The Blog Formerly Known As Practical Paralegalism
Lynn Lisk, program director and assistant professor in the Legal Assistance/Paralegal program at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, has been reappointed for a fourth term to the Mock Trial Committee of the Arkansas Bar Association.
Lisk will also serve as the regional coordinator for the Mock Trial Competition in February 2010, scheduled to be held on the UA Fort Smith campus for the third time. (UA Fort Smith News)
Colorado resident Cheryl R. Rios, employed by The Law Office of Jonathan M. Ward in Denver, has been promoted to senior paralegal. (Denver Post)
Illinois attorney Ronald Kowalczyk, adjunct paralegal faculty at Elgin Community College, was one of six faculty members recently recognized by the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development for their teaching and leadership. (Chicago Daily Herald)
Massachusetts resident Derek M. Devito graduated from Northern Essex Community College with an associate’s degree in science (paralegal studies transfer option) with Honors.
Massachusetts resident Jennifer E. Vail graduated from Northern Essex Community College with an associate’s degree in science (paralegal studies career option). (Wilmington Advocate)
The Western New York Paralegal Association named Michelle M. Coxford, a paralegal from Phillips Lytle, president and second vice president, director of membership. Other officers: First vice president, director of programming and bar liaison director, Laura A. Szychowski, paralegal, Phillips Lytle; secretary and student liaison/scholarship coordinator, Linda Wiederick, paralegal, Cole Sorrentino, Hurley, Hewner and Gambino; treasurer and ESAPA representative, Edith Maggiotto, paralegal, Phillips Lytle; director of marketing and public relations and NFPA primary representative, Beth Bialis, paralegal from Hodgon Russ; director of sponsorship, Lynda M.Wilcox, paralegal from Burden, Gulisano and Hickey; director of fundraising, Jaclyn Todaro, paralegal, the Law Office of Dan Tiede; newsletter editor, Denise S. Murphy, paralegal, Goldberg Segalla; and NFPA secondary representative, Jodie Zolnowksi. (Buffalo News)