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.
Make sure to recognize the important paralegal in your life by submitting a Paralegal of the Year Award nomination.
After nearly two decades of effort, Indiana has joined a growing list of states that are offering paralegals a certification that enables them to distinguish themselves in a field that has few mandatory requirements.
The Indianapolis Bar Association’s Paralegal Committee has collected 5,731 stuffed animals from area paralegals for emergency responders to give to children after a traumatic event, the IndyBar announced Thursday.
Marion Superior Judge David Shaheed paid tribute to the professionals of the Indiana Paralegal Association at the group’s annual meeting July 17.