Entries by Paralegals

Don’t Forget About Cyber Hygiene During Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak

This article was originally published in Corporate Counsel magazine and is republished with permission from Baker Donelson. By Alicia L. Chestler, CIPP/US and Alexandria Murphy  As organizations prepare for certain contingency work arrangements in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, companies must also focus attention on ensuring appropriate cyber hygiene. Companies are anticipating more individuals […]

Case Management Tips for Paralegals

By Misty Murray The biggest issue for a lot of Paralegals today is case management. We’re overloaded and overwhelmed, and a lot of the time, we are either working with no case management software or outdated case management software loaded with bells and whistles we simply don’t use, don’t know how to use, and truly […]

Planning the Annual Meeting – A Look Behind the Scenes

By Leslie Pegram  If you have ever planned an event or continuing education seminar, you know it takes a lot of time and resources. All Paralegal Division CPE planners are volunteers. They take time out of their already busy work days to send emails and hop on phone calls to discuss potential topics, locate speakers […]

Why Mediation Matters: A Step Toward Empowerment

By Salim Uqdah Domination is potently feared by most people. The concept of an unfair exertion of power over a group or an individual by an entity is menacing because it can be arbitrary and unjust, and can make the recipient feel an overwhelming sense of helplessness. The beauty of the modern world is that […]

Nominations for 2020 Distinguished Paralegal Award are Now Open!

By Tina Dadio The Paralegal Division of North Carolina Bar Association is currently seeking nominations for its 2020 Distinguished Paralegal Award. Please take this time to think about that colleague or professional contact who stands out in your mind as an exceptional paralegal both in the legal community and community in which the nominee lives. […]

Embracing Others Can Help Boost Your Holiday Spirit

By Rachel Royal Holidays were never a big deal for my family when I was growing up. We never put up a Christmas tree, never had extended family over for dinner, never put up Christmas lights. However, November and December have always been one of my favorite times of year, as there is something magical […]

Happy Thanksgiving 2019 | A Note From the Chair

By Tina Dadio It’s that time of year again when we  sit around the table with friends and family giving thanks for the time we share, the food  to be eaten, and the memories we cherish. I want to share a tradition in my household which I started when my husband and I bought our […]

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Thankful

By Stephanie Elliott What I am thankful for? It’s easy to look around me and see a wonderful life. I have a safe and secure home, with a husband and son that love me. I am rich with friends who support, love and encourage me. I have a great job with a firm that appreciates […]