Washington State Paralegal Association

Upcoming events

    • 03/26/2019
    • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Webcast

    REGISTER: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Becoming-a-Power-User-of-MS-Word-and-Excel-A-Paralegal-s-Guide/Video-Webcast/82314ER_NPAR469300000?pt=1

    Program Description

    Master the Use of Microsoft Office Applications in the Law Office

    Are you looking for tips, tricks and timesavers for everyday legal tasks? Are you looking for new and creative ways to use the software already at your disposal? In this engaging paralegal course, our tech-savvy faculty will show you how to tap into the secret capabilities of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, OneNote and PDF software to simplify legal tasks, streamline document drafting and review, and much, much more. Become a more resourceful paralegal - register today!

    • Find out how to become a power user of Microsoft Word with tricks for the law office and at home.
    • Simplify the process of document review, formatting and collaboration with MS Word.
    • Utilize all the data analysis and presentation tools Excel has to offer.
    • Tap into the more advanced features of PDF software.
    • Discover how to fully utilize Microsoft OneNote to improve collaboration and streamline note taking.
    • Enhance your MS Outlook skills with pointers on inbox management, calendar maintenance and more.
    • Rediscover and reinvent your available software to enhance everyday legal tasks.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course is designed to give paralegals the knowledge they need to maximize their use of MS Word, Excel and other software. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Making Microsoft Word Support the Needs of the Law Office Professional 
    2. Becoming a Power User with Microsoft Word 
    3. Unleashing the Power of MS Excel for the Law Office 
    4. Utilizing Advanced Excel Features in Your Spreadsheet 
    5. Leveraging Critical Collaboration Techniques for the Law Office Environment 
    6. Incorporating Effective Organizational Tools and Techniques within Microsoft Outlook for the Law Office Practice
    7. Bringing Awareness of Trending Technology Products for Law Office
    • 03/27/2019
    • 8:00 AM - 11:15 AM
    • Audio Webinar

    REGISTER: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Trial-Notebooks-Exhibits-for-Paralegals/Audio-Webinar/82310ER_NCNCPA408300000?pt=1Program Description

    Your Guide to Trial Notebooks and Exhibits

    Do you have all the tools necessary to assemble effective trial notebooks and exhibits? This essential course will highlight the skills necessary to prepare and organize trial notebooks and exhibits, using and organizing electronic notebooks, and effective uses of technology in the courtroom Take your trial notebook and exhibit preparation to the next level - register today!

    • Review powerful trial notebook samples and learn top preparation and organization tips.
    • Learn tactics for developing effective electronic trial notebooks.
    • Discuss ways to navigate through evidentiary obstacles when compiling exhibits.
    • Examine methods for using technology in the courtroom that captures attention.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course is designed to teach attendees how to prepare an effective trial notebook and exhibits. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Preparing and Organizing a Winning Trial Notebook (with/Sample)
    2. Electronic Trial Notebooks - Using MS OneNote and More
    3. Exhibit Authentication; Ensuring Compliance with Evidentiary Rules and Avoiding Pitfalls
    4. Technology in the Courtroom
    • 03/29/2019
    • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • 901 Fifth Ave, Seattle, WA 98164
    • 47
    Register

    Paralegal Career Dinner


    PARALEGAL PANEL

    Receive tips, insight, suggestions from a panel of experienced paralegals to help you begin your career, improve your skills and enhance your career.  Paralegals on this panel are from various areas of law to provide you with information on skills needed and information about working in different areas to assist you in making a choice for employment and advancing your career.  The panel will share ideas on searching for employment and interviewing.  You will receive information on using social media to market yourself, build a network and find job leads.

    •    Theda Yandell, RP, Paralegal – Litigation Defense & Paralegal Coordinator, Forsberg & Umlauf, P.S.
    •     Rebecca Horst, Paralegal, Native American Practice Group, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
    •     Brenda Cothary, Paralegal - Contracts, Coordinated Care of WA (Centene Corp.)
    •     Misty Carman, MAOL, RP, Senior Paralegal, Providence Health & Services
    •     Sarah Eisenhauer, Corporate Paralegal, Merrill Gardens L.L.C.

    RESUME REVIEW – BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!

