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Litigation and Discovery Documents Top Paralegal Mistakes

  • 08/13/2020
  • 11:00 AM - 2:15 PM
  • Audio Webinar

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Program Description

Avoid Errors That Will Make You (and Your Attorney) Look Bad

Creating errors in legal documents is never a good thing. At best, they're embarrassing - at worst, they can result in lost clients, derailed cases or judge reprimands. When you're dealing with numerous tasks and distractions, it's hard not to slip up. This program will highlight the most common mistakes paralegals make in pleadings, motions, discovery and other legal documents so you can minimize errors in your own writing. Sharpen your legal writing skills - register today!

  • Avoid spelling and grammatical errors that can result in confusion, case delays and extra costs.
  • Be on the lookout for pleadings and motion mistakes that can damage your credibility and cases.
  • Fine tune your discovery requests and make them less objectionable.
  • Prevent trial preparation oversights that could leave your attorney scrambling.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course will reveal common legal document mistakes. Those who should attend include:

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

Course Content

  1. Top Paralegal Writing Mistakes
  2. Pleadings, Motions and Briefs Gone Wrong
  3. Discovery Requests and Responses - What NOT to Do
  4. Settlement, Trial and Appeal - Avoiding Key Pitfalls

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



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