Category Paralegal Profiles

Go Virtual, With Lawfactory

Working from home by choice, or saving on overhead costs when just starting out… a new service provides virtual legal practice management solutions.   Paralegal Al Ricci, a former technology executive, started Lawfactory with one goal in mind: make it easier for solo and small practitioners to leverage technology so they can spend more time […]

Paralegal Sentenced to Probation, Community Service

Traffic-ticket paralegal Francesco (Frank) Alfano has been sentenced to 18 months’ probation and 300 hours of community service. He had been convicted in February of driving while his licence was suspended. Sentence was passed June 27, in Burlington Court of Justice. Feb. 28, Alfano was found guilty under section 53(1) of the Highway Traffic Act […]

CCLA Leading the Way on Paralegal Acceptance

When it comes to bridging the relationship between lawyers and paralegals, the County of Carleton Law Association (CCLA-ABCC) is in the forefront. About four years ago, when the issue of changing the by-laws to admit paralegals as non-voting members was put to the lawyer members, the vote was unanimous: yes. “We sent a strong message […]

Paralegal Elected Law Association Treasurer

A paralegal has been elected Treasurer of the Waterloo Law Association. Ann Marie Yantz, a paralegal and law clerk with Kelly & Co. , was elected at the April Annual General Meeting of the association. Yantz said her election to a two-year term is significant personally and professionally. “It is an opportunity to learn and […]

Paula Stamp – Distinguished Paralegal

Law Society Treasurer Thomas G. Conway congratulates Toronto paralegal Paula Stamp on receiving the Law Society’s 2014 Distinguished Paralegal Award. A recognized leader in the paralegal profession and a passionate supporter of the Autism community, Stamp received the award at the Law Society’s annual awards ceremony in Toronto, May 21. Paula Stamp is the founder […]

5 Marketing Mistakes New Paralegals Make

Paralegal and professor Reena Basser outlines five trouble spots for new paralegals who want to market their services.   I have been in a sole proprietorship as a Licensed Paralegal for a while and have learned many valuable lessons in the arena of marketing. In my experience, new licensees falter in their first year with […]

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