Washington State Paralegal Association

Upcoming events

    • 07/20/2018
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Audio Webinar
    https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Case-Management-for-Paralegals-Managing-Documents-Files-Calendars-and-Tasks/MP3-Download/76543DADM?N=63995%2B64012

    From Event: Case Management for Paralegals: Managing Documents, Files, Calendars and Tasks, held August 2017.

    Program Description

    Increasing responsibilities can quickly make you stressed and disorganized - but there are creative ways to stay on top your work. This guide will help you stay in charge of your day by providing you with real-world tips, tricks and tools. Clean out the clutter; gain best practices for managing documents and files; discover essential timesavers and more. Enhance your productivity and value - order today!

    Course Content

    • Effective Document Management and Organization
    • Techniques for Handling Multiple Files
    • Creating an Effective Calendaring System
    • Juggling Multiple Priorities and Projects - Tips and Tricks
    • Secrets to Successful Time Management
    • Accessible, Cutting-Edge Tools/Software

    Continuing Education Credit

    California MCLE Paralegal – California MCLE Paralegal: 1.00 CA - Credit Approval Expiration 08/08/2019

    DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program – DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program: 1.00 DE - Credit Approval Expiration 08/08/2019

    Florida Registered Paralegal Program – Florida Registered Paralegal: 1.00 FL - Credit Approval Expiration 08/08/2019

    Indiana Paralegal CLE – Indiana Paralegal CLE: 1.00 IN - Credit Approval Expiration 08/08/2019

    Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals – Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals: 1.00 MT - Credit Approval Expiration 08/08/2019

    National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. – NALA: 1.00 N - Credit Approval Expiration 08/08/2019

    Ohio Certified Paralegals – Ohio Certified Paralegals: 1.00 OH - Credit Approval Expiration 08/08/2019

    Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 1.00 WA - Credit Approval Expiration 08/08/2018


    * denotes specialty credits

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    • 07/25/2018
    • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Webcast

    Program Description

    Navigating Through the Real Estate Transaction Process - From Contract to Closing

    Can you confidently navigate through of the real estate purchase and sale process? Do you know how to ensure that no stone is left unturned in the due diligence? This essential course will take you through everything you need to know - from the purchase and sale agreement to reviewing and analyzing the title commitment and surveys. Ensure you are covering all of your bases as an effective real estate paralegal - register today!

    • Explore the purchase and sale process and the paralegal's role.
    • Understand what must be done to ensure proper due diligence in real estate transactions.
    • Review the essential elements paralegals need to know about title insurance.
    • Discuss how to review the title commitment and identify potential issues.
    • Gain valuable information on how to accurately read and interpret surveys.
    • Learn how to prepare and review closing documents.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course is designed to give attendees practical skills for real estate responsibilities. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Purchase and Sale of Real Estate - From LOI to Contract Execution
    2. Due Diligence for Real Estate Transactions
    3. Title Insurance Essentials for Paralegals
    4. Reviewing the Title Commitment
    5. Reading and Understanding Surveys
    6. Real Estate Closings: The Paralegal's Role
    7. Ethical Issues in Real Estate

    Continuing Education Credit

    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

    Regist

    Program Description

    Navigating Through the Real Estate Transaction Process - From Contract to Closing

    Can you confidently navigate through of the real estate purchase and sale process? Do you know how to ensure that no stone is left unturned in the due diligence? This essential course will take you through everything you need to know - from the purchase and sale agreement to reviewing and analyzing the title commitment and surveys. Ensure you are covering all of your bases as an effective real estate paralegal - register today!

    • Explore the purchase and sale process and the paralegal's role.
    • Understand what must be done to ensure proper due diligence in real estate transactions.
    • Review the essential elements paralegals need to know about title insurance.
    • Discuss how to review the title commitment and identify potential issues.
    • Gain valuable information on how to accurately read and interpret surveys.
    • Learn how to prepare and review closing documents.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course is designed to give attendees practical skills for real estate responsibilities. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Purchase and Sale of Real Estate - From LOI to Contract Execution
    2. Due Diligence for Real Estate Transactions
    3. Title Insurance Essentials for Paralegals
    4. Reviewing the Title Commitment
    5. Reading and Understanding Surveys
    6. Real Estate Closings: The Paralegal's Role
    7. Ethical Issues in Real Estate

    Continuing Education Credit

    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

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    • 07/25/2018
    • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Webcast
    https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Real-Estate-for-Paralegals-The-Ultimate-Guide/Video-Webcast/80088ER?N=63995

    Program Description

    Navigating Through the Real Estate Transaction Process - From Contract to Closing

    Can you confidently navigate through of the real estate purchase and sale process? Do you know how to ensure that no stone is left unturned in the due diligence? This essential course will take you through everything you need to know - from the purchase and sale agreement to reviewing and analyzing the title commitment and surveys. Ensure you are covering all of your bases as an effective real estate paralegal - register today!

