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Paralegal Tips: Dealing with Difficult Clients, Witnesses and Opposing Counsel

  • 10/31/2023
  • 11:00 AM - 2:15 PM
  • Webcast

Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Paralegal-Tips-Dealing-With-Difficult-Clients-Witnesses-and-Opposing-Counsel/Video-Webinar/97426ER_3988114

Program Description

Spooky Stories of Ghoulish Opposing Counsel, Ghost(ing) Clients, and Zombie Witnesses

This tongue-in-cheek horror lineup is chock-full of real practical guidance for handling the toughest aspects of litigation. Learn from the nightmarish stories of experienced faculty and build your litigation skills. Register today (if you dare)!

  • Handle aggressive and evasive clients, witnesses, and opposing counsel without giving ground or losing your head.
  • Improve your case management practices with examples of what works and what doesn't.
  • Get actionable tactics for managing client expectations and dealing with excessive communicators.
  • Hear how experienced paralegals handle high volume discovery cases.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course will walk attendees through the "little shop of litigation horrors" to help them build their litigation skills. Those who should attend include:

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

Course Content

  1. Discovery Horror Stories: Requests for Production: The Search for the Missing Clues
  2. Discovery Horror Stories Part 2: Monstrous Opponents and Production Disasters
  3. Nightmare Clients
  4. Keeping Your Head When Confronted With Savage Litigation Tactics
  5. Expert Witnesses: Dealing With Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  6. Chasing Ghost Case Files and Tracking Dates and Court Filings: Case Management Tips

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



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