    Bring your resume with you for a brief review by our experts!  Discover practical tips and helpful information for creating compelling resumes during the resume review session.  Our presenters will give individualized feedback on their resumes after the program.  Don’t forget to bring a copy of your resumes to take advantage of this unique opportunity!  (Resume review is limited to the time specified and includes only one review per attendee.  Not all attendees are guaranteed a resume review)

    Dinner Selections

    Taco Bar! from Blue Water Taco

    Cost

    $50 for WSPA members

    $65 for Non-Members

    Limited Seats!  Register Now!


    • 04/03/2019
    • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Webcast

    REGISTER: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/A-Paralegal-s-Guide-to-Researching-and-Investigating/Video-Webcast/82313ER_CACAPET408500000?pt=1

    Program Description

    Find What You Need - Quickly, Accurately and Cost-Effectively

    Bring out your inner detective! In this program, savvy faculty will teach you how to find, analyze and organize information effectively and quickly so you can save precious time and money. From interviewing tactics to navigating the web to sifting through personal records, gain the knowhow and skills you need to provide attorneys with exactly what they need, when they need it. Register today!

    • Apply winning questioning styles and techniques when interviewing clients or witnesses.
    • Know the best online resources for finding information on clients, witnesses, opposing parties and more.
    • Get practical pointers on requesting both public and private business records.
    • Gain insights on obtaining, organizing and summarizing medical and employment records.
    • Find out how to work better with data and read through tax and financial records.
    • Learn how to succinctly organize the results of your investigations for ease of reference.

    This is a rebroadcast of the original webcast delivered by Beverly G. Butula, Patricia Lee, Karin M. Scheehle and Ida L. Williamson on May 31, 2018. Faculty will be available to answer your questions after the program.


    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course is designed to help attendees tap into the treasure trove of information at their fingertips. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Savvy Interviewing Techniques
    2. Finding Background Information and Locating People
    3. Requesting Public Agency and Private Business Records
    4. Medical and Employment Records: Paralegal Pointers
    5. Sifting Through Financial and Tax Records
    6. Effectively Organizing the Results of Your Investigation
    7. Paralegal Ethics
    • 04/10/2019
    • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Webcast

    REGISTER: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Workers-Compensation-What-Paralegals-Need-to-Know/Video-Webcast/82315ER_NMNLAET458800000?pt=1

    Program Description

    Skillfully Assist Your Firm with Workers' Compensation Cases

    A workers' compensation case can be difficult to navigate even for the most experienced paralegals. From the initial client interview to investigating the claim and the ultimate settlement of the case, your duties are critical to the outcome of the 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 in this program. Register today!

    • Explore ways to identify crucial medical issues that may make or break the case.
    • Discuss important details to look for in reviewing claim supporting documents.
    • Learn how to find discrepancies and inaccuracies in depositions transcripts.
    • Take a closer look at the essential information that should be exchanged with opposing counsel.
    • Examine effective drafting techniques for workers' compensation settlement agreements.
    • Thoroughly prepare and organize the case for hearings and mediation.

    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 Client Interviews and Case Assessment
    2. Medical Record Essentials: Finding Gold Nuggets That Help Clients
    3. Claim Investigation, Documentation and Organization
    4. Deposition Assistance Tactics for Paralegals in Workers' Compensation Cases
    5. Preparing for Workers' Compensation Hearings and Mediation
    6. Workers' Compensation Settlement Duties for Paralegals
    7. Paralegal Ethics
    • 04/11/2019
    • 10:00 AM - 1:15 PM
    • Audio Webinar

    REGISTER: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/The-Paralegal-s-Guide-to-Probate/Audio-Webinar/82311ER_DEDEPAR418600000?pt=1

    Program Description

    Confidently Assist with Probate Matters

    Do you know the proper procedures and filing requirement in probate? This essential course will guide you through the probate process essentials you need to know. Learn how to be instrumental in accurately opening the estate, handling assets, tax fundamentals and closing the estate. Build your skill set - register today!

