Washington State Paralegal Association

Upcoming events

    • 03/30/2017
    • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Webcast

    Program Description

    Investigate/Track Liens, Communicate with Lienholders and Pick up Resolution Tips

    This program is designed to provide you with practical how-to's, tips and resources for handling liens in personal injury cases. Find out how to effectively identify, investigate and track potential liens; correspond with lienholders; and assist with lien negotiations/reductions. Don't miss this opportunity to improve your skills and value as a paralegal - register today!

    • Receive a practical overview of subrogation and liens.
    • Understand lien laws, regulations and recent changes.
    • Gain pointers for investigating, tracking and resolving liens.
    • Learn how to investigate ERISA liens and work with recovery agents.
    • Obtain practical how-to's for handling Medicare liens and set-asides.
    • Get the latest on Medicaid subrogation liens.
    • Learn how to handle hospital, ambulance and workers' compensation liens.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course will provide attendees with guidance on handling liens in personal injury cases. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Subrogation and Liens - Simplified.
    2. Paralegal Processes and Procedures (w/Sample Forms, Docs and Checklists)
    3. ERISA Liens (w/Sample Forms, Docs and Checklists)
    4. MEDICARE Liens (w/Sample Forms, Docs and Checklists)
    5. MEDICAID Liens (w/Sample Forms, Docs and Checklists)
    6. Resolving Other Liens
    7. Ethics of Lien Resolution

    Continuing Education Credits


    California MCLE Paralegal – California MCLE Paralegal: 6.00 *

    DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program – DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program: 6.00 *

    Florida Registered Paralegal Program – Florida Registered Paralegal: 6.00 *

    Indiana Paralegal CLE – Indiana Paralegal CLE: 6.00 *

    Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals – Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals: 6.00 *

    National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. – NALA: 6.00 *

    National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. – NFPA: 6.00 *

    North Carolina State Bar Board of Paralegal Certification – North Carolina Continuing Paralegal Education: 6.00 *

    Ohio Certified Paralegals – Ohio Certified Paralegals: 6.00 *

    Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico – Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico: 6.00 *

    TBLS Paralegal Certification – TBLS Paralegal Certification: 6.00 *

    Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 6.00

    * denotes specialty credits

    Register Now
    • 04/06/2017
    • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Webcast

    Program Description

    Investigate/Track Liens, Communicate with Lienholders and Pick up Resolution Tips

    This program is designed to provide you with practical how-to's, tips and resources for handling liens in personal injury cases. Find out how to effectively identify, investigate and track potential liens; correspond with lienholders; and assist with lien negotiations/reductions. Don't miss this opportunity to improve your skills and value as a paralegal - register today!

    • Receive a practical overview of subrogation and liens.
    • Understand lien laws, regulations and recent changes.
    • Gain pointers for investigating, tracking and resolving liens.
    • Learn how to investigate ERISA liens and work with recovery agents.
    • Obtain practical how-to's for handling Medicare liens and set-asides.
    • Get the latest on Medicaid subrogation liens.
    • Learn how to handle hospital, ambulance and workers' compensation liens.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course will provide attendees with guidance on handling liens in personal injury cases. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Subrogation and Liens - Simplified.
    2. Paralegal Processes and Procedures (w/Sample Forms, Docs and Checklists)
    3. ERISA Liens (w/Sample Forms, Docs and Checklists)
    4. MEDICARE Liens (w/Sample Forms, Docs and Checklists)
    5. MEDICAID Liens (w/Sample Forms, Docs and Checklists)
    6. Resolving Other Liens
    7. Ethics of Lien Resolution

    Continuing Education Credits


    California MCLE Paralegal – California MCLE Paralegal: 6.00 *

    DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program – DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program: 6.00 *

    Florida Registered Paralegal Program – Florida Registered Paralegal: 6.00 *

    Indiana Paralegal CLE – Indiana Paralegal CLE: 6.00 *

    Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals – Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals: 6.00 *

    National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. – NALA: 6.00 *

    National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. – NFPA: 6.00 *

    North Carolina State Bar Board of Paralegal Certification – North Carolina Continuing Paralegal Education: 6.00 *

    Ohio Certified Paralegals – Ohio Certified Paralegals: 6.00 *

    Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico – Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico: 6.00 *

    TBLS Paralegal Certification – TBLS Paralegal Certification: 6.00 *

    Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 6.00

    * denotes specialty credits

    Register Now
    • 04/10/2017
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Tele-Webinar

    Program Description

    What to Look for, Where to Find it, How to Get it and What to Do with it

    Social media, text messages and other electronic evidence have had a huge impact on divorce matters - from support to child custody. Are you handling this evidence to the best of your ability? Our seasoned faculty will show you current best practices for investigating, collecting, producing and preparing electronic evidence in family cases. Don't miss this opportunity to build your skills - register today!

    • Know exactly what to look for and where to find it.
    • Find out how to use social media as an effective investigative tool.
    • Learn how to obtain documents from social media and phone companies.
    • Review ESI collection and production best practices.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course provides best practices for handling electronic evidence in divorce cases. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    • How Social Media and Smartphone Evidence is Used in Divorce/Custody Cases
    • What to Look for and Where to Find It
    • Investigating Publicly-Available Info on Social Media
    • Access Rights and Preventing Privacy Law Violations
    • Obtaining Evidence via Discovery Requests to Opposing Party
    • How to Subpoena Cell Phone and Social Media Records
    • Collection and Production Best Practices
    • Preparing Exhibits for Hearings and Divorce Trials
    • Assisting with Authentication, Hearsay and Best Evidence Rule Issues

    Continuing Education Credits


    California MCLE Paralegal – California MCLE Paralegal: 1.00

    DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program – DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program: 1.00

