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Job Hunting During Coronavirus – 5 Ways to Get Hired

Posted by Tami Riggs

May 5, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Remote-Paralegal-Job-InterviewThe COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every business across the U.S. and globally, dramatically changing the recruiting and hiring landscape. The long-term impacts on the workforce are unknown, but it is still possible to conduct a successful job search. Here are five ways you can thrive during this crisis and get hired.

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Alumni Mixer 4.0 - Spring 2020

Posted by Center for Advanced Legal Studies [CALS]

Feb 28, 2020 10:00:00 AM

UPDATE: Due to the ongoing spread of COVID-19 and the recommendations regarding social gatherings, CALS is suspending all unnecessary meetings and interactions, this includes the Alumni Mixer on April 9th.

CALS will continue to monitor all updates related to COVID-19 and will advise on future developments. Rescheduling of the mixer will be announced as soon as possible.

Alumni-Mixer-4-Banner-800x420 Postponed

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In case you missed it! Graduation February 2020

Posted by Eric H. Happe

Feb 27, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Center for Advanced Legal Studies held its 65th Commencement Ceremony for graduates of its paralegal programs on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at South Texas College of Law. It was one of the best ever!

A total of 105 paralegal credentials were conferred. Paralegal Certificates were awarded to 90 graduates, and Associate of Applied Science Degrees were awarded to 15 graduates. Many graduates were able to attend in person, while those unable to attend were able to view the ceremony via the live stream. Congratulations graduates on your hard work, dedication, and accomplishment.

David DeCasper

The commencement address was presented by David DeCasper, a Senior Paralegal at the firm Adame Garza, LLP in Houston, Texas where he manages the firm's Pre-Litigation Personal Injury Department. David is also a graduate of CALS. His address was insightful, inspiring, and witty. Thank you again David.

Additional comments and congratulations were provided by Academic Dean Thomas B. Swanson, J.D. The event was moderated by CALS' Director of Outreach and Career Services, Tami Riggs.

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Graduation Ceremony - February 22, 2020

Posted by Center for Advanced Legal Studies [CALS]

Feb 21, 2020 11:30:00 AM

Center for Advanced Legal Studies is honored to celebrate its graduates during the commencement ceremony scheduled for Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM in the Joe Green Auditorium at South Texas College of Law.

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Topics: graduates and alumni

CALS Alum Crystal Cornett and Paralegals Connect

Posted by Eric H. Happe

Oct 29, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Crystal-Cornett-0035-720x576As of this writing, Paralegals Connect on Facebook has 10,375 members and is growing. Under the guidance of paralegal and group founder, Crystal Cornett, and a small group of dedicated site administrators, Paralegals Connect has grown rapidly since its founding in 2013.

Center for Advanced Legal Studies has a special fondness for Crystal and has enjoyed watching her group’s development over the years. Recently, Crystal has added several companion groups that are also doing very well. Virtual / Freelance Paralegals Connect now has over two thousand members, as does the associated Paralegals Connect Employment Board. There are also groups dedicated to LSAT prep and student study groups.

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Topics: graduates and alumni, career, featured

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