    • Be instrumental in collecting, maintaining and managing assets.
    • Get a better understanding of the tax issues associated with probate.
    • Follow thorough closing procedures so accounting is complete before distribution takes place.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course will allow attendees to effectively manage assets in probate. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. The Initial Filing: Opening the Estate
    2. Inventory and Administration of the Estate
    3. Tax To-Do's in Probate
    4. Closing the Estate
    • 04/15/2019
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Audio Webinar

    REGISTER: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/A-Paralegal-s-Guide-to-Commercial-Lending-and-Financing/Audio-Webinar/82303ER_FLFLRPA398700000?pt=1

    Program Description

    Commercial Lending and Financing Essentials

    Paralegals play a key role in assisting with the commercial loan and financing process. Do you have the knowledge you need to tackle each step along the way? This insightful course will take a closer look at the inner workings of the commercial lending process with a review of the terms and concepts. Gain valuable insight for organizing and maintaining critical loan documents and closing packages. Make sure all of the necessary steps in the process are taken care of along the way - register today!

    • Review how the commercial lending process works.
    • Discuss key loan terms and concepts.
    • Ensure due diligence is met for commercial lending and financing.
    • Analyze key commercial loan documents including promissory notes and loan agreements.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course will provide attendees with an understanding of the commercial lending and financing process. Those who should attend include:

    • Paralegals
    • Legal Assistants
    • Legal Support Staff
    • 04/17/2019
    • 8:00 AM - 11:15 AM
    • Audio Webinar

    REGISTER: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Personal-Injury-101-What-Paralegal-s-Need-to-Know/Audio-Webinar/82307ER_NCNCPA408300000?pt=1

    Program Description

    Your Guide Through the Personal Injury Case

    Working your way through each step in high-valued personal injury cases can be a nightmare. This paralegal-focused course will give you an in-depth overview of these contentious claims. Develop proven investigative techniques at the onset of the case. Get proven methods to work through discovery, depositions, exhibit preparation and more. Don't miss your opportunity to enhance your personal injury litigation skills. Register today!

    • Explore effective investigative techniques for finding witnesses and records.
    • Gain a better understanding of tactical issues such as statute of limitations, conflicts of interest and meritorious claims.
    • Learn savvy ways to find what you need in the discovery process.
    • Review successful methods to organize and maintain the case file at trial.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course is designed to give paralegals the knowledge they need to effectively manage a personal injury case. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Preliminary Steps in Personal Injury Claims
    2. Trial Preparation - Effectively Working with the Litigation Team (Part One)
    3. Trial Preparation - Effectively Working with the Litigation Team (Part Two)
    4. The Personal Injury Paralegal At Trial
    • 04/30/2019
    • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Webcast

    REGISTER: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Trial-Preparation-From-Start-to-Finish-for-Paralegals/Seminar/81885ER_NLA408300000?pt=1

    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 pre-trial 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 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. 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
    • 05/09/2019
    • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Webcast

    REGISTER: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Advanced-Medical-Records-for-Paralegals/Video-Webcast/82619ER_MTMPAET408400000?pt=1

    Program Description

    Enhance Your Medical Record Retrieval, Organization, Review and Summarization Skills

    Are you struggling with getting what you need from difficult medical providers? Are your medical record organization, review and summarization abilities all they can be? In this program, seasoned faculty will share creative tips and tricks that you can use to overcome common challenges and take your current skills to the next level. Become a more valuable asset to your firm - register today!

    • Gain troubleshooting techniques for common and unique problems, like when a provider produces the wrong patient's records.
    • Learn how to best organize and store medical records for ease of analysis and retrieval.
    • Pick up practical tips for ensuring full compliance with HIPAA in the law office.
    • Uncover useful information that you may be overlooking when reviewing medical records.
    • Discover how to create more meaningful medical chronologies and summaries.

    Who Should Attend

    This advanced level course is designed to give paralegals the knowledge they need to maximize their medical records skills. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. HIPAA Tips: How to Quickly Obtain Medical Records
    2. Cleverly Organizing Medical Records
    3. Maintaining HIPAA Compliance in the Office
    4. Deciphering Medical Records and Bills: Pointers From a Pro
    5. Advanced Medical Chronologies
    6. Legal Ethics for Paralegals
    • 05/14/2019
    • 10:00 AM - 1:15 PM
    • Audio Webinar

    REGISTER: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/A-Paralegal-s-Guide-to-Deadlines-and-Calendaring/Audio-Webinar/82621ER_NLA469300000?pt=1

    Program Description

    Calculate Deadlines and Manage Your Firm's Calendar with Ease!