    Florida Registered Paralegal Program – Florida Registered Paralegal: 1.00

    Indiana Paralegal CLE – Indiana Paralegal CLE: 1.00

    Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals – Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals: 1.00

    National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. – NALA: 1.00

    National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. – NFPA: 1.00

    North Carolina State Bar Board of Paralegal Certification – North Carolina Continuing Paralegal Education: 1.00

    Ohio Certified Paralegals – Ohio Certified Paralegals: 1.00

    Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico – Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico: 1.00

    TBLS Paralegal Certification – TBLS Paralegal Certification: 1.00

    Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 1.00

    * denotes specialty credits

    Register Now
    • 04/18/2017
    • 11:00 AM - 2:15 PM
    • Tele-Webinar

    Program Description

    Discovery Management Tools to Streamline Your Process

    Do you ever feel overwhelmed during the discovery process? Are you looking for valuable tips and techniques to manage documents in response to discovery requests? Become savvy at indexing, organizing, bates stamping, as well as preserving confidential documents in the form of a privilege log. Save your firm valuable time and money by learning the tools of the trade to improve your discovery skills from experienced faculty. Register today!

    • Prevent destruction of potentially discoverable documents by implementing an effective "Legal Hold."
    • Efficiently respond to document production requests to keep the retrieval process running smoothly.
    • Explore the unique issues that arise with ESI production and learn effective solutions.
    • Learn tips and techniques that will allow you to tailor a discovery management system for your firm.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course will provide attendees with organizational strategies for discovery documents. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Legal Hold Process and Procedure
    2. Document Production; Review and Analysis for Privilege
    3. ESI Production: Special Problems and Solutions
    4. Organizing Documents from Clients, Opposing Parties and Others

    Continuing Education Credits


    California MCLE Paralegal – California MCLE Paralegal: 3.00

    DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program – DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program: 3.00

    Florida Registered Paralegal Program – Florida Registered Paralegal: 3.00

    Indiana Paralegal CLE – Indiana Paralegal CLE: 3.00

    Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals – Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals: 3.00

    National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. – NALA: 3.00

    National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. – NFPA: 3.00

    North Carolina State Bar Board of Paralegal Certification – North Carolina Continuing Paralegal Education: 3.00

    Ohio Certified Paralegals – Ohio Certified Paralegals: 3.00

    Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico – Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico: 3.00

    TBLS Paralegal Certification – TBLS Paralegal Certification: 3.00 *

    Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 3.00

    * denotes specialty credits

    Register Now
    • 04/19/2017
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Tele-Webinar

    Program Description

    Never Miss a Deadline and Smoothly Manage Your Firm's Calendar

    Keep the law office running smoothly and avoid malpractice risks with effective calendaring practices. Our experienced faculty will help you navigate court deadline trouble areas and pitfalls, provide tips on calendaring specific events and much more. Be more confident and organized in calendaring - register today!

    • Delve into court deadline calculation pitfalls and learn how to avoid them.
    • Obtain tips and tricks for utilizing Outlook and other programs for calendaring.
    • Discover how to streamline your calendar and improve your calendaring practices.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course will teach attendees how to expertly handle the paralegal duties associated with calendaring. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Calculating Court Deadlines: Trouble Areas and Traps
    2. Triggers and Non-Traditional Triggers
    3. Pointers on Calendaring Hard Deadlines, Ticklers, Appointments, Reminders, Etc.
    4. Using Outlook and Other Programs for Calendaring: Tips and Tricks
    5. How to Streamline Your Calendar/Be More Organized in Calendaring
    6. Synchronizing Calendars
    7. Billing and Time Management

    Continuing Education Credits


    California MCLE Paralegal – California MCLE Paralegal: 1.00

    DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program – DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program: 1.00

    Florida Registered Paralegal Program – Florida Registered Paralegal: 1.00

    Indiana Paralegal CLE – Indiana Paralegal CLE: 1.00

    Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals – Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals: 1.00

    National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. – NALA: 1.00

    National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. – NFPA: 1.00

    North Carolina State Bar Board of Paralegal Certification – North Carolina Continuing Paralegal Education: 1.00

    Ohio Certified Paralegals – Ohio Certified Paralegals: 1.00

    Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 1.00

    * denotes specialty credits

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    • 04/20/2017
    • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Webcast

    Program Description

    Obtain Killer Tips for Managing and Organizing Files, Discovery Documents, Exhibits and More

    Do you know the best methods for managing electronic documents so they're easy to find and readily accessible for trial prep or trial? Are you looking for faster, more efficient ways of indexing/bating documents? In this program, seasoned faculty will provide you with tips, tricks and useful resources for managing paper and electronic documents throughout the litigation process. Come away with powerful organizational strategies and enhance your productivity - register today!

    • Uncover scanning tips for the paperless office and organization methods for scanned documents.
    • Obtain insights on storing on formal databases, the cloud or your PC for effortless access later on.
    • Explore best practices for managing discovery requests and responses.
    • Pick up pointers for bates-stamping, redaction and indexing of documents.
    • Delve into Microsoft OneNote and other programs/software for document management.
    • Learn how to best prepare exhibits, exhibit lists, witness lists, trial binders and audio/video for court.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course is designed to give attendees the skills and tools they need to effectively manage litigation documents. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Electronic Document Management and Storage
    2. Organizing, Indexing and Maintaining Case File Documents
    3. Discovery Document Management
    4. Litigation Document Management Programs and Software
    5. Trial Exhibits; Exhibit and Witness Lists
    6. Organizing Trial Binders/Notebooks
    7. Legal Ethics

    Continuing Education Credits


    California MCLE Paralegal – California MCLE Paralegal: 6.00 *

    DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program – DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program: 6.00 *

