In This Issue:
Identity Crisis: Under-Utilization Affecting the Paralegal Profession
The Many Faces of Paralegal Students
Changes in Legal Field Cause Surge in Jobs for the IT Paralegal
Firing Harry for Becoming Sally
Case Law Update
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