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Preparing the Appendix in Federal Appeals – Q3 2022 Facts & Findings
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If you are reading this article, you are probably an occasional practitioner in federal appeals or the paralegal for an occasional practitioner in federal appeals. You probably have worked on a few federal appeals in the past. You probably spent a lot of time figuring out all the steps required to prepare the appellate record […]
Despite the expertise and effort of skilled support staff, investigators, and trial teams, courts scrutinize cases on appeal. In the face of increasingly tough legal review, effective trial teams should leverage the tool of jury instructions to strengthen their cases. Jury instructions provide helpful explanations of the law, are available online, and address key issues […]
Supporting and Challenging Attorneys’ Fees – Q3 2022 Facts & Findings
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Law firms bill clients by the hour, usually in six-minute increments (because those six minutes equal one-tenth of an hour: 0.1). Those hours are multiplied by the hourly rate of each biller to determine the legal fees charged to the client. For many of us, this is the most stressful part of our jobs; filling […]
Preparing A Resume and Cover Letter – Facts & Findings Bonus Issue: Career 101 – Q1 2022 Issue
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You know what they say: The more things change, the more things stay the same. As the U.S. recovers from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, positions are open, and applicants are looking for work, while employers devote less time to the hiring process. You will have an advantage if you make application materials […]
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Death by the billable hour. Is there life outside of the law firm? Career veterans who have spent a decade or more supporting lawyers have pondered thoughts such as these. Many times, we reflect back on our paralegal careers and wonder, is there more to our future? We second guess ourselves, thinking that there’s nothing […]
Children with disabilities are nearly four times more likely to be physically abused or neglected and more than three times more likely to be sexually abused when compared to children without disabilities.  The odds of abuse are increased when an individual with special needs is placed in a group home or other communal environment. […]