In a bad economy, it doesn’t hurt to have a Plan B.
As many law school grads continue to find job pickings slim, paralegals who have gone on to earn their juris doctor degrees are facing a choice they might not have considered before the Great Recession.
If there are no attorney jobs available now, would they continuing working as paralegals?Read More
By Jane Pribek firstname.lastname@example.org Go ahead – get rid of that inclined leather chair. Sure, it looks cool. But it’s an instrument of torture for your back, if you regularly spend time using a computer. So says Patricia Seeley, a Wales, Wis.-based certified professional ergonomist. …Read More
By Camille Stell, Special to CPN Leadership books are available by the dozens and are authored by everyone from corporate titans to record-setting basketball coaches. Here are leadership lessons drawn from closer to home, from leaders of our local and statewide paralegal associations. Jennifer L. …Read More
Lindsay C. Casenhiser earned a bachelor of arts in history from the College of Charleston. Her paralegal certificate in litigation is from Greenville Technical College. She began her career in 2004 at Motley Rice in Charleston, S.C., and is now at Turner Padget Graham & …Read More
By Gina Drew, Special to Lawyers Weekly, a sister publication of Carolina Paralegal News I am generally an early adopter of technology, and, admittedly, a bit of a gadget snob. I can’t believe this little gem escaped my radar for almost two years. I’ve just …Read More
By Tony Ogden, Dolan Media Newswires Thanks to a new iPad app, lawyers and paralegals can now safely bring all their client information with them wherever they go. iClient for Attorneys is the latest addition to the iPad-equipped practitioner’s repertoire. Created by Front9 Technologies’ Scott …Read More
By Cheryl Leone, Special to CPN Law firms tend to focus on the skills of firm members: lawyers, managers and paralegals. That attitude is changing, as firms are realizing that skill, although always of extreme importance, will not alone lead to greatness. Leadership is rivaling …Read More
The Legal Staff Professionals of Greenville recently elected its new board members. They are (from left to right in photo) Tara Prevatte, parliamentarian/immediate past president; Mary Beth Morgan, president; Patti Bacon, president elect; Kathy Suggs, vice president; Myra Culbertson, treasurer and Yvonne Fortner, secretary. At …Read More
Lindsay Valek is a litigation paralegal at Sowell Gray Stepp & Laffitte, LLC, a defense firm in Columbia, S.C. She has a bachelor of arts degree in political science from Winthrop University and the ABA paralegal certification from Midlands Technical College. Valek is a freelance …Read More
Alamance County Paralegal Association Upcoming events: • Regular membership meetings are on the third Tuesday of every month at 12:20 p.m. at Carver’s on Elm in Graham. Asheville Area Paralegal Association Upcoming events: • Monthly membership meetings are the first Thursday of each month at 12 …Read More