    • Explore the purchase and sale process and the paralegal's role.
    • Understand what must be done to ensure proper due diligence in real estate transactions.
    • Review the essential elements paralegals need to know about title insurance.
    • Discuss how to review the title commitment and identify potential issues.
    • Gain valuable information on how to accurately read and interpret surveys.
    • Learn how to prepare and review closing documents.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course is designed to give attendees practical skills for real estate responsibilities. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Purchase and Sale of Real Estate - From LOI to Contract Execution
    2. Due Diligence for Real Estate Transactions
    3. Title Insurance Essentials for Paralegals
    4. Reviewing the Title Commitment
    5. Reading and Understanding Surveys
    6. Real Estate Closings: The Paralegal's Role
    7. Ethical Issues in Real Estate

    Continuing Education Credit

    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

    • 07/25/2018
    • 8:30 AM - 4:40 PM
    • The RL Hotel Olympia - 2300 Evergreen Pk Dr. Olympia 98502
    https://www.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Trusts-101/Seminar/79624ER?N=63995

    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 Professionals
    • Paralegals

    Course Content

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

    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: 6.60 *

    National Association of State Boards of Accountancy – CPE for Accountants/NASBA: 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

    Register Now

    • 07/26/2018
    • 11:00 AM - 2:15 PM
    • Audio Webinar

    Program Description

    Navigate the Ins and Outs of Handling Workers' Compensation Cases

    Whether you're a novice in the workers' comp legal arena or veteran looking for a refresher course, this program is for you! Our experienced faculty will give defense and plaintiff-side paralegals the tools they need to help evaluate cases, follow increasingly complex claims procedures, manage expedited deadlines and assist in the construction of a strong workers' compensation case. You will also learn how to obtain, review, summarize and organize medical records without running into potential HIPAA violations. Register today!

    • Receive a practical overview of claim procedures and paralegals' duties in workers' comp cases.
    • Find out how to help build a strong case on behalf of the claimant and the employer.
    • Get detailed instructions for client interviews and discover what documentation needs to be gathered.
    • Pick up strategies and software solutions for keeping up with expedited deadlines in workers' comp cases.
    • Discover how to draft effective pleadings, manage depositions and prepare engaging trial exhibits.
    • Figure out how to screen medical experts and properly handle medical information.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course will teach attendees how to effectively handle the paralegal duties associated with workers' compensation cases. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Overview of Workers' Compensation and the Paralegal's Role
    2. Initial Case Preparations on Behalf of the Claimant and the Employer
    3. Establishing an Effective Docketing System to Stay on Top of Deadlines
    4. Pleadings, Deposition and Hearing Duties of Paralegals
    5. Medical Examinations and Medical Records

    Continuing Education Credit

    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

    Reg

    Program Description

    Navigate the Ins and Outs of Handling Workers' Compensation Cases

    Whether you're a novice in the workers' comp legal arena or veteran looking for a refresher course, this program is for you! Our experienced faculty will give defense and plaintiff-side paralegals the tools they need to help evaluate cases, follow increasingly complex claims procedures, manage expedited deadlines and assist in the construction of a strong workers' compensation case. You will also learn how to obtain, review, summarize and organize medical records without running into potential HIPAA violations. Register today!

    • Receive a practical overview of claim procedures and paralegals' duties in workers' comp cases.
    • Find out how to help build a strong case on behalf of the claimant and the employer.
    • Get detailed instructions for client interviews and discover what documentation needs to be gathered.
    • Pick up strategies and software solutions for keeping up with expedited deadlines in workers' comp cases.
    • Discover how to draft effective pleadings, manage depositions and prepare engaging trial exhibits.
    • Figure out how to screen medical experts and properly handle medical information.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course will teach attendees how to effectively handle the paralegal duties associated with workers' compensation cases. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Overview of Workers' Compensation and the Paralegal's Role
    2. Initial Case Preparations on Behalf of the Claimant and the Employer
    3. Establishing an Effective Docketing System to Stay on Top of Deadlines
    4. Pleadings, Deposition and Hearing Duties of Paralegals
    5. Medical Examinations and Medical Records

