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An Investigator's Guide for Paralegals: How to Get the Info you need

  • 09/16/2020
  • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Webcast

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Program Description

Investigation Strategies, Witness Interviews, Search Techniques and More

Need to find a missing witness? Hidden assets? That "missing" profile pic from plaintiff's trip to Cancun? Elementary, my dear Watson!

Get strategic advice for finding what you need and piecing the puzzle together. Delve into investigation strategies, essential sources, client interviews, factual analysis, key memoranda, and the particularities of accident, financial and social media investigations. Don't miss this exciting opportunity to sharpen your investigation skills with current best practices - register today!

  • Get strategies for scoping investigations and pursuing key lead and information sources
  • Delve into the particularities of accident scene reconstructions, financial investigations and disappearing persons.
  • Learn how to structure witness interviews and ask the right questions.
  • Explore best practices for analyzing facts, drafting summaries and communicating with lead attorneys.
  • Discover the ethical risks surrounding social media, UPL, and unethical instructions in investigations.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course will teach attendees to how to perform legal investigations. Those who should attend include:

  • Paralegals
  • Legal Assistants 
  • Legal Support Staff

Course Content

  1. Overview: Goal Setting and Investigation Process
  2. Post-Retention Investigation
  3. Specialized Investigation Toolkit
  4. Smoking Guns on Social Media
  5. Client and Witness Interviews
  6. Piecing it All Together
  7. Ethics for the Paralegal PI

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



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