has grown internationally to over 4,000 members with new members from all over the world joining daily. At the present time, there are over 28 chapters with regular meetings.Read More
Lynne DeVenny promised to be honest when she announced on her blog in August that she would routinely report her progress on studying for one of the nation’s top paralegal certification exams.
So it took some pride-swallowing on Sept. 7 for the North Carolina paralegal to tell readers that she didn’t pass the sample Communications quiz for the National Association of Legal Assistants’ certification exam.
“I thought, ‘I was an English major. Words are my thing. Communications will be easy,’” said DeVenny. “But I swore I would tell the truth, even when I fell on my face. I fell on my face,” she said.Read More
Jamie Early is the current president of Legal Staff Professionals of South Carolina. Early is a paralegal in the law department of BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina. Here, she tells Carolina Paralegal News what she thinks the future holds for the paralegal profession. CPN: What, …Read More