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  • October 04, 2022 11:17 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    By: Joe Patrice

    Attorney will serve 37 months for taking 4 years off, so he's still 11 months ahead, right?

  • September 30, 2022 5:17 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    By: Charles Toutant

    A suit in U.S. district court said attorney Joseph DiNicola Jr. physically and emotionally abused law firm paralegal Kristen Rose. The complaint includes photos of the plaintiff with bruises, cuts and a swollen lip that were allegedly inflicted by DiNicola. DiNicola says he did not harass or abuse Rose.


  • September 16, 2022 4:56 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The National Association of Legal Assistants recently published an article on the connection between mental health and diversity, equity and inclusion issues. As legal representatives, it is important for us that we keep our mental health in mind and that we are not willing to risk working while in an unhealthy place.

    If you are in need of help, please reach out to a friend, colleague, or board member for mental health resources. You are never alone.

    Click here to read the article: https://nala.org/the-connection-between-mental-health-and-dei/2022/.

  • September 08, 2022 12:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    By: Kamron Sanders

    Law firms of all sizes are increasingly relying on legal technology to address their day-to-day responsibilities. From family law to criminal law to personal injury law, law practice management software can help law firms run smoothly and efficiently.

    The benefits of this legal technology aren’t limited to lawyers — it extends to the paralegals they work closely with.

    The demand for paralegals is growing at aaverage of 12% each year, and paralegal technology can be used to support their efficiency and workflows. Many of the manual tasks that paralegals do, such as creating, organizing, and filing court documents, can be automated to free time to focus on more critical tasks.


    Click here to read the full article.

  • September 06, 2022 1:43 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Director of Marketing Nathan M. Ciulla wrote this article for the Paralegals Connect magazine on his experience trying to hire a Trust and Estates Paralegal recently. In his first experience from this side of the fence, Nathan learned a lot about the do's and don'ts of crafting a resume and what was really important to him in qualifying candidates.

    The Paralegals Connect magazine is a quarterly magazine for legal professionals and is carefully crafted to be a resource that will benefit paralegals in all areas. You can sign up to receive the magazine in your inbox at www.paralegalsconnect.com/magazine.html.

    Read Nathan's column in Issue 17: September 2022 here: http://www.paralegalsconnect.com/magazines.html.

  • August 22, 2022 12:43 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    This article from the Law Practice Today shares how women are "increasingly involved in managing law firms and are changing the way they operate."

    Their round table discussion highlights the change in the field and is a must read for everyone in the legal field. You can also watch our diversity, equity and inclusion round table discussion in the resource center.

    Here is the link to their article: https://www.lawpracticetoday.org/article/women-in-law-firm-leadership-are-changing-the-profession/

  • August 20, 2022 6:40 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    By Deon J. Hampton

    Programs that train and license "legal technicians" to handle family law matters are seen as a way to close the "justice gap" and make services more affordable.

  • August 18, 2022 5:33 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The ABA has released its inaugural Innovation Trends Report which includes helpful information for all legal professionals. The report includes information on the Legal Education Practices Consortium and the Model Diversity Study.

    You can read the ABA's announcement and the report here:

    https://www.abajournal.com/web/article/aba-center-for-innovation-releases-report-on-innovation-in-legal-industry

  • August 14, 2022 8:06 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    By Shelly Bradbury

    Colorado might soon see a new legal profession.

    The Colorado Supreme Court is considering whether to create a new legal license that would allow non-attorneys to practice some limited areas of family law.


  • August 08, 2022 10:41 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    By Lydia Wheeler

    If there’s any lesson attorneys can learn from the defamation case against Alex Jones, it’s that you can’t blame the paralegal.


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