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Oct 4, 2023

N.C. Paralegal updates September 2023

Association presents Riddle its Distinguished Paralegal Award  Katie Riddle has received the N.C. Bar Association Paralegal Divison’s Distinguished Paralegal Award.   Riddle is a paralegal at Lincoln Financial Group and a second-year evening law student at North Carolina Central University School of Law, where she serves the Student Bar Association as an evening representative and is [&hellip[...]

Sep 29, 2023

Catesha Hargro: Finding pathways forward 

Catesha Hargro’s career has been a long and winding journey, but she has never lost sight of her career goals. She is a paralegal for cbdMD, a company that sells CBD products.  She grew up in Charlotte and after graduating from high school was one of the first students enrolled in the paralegal program at […]

Sep 28, 2023

Bonnie Keen: Charting her own course 

This month, Bonnie Keen launched a new venture as a freelance paralegal and has begun marketing her services to lawyers in North Carolina and beyond. She credits many colleagues and mentors along the way with giving her the advice and experience it takes to venture out on her own. “In my years as a deputy […]

Mar 18, 2021

Will paralegal work from home outlast virus? Ford’s move suggests yes

DETROIT (AP) — It’s a question occupying the minds of millions of employees who have worked from home the past year: Will they still be allowed to work remotely — at least some days — once the pandemic has faded? On Wednesday, one of America’s corporate titans, Ford Motor Co., supplied its own answer: It […]

Dec 21, 2015

Utah courts approve new job designed to fill legal gap

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 kind of legal professional, one that will be cheaper than a full-fledged lawyer but still have […]

Sep 4, 2015

Charlotte School of Law to offer ‘real-time’ paralegal program

Earning a paralegal certificate just became a little easier. Or at least, a little more convenient.

Jan 8, 2014

Civil Practice – Discovery – Appeals – Interlocutory – Spoliation of Evidence Claim – Paralegal Deposition

Britt v. Cusick (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-07-0002, 10 pp.) (Martha A. Geer, J.) Appealed from Mecklenburg County Superior Court (James W. Morgan, J.) N.C. App. Holding: When plaintiffs’ counsel’s paralegal could not get defendants to produce documents, plaintiffs claimed spoliation of evidence; nevertheless, defendants may not immediately appeal the trial court’s order that quashed defendants�[...]

Feb 15, 2013

Contract – Meeting of the Minds – For-Profit Paralegal School – Division of Profits – Partnership – Tort/Negligence – Negligent Misrepresentation Claim

Lawyers Paralegal Training Programs, LLC v. Guilford College After plaintiffs brought the idea of a for-profit paralegal program to the defendant-college, the parties entered into a contract, pursuant to which the plaintiffs received compensation. Despite discussing the issue of a profit split, the parties never reached an agreement as to this issue. Since there was no meeting of the mind[...]

Aug 31, 2012

Paralegal makes up story, wins prize

Parsing fact and fiction is a major component of practicing law, so it stands to reason that lawyers are familiar with writing of both kinds. But it wasn’t until the North Carolina State Bar opened its fiction writing competition to paralegals this year that interest in the contest took off.

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