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The Rules of Civil Procedure: A Practical Toolkit for Paralegals

  • 06/26/2024
  • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Webcast

Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/The-Rules-of-Civil-Procedure-A-Practical-Toolkit-for-Paralegals/Video-Webinar/98731ER_4087859?st=WA

Program Description

Practical, Real-World Application of Rules You Need to Know

Knowledge of rules of civil procedure is critical if you want to assist your attorney through all phases of litigation. This guide is designed to give you a well-rounded understanding of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and how you can put them into real-world practice. From case initiation to post-trial procedures, get the knowledge you need to ensure compliance and use the rules to your team's advantage. Register today!

  • Dive into rules of procedure that paralegals need to be well-versed in.
  • Get the case off on the right foot: apply key rules when initiating the lawsuit.
  • Receive tips for preparing for pretrial conferences.
  • Build your understanding of the rules concerning depositions, interrogatories, requests for documents, and requests for admission.
  • Keep the rules in mind when preparing motions and organizing supporting documents.
  • Review the top trial and post-trial FRCP rules paralegals need to know.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course will provide attendees with practical guidance on complying with and using the rules of civil procedure to their benefit. Those who should attend include:

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

Course Content

  1. Initiating a Lawsuit
  2. Rule 16 Pretrial Conferences; Scheduling; Management
  3. Discovery: Applying the Rules
  4. Motions: Know the Requirements and Procedures
  5. Trial Preparation, Attendance, and the FRCP
  6. The FRCP and Post-Trial Procedures
  7. Paralegal Ethics

Washington State Paralegal Association
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Auburn, WA. 98092



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