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Case Law Research for Paralegals

  • 05/02/2019
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Audio Webinar

REGISTER: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Case-Law-Research-for-Paralegals/Audio-Webinar/82610ER_TXTXPARFAM468500000?pt=1

Program Description

Finding, Reading and Verifying Cases

Proficiently navigating through case law research is an important part of a paralegal's duties. It is critical to understanding how the issues involved in the case are viewed by the court and establishing precedent. Discover the key elements involved in finding, interpreting and prioritizing relevant case law in this practical program. Register today!

  • Review important resources for finding and using case law sites.
  • Gain valuable tips to efficiently read and interpret cases.
  • Learn how to authenticate the validity of a case.
  • Explore ways to effectively prioritize a large amount of case law.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course will help attendees to feel comfortable conducting simple case research. Those who should attend include:

  • Paralegals
  • Legal Assistants
  • Legal Support Staff

Course Content

  1. Resources for Finding and Using Case Law Sites
  2. Reading and Interpreting Cases
  3. Verifying Validity of the Case
  4. Controlling vs. Persuasive Cases
  5. Prioritizing Large Quantities of Case Law
  6. Too Little Case Law? How to Proceed

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



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