    Continuing Education Credit

    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


    • 07/26/2018
    • 11:00 AM - 2:15 PM
    • Audio Webinar
    https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Workers-Compensation-Case-Management-for-Paralegals/Audio-Webinar/80076ER?N=63995

    Program Description

    Navigate the Ins and Outs of Handling Workers' Compensation Cases

    Whether you're a novice in the workers' comp legal arena or veteran looking for a refresher course, this program is for you! Our experienced faculty will give defense and plaintiff-side paralegals the tools they need to help evaluate cases, follow increasingly complex claims procedures, manage expedited deadlines and assist in the construction of a strong workers' compensation case. You will also learn how to obtain, review, summarize and organize medical records without running into potential HIPAA violations. Register today!

    • Receive a practical overview of claim procedures and paralegals' duties in workers' comp cases.
    • Find out how to help build a strong case on behalf of the claimant and the employer.
    • Get detailed instructions for client interviews and discover what documentation needs to be gathered.
    • Pick up strategies and software solutions for keeping up with expedited deadlines in workers' comp cases.
    • Discover how to draft effective pleadings, manage depositions and prepare engaging trial exhibits.
    • Figure out how to screen medical experts and properly handle medical information.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course will teach attendees how to effectively handle the paralegal duties associated with workers' compensation cases. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Overview of Workers' Compensation and the Paralegal's Role
    2. Initial Case Preparations on Behalf of the Claimant and the Employer
    3. Establishing an Effective Docketing System to Stay on Top of Deadlines
    4. Pleadings, Deposition and Hearing Duties of Paralegals
    5. Medical Examinations and Medical Records

    Continuing Education Credit

    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

    • 07/27/2018
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Audio Webinar
    https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Federal-Court-101-for-Paralegals/Audio-Webinar/80089ER?N=63995

    Program Description

    The Paralegal's Guide to Federal Court

    Are you confident you know your way through the in's and out's of the federal court system? This insightful course will provide you with an understanding of the processes and procedures for federal court, teach you how to stay on top of federal court deadlines, and show you how to successfully apply federal rules to key paralegal tasks. Confidently navigate through the federal court with your firm's next case - register today!

    • Review the process for filing a case in federal court.
    • Discuss the standards and requirements for pleadings and motions.
    • Learn valuable tips for calculating and calendaring critical deadlines.
    • Take a look at how discovery requests and responses must be handled under the FRCP.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course will allow attendees to effectively navigate the federal court process. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    • Federal Court Rules: What Paralegals Need to Know
    • Filing the Case in Federal Court
    • Pleadings and Motions: Federal Court Standards and Requirements
    • Calculating and Calendaring Deadlines
    • Applying Key FRCP: Discovery Requests and Responses

    Continuing Education Credit

    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

    • 07/30/2018
    • 8:30 AM - 4:40 PM
    • Hilton Garden Inn, Seattle Downtown, 1821 Boren Ave, Seattle 98101
    https://www.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Trusts-101/Seminar/79622ER?N=63995

    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 Professionals
    • Paralegals

    Course Content

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

    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: 6.60 *

    National Association of State Boards of Accountancy – CPE for Accountants/NASBA: 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

    Register Now

    • 07/31/2018
    • 11:00 AM - 2:20 PM
    • Audio Webinar
    https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Avoiding-Common-Errors-and-Pitfalls-in-Legal-Writing-A-Paralegal-s-Guide/Audio-Webinar/80090ER?N=63995

    Program Description

    Effectively Avoid Inaccuracies in Legal Writing

    Nobody likes making mistakes! However, in legal documents, those mistakes and errors can cause serious problems down the road. This insightful course will guide you through ways to find mistakes in grammar, punctuation and capitalization. Discover how to spot the most common errors in legal writing and learn tactful ways to point them out to your boss, saving them the embarrassment and making you invaluable to your firm - register today!

    • Develop efficient proofreading methods to avoid common errors.
    • Learn how to avoid common organizational difficulties.
    • Discuss effective ways to bring up errors to attorneys.
    • Review steps to enhance your writing to be more concise and persuasive.

