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Webster’s paralegal program gets off ABA probation

The American Bar Association removed Webster University’s paralegal studies program from probation. The ABA’s Standing Committee on Paralegals reinstated full approval of the program Nov. 14 after the St. Louis-based university made the program’s director a tenure-track assistant professor and ...

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Giving respect to ‘nonlawyers’

A couple of Twitter “tweets” I’ve read recently referenced a lawyer disciplined for allowing “non-lawyers” to do something that only a licensed attorney should have done. I really dislike the “n-l” word, so I suggested in a reply “tweet” that ...

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Best Paralegal: Connie Walsh

Paralegals can serve as a jack-of-all-trades in a law office. They draft documents, talk with clients, assist in court and help train new attorneys. Young attorneys “know just enough to get in trouble,” said paralegal Connie Walsh with Bryan Cave. ...

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Keep those organizational skills sharp

A perusal of current want ads will suggest that “strong computer skills” is a priority when it comes to qualifications for a legal secretary. But organizational skills are still mentioned more than once when employers describe what they are looking ...

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