    Florida Registered Paralegal Program – Florida Registered Paralegal: 6.00 *

    Indiana Paralegal CLE – Indiana Paralegal CLE: 6.00 *

    Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals – Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals: 6.00 *

    National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. – NALA: 6.00 *

    National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. – NFPA: 6.00 *

    North Carolina State Bar Board of Paralegal Certification – North Carolina Continuing Paralegal Education: 6.00 *

    Ohio Certified Paralegals – Ohio Certified Paralegals: 6.00 *

    Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 6.00

    * denotes specialty credits

    Register Now
    • 04/26/2017
    • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Webcast

    Program Description

    Delve Deep into Key Aspects of the Estate Administration Process

    Develop skills in estate administration in your role as a paralegal! This practical program will provide detailed insights on what information must be gathered to prepare a fiduciary accounting, how that accounting should be formatted and how to best present the information. You will also learn how to effectively manage estate assets, deal with creditor claims and handle distributions to beneficiaries. Don't miss this opportunity - register today!

    • Leave no stone unturned when assessing estate assets and liabilities.
    • Gain tips for preparing the inventory and managing estate assets.
    • Learn how to investigate and deal with specific types of creditor claims.
    • Follow along with a sample accounting and gain pointers on the various schedules.
    • Obtain insights on preparing estate tax returns.
    • Discover how to deal with sticky issues such as loaned items, inadvertent distributions and beneficiary disputes.
    • Spot common ethical traps - and learn how to avoid them.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course will teach attendees how to effectively handle the paralegal duties associated with estate administration accounting and distribution. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Preparing the Inventory and Managing Estate Assets
    2. Dealing with Creditor Claims
    3. Walkthrough of a Sample Accounting
    4. Distributing Estate Assets to Beneficiaries
    5. Potential Ethical Pitfalls for Paralegals

    Continuing Education Credits


    California MCLE Paralegal – California MCLE Paralegal: 6.00 *

    DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program – DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program: 6.00 *

    Florida Registered Paralegal Program – Florida Registered Paralegal: 6.00 *

    Indiana Paralegal CLE – Indiana Paralegal CLE: 6.00 *

    Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals – Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals: 6.00 *

    National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. – NALA: 6.00 *

    National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. – NFPA: 6.00 *

    North Carolina State Bar Board of Paralegal Certification – North Carolina Continuing Paralegal Education: 6.00 *

    Ohio Certified Paralegals – Ohio Certified Paralegals: 6.00 *

    Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico – Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico: 6.00 *

    TBLS Paralegal Certification – TBLS Paralegal Certification: 6.00 *

    Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 6.00

    * denotes specialty credits

    Register Now
    • 04/27/2017
    • 11:00 AM - 2:15 PM
    • Tele-Webinar

    Program Description

    Confidently Assist Your Attorney with Workers' Compensation Cases

    Navigating the complexities of a typical workers' compensation case can be difficult for even the most experienced of paralegals. Considerations such as coordinating medical care and avoiding inadvertent HIPAA violations while handling medical records can be demanding, to say the least. Let our experienced faculty show you the in's and out's of handling workers' compensation case. No matter if you are new to the workers' compensation arena or need additional information to round out your existing knowledge, you are sure to get the workers' compensation essentials you need. Register today!

    • Use workers' compensation - specific interview strategies that get the information your attorney needs.
    • Efficiently organize and summarize medical records while ensuring your firm stays HIPAA compliant.
    • Effectively assist your attorney in workers' compensation depositions, witness preparation and more.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course is designed to give attendees practical knowledge of workers' compensation case preparation. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Initial Case Preparation for Employee and Employer Counsel
    2. Medical Record Considerations
    3. Deposition and Hearing Duties

    Continuing Education Credits


    California MCLE Paralegal – California MCLE Paralegal: 3.00

    DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program – DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program: 3.00

    Florida Registered Paralegal Program – Florida Registered Paralegal: 3.00

    Indiana Paralegal CLE – Indiana Paralegal CLE: 3.00

    Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals – Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals: 3.00

    National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. – NALA: 3.00

    National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. – NFPA: 3.00

    North Carolina State Bar Board of Paralegal Certification – North Carolina Continuing Paralegal Education: 3.00

    Ohio Certified Paralegals – Ohio Certified Paralegals: 3.00

    Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico – Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico: 3.00

    TBLS Paralegal Certification – TBLS Paralegal Certification: 3.00

    Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 3.00

    * denotes specialty credits

    Register Now
    • 05/03/2017
    • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Webcast

    Program Description

    Gain Practical Tips From Experienced Faculty to Assist Corporate Clients Right Away

    Whether you are new to the corporate arena or are looking for a practical paralegal refresher course to gain new insight on old techniques, this course is for you. Experienced faculty will provide you with the necessary tools attorneys are seeking to help assist them in all stages of corporate transactions. From preparing documents, researching patents and managing corporate minute books, to assisting with closings of corporate transactions and ensuring compliance; this course has it all (and then some) - register today!

