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Twenty different activities that paralegals do and attorneys should not do (for billing purposes) are: 1. Conduct interviews with clients to gather background info. 2. Inform client periodically of case status. 3. Draft pleadings and documents. 4. Organize and maintain forms and client files. 5. Index or summarize documents or transcripts. 6. Assemble and analyze records from courts or agencies relevant to a case or client. 7. Maintain current binders of court rules. 8. Create closing binder for client. 9. Research law, including procedural, administrative or case law. 10. Keep track of and report any pending legislation that may affect clients. 11. Assist in real estate closing. 12. Conduct a title search or order title search and updates. 13. Draft Truth-in-Lending Disclosure Statements. 14. Draft and review permits and easements. 15. Draft, review and plot legal descriptions. 16. Draft grant, warranty and other deeds. 17. Draft deeds of trust and other loan documentation.

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