Washington State Paralegal Association

Upcoming events

    • 01/23/2019
    • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Webcast

    Register:https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Estate-Administration-Accounting-and-Distribution-for-Paralegals/Video-Webcast/81716ER_NMNLAET418600000

    Program Description

    Delve Deep into Key Aspects of the Estate Administration Process

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

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


    Who Should Attend

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

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


    Course Content

    1. Preparing the Inventory and Managing Estate Assets
    2. Dealing with Creditor Claims
    3. Walkthrough of a Sample Accounting
    4. Distributing Estate Assets to Beneficiaries
    5. Potential Ethical Pitfalls for Paralegals
    • 01/29/2019
    • 10:00 AM - 1:15 PM
    • Audio Webinar

    Register:https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Federal-Court-Fundamentals-for-Paralegals/Audio-Webinar/81723ER_ININPAR408300000

    Program Description

    The Basics of Federal Court Rules and Procedures

    The federal court system can be intimidating - but it doesn't have to be. This course is designed to give you the foundational knowledge and confidence you need to ensure cases move smoothly through federal court. Navigate federal court procedures; effectively apply the rules of evidence to your cases; and much more. Don't miss this opportunity to enhance your knowledge of the in's and out's of federal court - register today!

    • Get up to date on new changes to the federal rules of civil procedure and what they mean for paralegals.
    • Effectively navigate the procedures, deadlines and the paralegal's role within federal court.
    • Receive practical strategies for preparing and reviewing discovery.
    • Gear up for trial: pick up strategies for evaluating jurors, preparing witnesses, organizing trial exhibits and more.


    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate-level course is designed to give paralegals the knowledge they need to effectively navigate federal court procedures. Those who should attend include:

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


    Course Content

    1. Navigating the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Federal Rules of Evidence
    2. Initial Court Procedures - What Paralegals Need to Know
    3. Discovery in Federal Court - Applicable Rules, Practice Tips and Resources
    4. Trial Preparation and Attendance
    • 01/31/2019
    • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Webcast

    Register:

     https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Paperless-Office-101-for-Paralegals/Video-Webcast/81711ER_WAWPA469300000

    Program Description

    Integrate Paperless Processes and Tricks Into Your Daily Tasks

    Whether your firm is transitioning to paperless or you're looking for pointers on better navigating an already-paperless office, this course is for you! Our knowledgeable faculty will provide you with practical strategies for managing digital conversion, working with electronic documents, handling paperless litigation and more. Streamline tasks and enhance productivity - register today!

    • Going paperless? Know what steps to take and how to overcome common hurdles.
    • Discover cutting-edge equipment, software and other paperless essentials.
    • Create effective workflow for scanning and organizing incoming documents.
    • Find out how to effectively store electronic documents.
    • Determine how to best deal with hard-copy documents.
    • Protect office electronic data with security solutions that work for you.
    • Uncover the latest productivity-enhancing mobile devices, programs and apps.

     

    This is a rebroadcast of the original webcast delivered by Angela R. Olson, Erik Olson and Rebecca Terry on March 13, 2018. Faculty will be available to answer your questions after the program.


    Who Should Attend

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

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


    Course Content

    1. Paperless Process, Procedures and Pointers
    2. Data Storage, Organization and Management
    3. What to do With Original, Hard-Copy Documents
    4. Paperless Litigation, E-Discovery
    5. Cutting-Edge Mobile Devices, Programs and Apps for Paralegals
    6. Paralegal Ethics: Emails, Phones and Computers
    • 01/31/2019
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Audio Webinar

    Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Overview-of-Mergers-and-Acquisitions-for-Paralegals/Audio-Webinar/81720ER_DEDEPAR398700000?pt=1

    Program Description

    What You Need to Know and Watch Out for

    Mergers and acquisitions can be intensive. From preparing documents to obtaining and organizing items during due diligence to closing the transaction, the paralegal's role is incredibly important. Do you know what to expect? This fast-paced but practical program will take you through the M&A process with real-world tips so you know what to look for. Enhance your value - register today!