    Keep your law office running smoothly and avoid malpractice exposure with effective calendaring techniques. You'll learn how to handle tricky court deadline rules - like how to count holidays and whether the method of service gives you an extension. Let our experienced faculty show you tested strategies for creating ticklers and using calendaring software. Register today!

    • Learn the difference between counting court days and calendar days.
    • Get tips for creating a comprehensive court timeline to manage each case.
    • Create a routine to review and update case files to make sure deadlines aren't missed.

    Who Should Attend

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

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

    Course Content

    1. Calculating Court Deadlines
    2. Creating an Effective Calendaring System
    • 05/15/2019
    • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Webcast

    REGISTER: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Auto-Injury-Litigation-Boot-Camp-for-Paralegals/Video-Webcast/82622ER_ININPAR408300000?pt=1

    Program Description

    Handle Auto Injury Cases From Intake/Investigation Through Trial

    From collision through trial, auto injury cases require intensive analysis, documentation and communication with various persons and parties. This specially designed paralegal program will save you hours of trial and error by helping you to become versed in the key elements of these cases. Obtain, review, organize and prepare medical/damages documentation; gain lien resolution pointers; draft winning demand letters; effectively prepare for trial and more. Don't miss out on this practical crash course - register today!

    • Learn how to detangle auto insurance policies and prepare a thorough investigation.
    • Gain insights on deciphering medical records/billings and work effectively with medical professionals.
    • Obtain, review and summarize all sources of damages information.
    • Find out how to effectively communicate and negotiate with different lienholders.
    • Get tips for preparing demand letters/packages in auto injury cases.
    • Receive paralegal pointers on auto injury trial preparation and trial assistance.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course is designed to teach attendees how to handle key steps of auto injury cases. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Auto Insurance Policy Review and Pre-Suit Investigation
    2. Medical Records, Experts and the Anatomy of Auto Injuries
    3. Auto Injury Damages Documentation: Obtaining, Organizing, Reviewing
    4. Liens/Subrogation: Investigating, Communicating with Lienholders and Resolution Pointers
    5. Demand Letters/Packages; Negotiations with Auto Insurance Companies and Settlement
    6. Auto Injury Trial Preparation and Trial Assistance Pointers for Paralegals
    • 05/21/2019
    • 7:00 AM - 10:15 AM
    • Audio Webinar

    REGISTER: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Document-Production-and-Review-in-Discovery-What-Paralegals-Need-to-Know/Audio-Webinar/82611ER_FLFLRPA408400000?pt=1

    Program Description

    Your Guide to 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? This insightful course will provide valuable insights for answering requests and handling traditional and electronic productions with finesse. Enhance your skills - register today!

    • Gain practical insights on making objections to discovery requests.
    • 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. Discovery Requests and Proper Use of Objections
    2. Document Review and Production
    3. Electronic Productions: Preserving, Collecting and Producing ESI
    4. Discovery, Privilege and Production Logs (w/Samples)
    • 05/22/2019
    • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Webcast

    REGISTER: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/A-Paralegal-s-Guide-to-Discovery-in-Divorce/Video-Webcast/82612ER_DEDEPARET439000000?pt=1

    Program Description

    Thoroughly Investigate Divorce Cases

    Do you know all the tips and tricks for searching out any undisclosed assets or debt in divorce? Are you looking for practical insights in decrypting complex tax returns and other financial documents? How do your e-discovery skills stack up? Our experienced faculty will teach you time-tested and innovative methods for identifying, locating and obtaining case-supporting evidence. Leave no stone unturned - register today!

    • Learn how to effectively request and obtain all necessary information and documents.
    • Keep it together - obtain practical tips for organizing documents in the discovery process.
    • Build your e-discovery skills: know what to look for, where to find it, and how to obtain it.
    • Find a treasure trove of information in a sample tax return and other key documents.
    • Discover hard-to-find assets among bank statements, paystubs and other key documents.

