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The Paralegal's Guide to Police Liability Cases

  • 02/14/2018
  • 8:00 AM - 11:20 AM
  • Audio Webinar

Program Description

Preparing Litigation for Police Liability Claims

Holding police departments accountable for harms against citizens is a difficult task for any law firm. This course will help you assist your attorney in preparing for successful litigation in policy liability cases. You will gain a firm understanding of the statutes and constitutional principles that protect citizens from unwarranted police action. Our faculty will guide you through the difficult discovery process and show you how to prepare a case for trial. Register today!

  • Learn the requirements for civil rights claims under 42 U.S.C. §1983.
  • Understand the ways for civilians to gain information from the police, including freedom of information requests.
  • Find the best expert witnesses for a police liability case.
  • Get tips for assembling a trial notebook and drafting a powerful exhibit list.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course is designed to teach attendees how to effectively handle police liability cases. Those who should attend include:

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

Course Content

  1. Relevant Police Liability Laws and Issues
  2. Discovery in Police Liability Cases
  3. The Paralegal's Role in Police Liability Litigation

Continuing Education Credit

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
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Auburn, WA. 98092



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