The Blog Formerly Known As Practical Paralegalism
■Florida resident Ana Vazquez received a Certificate in Paralegal Studies from the University of Miami in June 2009. Within a few weeks of graduation, she obtained her first paralegal position at a criminal defense firm in Fort Lauderdale.
■Anthony J. Iannini, a litigation paralegal in Saul Ewing LLP’s Wilmington office and an adjunct professor at the Widener University Law Center’s Legal Education Institute, has received the Outstanding Faculty of the Year Award from the university. Iannini, a graduate of the New Jersey Institute of Technology and Delaware Technical & Community College, has more than nine years of experience as a paralegal. He is the vice president of the Delaware Paralegal Association and is the only paralegal member of the Delaware Supreme Court E-Filing Committee. He is both an American Alliance Certified Paralegal as well as a Delaware Certified Paralegal. He just completed his first full year at Widener, teaching aspiring paralegals Legal Research & Writing and Civil Practice/Litigation. The award, decided by graduating students, is given to a professor who consistently goes above and beyond for his or her students.
“I have chosen to pursue a career in the paralegal field because I am interested in the management of information as it relates to the law. The law touches nearly every aspect of our lives and the practice of it is an information intensive endeavor,” says Quetel.