    • Learn key do's and don'ts for the LOI, purchase agreement, confidentiality agreements and more.
    • Know what to look for when reviewing due diligence materials, minute books and company records.
    • Get a complete view of the documents that need to be ready for the closing.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course will provide attendees with a practical look at the paralegal's responsibilities in a business merger or acquisition. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Preliminary Documents - Confidentiality Agreements, Letter of Intent and More
    2. Purchase Agreements - Drafting Essentials
    3. Due Diligence Checklists and Tracking Methods
    4. Requests for Due Diligence Documents
    5. Business Valuation
    6. Financial Statements - What to Check for, What to Focus on
    7. Diligence Materials, Minute Books and Company Records
    8. The Closing - Final Document Preparation
    • 02/02/2019
    • 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Vino Aquino - Tacoma
    Register

    WSPA is hosting a Networking and Wine social for members.

    The formula for success is about 20 percent what you know and about 80 percent whom you know. That’s why it’s so important to network and to make the most of the business contacts you come across during your career as a paralegal.

    One of the biggest benefits of networking is career advancement. If you are known within your field by others, you’re more likely to be considered if there’s an opening. You may also be considered if a company needs advice or consulting done.

    Join other paralegal professionals for this annual south sound event at Vino Aquino.

    Special guest speaker: Mark Mann of Sound Predictions, LLC, a leader in Crucial Conversations, Leadership Development, Training & Professional Facilitation.

    Wine tasting and appetizers provided.

    We will be partnering with Dress for Success and hosting a donation drive. Please bring your donations of gently used or new professional clothing, shoes or accessories to help this wonderful cause. More about the organization here: https://seattle.dressforsuccess.org/  

    Vino Aquino is located at 4417 6th Ave. Tacoma, WA 98406

    Space is limited and fills up quickly so register today!

    • 02/05/2019
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Audio Webinar

    REGISTER: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/The-Paralegal-s-Guide-to-Client-Intake-and-Evaluation/Audio-Webinar/81721ER_TXTXPARFAM408400000?pt=1

    Program Description

    Conduct In-Depth Interviews and Assessments

    The first steps of any case set the tone for the entire case. The initial client intake and evaluation is your chance to bring more value to the firm to pull essential details from the client. This insightful course will guide you through the steps in really getting to know the client to develop thorough intake forms, investigations and conflict checks. Don’t miss this chance to enhance your client screening skills - register today!

    • Take a closer look at different approaches for getting to know prospective, new, continuing or former clients during intake.
    • Learn key elements for putting together powerful intake forms that get you the information you need.
    • Examine ways to efficiently investigate clients and perform comprehensive conflict checks.
    • Develop a complete checklist to ensure you are gathering all of relevant information during the interview.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course is designed to give attendees the skills and tools they need to effectively navigate through client intake and evaluation. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    • Understanding Substantive Law Relative to the Case
    • Know the Client - Prospective, New, Continuing or Former
    • Developing and Maintaining Strong Intake Forms
    • Investigating Clients and Performing Effective Conflict Checks
    • Assembling a Comprehensive Engagement/Non-Engagement Letter
    • Checklist of Pertinent Information to Collect During the Interview
    • Ensuring the Client is Informed of the Paralegal's Role
    • 02/06/2019
    • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Webcast

    Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/The-Paralegal-s-Guide-to-Estate-Planning/Video-Webcast/81717ER_DEDEPARET418600000?pt=1

    Program Description

    Your Complete Guide to Estate Planning Practice

    Get ready to perform each of your estate planning duties with confidence and efficiency. In this comprehensive course, you'll gain strategies for handling the estate from beginning to end. Come away with insights from experienced paralegals on drafting trusts, wills, and powers of attorney. You'll also learn organizational strategies and the basics of tax planning for the estate. Register today!

