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Discovery from Start to Finish: A How-to Guide for Paralegals

  • 04/27/2022
  • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • webcast

Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Discovery-From-Start-to-Finish-A-How-to-Guide-for-Paralegals/Video-Webinar/91980ER_3662613?st=WA

Program Description

Are You Doing Everything Right?

Discovery is the heart of the litigation process, and you play a key supporting role. Will you be an invaluable part of the team or let costly oversights jeopardize the case? This a-z discovery guide will show you how to be an asset during the entire discovery process. From informal discovery to written and production requests, e-discovery, depositions, and more, get valuable insights and resources you can use straight away. Register today!

  • Learn how to use web resources to gather as much information as possible outside of formal discovery.
  • Get practical guidance for crafting and answering written discovery requests.
  • Keep document productions organized and avoid privileged documents from slipping through the cracks.
  • Walk through the e-discovery process with checklists to ensure no evidence, details, or tasks go overlooked.
  • Receive practical guidance for keeping the deluge of discovery documents under control.
  • Find effective ways to assist your attorney before, during, and after depositions.
  • Discover how to subpoena medical records, bank statements, payroll records, phone records, and more.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course will teach attendees how to effectively navigate the discovery process. Those who should attend include:

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

Course Content

  1. Preservation and Investigation Tips (With Website Links)
  2. Interrogatories and Requests for Admission: Written Discovery Insights
  3. Document Production Dos and Don'ts
  4. Checklist Guide to E-Discovery
  5. Organizing and Storing Discovery Documents: Paralegal Best Practices
  6. Deposition Pointers: Scheduling, Preparation, and Summaries
  7. How to Subpoena Different Types of Records
  8. Paralegal Ethics

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



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