    • Avoid mistakes when drafting corporate formation documents.
    • Keep accurate records of directors' and stockholders' meetings, obtain consents and maintain registers.
    • Better organize and manage real property related records.
    • Gain tips for drafting key provisions in shareholder agreements.
    • Learn how to obtain accurate disclosures in transaction documents.
    • Discover practical tips for organizing, conducting and documenting a thorough and efficient due diligence investigation.
    • Learn cutting-edge research strategies and new internet resources for conducting patent searches.
    • Identify precarious situations that may expose you to UPL - and how to avoid them.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course is designed to give attendees the knowledge they need to effectively handle corporate paralegal responsibilities. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Drafting Corporate Formation Documents
    2. Recordkeeping Techniques
    3. Due Diligence for Business Transactions
    4. Trademarks and Patents
    5. Ethics

    Continuing Education Credits


    California MCLE Paralegal – California MCLE Paralegal: 6.00 *

    DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program – DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program: 6.00 *

    Florida Registered Paralegal Program – Florida Registered Paralegal: 6.00 *

    Indiana Paralegal CLE – Indiana Paralegal CLE: 6.00 *

    Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals – Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals: 6.00 *

    National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. – NALA: 6.00 *

    National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. – NFPA: 6.00 *

    North Carolina State Bar Board of Paralegal Certification – North Carolina Continuing Paralegal Education: 6.00 *

    Ohio Certified Paralegals – Ohio Certified Paralegals: 6.00 *

    Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico – Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico: 6.00 *

    TBLS Paralegal Certification – TBLS Paralegal Certification: 6.00 *

    Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 6.00

    * denotes specialty credits

    Register Now
    • 05/10/2017
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Audio Webinar

    Program Description

    Discovery Essentials for Federal Court

    Learn the nuances of managing the discovery process for cases in federal court! From understanding the rules and procedures of federal court to effective discovery requests and responses, this course will provide you with the tools you need to successfully guide cases through the discovery process and aid your attorney. Register today!

    • Learn tips and tricks for calculating and meeting critical federal court deadlines.
    • Apply the rules to interrogatories, requests for admissions and requests for production.
    • Keep up to date with changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course will assist attendees in building their federal court discovery skills. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    • Federal Court Discovery Rules and Procedures
    • Discovery Under the New Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
    • Federal Court Discovery Deadlines and Calendaring
    • Preservation and Legal Holds
    • Discovery Plan and Initial Disclosures
    • Depositions in Federal Court Proceedings
    • Interrogatories, Requests for Admissions and Requests for Production
    • Proper Responses and Objections to Discovery Requests
    • Scope of Discovery and Supplementation

    Continuing Education Credits


    California MCLE Paralegal – California MCLE Paralegal: 1.00

    DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program – DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program: 1.00

    Florida Registered Paralegal Program – Florida Registered Paralegal: 1.00

    Indiana Paralegal CLE – Indiana Paralegal CLE: 1.00

    Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals – Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals: 1.00

    National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. – NALA: 1.00

    National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. – NFPA: 1.00

    North Carolina State Bar Board of Paralegal Certification – North Carolina Continuing Paralegal Education: 1.00

    Ohio Certified Paralegals – Ohio Certified Paralegals: 1.00

    Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico – Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico: 1.00

    TBLS Paralegal Certification – TBLS Paralegal Certification: 1.00

    Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 1.00

    * denotes specialty credits

    Register Now
    • 05/18/2017
    • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Webcast

    Program Description

    Practical Insights on Answering Written and Production Discovery

    Do you know all the tips and tricks for making objections in discovery? Are you aware of the best approaches to reviewing, bates-stamping/indexing of documents and managing other aspects of the production process? In this program, seasoned faculty will share their hard-won insights for answering requests and handling traditional and electronic productions with finesse. Enhance your skills - register today!

    • Obtain best practices for responding to interrogatories, RFAs, RFPs and other requests.
    • Gain practical insights on making objections to discovery requests.
    • Learn how to effectively review documents for privilege, responsiveness and other issues.
    • Get pointers on bates-stamping, redaction, duplication and indexing of documents.
    • Explore how to best manage electronic productions and work with PDF, TIFF and native file formats.
    • Receive tips on keeping proper discovery, privilege and production logs.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course is designed to give attendees the knowledge and skills they need to effectively answer written and production discovery. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Responding to Requests: Rules, Pitfalls and Tips
    2. Proper Use of Discovery Objections
    3. Document Review and Production
    4. Electronic Productions; Preserving, Collecting and Producing ESI
    5. PDF, TIFF and Native File Productions: Paralegal Tips and Tricks
    6. Discovery, Privilege and Production Logs (w/Samples)
    7. Ethical Issues in Discovery for Paralegals

    Continuing Education Credits


    California MCLE Paralegal – California MCLE Paralegal: 6.00 *

    DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program – DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program: 6.00 *

    Florida Registered Paralegal Program – Florida Registered Paralegal: 6.00 *

    Indiana Paralegal CLE – Indiana Paralegal CLE: 6.00 *

    Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals – Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals: 6.00 *

    National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. – NALA: 6.00 *

    National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. – NFPA: 6.00 *

    North Carolina State Bar Board of Paralegal Certification – North Carolina Continuing Paralegal Education: 6.00 *

    Ohio Certified Paralegals – Ohio Certified Paralegals: 6.00 *

    Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico – Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico: 6.00 *

    TBLS Paralegal Certification – TBLS Paralegal Certification: 6.00

    Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 6.00

    * denotes specialty credits

    Register Now
    • 05/18/2017
    • 10:00 AM - 1:15 PM
    • Tele-Webinar

    Program Description

    Real-World Insights From a Professional Surveyor and Title Insurance Underwriting Counsel

    Whether you are just entering the field or looking for a refresher course, this primer on surveys, plats and legal descriptions will benefit you and your legal team. Our experienced faculty will show you how to recognize what surveys, plats and legal descriptions are trying to tell you. Register today!

