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Will California Adopt Limited License Legal Technicians?

On September 9, 2015 Carmel & Naccasha LLP’s paralegals attended a continuing legal education event put on by the Central Coast Paralegal Association (CCPA).  The CCPA presented a lunch time speaker, Mitchel L. Winick, President and Dean of the Monterey College of Law and San Luis Obispo College of Law.  Dean Winick presented the topic, “Will California Adopt Limited License Legal Technicians?”  The Dean serves on the Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services, a 20-member advisory committee to the State Bar of California.  Dean Winick reported that the committee is taking a close look at a new class of legal professionals: Limited License Legal Technicians.

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Using the Internet as a Professional Development Tool

Many of us spend our days hunched over a computer, feverishly tapping out legal documents, e-mailing with clients, performing legal research.  Thinking about spending even more time in front of the flickering screen may not seem appealing but there are some sites that are worth exploring.  They provide an opportunity to perhaps look at our work a bit differently and to connect with fellow legal professionals.  I find it interesting to read about how others across the country and the world handle a practice similar to ours.  I’ve learned shortcuts and gained insights into areas of the law that are of interest to me as a professional.

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