Web Exclusive: Paralegals, legal assistants pursue higher ed while serving law firms
Whether three or 30 years have passed since the last time they’ve received a formal education, several paralegals and legal assistants across the state have returned to, or recently graduated from, college while also working full-time. These women have sacrificed much over the last few months and years, but all say they feel the investment they’re putting into themselves is well worth the effort.Read More
Legal pros on demand: Latitude Indiana to provide attorneys, legal services for short-term needs
A new legal services company rooted in Nashville has recently settled in Indianapolis, with a Hoosier attorney at the helm. Latitude, a Tennessee-based legal services provider founded in 2014, announced the establishment of its Indiana office last month. The company claims it will provide on-demand, sophisticated attorney expertise for Indiana corporations and law firms while increasing flexibility and reducing costs.Read More
There are less than two days left to submit your nominations for Indiana Lawyer’s 2021 Leadership in Law Awards. All nominations must be submitted by Friday.
There is less than a week left to submit nominations for Indiana Lawyer’s 2021 Leadership in Law awards. All nominations must be submitted by Friday.
There’s still time to submit nominations for Indiana Lawyer’s 2021 Leadership in Law Awards. The nominations deadline has been extended to July 16.
Nominations for Indiana Lawyer’s Leadership in Law Awards are now open as the annual recognition program prepares for its biggest honors yet. In addition to the traditional 15 Distinguished Barrister and 15 Up and Coming Lawyer Awards, Leadership in Law is adding two new categories of honorees for 2021.
A variety of scholarships are available to attend the 2021 IndyBar Bench Bar Conference June 17-19, 2021 at the Louisville Downtown Omni Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky.
Chief legal officers across the country say COVID-19 has left their corporate legal departments with less money and more work, according to the results of an Altman Weil survey conducted in September and October.
Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett recognized the work and dedication of IndyBar paralegals last week as he declared Oct. 23, 2020, Paralegal Appreciation Day in the city of Indianapolis.
The Indianapolis Bar Association is proud to recognize Rayann Knepley of Kids’ Voice of Indiana as the association’s Paralegal of the Year for 2020. We invite you to join the IndyBar in congratulating and celebrating Rayann for her unmatched contributions to the Indianapolis legal community!
A paralegal can be a fundamental component of an effective team. Take time to recognize the hard work of these dedicated professionals by nominating a paralegal for the 2020 IndyBar Paralegal of the Year!
A rule change is creating opportunities for freelance paralegals and other nonlawyer assistants, but some attorneys have concerns that the revisions could impose new gray areas for legal professionals who use such services.
Lawyers and paralegals largely agree that electronic filing has improved their work, cutting the time and cost of printing and distributing hundreds or even thousands of paper documents. But enjoying the full benefits of the electronic system, they say, is a matter of trial and error.
The IndyBar isn’t just for attorneys. We’re proud to include paralegals in our membership of more than 4,200 legal professionals — with countless benefits and opportunities available to you as a paralegal member and a close-knit network of respected legal professionals, we hope to be your companion throughout your career in Indianapolis.
The legal profession has a problem, according to the International Bar Association. The largest survey of its kind found sexual harassment and bullying endemic in the legal profession in the United States and around the world.
IndyBar: Last Chance — You Have ONE MORE WEEK to Nominate for the IndyBar Paralegal of the Year Award!
Take time to recognize the hard work of an exceptional paralegal by nominating him or her for the 2019 IndyBar Paralegal of the Year Award!
IndyBar members gathered May 31 to celebrate the accomplishments of the paralegal community and recognize 2018 Paralegal of the Year Melissa Wakefield of Bose McKinney & Evans LLP.
Be sure to recognize and honor the important paralegal in your life by nominating him or her for the 2018 IndyBar Paralegal of the Year Award.
They’re the silent saviors, the unsung heroes of the practice of law. Without them, most attorneys agree the show could not go on. So, it’s no surprise that the paralegal job market is in the midst of a growth spurt predicted to last for at least eight more years.