Paralegal

National American University Announces its Paralegal Studies and Professional Legal Studies Undergraduate Programs May Now Be Completed Online

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 7:00pm

RAPID CITY, S.D., Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- National American University is proud to announce that its undergraduate Paralegal Studies program and Professional Legal Studies program may now be completed online.

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  • RAPID CITY, S.D., Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- National American University is proud to announce that its undergraduate Paralegal Studies program and Professional Legal Studies program may now be completed online.
  • Students who earn an associate degree in Paralegal Studies may expand their opportunities by continuing their education at NAU and earn a bachelor's degree in Paralegal Studies.
  • All Paralegal Studies classes are offered 100% online, with three legal specialty courses delivered synchronously through online video conferencing to meet ABA Guidelines.
  • In addition to Paralegal Studies and Professional Legal Studies, NAU offers programs in Healthcare Management, Business, Accounting, Technology, Criminal Justice, and Strategic Security.

The First Trade Magazine for Global Migration Legal Professionals Has Been Released

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 12:00pm

Given the upcoming immigration reform in the US, this magazine serves as a source for up to date trade information and education.

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  • Given the upcoming immigration reform in the US, this magazine serves as a source for up to date trade information and education.
  • The first issue is available at https://immigrationlawyerstoolbox.com/magazine
    Immigration law has been changing at its fastest pace in history.
  • The need to provide legal education to new and existing Immigration Lawyers and Paralegals is urgent in light of such upcoming legislation.
  • "The Magazine and its related products are created by immigration professionals for immigration professionals."

Robert Half Announces Quarterly Dividend

Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 9:28pm

MENLO PARK, Calif., Feb. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI) today announced that its board of directors has approved an increase to its quarterly cash dividend, from $0.34 to $0.38 per share.

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  • MENLO PARK, Calif., Feb. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI) today announced that its board of directors has approved an increase to its quarterly cash dividend, from $0.34 to $0.38 per share.
  • Founded in 1948, Robert Half is the world's first and largest specialized staffing firm and a recognized leader in professional consulting and staffing services.
  • The company's specialized staffing divisions include Accountemps, Robert Half Finance & Accounting and Robert Half Management Resources, for temporary, full-time and senior-level project professionals, respectively, in the fields of accounting and finance; OfficeTeam, for highly skilled administrative support professionals; Robert Half Technology, for project and full-time technology professionals; Robert Half Legal, for project and full-time staffing of lawyers, paralegals and legal support personnel; and The Creative Group, for creative, digital, marketing, advertising and public relations professionals.
  • Robert Half has staffing and consulting operations in more than 400 locations worldwide.

File & ServeXpress Announces New Chief Operating Officer

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 - 9:15am

IRVING, Texas, Feb. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --File & ServeXpress (FSX), the longest-tenured eFiling company in the world, announces that veteran technology executive Kendall Miller was promoted to Chief Operating Officer on January 1st.

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  • IRVING, Texas, Feb. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --File & ServeXpress (FSX), the longest-tenured eFiling company in the world, announces that veteran technology executive Kendall Miller was promoted to Chief Operating Officer on January 1st.
  • For just over a year, Kendall was the company's Chief Technology Officer after a short engagement as an IT consultant.
  • These successful responses and actions immediately caught my attention," said Tammy Carter, Chief Executive Officer for FSX.
  • The File & ServeXpress solutions support all roles in the firm from managing partners to paralegals as well as government agencies and self-represented litigants.

File & ServeXpress Signs Statewide Wyoming eFiling Contract

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 9:15am

"We have worked hard with members of the Wyoming bar, judges, clerks of court, and our excellent staff to arrive at the best possible statewide eFiling system for our court users and filers.

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  • "We have worked hard with members of the Wyoming bar, judges, clerks of court, and our excellent staff to arrive at the best possible statewide eFiling system for our court users and filers.
  • We are pleased to have FSX assist us to make eFiling a reality for our state," said Michael Davis, Chief Justice of the Wyoming Supreme Court.
  • With 30 years of experience, File & ServeXpress is the longest-tenured provider of eFiling and eService technology and services, focused exclusively on the needs of law firms and courts.
  • The File & ServeXpress solutions support all roles in the firm from managing partners to paralegals as well as government agencies and self-represented litigants.