    • Identify and understand the applications of the various types of surveys, plats and descriptions.
    • Do a step-by-step analysis of sample documents to pinpoint title issues.
    • Pick up practical how-tos and practice pointers for reviewing legal descriptions.
    • Take away checklists and sample materials you can reference for future projects.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course will teach attendees how to effectively handle the paralegal duties associated with land surveys, plats, and legal descriptions in real estate matters. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. What Paralegals Need to Know: Role of Surveys and Legal Descriptions in Real Estate Transactions
    2. How to Read and Understand Surveys, Plats and Legal Descriptions
    3. Analyzing Surveys, Plats and Legal Descriptions for Errors
    4. Practical Guide to Effective Land Descriptions (with Samples)

    Continuing Education Credits


    California MCLE Paralegal – California MCLE Paralegal: 3.00

    DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program – DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program: 3.00

    Florida Registered Paralegal Program – Florida Registered Paralegal: 3.00

    Indiana Paralegal CLE – Indiana Paralegal CLE: 3.00

    Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals – Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals: 3.00

    National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. – NALA: 3.00

    National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. – NFPA: 3.00

    North Carolina State Bar Board of Paralegal Certification – North Carolina Continuing Paralegal Education: 3.00

    Ohio Certified Paralegals – Ohio Certified Paralegals: 3.00

    Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico – Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico: 3.00

    TBLS Paralegal Certification – TBLS Paralegal Certification: 3.00

    Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 3.00

    * denotes specialty credits

    Register Now
    • 05/22/2017
    • 8:30 AM - 4:40 PM
    • La Quinta Inn, 1425 E 27th St, Tacoma WA 98424

    Program Description

    Provide your clients with the full spectrum of wealth preservation options.

    When assessing complex information, it often helps to break items into basic building blocks. The same approach can be successful when dealing with asset protection. Be prepared for specific challenges associated with various types of trusts by understanding their unique characteristics. Our intensive full-day primer will provide you with a comprehensive overview of the wide variety of trusts available. Register today!

    • Determine what role the settlor will play by weighing the pros and cons of establishing an irrevocable trust over a revocable trust.
    • Learn what not to do when selecting and drafting a revocable trust to avoid common mistakes.
    • Learn how to choose the most beneficial vehicle for preserving your client's wealth: understand the purpose behind the various types of irrevocable trusts.
    • Explore the powers and duties of personal representatives in irrevocable trusts.
    • Save money on taxes with effective use of defective trusts.
    • Learn why it's important to know when to file the tax return for grantor trusts.
    • Determine whether a client qualifies as a beneficiary of a special needs trust.
    • Don't reinvent the wheel - modify our sample trust documents and use our drafting tips to create airtight trusts.

    Who Should Attend

    This basic level seminar is designed for the professionals involved in creating, administering and terminating trusts:

    • Attorneys
    • Accountants and CPAs
    • Trust Officers
    • Financial Planners
    • Tax Preparers
    • Paralegals

    Course Content

    1. Where to Begin? - An Overview of Trusts
    2. Ethical Considerations
    3. Revocable Living Trusts
    4. Grantor Trusts
    5. Trusts Used for Tax Reduction
    6. Estate Planning for the Disabled

    Continuing Education Credit


    Continuing Legal Education – CLE: 6.75 *

    Continuing Professional Education for Accountants – CPE for Accountants: 8.00

    Financial Planners – Financial Planners: 8.00

    International Association for Continuing Education Training – IACET: 0.70

    National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. – NALA: 6.50 *

    National Association of State Boards of Accountancy – CPE for Accountants: 8.00 *

    National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. – NFPA

    Professional Achievement in Continuing Education – PACE: 8.00

    Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 6.50

    * denotes specialty credits

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    • 05/23/2017
    • 11:00 AM - 2:15 PM
    • IPE

    Program Description

    Paralegal Tools for the Paperless Law Firm

    When your firm decides to implement paperless procedures, do you have the knowledge to take the lead? With this focused course, you'll get practical strategies for managing digital conversion and working with electronic documents. Our experienced faculty will show you how to integrate paperless processes into your daily routines. Register today!

    • Make sure your office has the right equipment to handle their paperless tasks.
    • Learn how to create effective workflow for scanning and organizing incoming paper.
    • Protect office electronic data with security solutions that work for you.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course will teach attendees how to effectively handle the paralegal duties associated with paperless law firm practices. Those who should attend include

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

    Course Content

    1. What You Need to Get Started
    2. Easy and Effective Digital Conversion Strategies
    3. Data Storage and Management

    Continuing Education Credits


    California MCLE Paralegal – California MCLE Paralegal: 3.00

    DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program – DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program: 3.00

    Florida Registered Paralegal Program – Florida Registered Paralegal: 3.00

    Indiana Paralegal CLE – Indiana Paralegal CLE: 3.00

    Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals – Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals: 3.00

    National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. – NALA: 3.00

    National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. – NFPA: 3.00

    North Carolina State Bar Board of Paralegal Certification – North Carolina Continuing Paralegal Education: 3.00

    Ohio Certified Paralegals – Ohio Certified Paralegals: 3.00

    Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico – Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico: 3.00

    Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 3.00

    * denotes specialty credits

    Register Now
    • 05/30/2017
    • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Webcast

    Program Description

    What You Need to Know About Trusts in One Convenient, Condensed Guide

    Do you know the various types of trusts and their differences? Do you know how to properly structure trust provisions to accomplish different client goals? Can you confidently navigate the trust administration process? In this program, seasoned faculty will walk you through the lifecycle of a trust from initial planning to termination. Don't miss this opportunity for practical, step-by-step instruction on trusts designed specially for paralegals - register today!

