Friday, June 26, 2009

Upcoming Technology Topics

This is a very exciting time for the release of
new technologies. I am unsure if it is the
result of pent-up ideas that are finally being
released after years of anticipation or simply
companies seeking to one-up each other
with the release of new products. Whatever
the reason, there are some exciting new
products that are being released in the next
few months. Here a few to keep an eye out
for. (click here)

Friday, February 20, 2009

Laid-Off Lawyer Competes with Other Attorneys for Paralegal Jobs

Laid-Off Lawyer Competes with Other Attorneys for Paralegal Jobs
Posted Feb 17, 2009, 09:22 am CST
By Debra Cassens Weiss

A 43-year-old Los Angeles lawyer who was laid off from her in-house job more than a year ago still has no permanent job, as unemployment takes a toll on her marriage and her finances.

The lawyer, Ellie Trope, has 15 years of experience, but her job search has still been difficult. This year she landed a temporary job and hopes it becomes permanent. She spoke to Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Lopez about her struggle over the past year.
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Friday, January 9, 2009

Paralegals Outrank Lawyers on Best Jobs List

Much is made of the fact that federal judges must make substantial financial sacrifices when they leave private law practice.

But the editors of a new best jobs list believe it’s better to be a federal judge, and better still to be a paralegal assistant. Lawyers were ranked 82nd on the list of best jobs by the new job site Federal judges were 69th on the list and paralegal assistants 17th, just below meteorologists and medical laboratory technicians.

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Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Mac Announces New Laptop without Keyboard.

This is simply brilliant. Best Apple product yet (click here to see).

ITunes goes DRM free

Changes Coming to the iTunes Store

- All Songs DRM-Free

- Users Can Download Songs Directly Onto iPhone 3G Over Their 3G Network for the Same Price

- In April 2009, Songs on iTunes Will be Available at Three Price Points


Tuesday, December 23, 2008


The PACE Standards Committee has approved a one-time amnesty period effective immediately through the end of April, 2009. During this limited time, any former RP who has not timely renewed can submit a renewal application without having to petition the PACE Standards Committee for a waiver. (click here)