Your Comprehensive Guide to Law Office Management
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Do you have an effective plan in place to prioritize and manage daily tasks in your law firm? No matter how long you have been a paralegal or how long you have been with the firm, you can always pick up more ways to heighten your firm's business operation efficiency. This insightful guide will provide you with the tools you need to handle financial management, delegate tasks to the appropriate staff members and organize and maintain important files and records. Gain valuable tips to effectively manage everyday duties - order today!
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PHYLLIS R. CALLOWAY, ACP, J.D., is the legal administrator for the City Attorney/Administrative Law Offices in Fort Myers, Florida, where she manages the city’s non-attorney staff and the Fort Myers legal team. She previously worked as a regional office manager, and in addition, a national law firm as a senior trial paralegal in areas focused on product liability, construction defect, personal injury and securities. Ms. Calloway is the former president of the Southwest Florida Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators and a member of the National Federation of Paralegal Associations. She has also worked as a clinical advisor through the Child Advocacy Clinic at Denver University School of Law. Ms. Calloway was an appointed member of the Governor's Task Force involving Youth Against Gangs in Denver, Colorado, as well as a special advocate for children through the Rocky Mountain Children's Law Center. She earned her A.S. and B.S. degrees from Delta State University, received her certified paralegal certification from Blackstone School of Law, and obtained her J.D. degree with magna cum laude honor.
KARIN M. SCHEEHLE is a litigation paralegal for Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A., in Phoenix, Arizona, working on multi-million dollar personal injury cases. She has more than 30 years of experience working in the legal profession and is an experienced litigation paralegal, law firm administrator, and technology manager. Although the vast majority of her experience has been in litigation, she has also worked in other areas of the law, including real estate, corporate, admiralty, and administrative law. Ms. Scheehle has assisted in more than 50 trials in California, Texas and Arizona, including the largest securities trial in Maricopa County, where more than 9,000 exhibits were marked and more than 60 witnesses testified. She specializes in technology enhanced case management and electronic trial presentation. Ms. Scheehle received her certified paralegal designation from the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) and several advanced certifications in litigation, personal injury, and eDiscovery. She has a B.S. degree in management, graduating with honors, and an M.B.A. degree with emphasis in technology management. Ms. Scheehle is a certified case logistics administrator and a certified eDiscovery specialist. She has taught numerous seminars both locally and nationally, predominately in the areas of litigation, technology, ethics, case management, and law firm management. Ms. Scheehle has had articles published in both local and national publications. She has also served as a guest lecturer at several legal assistant schools and currently teaches as adjunct faculty in the ABA approved Legal Studies program at Phoenix College in Phoenix, Arizona. Ms. Scheehle served on the Board of Directors of the Arizona Paralegal Association for 15 years and NALA's Board of Directors for 10 years. She also served on NALA's Certifying Board for three years and on the Professional Development Committee for three years (including two years as chair). Ms. Scheehle served on several NALA committees tasked with developing advanced certification courses, and is a frequent lecturer for NALA Campus Live and co-presented technology-related seminar tracks at three NALA national conventions.