From IPE: 4 Tips for Effective Discovery by Michael Fink, Esq. JD, MPA

4 Tips for Effective Discovery guest author: Michael H. Fink, Esq. JD, MPA Getting everything you ask for in discovery from the opposing party, and organizing their discovery responses are critical for efficient case management and getting great results for your clients. Proper sorting and summarizing responses to interrogatories, documents and admissions is key to formulating strategic approaches to the […]

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From IPE: Tools of the Trade – 10 Technical Tips from Candy Ryan, CRP, BA

10 Technical Tips guest author: Candy J. Ryan, CRP, BA View Hidden formatting codes in Microsoft Word – use the show/hide feature on the tool ribbon located in the Paragraph section and select the icon in the upper right hand corner the paragraph symbol (¶) it will show you the formatting within your document. To go further with this you […]

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From IPE: Top 10 Tips for Preparing Worthy Medical Summaries

Top 10 Tips for Preparing Worthy Medical Summaries Source: IPE Tools of the Trade e-Newsletter Click HERE to join their mailing list. Guest author: Vicki Parker Medical records are considered a “necessary evil.” “Necessary” because they prove or dis-prove the merits of an injury or death. “Evil” because records can be expensive and laborious to manage. Your job as a […]

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From IPE: Preparing Witnesses for Deposition and Trial

Preparing Witnesses for Deposition and Trial Source: IPE Tools of the Trade e-Newsletter Click HERE to join their mailing list. Guest author: Marilyn Stacey Complex litigation paralegals are the liaisons between clients, witnesses, and the potentially intimidating world of the live courtroom. It’s our responsibility to make sure that our client’s story is told honestly and convincingly. We must identify […]

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From IPE: Top Ten Practice Tips For Paralegals: Automobile Accidents

Top Ten Practice Tips For Paralegals: Automobile Accidents Guest Author: Robert J. Hauer, Jr. Schedule the initial client meeting, whenever possible, at the home of the injured person where they are most comfortable and feel in control. At the initial meeting, complete a comprehensive personal injury questionnaire. These forms generally run four to ten pages in length. Having a form […]

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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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