    • Review the different types of trusts, what they do and when they're used.
    • Learn how to create trusts for tax, Medicaid planning, creditor protection and other goals.
    • Find out how to properly transfer real estate and other assets into a trust.
    • Navigate the trust administration process from beginning to trust termination.
    • Walk through a sample trust accounting.
    • Come away with sample forms and checklists you can incorporate into your everyday tasks.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course will teach attendees everything they need to know about trusts. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Overview and Types of Trusts
    2. Trust Drafting Made Simple
    3. Funding Trusts; Preparing Deeds/Other Transfer Documents
    4. Trust Administration: Initial Steps and Process Overview
    5. Taxes, Distributions and Trust Accounting
    6. Paralegal Ethics

    Continuing Education Credits


    California MCLE Paralegal – California MCLE Paralegal: 6.00 *

    DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program – DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program: 6.00 *

    Florida Registered Paralegal Program – Florida Registered Paralegal: 6.00 *

    Indiana Paralegal CLE – Indiana Paralegal CLE: 6.00 *

    Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals – Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals: 6.00 *

    National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. – NALA: 6.00 *

    National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. – NFPA: 5.00

    North Carolina State Bar Board of Paralegal Certification – North Carolina Continuing Paralegal Education: 6.00 *

    Ohio Certified Paralegals – Ohio Certified Paralegals: 6.00 *

    Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico – Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico: 6.00 *

    TBLS Paralegal Certification – TBLS Paralegal Certification: 5.00

    Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 6.00

    * denotes specialty credits

    Register Now
    • 06/07/2017
    • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Webcast

    Program Description

    Make Yourself an Indispensable Part of Your Firm's Trial Preparation Team

    Two of the most essential skills for litigation paralegals to possess are the abilities to gather critical information and to prepare it for effective use at trial. That means you need to know how to compile essential information, ask the right questions and create a thorough, yet user-friendly case file.

    Are your skills everything they should be? This program will provide a closer look into the specialized realm of paralegal responsibilities during trial preparation so you can maximize your effectiveness. Establish solid case management and organization techniques. Learn how to uncover crucial facts during the discovery process. Implement an effective document control and organization system to keep everything readily accessible. Get the most out of witnesses during pretrial interviews. Confidently collect, organize and preserve evidence for use at any time during trial. Developing these skills is critical for your success - register today to gain the knowledge you need!

    • Tap into valuable sources of information while conducting discovery.
    • Establish strategies for effective document control so you can retrieve what you need, when you need it.
    • Organize a powerful trial notebook that will pave the way for a smooth trial.
    • Implement solid techniques for preparing clients to testify at trial.
    • Find out how to troubleshoot common problems that arise during trial preparation.
    • Put together persuasive, clear trial exhibits that get results.
    • Learn how to effectively assist with voir dire, evidence presentation and more during trial.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course is designed to teach attendees how to sharpen their skills in every aspect of trial preparation. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Useful Discovery for Trial
    2. Creating a Trial Notebook
    3. Preparing Your Witnesses
    4. Effective Use of Evidence
    5. Preparing Your Office - What to Do Before You Set Foot in Court
    6. Succeeding at Trial
    7. Paralegal Ethics

    Continuing Education Credits


    California MCLE Paralegal – California MCLE Paralegal: 6.00 *

    DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program – DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program: 6.00 *

    Florida Registered Paralegal Program – Florida Registered Paralegal: 6.00 *

    Indiana Paralegal CLE – Indiana Paralegal CLE: 6.00 *

    Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals – Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals: 6.00 *

    National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. – NALA: 6.00 *

    National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. – NFPA: 6.00 *

    North Carolina State Bar Board of Paralegal Certification – North Carolina Continuing Paralegal Education: 6.00 *

    Ohio Certified Paralegals – Ohio Certified Paralegals: 6.00 *

    Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico – Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico: 6.00 *

    TBLS Paralegal Certification – TBLS Paralegal Certification: 6.00

    Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 6.00

    * denotes specialty credits

    Register Now
    • 06/15/2017
    • 11:00 AM - 2:15 PM
    • Audio Webinar

    Program Description

    Ensure Member Interests are Protected by Preparing and Crafting Solid Documents

    Drafting the specific details of the documents necessary for LLC formation can be the key to the venture's success. Do you have the necessary knowledge to assist your legal team in properly preparing these documents? How do your skills stack up? This course will help you craft all the essential standard documents - and tailor them to fit each LLC's unique needs. Make sure you have the knowledge and skills needed to accurately assist in structuring LLCs to give them the essential foundations they need. Register today!

    • Walk step-by-step through the mechanics of LLC formation.
    • Assemble all the required forms, letters and other crucial documentation so you can draft documents that protect all member rights.
    • Review potential problems when preparing articles of organization.
    • Create solid operating agreements that provide clear guidelines for all crucial operations during the life cycle of the business.
    • Review federal and state tax concerns and learn how to pick the proper structure.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course will provide the necessary skills for attendees to effectively form limited liability companies. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Introduction to LLCs and Getting Started
    2. Preparing Articles of Organization
    3. Drafting the Operating Agreement
    4. Tax Structures

    Continuing Education Credits


    California MCLE Paralegal – California MCLE Paralegal: 3.00

    DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program – DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program: 3.00

    Florida Registered Paralegal Program – Florida Registered Paralegal: 3.00

    Indiana Paralegal CLE – Indiana Paralegal CLE: 3.00

    Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals – Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals: 3.00

    National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. – NALA: 3.00

    National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. – NFPA: 3.00

    North Carolina State Bar Board of Paralegal Certification – North Carolina Continuing Paralegal Education: 3.00

    Ohio Certified Paralegals – Ohio Certified Paralegals: 3.00

    Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico – Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico: 3.00

    Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 3.00

    * denotes specialty credits

    Register Now
    • 06/23/2017
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • WA State Convention Center, 705 Pike ST, Seattle WA 98101

    Program Description

    A Practical How-to Guide for Turning ESI into Evidence and Getting it Admitted

    With all of the changes surrounding social media and email, it's critical to get up to speed on the latest rules, procedures and case law. This full-day, cutting-edge course will walk you through state processes, procedures and the latest case law while equipping you with handy how-to's, sample screen shots, real world examples and shortcuts along the way. A judge and expert attorney faculty, who know the ins and outs of these groundbreaking new forms of evidence, will provide practical tech advice that you can actually understand and start using right away. From email to Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat, to YouTube, Pinterest and video surveillance, this comprehensive ESI guide will give you invaluable insight into proven ways for identifying, preserving, producing, admitting and blocking ESI. Register today!