    Who Should Attend

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

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

    Course Content

    1. Drafting Discovery Requests and Responses
    2. Organizing Discovery Documents: Tips and Tricks
    3. E-Discovery: Social Media, Smartphone Evidence and More
    4. What Individual Tax Returns Can Show You (Walkthrough of Sample)
    5. Finding Hidden Assets: Reviewing Bank Statements, Paystubs and Other Key Documents
    6. Ethical Considerations in Discovery for Paralegals
    • 06/06/2019
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Residence Inn Downtown/Convention Center - 1815 Terry Ave, Seattle, WA 98101

    REGISTER: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Divorce-Cases-From-Start-to-Finish-for-Paralegals/Seminar/81893ER_NPARET439000000?pt=1

    Program Description

    Understand Your Role in a Divorce Case

    As a family law paralegal, your role is multi-faceted. You serve as the client confidant, information manager and attorney liaison all at the same time. While many of the issues you deal with on a regular basis will have their similarities, no two cases will be exactly alike - and the emotionally charged nature of the divorce process only adds another layer of complexity. Building processes and procedures that help you to effectively manage your multiple responsibilities will not only help you to become more efficient and effective, but increase your potential for professional growth. Register today!

    • Gather and organize information that will help the attorney to assess the case. 
    • Locate hidden assets that are critical to the final outcome. 
    • Draft preliminary discovery documents that are standard in most cases. 
    • Create financial statements that will accurately represent a client's financial status. 
    • Effectively manage case documents throughout the process. 
    • Identify potential problem areas based on information received. 
    • Establish procedures for working with experts both before and during trial. 
    • Calculate arrearage and wage assignments when handling support issues. 
    • Manage property division and distribution with minimal problems.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course will provide the necessary skills for attendees to effectively assist with divorce cases. Those who should attend include: 

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

    Course Content

    1. Initial Interviews and Pleadings
    2. Discovery Guidelines
    3. Case Management Tips
    4. Keys to Managing Financial Information
    5. Child Support and Custody Issues
    6. Your Role During Settlement and Trial
    7. Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs)
    8. Ethical Questions

