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Legal Research for Paralegals: Federal Court Edition

  • 04/07/2022
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Webcast

Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Legal-Research-for-Paralegals-Federal-Court-Edition/Video-Webinar/91982ER_3665294?st=WA

Program Description

Find What You Need - Fast

Whether you're helping your attorney find an answer to a question or construct arguments and briefs, legal research is critical. However, finding what you need can often be like looking for a needle in the haystack - and it's even worse when you're dealing with unfamiliar territory. This legal research program will reveal practical tips and go-to sources for finding federal statutes, regulations, case law, court forms, and government agency resources. Build your legal research skills - register today!

  • Learn how to quickly hunt down federal case law and effectively check citations.
  • Discover useful repositories for model federal court documents.
  • Take home a list of website links where what you need is just a click away.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate-level course is designed for:

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

Course Content

  1. Federal Statutes, Regulations
  2. Finding Federal Case Law, Court Opinions, Decisions
    1. Supreme Court
    2. Court of Appeals, District Court Cases, Other
    3. Tips for Cite-Checking, Shepardizing
  3. Court Rules
  4. Finding Sample Federal Court Documents (Pleadings, Motions, etc.)
  5. Public Records From Federal Government Agencies
  6. Go-To Secondary Sources
  7. List of Valuable Website Links

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

206.653.7259

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