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December 5, 1990
The Maryland State Department of Education honored the paralegal studies program at Anne Arundel Community College with a 1990 Distinguished Program award in presentation ceremonies recently at the BWI Marriott.Instructor J. Lynne Wood, paralegal studies coordinator, nominated the program, which has tripled in size since it began in 1988. Of 38 paralegal program graduates, 16 are working paralegals, six are seeking paralegal positions, nine are continuing education and seven chose other fields.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | June 18, 2014
Evette M. Boykin, a retired paralegal and longtime Northwesr Baltimore resident who worked for the federal government, died June 7 of a stroke at Genesis Health Care-Waldorf Center in Waldorf. She was 59. The daughter of Crosky Belle, a construction worker, and Alfreda Belle, a hospital worker, Evette Marcella Belle was born and raised in Baltimore. She was a 1973 graduate of Frederick Douglass High School. She attended Baltimore City Community College, where she earned a degree in psychology in 1978.
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NEWS
October 21, 1990
Services for Janice Lynn Warden, a paralegal, will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Towson United Methodist Church, Hampton Lane and Dulaney Valley Road.Miss Warden died Thursday at her Lutherville home of cancer. She was 32.Born in Miami, Miss Warden moved to the Baltimore area with her family 23 years ago. She was educated at Notre Dame Preparatory School and graduated from Hood College in Frederick in 1980 with a bachelor's degree in dietetics.She worked as a diet technician at University Hospital but later trained as a paralegal.
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October 12, 2011
Brandi Denae Kilmartin and John Henry Darney III are to be wed Nov. 18 in Cancun, Mexico. The grew up in Kingsville. The bride to be is a paralegal for an insurance company and the prospective groom is an estimator for an asphalt company.
NEWS
By Holly Selby | March 20, 1991
Lealie M. Perry always said she wanted a job in the legal fiel with a great deal of input.But somehow, she hadn't envisioned a job in Washington typing information about fingerprints into a computer for the Federal Bureau of Investigations. "After a year I decided there was more to life than this," she says, laughing.The then 20-year-old went back to school at the Villa Julie College in Stevenson to earn a bachelor's degree.And these days, she's still in the legal field -- and she still has input.
NEWS
January 27, 1991
The Bay Area Paralegal Association announces its officers for 1991:President, Christine Petersen, Arnold; vice-president, Kathy Butler, Millersville; secretary, Flo Winkler, Severna Park; and treasurer,Mimi Clark, Severna Park.The association's dinner meetings are the last Tuesday of each month. BAPA's goals include: the performance of public services by expanding availiblity of the information about paralegal services to all persons; engaging in pro bono and charitable activities; and initiating, developing and attending educational activities for paralegal professional development.
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By JoAnne C. Broadwater | July 28, 1991
Students at Dundalk Community College are preparing for the growing responsibilities of the paralegal profession by receiving on-the-job training in a variety of internships, according to Judith Munaker, an assistant professor and director of the school's paralegal studies program.Traditionally, Ms. Munaker said, the job of the paralegal has been to do legal research under the supervision of an attorney. But more and more paralegals today are also interviewing clients and helping to prepare cases, she added.
NEWS
August 16, 2003
Pauline D. Jackson, a retired paralegal who worked for the state Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation, died of pneumonia Monday at Maryland General Hospital. She was 66 and a longtime Northwood resident. Born Pauline Dowery in Baltimore and raised on Gold Street, she attended city public schools. She left school in 1954 when she married Leon Stanley, from whom she was later divorced. "She later returned to night school at Douglass High School where she earned her GED while raising her seven children and working two jobs," said a daughter, Livia Norwood of Baltimore.
NEWS
July 8, 2004
Sharon M. Nickels, a homemaker and former paralegal, died of breast cancer Saturday at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The Crownsville resident was 37. Born Sharon Michelle Herriman in Washington, she was raised in Bowie and was a 1985 graduate of Bowie High School. She earned a degree in criminal justice from the University of Maryland, College Park in 1989 and a master's degree in business from the Johns Hopkins University in 1997. Mrs. Nickels worked for several years in the contract law department of Macro International in Lanham before leaving in 1998 to raise her family.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,sun reporter | August 24, 2006
Valerie J. Serio, a former paralegal and homemaker who during her four-year struggle with breast cancer became an inspiration to all who knew her, died of the disease Tuesday at her Ellicott City home. She was 48. She was born Valerie J. Smith in Washington and raised in Mitchellville. She was a 1976 graduate of Largo High School, where she played varsity volleyball. After graduation from the Washington School for Secretaries, where she studied to become a paralegal, Mrs. Serio worked for the next 14 years at the Washington law firm of Foley and Lardner.
