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October 11, 2012 – 1,659 views
The Paralegal Resource
Paralegals do all the research and follow up; without their dedicated work; cases would not be won for the law firm. With so much information to research and verify, they need to keep records of all that they do. There are several recordkeeping techniques that can be used... Full Story 
October 10, 2012 – 2,441 views
The Paralegal Resource
The role of a paralegal is crucial in the success of a trial attorney. The job of a paralegal includes but is not limited to trial preparation, interviewing witnesses, and preparing documents, files, and exhibits. Considering the fact that the paralegal assumes responsibility for many of the tedious tasks normally often performed by various members of the legal team, it’s important that... Full Story 
September 27, 2012 – 2,190 views
The Paralegal Resource
While paralegals complete a variety of important tasks related to court cases, perhaps the most significant responsibility delegated to these professionals is drafting a motion for summary judgment. Crafting a document that properly explains a firm's intention to seek summary judgment must be done with care to increase the chances of success... Full Story 
September 20, 2012 – 1,871 views
The Paralegal Resource
When an individual or group of individuals purchases a piece of real property, they are assigned that property's title on an effective date. The effective date is generally the date on which the sale was closed and the buyer signed all sales-related paperwork. Though the purchaser owns the piece of real estate as of the effective date, there is often something called a gap between the purchase and the official recording of the deed... Full Story 
September 13, 2012 – 2,031 views
The Paralegal Resource
Communicating via email and memo in a professional setting is much different than using these methods in a more casual environment. The technical side is the same, but the content needs to be constructed with a professional audience in mind, leaving no doubt about the professional intent of the sender. Sending an informal email or memo in a professional setting can send the wrong message and can render any legitimate content either unread or simply ignored... Full Story 
September 4, 2012 – 1,481 views
The Paralegal Resource
If you work or intern for a law firm that specializes in real estate, you will probably be involved in performing title searches to make sure that the title of property is free and clear. At some point in your work, you may encounter land with a clouded title and you will need to address the issue. You should discuss resolving Title issues with the attorney to work for to determine how they want title issues addressed... Full Story 
August 23, 2012 – 1,859 views
The Paralegal Resource
Paralegals face an incredible challenge when they conduct witness interviews. Full Story 
August 14, 2012 – 1,784 views
The Paralegal Resource
The discovery stage frequently predicts the outcome of a case. Full Story