From IPE: Ten Tips for Paralegals on Slaying Stress and Surviving

Ten Tips for Paralegals on Slaying Stress and Surviving guest author: Jamie Collins Survival is defined as “the state or fact of continuing to live or exist, typically in spite of an accident, ordeal, or difficult circumstances.” But as a busy litigation paralegal, I’m here to tell you that the words “attorneys, deadlines, and utterly ridiculous expectations” must be added […]

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From IPE: Top Ten Practice Tips for Paralegals: Tax and Accounting Issues in Estates

Top Ten Practice Tips for Paralegals: Tax and Accounting Issues in Estates guest author: Kimberly A. Herrick Necessary Forms. During the initial consultation, have the personal representative or trustee fill out Form 8821 (Tax Information Authorization) or 2848 (Power of Attorney), depending upon whether the representation will involve representing the estate or trust before the IRS (as opposed to just […]

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From IPE: Estate or Trust Administration: What Process Makes More Sense for My Estate?

Estate or Trust Administration: What Process Makes More Sense for My Estate? guest author: Heather Niehoff There are a variety of reasons why an individual would center their estate planning documents to result in either probate or trust administration. What follows are a few of the more common reasons: View Full Article… [cQuickTipsJanuary2016.htm]

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From IPE: The Steps Involved From Meeting with the Client to Researching the Issues

The Steps Involved From Meeting with the Client to Researching the Issues guest author: Joe Custer, JD, MBA, MLS Step 1: Find the Facts Step 2: Spot the Issues Step 3: Choose a Starting Point Step 4: Think First Step 5: Create Effective Search Terms Step 6: Identify Appropriate Legal Sources Step 7: Use Helpful Finding Tools Step 8: Use […]

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From IPE: Improve Your Law Firm’s Accounts Receivable

Improve Your Law Firm’s Accounts Receivable Guest author: Rhonda L. Corn, Paralegal/Administrator The “collection of legal fees” is not billable work so many law firms do not give this task the attention it deserves. Often, accounts receivable only become a priority when it becomes a financial problem for the firm or, the firm has waited too long to collect from […]

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From IPE: Employment Discrimination and Harassment

Employment Discrimination and Harassment Guest Author: Dana L. Bacsi, Esquire Discrimination and Harassment in the workplace is unlawful. Employment decisions must be based on legitimate job-related criteria. It is inappropriate to act in a manner that reflects negatively on individuals based on protected categories. View Full Article… [cQuickTipsSeptember2015.htm] Dana L. Bacsi, Esquire serves as in-house labor and employment counsel for […]

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