    Who Should Attend

    This basic-to-intermediate level course will provide attendees with guidance on how to help prevent common writing errors in legal documents. Those who should attend include:

    • Paralegals
    • Legal Assistants
    • Legal Support Staff

    Course Content

    • The Most Common Errors in English and Legal Writing Grammar
    • Punctuation and Capitalization Tips
    • Proofreading: Commonly-Overlooked Mistakes
    • Organizational Pitfalls
    • Improper or Outdated Citations
    • Bringing up Mistakes to Attorneys in a Delicate Manner
    • 5 Steps to Better, More Concise and Persuasive Writing

    Continuing Education Credit

    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

    • 08/08/2018
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Audio Webinar
    https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Uniform-Commercial-Code-UCC-Filings-for-Paralegals/Audio-Webinar/80091ER?N=63995

    Program Description

    Your Guide to Preparing, Organizing and Filing UCC

    Handling a UCC filing for your firm requires a firm grasp of the requirements and procedures involved. This insightful course will help you stay on top of procedures for filing - along with how to prepare the filings - while avoiding common errors. You will also gain valuable tips for conducting searches, organizing files and debtor tracking. Register today!

    • Review the procedural requirements for various forms of collateral.
    • Discuss how to prepare UCC filings.
    • Learn ways to efficiently organize UCC-1 filings and stay on top of expiration dates.
    • Examine effective searching methods to put together a detailed summary.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course will provide attendees with an understanding of the details involved with preparing and organizing UCC filings. Those who should attend include:

    • Paralegals
    • Legal Assistants
    • Legal Support Staff

    Course Content

    • Filing Requirements: What You Need to Know
    • Understanding the Procedures for Different Forms of Collateral
    • Preparing UCC Filings
    • Best Practices for Recording and Organizing UCC-1 Filings and Expiration Dates
    • Avoiding Common Mistakes
    • Conducting Searches and Preparing Summaries
    • File Organization and Debtor Tracking Tips and Pointers

    Continuing Education Credit

    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

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    • 08/09/2018
    • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Webcast
    https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/A-Paralegal-s-Guide-to-Pleadings-Motions-Discovery-Requests-and-Briefs/Video-Webcast/80078ER?N=63995

    Program Description

    Filled With Checklists, Sample Documents and Case Studies

    Drafting and preparing legal documents is a critical skill required by paralegals. Using boilerplates and editable forms will likely get the job done, but stepping outside of the template, gaining advanced document drafting abilities and understanding when (and how) to use them has the potential to make or break your attorney's case, reduce issues at trial and save your attorney and clients precious time and money. This comprehensive, engaging program will teach you, step by step, the key elements of drafting legal documents with real-world examples, sample papers and case studies. Register today!

    • Create clear, logical and persuasive documents.
    • Simplify the process of document review and collaboration with MS Word and Adobe Acrobat.
    • Discover how going paperless can save your firm time, money and headaches.
    • Gain summary judgment motion know-how.
    • Get tips to ensure proper servicing and calendaring.
    • Create a pleading that properly identifies all causes of action relevant to the case.
    • Structure effective motions that are accurate, focused and persuasive.
    • Draft clear, concise briefs that make review as easy as possible for the judge.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course will assist attendees in advancing their legal document drafting skills. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Drafting Civil Pleadings: Sample Documents Included
    2. Drafting Motions: Sample Documents Included
    3. Drafting Discovery Requests and Responses
    4. Brief Writing Methods: Sample Documents Included
    5. Ethics
    6. Rules and Forms for Litigation Applications

    Continuing Education Credit

    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

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    • 08/14/2018
    • 11:00 AM - 2:15 PM
    • Audio Webinar
    https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Discovery-in-Divorce-for-Paralegals/Audio-Webinar/80079ER?N=63995

    Program Description

    Conduct a Thorough Investigation in Divorce Cases

    Do you know all the tips and tricks for ferreting 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!

    • Overlook nothing - learn how to effectively request and obtain all necessary information and documents.
    • Find a treasure trove of information in a sample tax return and other key documents.
    • Build your e-discovery skills: know what to look for, where to find it, and how to obtain it.
    • Keep it together - obtain practical tips for organizing documents in the discovery process.
    • Take away sample checklists, discovery requests and other essential 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

    • Drafting Discovery Requests and Responses
    • E-Discovery: Social Media, Smartphone Evidence and More
    • What Individual Tax Returns Can Show You (Walkthrough of Sample)
    • Reviewing Bank Statements, Paystubs and Other Key Documents
    • Locating Undisclosed Assets: Tips and Techniques

    Continuing Education Credit

    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

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    • 08/15/2018
    • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Webcast
    https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/The-Paralegal-s-Guide-to-Law-Office-Management/Video-Webcast/80086ER?N=63995

    Program Description

    Your Comprehensive Guide to Law Office Management

    Do you have an effective plan in place to prioritize and manage daily tasks in your law firm? No matter how long you have been a paralegal or how long you have been with the firm, you can always pick up more ways to heighten your firm's business operation efficiency. This insightful course will provide you with the tools you need to handle financial management, delegate tasks to the appropriate staff members and organize and maintain important files and records. Gain valuable tips to effectively manage everyday duties - register today!

