December 2018

Volume 6

In this Issue

  1. Editor's Message
  2. Business Partners
  3. Breach Response
  4. Artificial Intelligence
  5. Para Convention
  6. The Cloud

  Editor's Message

On Brevity and Passion

 By Elyssa A. Goldstein, CLM, PHR, SHRM-CP

I've never been known for my brevity.  I love to tell stories, relish playing games like Taboo and Catch Phrase and am extremely comfortable in front of a crowd.

That said, I am also keenly aware of the power of words.  Sometimes, saying less (or saying nothing at all) creates... READ MORE

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Highlawn Pavilion, West Orange, New Jersey

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Business Partners and You: Perfect Together

By Sarah Clark, CLM

If you are like me and have lived in New Jersey for as long as you can remember, you can still hear former Governor Thomas Kean reciting the state slogan, "New Jersey and You: Perfect Together" (and may even throw in your best Jersey accent for emphasis).  As I thought about... READ MORE


Breach Response Checklist for Law Firms

By Stew Smith 

These days, data breaches have become almost commonplace.  It's no longer if you get breached, but rather when you get breached.  While prevention is still key, it is important law firms implement procedures to quickly detect... READ MORE

Artificial Intelligence's Impact on the Legal Industry

By Paul Sperry

Over the last few years, the legal industry has found itself in the midst of a sea change that has been exacerbated by competitive pressures, an increasingly intelligent client base and the advent of technology to control costs and affect outcomes.  Although there's been tremendous interest around topics like alternative billing... READ MORE

2018 New Jersey Paralegal Convention Recap

By Nancy Harris

On October 26, 2018, fellow board member, Alison Rizzo, and I represented the NJALA as a vendor at the New Jersey Paralegal Convention.  The Convention was an all-day affair for experienced, career paralegals, paralegal students and those seeking continuing legal education to... READ MORE

Moving to the Cloud and How to Get There

By Rich Kukla

The Cloud—Past, Present and Beyond
Over the past few years, the discussion concerning moving to the cloud has become one of the top topics of conversation in the IT industry.  As with any major infrastructure change, there are lots of options to consider, and there is no one-size-fits-all solution for a cloud migration.

By definition, “the cloud” is nothing more than a data center... READ MORE