Taye Akinola Desired Job Title: Intellectual Property (IP) Paralegal Current Paralegal Program: Graduate Certificate, Texas State University-San Marcos, ABA-approved Anticipated Graduation Date: May 2012 Education/Degrees:  BA in graphic design; graduate certificate in deaf history; MA in deaf studies Desired Specialty Areas: Intellectual Property and eDiscovery Academic Highlight: Favorite class – Intellectual Property Future Professional Goals: To work as a Paralegal Manager/Supervisor…

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What are some good paralegal schools, and what are their requirements – is there a central forum where I can find this information? ~ Seeking a Good Paralegal Program Practical Paralegalism’s Answer: The ABA-approved paralegal program directory is always a good place to start when thinking about enrolling in a paralegal program, http://apps.americanbar.org/legalservices/paralegals/directory/allprograms.html. Then you…

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Ugh, does this paralegal take care of the dry-cleaning, too? And, truth be told, beyond the uninspiring name and the necessary yet somewhat icky unrequited sexual attraction between the new company employee, Mike Ross (Patrick J. Adams), and paralegal Rachel Zane (Meghan Markle), Suits manages to offer a confidently slick take on the world of…

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Job Title:  Probate Paralegal Employer:  Kirk & Huth, P.C., Clinton Township, MI Years of Paralegal Experience:  14 Education/Degrees:  A.A.S. Paralegal Studies, Ferris State University Specialty Areas:  Decedents’ Estates, Guardianships, Conservatorships Career Highlight:  It’s all been very interesting. Future Goals You’re Working Toward:  Finishing my degree. Paralegal Practice Tip:  Organize, delegate, mitigate stress in healthy ways.…

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Karen hates her hair. I’m just plain jealous of it. Job Title:  Senior Paralegal Employer: Electronic Arts Inc., Redwood City, CA Years of Paralegal Experience: 18 Education/Degrees: B.A. History (Cal State East Bay); Paralegal Certificate (Cal State East Bay Extension) Specialty Areas: Intellectual Property Career Highlight: Working at EA. Not only do I work with…

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Job Title: Educator       Employer: Various – Currently teaching for Kaplan University (on-line) in a variety of courses, MTI College (Sacramento) – Family Law (on-line) and California University Pennsylvania – Estates and Trusts or Elder Law, and continuing education courses for Duke University Years of Paralegal Experience: 19+ Education/Degrees: BA – Criminal Justice from CSU, Sacramento;…

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