Past events

03/20/2019 A Paralegal's Guide to Commercial Lending and Financing
03/19/2019 Family Law for Paralegals
03/14/2019 Organizing Discovery Documents: A Checklist for Paralegals
03/13/2019 Paralegal Ethics: Handing Uncomfortable Situations
03/11/2019 Estate Accounting Basics for Paralegals
03/06/2019 Advanced Auto Injury Claims for Paralegals
02/28/2019 The Paralegal's Guide to Locating Persons and Finding Background Information
02/27/2019 Paralegal's Guide to Divorce
02/21/2019 Medical Records Made Easy for Paralegals
02/19/2019 The Corporate Paralegals Guide to Drafting, Recordkeeping and More
02/13/2019 Medicare and Medicaid Liens for Paralegals: Navigating the Portal and Other Requirements
02/11/2019 Ethic of Email for Paralegals
02/06/2019 The Paralegal's Guide to Estate Planning
02/05/2019 The Paralegals' Guide to Client Intake and Evaluation
02/02/2019 Networking & Wine Social
01/31/2019 Overview of Mergers and Acquisitions or Paralegals
01/31/2019 Paperless Office 101 for Paralegals
01/29/2019 Federal Court Fundamentals for Paralegals
01/23/2019 Estate Administration Accounting and Distribution for Paralegals
01/22/2019 Effective Calendaring, Docketing, and File Tickling System Tips for Paralegals
01/18/2019 Drafting Policies and Procedures for Employee Handbooks" The Paralegal's Guide
01/17/2019 Surveys, Plats, Legal Descriptions and Title Insurance: A Paralegal's Guide
01/15/2019 The Paralegal's Guide to Obtaining Evidence from Electronic Devices
12/19/2018 Organizing SSDI Claims for Paralegals
12/19/2018 Litigation Boot Camp for Paralegals
12/18/2018 Paralegal's Guide to Medical Records and Working with Medical Experts
12/13/2018 Paralegal Ethics: Avoiding Administrative Errors
12/12/2018 Auto Injury Claims from Start to Finish for Paralegals
12/11/2018 A Paralegal's Guide to LLCs vs. Partnerships vs. Corporations
12/07/2018 Advanced Medical Records for Paralegals
12/06/2018 Types of Trusts and Their Differences: A Paralegal's Guide
12/05/2018 Social Media, Smartphone and Email Evidence: A Paralegal's Guide
12/04/2018 The Top 5 Organization Secrets of Highly Effective Paralegals
11/30/2018 The Probate Process from Start to Finish
11/29/2018 Using Adobe Acrobat Professional Effectively: A Guide for Paralegals
11/15/2018 What Paralegals Need to know About Business Contracts
11/14/2018 Bankruptcy Made Simple: A Paralegal's Guide
11/14/2018 Wills and Trusts for Paralegals
11/13/2018 Investigative Techniques for Paralegals
11/12/2018 Annual Estate Planning Seminar
11/12/2018 Construction Law 101 for Paralegals
11/06/2018 Discovery Responses & Document Production: A Paralegal's Ultimate Goal
11/01/2018 The Paralegal's Guide to Receiving and Reviewing Discovery
11/01/2018 The Paralegal's Guide to Settlements
10/25/2018 Getting and Staying Organized: Creating "Best Practices" for Paralegals
10/25/2018 2018 NFPA Convention
10/23/2018 Document Management Pitfalls for Litigation Paralegals
10/17/2018 Medical Chronologies, Summaries and Expense Itemizations for Paralegals
10/11/2018 Advanced Family Law for Paralegals
10/08/2018 A Paralegal's Auto Injury Trial Checklist
10/03/2018 A Paralegal's guide to Drafting Deeds
09/27/2018 Strategies for the Personal Injury Paralegal: Plaintiff and Defense Person
09/26/2018 The Corporate Paralegal from A to Z
09/25/2018 Ethics and Legal Practice: The Paralegal's Role
09/20/2018 Discovery Responses and Objections: What Paralegals Need to Know
09/13/2018 The Paralegal's Guide to Record Retention and Destruction: To Shredor Not to Shred?
08/30/2018 Personal Injury Case Management: The Ultimate Guide for Paralegals
08/30/2018 HIPAA Compliance for Paralegals" Obtaining and Maintaining Records
08/29/2018 Probate: What Paralegals Need to Know
08/22/2018 LLC Formation: What Paralegals Need to Know
08/15/2018 The Paralegal's Guide to Law Office Management
08/14/2018 Discovery in Divorce for Paralegals
08/09/2018 A Paralegal's Guide to Pleadings, Motions, Discovery Requests and Briefs
08/08/2018 Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) Filings for Paralegals
07/31/2018 Avoiding Common Errors and Pitfalls in Legal Writing: A Paralegal's Guide
07/30/2018 Trusts 101 - Seattle
07/27/2018 Federal Court 101 for Paralegals
07/26/2018 Workers' Compensation case Management for Paralegals
07/26/2018 Workers' Compensation Case Management for Paralegals
07/25/2018 Trusts 101 - Olympia
07/25/2018 Real Estate for Paralegals: The Ultimate Guide
