I came across this terrific article entitled "Why a Paralegal Rather than a Secretary."
It is a very well written explanation about what being a paralegal is all about. I have seen far too many law firms simply refuse to take full advantage of the capabilities of their paralegals. I think this is one reason to support regulation of paralegals in Indiana. Fairly or not, it seems that many attorneys simply view paralegals as hodge-podge of legal staff. Some cannot distinguish paralegals from legal secretaries and many firms consider the paralegals a billable version of legal secretaries. Hopefully, regulation under Rule 2.2 will help define paralegals as seperate subsection of legal professionals.