The Best Paralegal Support Publications
Law and the connected field of criminal justice are large and complicated areas of study. If you’re just starting out in your paralegal education or have recently graduated you might feel a little overwhelmed by the amount of information you need to take in.
The good news is that there are a number of great applications out there that can help you adjust, digest, and keep up with all the relevant information you need as a paralegal, either as a student or a graduate.
In today’s article, we’ll be listing some of these paralegal focussed publications and what they can offer you.
Litigation Support Today is one of the premier publications serving the paralegal and litigation support professional communities.
Available online, the Litigation Support Today is packed with the cutting-edge of legal ideas, new techniques, paralegal success stories, best practice advice, events coverage, career advice, and updates on what new products and services that are coming onto the market.
Facts and Findings is a quarterly journal published by the National Association of Legal Assistants and aimed squarely at the legal assistant/paralegal profession. The article written in the journal are submitted by paralegals, attorneys, and other experts and include columns dedicated to ethics, technology, software, and breaking paralegal news.
Another publication that is written specifically for paralegals, The National Paralegal Reporter is published by the National Federation of Paralegal Associations (NFPA). Inside The National Paralegal Reporter, you can find news, practical guidance, and updates on real-world situations that could affect case law, legislation, and legal technology.
An online journal published quarterly by the Association for Legal Professionals (NALS). @Law specializes in providing paralegals with current legal issues legal education, professional networking, and ethical considerations as well are more practical articles on office management and purchasing.
You might also hear this publication referred to by its previous name, The Docket.
A quarterly publication that is put out by the American Alliance of Paralegals, The Alliance Echo contains a lot of information about the American Alliance Certification Program (AACP). You can also find a lot of useful news articles, legislation updates, and up to the minute information affecting the paralegal profession.
Focusing on the management and administrative duties of paralegals, Paralegal Management is published and distributed by the International Paralegal Management Association (IPMA).
The IPMA is an organization that focuses on the development, professional standing, and visibility of paralegal management professionals.
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