    • Discuss ways to establish and manage client relationships.
    • Gain valuable skills to manage the financial aspects in the firm.
    • Learn how to properly delegate tasks to the right employees within the office.
    • Explore strategies for effective time management and organization.
    • Discuss how to efficiently maintain both physical and electronic files.

    This is a rebroadcast of the original webcast delivered by Mark Hazelbaker, John Paul Parks and Kay Redburn on September 29, 2017. Faculty will be available to answer your questions after the program.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course is designed to give attendees the knowledge they need to serve as law office managers. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. The Paralegal's Role in Office Management
    2. Financial Management for Law Firms: Painless Strategies
    3. Managing Staff and How to Handle Delegation Accurately
    4. Client File and Time Management Strategies
    5. Maintaining Files and Records
    6. Ensuring Ethical and Legal Compliance

    Continuing Education Credit

    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

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    • 08/22/2018
    • 10:00 AM - 1:15 PM
    • Audio Webinar
    https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/LLC-Formation-What-Paralegals-Need-to-Know/Audio-Webinar/80094ER?N=63995

    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 Credit

    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

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    • 08/30/2018
    • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Webcast
    https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Personal-Injury-Case-Management-The-Ultimate-Guide-for-Paralegals/Video-Webcast/80095ER?N=63995

    Program Description

    Efficiently Organize and Manage Your Next Case

    There are many areas to handle in personal injury cases. Do you have the case management skills necessary to take on the heavy workload and high volume of documents? This comprehensive course will walk you through effective tips and tricks for ensuring injury cases run smoothly - from the initial client interview through discovery and onwards. Uncover best practices and pointers you can implement in your everyday work - register today!

    • Learn how to conduct a productive client interview.
    • Explore efficient ways to approach research and investigation in injury cases.
    • Uncover secrets to handling correspondence with multiple parties.
    • Review methods for enhancing your pleadings, motions and briefs.
    • Find out how to efficiently organize the case file and keep it organized throughout the case.
    • Develop your skills in preparing evidence, exhibits and witnesses for trial.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course is designed to provide attendees with personal injury case management skills. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Initial Client and Case Management; Files, Priorities and Deadlines
    2. Research and Investigation
    3. Correspondence - Insurance Adjusters, Medical Providers, Lienholders
    4. Communications with the Court - Drafting Pleadings, Motions and Briefs
    5. Discovery Management and Organization
    6. Preparing Evidence, Exhibits and Witnesses for the Personal Injury Trial
    7. Ethics for Paralegals

    Continuing Education Credit

    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 *

    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

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    • 09/13/2018
    • 11:00 AM - 2:15 PM
    • Audio Webinar
    https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/The-Paralegal-s-Guide-to-Record-Retention-and-Destruction-To-Shred-or-Not-Shred/Audio-Webinar/80481ER?N=63995

    Program Description

    Proficient and Compliant Document Retention and Destruction

    Paperwork and other documents can accumulate into an overwhelming mountain in no time. What paperwork needs to be stored? What documents can paralegals dispose of? Join our experienced faculty as they take a closer look at the rules affecting document retention and destruction, and how to evaluate what to save and what to shred. Confidently take control of the storage and destruction of records and documents in your firm - register today!

    • Take a closer look at legislative and regulatory requirements pertaining to document retention and destruction.
    • Explore the key components for an effective document retention/destruction policy.
    • Discuss what paralegals must do to adhere to records retention and data security guidelines.
    • Learn the process for the destruction of electronic records.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course will teach attendees how to effectively handle the destruction of documents and records. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Legislative and Regulatory Requirements
    2. Model Document Retention/Destruction Policy
    3. Records Retention and Data Security Guidelines for Paralegals
    4. Electronic Records Destruction
    5. Drafting Correspondence About Record Destruction - With Samples

    Continuing Education Credit

    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: 3.25

    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

    Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 3.00


    * denotes specialty credits

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    • 09/29/2018
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • TBD

    Save the Date for our Family Law event. We will cover updates to family law practice and litigation strategies, LLLT practice in family law, mediation in family law and as a practice area, and how to have a successful internship. We have a fantastic line-up of speakers with more to come! Registration will open up in late July so look for that email reminder over the summer!

    Special guest speakers:

    Christy Carpenter, LLLT 

    Erin Piskura, Managing Paralegal 


Past events

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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