Tag Archives: legal assistant

Webinar: Finding Paralegal & Legal Assistant Employment

Come join Brian Craig, paralegal program chair, for a webinar on Thursday, November 29 at 12:00 PM (Central Time) for a discussion about how to find a job or internship as a paralegal or legal assistant. Specifically, this webinar will focus on how to look for an internship and how to gain volunteer experience. There
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How lawyers use social media

As businesses have discovered the power of social media’s marketing abilities, lawyers are no different. They have realized that social media can help them attracted new business especially during tough economic times. It’s not how the lawyers attract new business, but how they use social media in their legal cases to gather evidence that may surprise you.  This infographic shows how lawyers use Facebook and Twitter
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Guilt by association: When a few bad actors make the whole profession look bad

A recent story in the Star Tribune’s Whistleblower column highlighted the controversy over the non-lawyer services of Affordable Law Center. The Better Business Bureaus of Minnesota and North Dakota warned the public this month about Affordable Law Center’s “clear pattern of deception on the part of this company.” Affordable Law Center is not a law
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Red River Valley Paralegal Association legal seminar held at Minnesota School of Business – Moorhead campus

The Red River Valley Paralegal Association will be presenting a legal seminar on June 22, 2012 in conjunction with Legal Assistant’s Day. The legal seminar will be held at Minnesota School of Business Moorhead campus. Attorney Marshall W. McCullough from Ohnstad Twichell law firm will be presenting on Estate Planning Basics. Attorney Laura Berger from
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What makes a quality paralegal program?

If you are searching for paralegal schools, you have many options. Private colleges, public universities, community colleges and online schools are available in most areas. How do you know which ones are better than the rest? As someone who holds a Bachelor’s degree in Paralegal and a Master of Science degree in Legal Studies in
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2012 NFPA/Thomson Reuters Paralegal Scholarships!

National Federation of Paralegal Associations will again co-sponsor the 2012 Paralegal Scholarships with Thomson Reuters!  Over the years, these scholarships have assisted many students in AAfPE programs obtain paralegal degrees. This year there are two (2) scholarships to be awarded:  First Place Scholarship is $3000 and Second Place Scholarship is $2000!  A travel stipend will
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