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Thinking About Starting Your Own Law Firm? Meet Tim Fizer

If you’re interested in starting your own company, Tim Fizer of FizervMaloon has some practical advice for you. Two years ago, Tim decided to launch his own firm after spending most of his career serving as staff counsel for global insurance companies. Making the transition from a large organization with a staff of more than […]

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The UIDDA: Streamlining the Process for Out-of-State Depositions and Discovery

The UIDDA: Streamlining the Process for Out-of-State Depositions and Discovery As many legal professionals can attest, gaining depositions from out-of-state individuals or access to out-of-state discovery was a time-consuming and potentially costly endeavor before the Uniform Interstate Depositions and Discovery Act (UIDDA) was enacted in 2007. Prior to the UIDDA, the process in most states […]

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Paralegals – Why You Should Use Social Media in Your Job Search

Is Social Media Part of Your Paralegal Job Search? It Should Be…. If you decide to look for a new paralegal position, what would be your first step? Will you call the leading recruiting firms? That’s a good plan, but you may get better results, faster, by using social media. That’s the recommendation of Greta […]

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How to Successfully Manage Outsourced or Virtual Paralegal Services

Are you in need of additional paralegal support but hesitant to take on additional permanent staff?  It may make sense to consider hiring virtual or outsourced paralegal services. While many attorneys still prefer permanent staff, a growing number of law firms are discovering the value that virtual paralegal services can deliver. Greta Brake, director of […]

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A Reflection on the National Capital Area Paralegal Association’s Paralegal Week

Svetlana A. Peshkoff,  Director & CLE Chair, of the National Capital Area Paralegal Association looks back on the NCAPA’s Paralegal Week in DC. According to the Proclamation of Mayor Vincent Gray, Paralegal Week was to commence on October 6th, 2014, and it did so with an exciting evening event headlined by Tara Eberhart and Chrissie Hendrickson.  […]

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NCAPA Sponsor Spotlight – Merrill Deposition Services

22—Summer/Fall 2014 How long has your company been serving the legal community? Merrill was founded in 1968,  about 46 years. What is the primary focus of your business? Merrill combines expert services, technology and insights that customers across the globe require to securely organize and distribute their complex, confidential and regulated information. Examples of Merrill’s focus include […]

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