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Public Records Requests for Paralegals

  • 02/28/2017
  • 11:00 AM - 2:15 PM
  • Tele-Webinar

Program Description

Public Records Laws, Requests and Responses - What You Need to Know

Are you making the most of publicly-available information? Do you know requesters' rights, public offices' obligations and the secrets to a successful public records request? Our knowledgeable faculty will detangle public records laws and provide you with practical pointers for getting what you want. Enhance your skills - register today!

  • Walk through the essentials of public records laws.
  • Know what information public agencies keep, what's public and what's off-limits.
  • Gain best practices and tips for preparing a request for public records.
  • Learn how to get the upper hand when playing public records tug-of-war.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course will provide attendees with practical insights on public records laws and requests. Those who should attend include:

  • Paralegals
  • Legal Technicians
  • Legal Assistants
  • Legal Support Staff

Course Content

  1. How Public Records Laws Can Help Paralegals
  2. Basics of Public Records Laws
  3. Submitting a Request for Public Records and Getting Results
  4. Understanding How Public Agencies Must Respond to Records Requests

Continuing Education Credits

California MCLE Paralegal – California MCLE Paralegal: 3.00

DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program – DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program: 3.00

Florida Registered Paralegal Program – Florida Registered Paralegal: 3.00

Indiana Paralegal CLE – Indiana Paralegal CLE: 3.00

Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals – Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals: 3.00

National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. – NALA: 3.00

National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. – NFPA: 3.00

North Carolina State Bar Board of Paralegal Certification – North Carolina Continuing Paralegal Education: 3.00

Ohio Certified Paralegals – Ohio Certified Paralegals: 3.00

Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico – Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico: 3.00

TBLS Paralegal Certification – TBLS Paralegal Certification: 3.00 *

Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 3.00

* denotes specialty credits

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Washington State Paralegal Association
1402 Lake Tapps Parkway SE
Ste. F104/PMB133
Auburn, WA. 98092



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