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A Paralegal's Guide to Motion Drafting

  • 02/07/2017
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Tele-Webinar

Program Description

Practical Advice and Tips on Effective Motion Drafting

Assisting with the drafting of motions has the potential to save your attorney and client's precious time and money. This engaging program will teach you, step-by-step, the key elements of motions with real-world examples, sample papers and case studies. Learn from an experienced attorney how to structure effective motions that are accurate, focused and persuasive. Register today!

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course will assist attendees in advancing their motion drafting skills. Those who should attend include:

  • Paralegals
  • Legal Assistants
  • Legal Support Staff

Course Content

  • Setting up the Motion
  • Drafting Various Motions
  • Rules of Civil Procedure, Formatting Requirements and Jurisdiction
  • Structure Variations for Motions in Support vs. Motions in Opposition
  • Opposition, Affidavits, Memorandums and Orders
  • Requesting Relief/Stating Legal Demand - Know Your Laws
  • Summary of Facts - What You Must Include
  • Case Law Including Answers
  • Filing, Servicing and Calendaring Process/Procedures - Include Checklist

Continuing Education Credits


California MCLE Paralegal – California MCLE Paralegal: 1.00

Florida Registered Paralegal Program – Florida Registered Paralegal: 1.00

Indiana Paralegal CLE – Indiana Paralegal CLE: 1.00

Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals – Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals: 1.00

National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. – NALA: 1.00

National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. – NFPA: 1.00

North Carolina State Bar Board of Paralegal Certification – North Carolina Continuing Paralegal Education: 1.00

Ohio Certified Paralegals – Ohio Certified Paralegals: 1.00

Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico – Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico: 1.00

TBLS Paralegal Certification – TBLS Paralegal Certification: 1.00 *

Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 1.00

* denotes specialty credits

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Washington State Paralegal Association
PO Box 58530
Seattle, WA 98138-1530
info@wspaonline.org 

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