Washington State Paralegal Association

  • Home
  • Federal Court Deadlines and Calendaring for Paralegals

Federal Court Deadlines and Calendaring for Paralegals

  • 01/06/2022
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Webcast

Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Federal-Court-Deadlines-and-Calendaring-for-Paralegals/Video-Webinar/91516ER_3612649?st=WA&pt=1

Program Description

Avoid the Dreaded Missed Deadline

Does fear of missing an important deadline keep you up at night? This program will show you how to effectively compute and calendar dates and deadlines in federal court. Learn how to navigate the rules, get foolproof calendaring tips, and rest easy - register today!

  • Clarify deadlines laid out in the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
  • Learn how to account for the method of service, weekends, holidays, and more.
  • Find out where calendaring can go wrong and how to prevent it from happening to you.
  • Get practical insights on using Microsoft Outlook to calculate and calendar deadlines.


Who Should Attend

This intermediate-level course is designed to attendees the knowledge they need to calculate and calendar deadlines in federal court. Those who should attend include:

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


Course Content

  1. Determining the Triggering Event and What Was Triggered
  2. Applying the FRCP, Local Rules, and Orders
  3. Factoring in the Method of Service
  4. Calendar Days vs. Court Days, Weekends, and Holidays
  5. Creating a Comprehensive Court Timeline for Each Case
  6. Top Mistakes That Lead to Mis-Calendared Deadlines
  7. Best Practices for Calendaring
  8. Communicating Events to Your Attorney
  9. Using Outlook to Calculate Deadlines and Set Up a Calendaring System

Washington State Paralegal Association
19540 International Blvd., Ste. 105
SeaTac, WA 98188

206.653.7259

info@wspaonline.org 

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software