    • Find out how to gather and organize the information your attorney needs to prepare an estate plan.
    • Learn how to draft critical powers of attorney, living wills, and other key documents for end of life.
    • Recognize key provisions that must be included in a valid will.
    • Understand how and why to draft different types of trusts.
    • Avoid unauthorized practice of law when handling estate planning responsibilities.
    • Learn when gift, estate, GST and income taxes will apply to the client's estate.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course is designed to give paralegals the knowledge they need to handle duties arising in the estate planning practice. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. The Estate Planning Process
    2. Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, and Disposition of Remains
    3. Drafting Wills for Attorney Review
    4. Types of Trusts and How to Draft Them for Attorney Review
    5. Ethics for Estate Planning Paralegals
    6. ABCs of Taxes in Estate Planning
    • 02/11/2019
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Audio Webinar

    REGISTER: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Ethics-of-Email-for-Paralegals/Audio-Webinar/81714ER_DEDEPARET429400000?pt=1

    Program Description

    Confidentially and Ethically Maintain Email Correspondence

    Taking the necessary precautions when using, storing and deleting email is essential. Do you know the best practices for avoiding inadvertent mistakes - as well as what steps to take when problems arise? This insightful course will take you through ethical pitfalls and challenges of using email - and teach you how to become more effective in email communications. Get up to speed on protecting confidentiality and guarding privacy in email - register today!

    • Identify pitfalls to avoid when communicating with clients via email.
    • Find out how to properly secure email communications accessed on smartphones and computers.
    • Discuss effective ways to promptly communicate and manage correspondence.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course will teach attendees how to confidently avoid ethical pitfalls when handling emails. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    • Ethics and Email: Confidentiality, Privacy and Competency
    • What You Don't Know... Email Pitfalls and Useful Functions
    • Inadvertent Disclosures/Other Email Mistakes - Preventing and Correcting
    • Securing Email Accessed on Smartphones and Computers
    • Subjects to Never Discuss Over Email
    • Reasonable Communication - Communicating Promptly and Managing Correspondence
    • Email Retention, Storage and Preservation
    • 02/13/2019
    • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Webcast

    Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Medicare-and-Medicaid-Liens-for-Paralegals-Navigating-the-Portal-and-Other-Requirements/Video-Webcast/81718ER_NMNLAET408300000?pt=1

    Program Description

    Your Guide for Handling Medicare and Medicaid Liens

    Do you know the ins and outs of Medicare and Medicaid liens? Can you efficiently make your way through the new Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal? This essential course will guide you through the processes and procedures for Medicare conditional payment recovery, the notification process for CMS and much more! Don't miss this opportunity to enhance your knowledge and play a key role in the process - register today!

    • Explore the most recent changes in conditional payment recovery.
    • Review the recovery process for conditional payments from Medicare.
    • Learn the current process for properly notifying CMS.
    • Discuss how to effectively work through the new Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal.
    • Examine the essentials for establishing Medicare Set-Asides.
    • Evaluate the impact Medicaid can have on the case.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course will teach attendees about recent changes concerning Medicare and Medicaid liens. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Medicare Secondary Payer, Conditional Payments and Set-Asides: Recent Changes
    2. Medicare Conditional Payment Recovery
    3. CMS Notification Process and Communication Tips
    4. Navigating the Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal
    5. Medicare Set-Asides
    6. Understanding How Medicaid Impacts the Case
    7. The Medicaid Secondary Payer Statute and CMS 2390-F - New Requirements
    8. Paralegal Ethic
    • 02/19/2019
    • 8:00 AM - 11:15 AM
    • Audio Webinar

    Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/The-Corporate-Paralegal-s-Guide-to-Drafting-Recordkeeping-and-More/Audio-Webinar/81783ER_NLA398700000?pt=1

    Program Description

    A Practical Toolkit to Assist With Corporate Cases

    From preparing and filing paperwork to handling many routine tasks - paralegals are an instrumental part of ensuring everything runs smoothly. Whether you are new to the corporate arena or are looking for a practical paralegal refresher course to gain new insight on old techniques, this course is for you. From preparing documents, researching patents and managing corporate minute books, to assisting with closings of corporate transactions and ensuring compliance. Learn necessary tools to help assist in key aspects of corporate formation, maintenance and transactions. Register today!

    • Review effective methods for drafting corporate formation documents.
    • Develop a strong system for updating and maintaining corporate records.
    • Learn how to obtain accurate disclosures in transaction documents.
    • Discuss ways to properly handle trademarks and patents.