    • Recognize key social media, email and text evidence and traverse obstacles to ensure relevancy, authenticity and that the best evidence rule is satisfied.
    • Get a judge's perspective on the top ESI mistakes attorneys make.
    • Identify common spoliation pitfalls, sanctions and defensible legal hold hurdles.
    • Find out critical mistakes attorneys make when collecting Facebook and LinkedIn evidence.
    • Gain an in-depth understanding of metadata, how to scrub it, remove it from documents and produce responsive, non-privileged ESI with appropriate metadata and OCR.
    • Skillfully obtain ESI from smartphones, third parties, flash drives and external hard drives.
    • Learn how to effectively work with social media companies to obtain deleted information.
    • Apply business record and excited utterance hearsay exceptions to email, text messages and more.
    • Learn proven methods for testing ESI, including comparison, hash tags, encryption and metadata.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level legal program is designed for attorneys. Paralegals may also benefit.

    Course Content

    1. Top Admission Mistakes Made with ESI
    2. What to Look for, Where to Find it and What to do With It: Email, Social Media, Texts and Video
    3. Applying Hearsay Exceptions and Overcoming Relevancy Issues
    4. Establishing Authenticity & Satisfying the Best Evidence Rule: The Unsurmountable Challenge
    5. Using Expert Witnesses to Get Your Evidence In (and Keep Theirs Out)
    6. Real-World Examples, Handy How-to's and Sample Screen Shots
    7. Legal Ethics and ESI

    Continuing Education Credit


    Continuing Legal Education – CLE: 6.00 *

    National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. – NALA: 6.00 *

    National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. – NFPA

    Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 6.00

    * denotes specialty credits

    Register Now
    • 06/28/2017
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • WA State Convention Center, 705 Pike st, Seattle, WA 98101

    Program Description

    Make Yourself an Indispensable Part of Your Firm's Trial Preparation Team

    Two of the most essential skills for litigation paralegals to possess are the abilities to gather critical information and to prepare it for effective use at trial. That means you need to know how to compile essential information, ask the right questions and create a thorough, yet user-friendly case file.

    Are your skills everything they should be? This seminar will provide a closer look into the specialized realm of paralegal responsibilities during trial preparation so you can maximize your effectiveness. Establish solid case management and organization techniques. Learn how to uncover crucial facts during the discovery process. Implement an effective document control and organization system to keep everything readily accessible. Get the most out of witnesses during pretrial interviews. Confidently collect, organize and preserve evidence for use at any time during trial. Developing these skills is critical for your success - enroll today to gain the knowledge you need!

    • Knowledgeably draft initial pleadings.
    • Tap into valuable sources of information while conducting discovery.
    • Establish strategies for effective document control so you can retrieve what you need, when you need it.
    • Organize a powerful trial notebook that will pave the way for a smooth trial.
    • Implement solid techniques for preparing clients to testify at trial.
    • Find out how to troubleshoot common problems that arise during trial preparation.
    • Put together persuasive, clear trial exhibits that get results.
    • Learn how to effectively assist with voir dire, evidence presentation and more during trial.

    Who Should Attend

    This basic-to-intermediate level program is designed for paralegals, legal assistants, legal secretaries and other members of the law office support staff who want to sharpen their skills in every aspect of trial preparation.

    Course Content

    1. Useful Discovery for Trial
    2. Creating a Trial Notebook
    3. Effective Use of Evidence
    4. Preparing Your Witnesses
    5. Preparing Your Office - What to do Before You set Foot in Court
    6. Succeeding at Trial