NEWS
By Sloane Brown and Sloane Brown,Special to The Baltimore Sun | January 10, 2010
It's not every day you see the top judge in the state playing the role of party photographer. Robert Bell, chief judge of the Maryland Court of Appeals, snapped shots at the annual awards reception for the Maryland Legal Services Corp., which provides civil legal assistance to low-income Marylanders. This was an evening all about the giving of one's services. "This gives us a chance to get together with grantees, judges, legislators and people who do so many good things for people who need legal aid," said F. Vernon Boozer, Maryland Legal Services Corp.
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By Sloane Brown and Special to The Baltimore Sun | January 10, 2010
I t's not every day you see the top judge in the state playing the role of party photographer. Robert Bell, chief judge of the Maryland Court of Appeals, snapped shots at the annual awards reception for the Maryland Legal Services Corp., which provides civil legal assistance to low-income Marylanders. This was an evening all about the giving of one's services. "This gives us a chance to get together with grantees, judges, legislators and people who do so many good things for people who need legal aid," said F. Vernon Boozer, Maryland Legal Services Corp.
NEWS
September 30, 2007
Rockbridge Academy, a private school that offers kindergarten through 12th grade and is accredited by the Association of Classical and Christian Schools, will offer two open houses this fall. From 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 8 and Nov. 12, parents of prospective students can browse the curriculum and meet teachers, administrators and board members. The school is in the Baldwin Educational Building, at 911 Generals Highway in Millersville. Information: 410-923-1171. AACC to hold paralegal forum Anne Arundel Community College will hold a forum on its paralegal studies program at 7 p.m. tomorrow in Room 101 of the Florestano Building, 101 College Parkway, Arnold.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,sun reporter | August 24, 2006
Valerie J. Serio, a former paralegal and homemaker who during her four-year struggle with breast cancer became an inspiration to all who knew her, died of the disease Tuesday at her Ellicott City home. She was 48. She was born Valerie J. Smith in Washington and raised in Mitchellville. She was a 1976 graduate of Largo High School, where she played varsity volleyball. After graduation from the Washington School for Secretaries, where she studied to become a paralegal, Mrs. Serio worked for the next 14 years at the Washington law firm of Foley and Lardner.
NEWS
August 14, 2005
On August 7, 2005, GORDON D. LITTLE, SR., age 80, of Timonium, MD., formerly of Harrisburg, PA., died Sunday at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care in Towson, MD. Mr. Little was an army veteran of WWII, a graduate of Mercersburg Academy and attended Alabama Poly Technical Institute in Auburn, AL. He also received his paralegal certificate from Harrisburg area Community College in 1990. He was a member of Colonial Park United Church of Christ in Harrisburg, PA. Mr. Little retired from S.J. Groves & Sons Company, Inc., as Project Office Manager in 1977 and worked there after as a self-employed tax accountant and paralegal.
NEWS
July 8, 2004
Sharon M. Nickels, a homemaker and former paralegal, died of breast cancer Saturday at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The Crownsville resident was 37. Born Sharon Michelle Herriman in Washington, she was raised in Bowie and was a 1985 graduate of Bowie High School. She earned a degree in criminal justice from the University of Maryland, College Park in 1989 and a master's degree in business from the Johns Hopkins University in 1997. Mrs. Nickels worked for several years in the contract law department of Macro International in Lanham before leaving in 1998 to raise her family.
NEWS
By JONI GUHNE | March 25, 1993
Is spring finally here? I acknowledged the arrival of warmer weather this week by tucking away my winter mittens. A touch premature? Unencumbered fingers crossed.*The American Bar Association has granted full accreditation to the Paralegal Studies program at Anne Arundel Community College.Accreditation is based on curriculum, administration, admissions, student services, library and faculty credentials. All full-time faculty members are attorneys.Information: 541-2341.*Our Shepherd Lutheran Church on Benfield Road continues its Family Forum Series at 7:30 p.m. April 2.Dr.
NEWS
By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | January 8, 2002
Ellen J. Pinter, a retired Legal Aid Bureau paralegal and social and union activist who helped organize steel workers at Sparrows Point, died Saturday of coronary artery disease at the Lutherville home of a daughter. She was 85. From 1970 until she retired in 1984, Mrs. Pinter, a longtime Highlandtown resident, was a Baltimore Legal Aid Bureau paralegal, assisting clients with unemployment compensation appeals in administrative hearings. She was a legal secretary for Harold Buchman, a Baltimore attorney, from 1956 to 1969.
NEWS
August 16, 2003
Pauline D. Jackson, a retired paralegal who worked for the state Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation, died of pneumonia Monday at Maryland General Hospital. She was 66 and a longtime Northwood resident. Born Pauline Dowery in Baltimore and raised on Gold Street, she attended city public schools. She left school in 1954 when she married Leon Stanley, from whom she was later divorced. "She later returned to night school at Douglass High School where she earned her GED while raising her seven children and working two jobs," said a daughter, Livia Norwood of Baltimore.
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