07/25/2018 Real Estate for Paralegals: The Ultimate Guide
07/20/2018 Case Management for Paralegals: Managing Documents, Files, Calendars and Tasks
07/18/2018 Social Security Disability from start to Finish for Paralegals
07/18/2018 Social Security Disability from Start to Finish for Paralegals
07/12/2018 The Paralegal's Guide to Obtaining Evidence from Electronid Devices
07/12/2018 The Paralegal's Guide to Obtaining Evidence from Electronic Devices
07/11/2018 New Bankruptcy Forms and Rules: A Walkthrough for Paralegals
06/30/2018 Professional Development, Diversity Leadership and Networking Event
06/30/2018 WSPA Annual Member Meeting and Networking Social
06/27/2018 A Litigation Paralegal's Guide to Case Management
06/27/2018 Trial Preparation From Start to Finish for Paralegals
06/27/2018 Trial Preparation From Start to Finish for Paralegals
06/21/2018 Advanced Auto Injury Claims for Paralegals
06/19/2018 Employment Discrimination Litigation for Paralegals
06/19/2018 Employment Discrimination Litigation for Paralegals
06/14/2018 Legal Citations and the Bluebook: A Paralegal's Guide
06/13/2018 Top Mistakes in Estate Administration Account and Distribution: A Paralegal's Guide
06/06/2018 Case Management for Paralegals: Managing Documents, Files, Calendars & Tasks
06/05/2018 Mergers and Acquisitions for Paralegals
05/31/2018 A Paralegal's Guide to Researching and Investigating
05/26/2018 Corporate Law and Notary Public Laws- SPS Chapter Meeting
05/24/2018 Becoming a Power User of MS Word and Excel: A Paralegal's Guide
05/16/2018 Medicare and Medicaid Liens for Paralegals: Navigatin the Portal
05/15/2018 Trust Administration: A Paralegal's Guide
05/10/2018 Accounting 101 for Paralegals
05/02/2018 A Paralegal's Guide to Divorce Cases
04/30/2018 Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws for Nonprofits: A Paralegal's Guide
04/28/2018 LLLT- Practice Area and Ethics - SPS Chapter Meeting & CLE
04/26/2018 Paralegal Ethics: Handling Uncomfortable Situations
04/24/2018 Real Estate Closing Challenges for Paralegals
04/23/2018 Collection Law for Paralegals
04/21/2018 WSPA Board Meeting
04/21/2018 Paralegal Career Luncheon
04/18/2018 Trial Notebooks & Exhibits for Paralegals
04/11/2018 A Paralegal's guide to Deadlines and Calendaring
04/10/2018 Family Law Case Management for Paralegals
04/05/2018 Medical Records Made Easy for Paralegals
03/31/2018 Bankruptcy and Collections- SPS Chapter Meeting & CLE
03/29/2018 Social Media Evidence: A Paralegal's Guide
03/28/2018 Paralegal Ethics: Avoiding Administrative Errors
03/22/2018 A Paralegal's Asset-Based Guide to Probate
03/19/2018 Federal Court: What Paralegals Need to Know
03/17/2018 WSPA Board Meeting
03/13/2018 The Paralegals Guide to Locating Persons and Finding Background Info
03/13/2018 Paperless Office 101 for Paralegals
03/08/2018 The Corporate Paralegal: Overcoming Top Challenges
03/07/2018 Title Law Boot Camp for Paralegals
02/28/2018 Discovery Responses & Document Production: A Paralegal's Ultimate Guide
02/24/2018 South Sound Social Event
02/22/2018 Ethics of Email for Paralegals
02/21/2018 Land Surveys and Legal Descriptions for Paralegals
02/20/2018 Litigation Document Management for Paralegals
02/15/2018 Paralegal's Guide to Liens and Subrogation in Personal Injury
02/14/2018 The Paralegal's Guide to Police Liability Cases
02/08/2018 Top Mistakes Paralegals Make in Estate Planning
02/02/2018 The Top 5 Organization Secrets of Highly Effective Paralegals
01/30/2018 Medicaid:A Paralegal's Guide to Qualifying Clients
01/30/2018 Auto Injury Claims From Start to Finish for Paralegals
01/29/2018 Organizing and Reviewing Medical Records for Paralegals
01/25/2018 LLCs From Start to Finish for Paralegals
01/22/2018 The Paralegal's Guide to Organizing Discovery Documents
01/18/2018 The Divorce Paralegal's Guide to Social Media, Smartphone and Text
01/17/2018 Estate Administration Accounting and Distribution for Paralegals
01/16/2018 Trial Preparation Boot Camp for Paralegals
12/21/2017 Medicare Set-Asides and Conditional Payments in Injury Settlements
12/21/2017 The Probate Process from Start to Finish
12/19/2017 The Probate Process from Start to Finish
12/19/2017 Litigation Boot Camp for Paralegals
12/18/2017 Legal Writing for Paralegals: Common Mistakes to Avoid
12/18/2017 The Probate Process From Start to Finish
12/15/2017 LLC Operating Agreements: What Paralegals Need to Know
12/12/2017 A Paralegal's Guide to Subpoenaing Social Media and Phone Records