    Continuing Education Credits


    National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. – NALA: 6.00

    National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. – NFPA: 6.00

    Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 6.00

    * denotes specialty credits

    Register Now

Past events

03/23/2017 Types of Trusts and Their Differences: A Paralegal's Guide
03/20/2017 Drafting Effective Wills and Trusts
03/15/2017 Social Security Desability Evidence: A Paralegal's Guide
03/15/2017 Paralegal's Guide to Leveraging MS Word and Excel
03/14/2017 M&A Closing Checklists and Documentation for Paralegals (with Samples)
03/13/2017 Advanced Medical Chronologies for Paralegals
03/07/2017 Trial Preparation Boot Camp for Paralegals
02/28/2017 Public Records Requests for Paralegals
02/28/2017 A Paralegal's Guide to Corporate Governance
02/27/2017 Paralegal's Guide to Subpoenas
02/23/2017 A Paralegal's Guide to Federal Court
02/21/2017 A Paralegal's Guide to Drafting Deeds
02/16/2017 Discovery in Divorce - The Ultimate Guide for Paralegals
02/08/2017 A Paralegal's Guide to Pleadings, Motions, Discovery Requests and Briefs
02/07/2017 A Paralegal's Guide to Motion Drafting
01/31/2017 Personal Injury Case Management for Paralegals
01/26/2017 Eastside Chapter Meeting – January 26, 2017
01/26/2017 A Paralegal's Guide to Title Law
01/25/2017 Paralegal Skills: Finding Debtors and Their Assets
01/19/2017 The Top 5 Organization Secrets of Highly Effective Paralegals
01/19/2017 Social Media Evidence: A Paralegal's Guide
01/18/2017 Auto Injury Claims from Start to Finish for Paralegals
01/17/2017 Relocation Cases for the Family Law Paralegal
01/12/2017 Estate and Trust Accounting for Paralegals
12/20/2016 Commercial Real Estate Due Diligence for Paralegals
12/16/2016 The Paralegal's Role at Trial (or How to Second Chair a Trial)
12/15/2016 How to Get Your Social Media, Smartphone and Text Evidence Admitted (and Keep Theirs Out)
12/14/2016 Advanced Family Law for Paralegals
12/08/2016 Discovery Under the New FRCP for Paralegals
12/07/2016 Maximizing Power-Point and PDF Software: A Paralegal's GUide
12/06/2016 2017 Tax Update for Estate Planning Paralegals
12/02/2016 Unleashing the Power of Microsoft Office and Adobe for Lawyers
12/02/2016 Corporate Recordkeeping and Maintenance: A Paralegal's Guide
12/01/2016 Medical Records Made Easy for Paralegals
11/30/2016 The Paralegal's Guide to Estate Planning
11/29/2016 The Paralegal's Guide to Receiving and Reviewing Discovery
11/21/2016 The Paralegal's Guide to Locating Persons and Finding Background Information
11/18/2016 Paralegal Ethics: Avoiding Administrative Errors
11/16/2016 Litigation Case Management: Best Practices for Paralegals
11/11/2016 Medicaid and VA Benefits: The Complete Guide for Paralegals
11/09/2016 New Bankruptcy Proof of Claim Forms, Reaffirmation Agreement Forms and More: A Paralegal's Guide
11/07/2016 61st Annual Estate Planning Seminar
11/03/2016 Discovery in Personald Injury Litigation: A Paralegal's Guide
10/28/2016 Trademark Law for Paralegals
10/26/2016 Divorce Cases from Start to Finish for Paralegals
10/26/2016 Discovery and Evidence: A Paralegal's Guide
10/22/2016 YOU'RE INVITED! WSPA's 40th Anniversary Celebration is Saturday, October 22, 2016
10/20/2016 Due Diligence in M&A Transactions: A Paralegal's Guide
10/20/2016 Litigation and the New Federal Rules: What Every Paralegal Should Know
10/14/2016 Client Management for Paralegals
10/13/2016 Effective Calendaring, Docketing and File Tickling System Tips for Paralegals: Maximizing the Use of Microsoft Outlook
10/13/2016 A Paralegal's Guide to Boundary Issues and Easements
10/07/2016 Making Your Case: Effective and Efficient Tools for Legal Staff and New Attorneys
09/30/2016 A Paralegal's Guide to Divorce Cases
09/29/2016 A Paralegal's Asset-Based Guide to Probate
09/28/2016 Tech Tools, Tips and Tricks for Paralegals
09/22/2016 Trial Notebooks and Exhibits: A Paralegal's Ultimate Guide
09/21/2016 Paralegals' GUide to the FDCPA: Debt Collection Compliance and Claims
09/14/2016 New ICD-10 Codes in Medical Records: What Paralegals Need To Know
09/14/2016 Workers' Compensation Boot Camp for Paralegals
09/09/2016 Top Mistakes Paralegals Make in Federal Court
08/24/2016 The Paralegal's Guide to Ethical Client Communications and Representation
08/09/2016 Trust Funding: A Paralegal's Guide
07/21/2016 WSPA East King County Chapter Meeting
07/14/2016 Time Management for Paralegals: How to Manage Assignments, Make Timelines and Multi-Task
07/12/2016 Wills, Trusts, Health Care Directives and Powers of Attorney: A Paralegal's Guide
07/11/2016 The Probate Process from Start to Finish
06/30/2016 Legal Ethics of Email for Paralegals
06/29/2016 Handling the Sale of a Business: Tips for Paralegals
06/23/2016 The Paralegal's Guide to QuickBooks for Accounting and Billing
06/21/2016 Trusts 101 - Spokane WA
06/21/2016 E-Discovery for Paralegals
06/15/2016 Paperless Office 101 for Paralegals
06/14/2016 Medical Chronologies, Summaries and Expense Itemizations for Paralegals
06/09/2016 Paralegal's Guide to Closing Real Estate Transactions with New TRID Requirements
06/08/2016 Case Management for Paralegals: Managing Documents, Files, Calendars and Tasks
06/07/2016 Employment Discrimination Litigation for Paralegals
06/06/2016 Trusts 101 - Vancouver, WA
06/02/2016 A Paralegal's Checklist Guide to Litigation
05/24/2016 Damages in Personal Injury: An A-Z Guide for Paralegals
05/21/2016 WSPA Spring CLE
05/19/2016 Discovery in Divorce for Paralegals
05/18/2016 Estate Administration Accounting and Distribution for Paralegals
05/16/2016 2016 Paralegal Career Panel
05/10/2016 Admissibility of Evidence: A Paralegal's Guide
05/05/2016 Social Security Disability from Start to Finish for Paralegals
05/04/2016 Legal Holds: A Paralegals Guide
04/28/2016 Law Day
04/28/2016 Federal Court Case Management for Paralegals
04/28/2016 The Corporate Paralegal from A to Z
04/27/2016 iPad and iPhone Tips, Apps and Accessories for the Indispensable Paralegal
04/27/2016 Copyright Law for Paralegals
04/21/2016 Handling Creditor Claims in Probate: A Paralegal's Guide
04/19/2016 Document Management, Retention and Destruction for Paralegals
04/12/2016 New Bankruptcy Forms and Rules: A Walkthrough for Paralegals
04/07/2016 Paralegal's Guide to Find it Free and Fast on the Net: Strategies for Online Legal Research

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Seattle, WA 98138-1530
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