CobbleStone Software Announces Partnership With Paralegals Connect

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 2:15pm

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- CobbleStone Software, a celebrated global leader in contract management software , is pleased to announce its affiliate partnership with Paralegals Connect.

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  • PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- CobbleStone Software, a celebrated global leader in contract management software , is pleased to announce its affiliate partnership with Paralegals Connect.
  • Paralegals Connect is a worldwide paralegal organization that seeks to connect present and future paralegals around the world.
  • This relationship will help support the paralegal community by providing the best legal contract management software tools for success," says Mark Nastasi, Executive VP of CobbleStone Software.
  • CobbleStone Software has been a visionary in enterprise contract management, eProcurement, vendor management, and eSourcing software solutions since the mid-1990s.

Illinois Supreme Court Bar Admission Nicole O'Connor

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 9:33pm

WOODSTOCK, Ill., Jan. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Law Group, LLC is proud to announce Nicole O'Connor has taken and passed the Illinois BAR and will be sworn in Thursday, January 14, 2021 to practice law in Illinois.

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  • WOODSTOCK, Ill., Jan. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Law Group, LLC is proud to announce Nicole O'Connor has taken and passed the Illinois BAR and will be sworn in Thursday, January 14, 2021 to practice law in Illinois.
  • Nicole has been working with attorneys from Prime Law Group helping many throughout McHenry County, the BAR was her final leap.
  • Nicole was a paralegal for over 20 years prior to passing the BAR and has assisted and worked on thousands of personal injury cases ranging from small to large settlements.
  • Nicole knew at the age of 12 she was determined to better individuals lives and help uphold the law.

Griffiths Law PC Welcomes Two New Shareholders: Eliza Steinberg and Leslie Hansen

Tuesday, December 29, 2020 - 10:00pm

"As President of Griffiths Law, I am excited to welcome Eliza Steinberg, as a new shareholder of our firm."

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  • "As President of Griffiths Law, I am excited to welcome Eliza Steinberg, as a new shareholder of our firm."
  • During her time as a paralegal with Griffiths Law, Eliza discovered her passion for helping people going through divorce and custody disputes.
  • She worked her way through law school at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law while working full time at Griffiths Law.
  • Griffiths Law PC is an award-winning family law and civil litigation firm committed to protecting your future.

“60 Minutes” Shares Story of Global Nonprofit that Trains African Prisoners to Become Lawyers

Monday, December 21, 2020 - 4:32pm

60 Minutes the oldest and most watched television newsmagazine in America featured nonprofit Justice Defenders in an episode aired Dec. 20, 2020.

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  • 60 Minutes the oldest and most watched television newsmagazine in America featured nonprofit Justice Defenders in an episode aired Dec. 20, 2020.
  • Justice Defenders trains people in prison and prison staff to become paralegals and lawyers to provide legal services for themselves and others.
  • Internationally recognized reporter and CNN News anchor Anderson Cooper traveled to Kenya to speak with Founder Alexander McLean and to see Justice Defenders work firsthand.
  • Founded in 2007 as African Prisons Project, Justice Defenders is a registered UK charity and U.S. nonprofit with nearly 350 people working across four African countries.

Successful Virtual Legal Assistant Initiative Expands To Illinoisans During COVID Crisis

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 11:00am

COVID HELP (Housing and Economic Loss Prevention) is a statewide initiative to provide no-cost legal guidance and representation to Illinoisans experiencing common legal problems due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • COVID HELP (Housing and Economic Loss Prevention) is a statewide initiative to provide no-cost legal guidance and representation to Illinoisans experiencing common legal problems due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • COVID HELP'svirtual legal assistants provide users with reliable legal information, direct them to appropriate legal resources, and connect them with legal aid programs in their area.
  • "Virtual legal assistants provide information that is curated by legal aid attorneys and available for free to all Illinoisans."
  • COVID HELPand its virtual legal assistants were created by a collaboration of CARPLS, the Lawyers Trust Fund, the Lawyers' Committee for Better Housing, The Chicago Bar Foundation, the Westside Justice Center, Illinois Legal Aid Online, and other organizations providing free legal services around the state.COVID HELPand its virtual legal assistants are maintained by CARPLS Legal Aid, which has run Cook County's legal aid hotline since 1993.