    Who Should Attend

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

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

    Course Content

    1. Drafting Corporate Formation Documents
    2. Recordkeeping Techniques
    3. Due Diligence for Business Transactions
    4. Trademarks and Patents
    • 02/21/2019
    • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Webcast

    Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Medical-Records-Made-Easy-for-Paralegals/Video-Webcast/81712ER_CACAPET408400000?pt=1

    Program Description

    Practical How-to's and Tips - From Requests to HIPAA to Organization and Medical Summaries

    Are you taking all the necessary precautions to ensure compliance with HIPAA? Do you know the best methods for sorting and organizing medical records? This focused program is designed to provide you with practical medical record how-to's, pointers and tips for troubleshooting common problems. From requesting medical records to preparing effective medical summaries, don't miss this opportunity for real-world instruction. Register today!

    • Learn how to utilize all the tools in your arsenal to obtain the medical records you need.
    • Ensure proper handling of protected health information to avoid running afoul of HIPAA.
    • Examine how to effectively organize medical records by walking through sample scenarios.
    • Gain useful resources for deciphering medical symbols, terminology and abbreviations.
    • Know what you need to look for, where to find it and what crucial details often go overlooked.
    • Discover how to make sense of electronic medical record metadata/audit trails.
    • Find out how to prepare effective medical summaries and chronologies.

    This is a rebroadcast of the original webcast delivered by Mila Carlson and Susie McGregor-Huyer on April 5, 2018. Faculty will be available to answer your questions after the program.


    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course is designed to give paralegals the knowledge they need to effectively request, organize, review and summarize medical records. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. How to Request Medical and Billing Records
    2. HIPAA Compliance, Policies to Protect PHI and Breaches
    3. Organizing Medical Records (Real-World Examples)
    4. Reviewing Medical Records and Billings
    5. Electronic Medical/Health Records (EMRs/EHRs)
    6. Preparing Medical Summaries and Chronologies (w/Samples)
    7. Medical Record Ethics
    • 02/27/2019
    • 11:00 AM - 2:15 PM
    • Audio Webinar

    Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Paralegal-s-Guide-to-Divorce/Audio-Webinar/81724ER_WAWPA439000000?pt=1

    Program Description

    Divorce Discovery, Parenting Time, Support, QDROs, and More

    Do you have a plan for taking care of the unique circumstances that are involved in client intake and discovery for divorce? Can you read through retirement accounts and compile an effective QDRO for attorney review? This insightful course will provide you with the essential knowledge paralegals need for handling the key tasks for these cases. Enhance your skills and walk away with a closer look at intake forms, checklists, discovery requests, agreement language, QDRO forms and other divorce documents - register today!

    • Find out what to include in discovery requests and responses.
    • Learn how to determine parenting time and complete child custody worksheets.
    • Discover how to read retirement accounts and review sample QDRO forms.
    • Piece together marital settlement agreements and learn how to effectively prepare for the trial of a divorce case.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course provides a comprehensive education on divorce cases. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Client Intake and Discovery
    2. Practical Guide to Determining Parenting Time, Child Support and Alimony
    3. QDROs: What Paralegals Need to Know and Do to Help Attorneys
    4. Marital Settlement Agreements, the Paralegal's Role in Trial and Post-Decree Issues
    • 02/28/2019
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Audio Webinar

    REGISTER: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/The-Paralegal-s-Guide-to-Locating-Persons-and-Finding-Background-Information/Audio-Webinar/81715ER_FLFLRPA468500000?pt=1

    Program Description

    Learn Efficient Ways to Find the People and Information You Need

    The worst case scenario in any case is being surprised by information you don't know. When so much information about individuals and companies is available online, there is no excuse for being unprepared or uninformed. Discover how to efficiently and cost-effectively conduct your due diligence using internet research tools. Register today!

    • Discover what you can find, where to look and how to request it.
    • Cut down on the trial and error - learn how to quickly and efficiently find the information you're looking for.
    • Navigate an array of helpful website resources, including ones many paralegals don't know about.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course will allow attendees to use web resources to track down accurate information. Those who should attend include:

    • Paralegals
    • Legal Assistants
    • Legal Support Staff

    Course Content

    • Publicly Available Info - What You Can Find, Where to Look, How to Get it
    • Phone Numbers and Addresses of Missing People
    • What about Bankruptcies
    • Employment
    • Neighbors, Relatives and Associates
    • Social Media
    • Attorneys, Judges and Experts
    • Mailing List Postings, Blogs, Etc.
    • Search Tools Many Paralegals Don't Know (but Should)
    • List of Website Resources
    • 03/06/2019
    • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Webcast

    Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Advanced-Auto-Injury-Claims-for-Paralegals/Video-Webcast/82301ER_TXTXPAR408300000?pt=1

    Program Description

    Enhance Your Everyday Skills and Gain Tips for Handling Complex Auto Injury Cases

    Each auto injury case is unique and the details can be a tough web to untangle. This course will take you beyond the basics and highlight tips and tricks for paralegals to take difficult cases head-on. Tackle complex UM/UIM issues, effectively handle liens, master the skills necessary to write persuasive demand letters and dive into the intricate details surrounding traumatic brain injuries and wrongful death cases. Don't miss this opportunity to take your skills to the next level - register today!

    • Explore the challenges that occur when UM/UIM coverage is involved.
    • Master the art of writing solid demands that maximize the overall settlement value.
    • Develop a concrete plan to preserve and collect invaluable social media, text and smartphone evidence.
    • Learn valuable tips to get quicker responses from CMS and other lienholders.
    • Play a crucial role by honing your skills in calculating damages in traumatic brain injury cases.
    • Know the imperative details that must be uncovered in medical records and autopsy reports in wrongful death cases.

    Who Should Attend

    This advanced level course is designed to give paralegals the knowledge they need to effectively manage auto injury cases. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. UM/UIM Coverage Conundrums and Claim Issues
    2. Writing Stronger Demands and Maximizing Settlement Value
    3. Preserving and Collecting Social Media, Text, Smartphone Evidence and More
    4. Liens and Subrogation: Updates and Tips
    5. Traumatic Brain Injury Cases: Paralegal Pointers
    6. Wrongful Death Auto Accident Cases
    7. Paralegal Ethics
    • 03/13/2019
    • 11:00 AM - 1:15 PM
    • Webcast

    REGISTER: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Paralegal-Ethics-Handling-Uncomfortable-Situations/Video-Webcast/82316ER_CACAPET429400000?pt=1

    Program Description

    Conquer Difficult Situations With Ease

    The interactions a paralegal has throughout the day can pose many ethical traps. Don't fall prey to those traps! This insightful course will guide you through effective approaches to effectively and ethically manage communication both in and out of the office, protect confidential financial information and avoid offering unintended legal advice. Gain tips to maintain your ethical integrity - register today!

    • Learn how to tackle delicate client situations in an ethical manner.
    • Discuss the paralegal's responsibilities for handling client fees, bills and other financial information.
    • Take a closer look at what paralegals should do when unethical attorney behavior is encountered.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course will teach attendees how to ethically handle uncomfortable situations. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Ethically Handling Sensitive Client Communications
    2. Discussing Client Fees, Billing and Other Financial Information
    3. Sensitively Handling Unethical Attorney Behavior
    4. Avoiding Unauthorized Practice of Law
    • 03/19/2019
    • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    REGISTER: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Family-Law-for-Paralegals/Video-Webcast/82309ER_NPARET439000000?pt=1

    Program Description

    Be Prepared to Assist with Family Law Cases

    As a family law paralegal, it's your job to assist in helping clients through challenging issues with knowledge, insight and compassion. Developing these skills and sensitivity can take years to perfect, but you can get the knowledge and techniques you need in just one day. Gain insight from experienced faculty as they provide practical techniques, procedural tips and problem solving strategies critical to family law success. Register today!

    • Gain tested tips for conducting a thorough investigation of facts.
    • Simplify the process and avoid missing steps with our sample forms and checklists.
    • Learn how to arrange attorney fees and/or retainer agreements.
    • Draft divorce paperwork, including separation agreements, divorce pleadings and more.
    • Analyze financial information in divorce cases, including taxes and business valuations.
    • Better prepare financial statements.
    • Gain tips for avoiding situations that may expose you to UPL.
    • Learn how to calculate child support payments, file an order of support and enforce custody.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course is designed to give paralegals the knowledge they need to effectively handle family law cases. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Handling the Divorce Case
    2. Analyzing Financial Information in Divorce Cases
    3. Legal Ethics
    4. Domestic Violence
    5. Child Custody and Support Issues
    • 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
    • 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

Past events

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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