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Paralegal's Guide to Board Meetings and Minutes

  • 06/18/2024
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Webcast

Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Paralegals-Guide-to-Board-Meetings-and-Minutes/Video-Webinar/98778ER_4096596?st=WA

Program Description

Master the Intricacies of Boardroom Protocol

Go beyond note-taking and delve into the legal and logistical backbone of successful board governance! This workshop equips paralegals with the knowledge and skills to confidently support every stage of the board meeting process, from crafting agendas to ensuring compliance and safeguarding sensitive information. Register today!

  • Learn to curate agendas, presentations, and resolutions that guide productive discussions and drive strategic decisions.
  • Take meticulous minutes, ensuring legal defensibility and clear communication of board actions.
  • Understand meeting notices, waivers, and quorum requirements to prevent legal pitfalls and ensure proper board composition.
  • Distinguish special rules and provide tailored support for executive sessions, open meetings, and special meetings.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course will allow attendees to effectively support corporate governance matters. Those who should attend include:

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

Course Content

  1. Rules and Practices for Executive Sessions vs Open Meetings vs. Special Meetings
  2. Preparing Materials for Board and Committee Meetings (Agendas, Presentations, Resolutions, etc.)
  3. Taking Minutes, Recordkeeping, Ensuring Legal Compliance of the Proceedings
  4. Notice of Meetings, Waivers of Notice

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



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