12/07/2017 Advanced Medical Records for Paralegals
11/30/2017 Advanced Probate Administration for Paralegals
11/16/2017 A Paralegal's Guide to Corporate Governance
11/15/2017 Family Law for Paralegals
11/14/2017 Effective Calendaring, Docketing and File Tickling System Tips for Paralegals
11/09/2017 62nd Annual Estate Planning Seminar
11/09/2017 A Paralegal's Guide to Intellectual Property
11/08/2017 Office and Administrative Skills for Paralegals
11/07/2017 Real Estate Boot Camp for Paralegals
10/31/2017 Paralegal Skills: Discovery Requests and Responses
10/27/2017 The Probate Process from Start to Finish for Paralegals - Seattle
10/19/2017 To Shred or Not toShred? Record Destruction Policies for Paralegals
10/18/2017 Paralegal's Essential Guide to Wills and Trusts
10/12/2017 A Paralegal's Guide to Nonprofits
10/10/2017 A Paralegal's Guide to Pleadings, Motions, Discovery Requests, etc
10/06/2017 Medical Chronologies, Summaries and Expense Itemizations for Paralegals
10/04/2017 Discovery in Divorce for Paralegals
09/29/2017 The Paralegal's Guide to Law Office Management
09/28/2017 Federal Court Trial Preparation for Paralegals
09/26/2017 Dealing with the "Rambo" Litigator: Paralegal tips
09/21/2017 Workers' Compensation Hearing?Trial Preparation for Paralegals
09/20/2017 Social Security Disability Boot Camp for Paralegals
09/13/2017 Social Media, Smartphone and Email Evidence: A Paralegal's Guide
09/12/2017 Paralegal's Guide to Legal Research and Citation Management
09/08/2017 Medicare and Medicaid Liens: The New Portal and New Requirements
08/30/2017 Managing the Discovery Process: A Paralegal's Guide
08/29/2017 Smartphone Apps and Tricks for Paralegals
08/27/2017 WSPA Days of Summer - South Puget Sound Chapter Networking event
08/24/2017 Corporate Minute Books: A How-to Guide for Paralegals
08/23/2017 Construction Law 101 for Paralegals
08/22/2017 The Paralegal's Guide to Probate
08/17/2017 A Paralegal's Guide to Divorce Cases
08/08/2017 Case Management for Paralegals: Managing Documents, Files, etc.
08/02/2017 Medical Records Made Easy for Paralegals
07/30/2017 South Sound Chapter Paralegal Alumni Networking Event
07/27/2017 Forensic Accounting for Paralegals
07/26/2017 Paralegal Ethics: Avoiding Administrative Errors
07/25/2017 The Paralegal's Guide to the Ultimate Trial Notebook
07/20/2017 Electronic Document and Case Management for Paralegals
07/19/2017 A Paralegal's Guide to Depositions
07/13/2017 The Paralegal's Guide to Estate Assets
07/12/2017 Advanced Auto Injury Claims for Paralegals
07/11/2017 Advanced Skip Tracing and Cyber Tracking for Paralegals
06/28/2017 Trial Preparation from Start to Finish for Paralegals
06/28/2017 Family Law Case Management for Paralegals
06/27/2017 Medical Records: Top Paralegal Pitfalls and Challenges
06/23/2017 How to Get Your Social Media, Email and Text Evidence Admitted ++
06/22/2017 Real Estate Closings for Paralegals
06/21/2017 How to Make Yourself More Valuable to Your Firm: Insights from an Expert
06/21/2017 How to Get Your Social Media, Email and Text Evidence Admitted
06/20/2017 Top Paralegals Mistakes at Trial
06/15/2017 LLC Formation for Paralegals
06/08/2017 Legal Citations and The Bluebook: A Paralegal's Guide
06/07/2017 Trial Preparation From Start to Finish for Paralegals
06/02/2017 WSPA Spring CLE and Annual Member Meeting
05/30/2017 Trusts: The Ultimate Guide for P aralegals
05/23/2017 Paperless Office 101 for Paralegals
05/22/2017 Trusts 101
05/18/2017 Paralegal's Guide to Land Surveys, Plats and Legal Descriptions
05/18/2017 Discovery Responses and Document Production: A Paralegal's Ultimate Guide
05/17/2017 Juror Research, Voie Dire and Jury Selection: A Paralegal's Guide
05/16/2017 Ethics of Email for Paralegals
05/10/2017 Discovery in Federal Court for Paralegals
05/03/2017 Corporate Law Boot Camp for Paralegals
04/27/2017 The Paralegal's Guide to Workers' Compensation Cases
04/26/2017 Estate Administration Accounting and Distribution for Paralegals
04/20/2017 Litigation Document Management for Paralegals
04/19/2017 A Paralegal's Guide to Deadlines and Calendaring
04/18/2017 The Paralegal's Guide to Organizing Discovery Documents
04/10/2017 The Divorce Paralegal's Guide to Social Media, Smartphone and Text Evidence
04/06/2017 Investigative Techniques for Paralegals
03/30/2017 Paralegal's Guide to Liens and Subrogation in Personal Injury
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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