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Legal Research and Writing:Tips, Tricks and Handy Know-Hows for Paralegals

  • 01/05/2021
  • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Webcast

REGISTER: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Legal-Research-and-Writing-Tips-Tricks-and-Handy-Know-Hows-for-Paralegals/Video-Webinar/88862ER_3064350?st=WA&pt=1

Program Description

How to Prevent Mistakes, Effectively Organize Content, Convey Meaning and More

Cogent communication is the backbone of the legal process. This course offers practical pointers for improving your legal research and writing skills to help you become more effective in laying a solid foundation for each case. Explore real-life approaches to locating hard-to-find information and take your writing skills to the next level. Register today!

  • Explore new tools, resources and approaches for locating people and finding background information.
  • Develop efficient proofreading methods to avoid common errors.
  • Find more effective ways of organizing content.
  • Get practical tips for making certain your writing is concise and persuasive.

This is a rebroadcast of the original webcast delivered by Angela M. Gonzalez, Patricia Lee, Candy J. Ryan and Karin M. Scheehle on March 18, 2020. Faculty will be available to answer your questions after the program.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course will provide attendees with guidance on how to help prevent common writing errors in legal documents. Those who should attend include:

  • Paralegals
  • Legal Assistants
  • Legal Support Staff

Course Content

  1. Case Law and Statutory Law
  2. Locating People and Finding Background Information
  3. Navigating Through Research Technology
  4. Legal Writing Fundamentals
  5. Reviewing and Summarizing Legal Opinions
  6. Addressing Common Legal Writing Problem Areas: Grammar, Citations, Organization
  7. Effectively Organizing the Results of Your Investigation
  8. Paralegal Ethics

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



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