Washington State Paralegal Association

Upcoming events

    • 09/25/2018
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Audio Webinar

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    Program Description

    Avoid Ethical Liability and Manage Risks

    As a paralegal, you communicate with attorneys, your attorney's clients, third parties, and others on a daily basis. Ethical rules primarily provide guidance regarding these relationships and assist you in working through and resolving issues you encounter. In this concentrated legal primer, you will gain a better understanding of the ethical rules that preside over your profession to help you avoid ethical liability and manage risks - register today!

    • Analyze confidentiality, professionalism and conflicts of interest concerns.
    • Review the ethical rules governing your relationship with clients.
    • Prevent misunderstandings and avoid engaging in unauthorized practice of law.

    Who Should Attend

    This course will allow attendees to effectively prepare for trial, whether or not it goes to the courtroom. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Model Codes of Ethical and Professional Responsibility
    2. Confidentiality
    3. Conflicts of Interest
    4. Unauthorized Practice of Law
    5. World of Litigation: Competence and Integrity

    Continuing Education Credit

    Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 1.00 


    Fee: $99.00


    • 09/26/2018
    • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Webcast


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    Program Description

    Gain Practical Tips From Experienced Faculty You Can Start Using Right Away

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

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

    Who Should Attend

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

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

    Course Content

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

    Continuing Education 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 

    Fee - $299.00


    • 09/27/2018
    • 8:00 AM - 11:15 AM
    • Audio Webinar

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    Program Description

    Strategic Management of Personal Injury Litigation Tasks

    Whether you work for the plaintiff or the defense, a personal injury case brings plenty of responsibility to the paralegal's desk. Our experienced faculty will share practical strategies that paralegals can use from the initial client intake to settlement or trial. You'll learn how to be an asset to your firm - as you help with discovery, prepare for settlement negotiations, and much more. Register today!

    • Get tips for organizing the personal injury plaintiff's file.
    • Learn the best tactics for summarizing medical records.
    • Get organized before trial with checklists, trial notebooks, and more.
    • Discuss ways to stay on top of evidence in discovery and investigation.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course is designed to give paralegals the knowledge they need to assist plaintiff and defense attorneys in personal injury cases. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Case Management for Plaintiff Paralegals
    2. Managing Medical Evidence
    3. Case Management for Defense Paralegals
    4. Investigation and Discovery Strategies

    Continuing Education Credit

    Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 3.00 

    Fee: $199.




    • 10/03/2018
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Audio Webinar

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    Program Description

    Tips on Preparing Different Deeds While Avoiding Common Mistakes

    Build your deed-drafting skills! Our seasoned faculty will provide you with a refresher on the different types of real estate deeds and when they're used. Then, they will show you how to draft the document and avoid common errors that can turn into real-world title problems. Enhance your knowledge - register today!

    • Know the benefits, limitations and uses of different property deeds.
    • Find out how to make deed language consistent with clients' intentions.
    • Avoid pitfalls with property descriptions in deeds.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course is designed to give paralegals the knowledge they need to prepare effective deeds. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    • Different Deeds: When to Use Them and Why
    • Drafting Deeds: An Essential Guide
    • Deed Delivery: Ensuring Effective Transfer

    Continuing Education Credit

    Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 1.00 

    Fee: $99.



    • 10/08/2018
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Audio Webinar

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    Program Description

    Get Auto Injury Cases Trial-Ready for Your Firm

    Auto injury cases consist of many details, documents and deadlines to monitor. Staying on top of everything with an organized, streamlined process will keep you on track. From drafting pleadings, motions, memorandums and briefs through creating the trial notebook and compelling exhibits - this course will provide you with the input you need to get auto injury cases ready for trial. Ensure you keep things running smoothly with your firm's next auto injury case - register today!

    • Learn valuable drafting tips for pleadings and motions.
    • Discuss the crucial elements to include in an effective auto injury trial notebook.
    • Create powerful exhibits that bolster the case.
    • Review ways to efficiently assist with jury selection.
    • Take a closer look at some of the top mistakes paralegals make at trial and how to avoid them.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate 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. Drafting Pleadings and Motions (with Examples)
    2. Filing and Response Procedures and Case Scheduling
    3. Issuing Subpoenas for Critical Auto Injury Evidence and Witnesses
    4. Creating an Effective Auto Injury Trial Notebook
    5. Exhibits: Demonstrative and Digital Evidence to Establish the Theme of the Auto Injury Case
    6. Preparing Memorandums, Trial Briefs and Motions
    7. Jury Assistance: Obtaining Lists, Selection Assistance and Drafting Instructions
    8. Witnesses: Lists, Coordination and Testimony
    9. Managing Issues That Arise During Trial
    10. Top Mistakes Made by Paralegals at Trial

    Continuing Education Credit

    Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 1.00 

    Fee: $99.


    • 10/10/2018
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Audio Webinar

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    Program Description

    Obtaining and Evaluating Key Information

    Appreciating written discovery is every bit as important as pleadings because it can often make or break a case. Take this course to receive practical strategies for receiving and reviewing discovery that will help you in your everyday litigation work.

    • Discuss recommended responses/objections to interrogatories/requests to produce.
    • Learn how to spot red flags in interrogatories and requests to produce.
    • Review effective ways to follow up on incomplete responses from the opposing party.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course will teach paralegals how to effectively handle interrogatories and requests to produce. Those who should attend include:

    • Paralegals
    • Legal Assistants
    • Legal Support Staff

    Course Content

    • Suggested Responses/Objections to Interrogatories/Requests to Produce 
    • Red Flags in Interrogatories and Requests to Produce 
    • Following Up on the Opposing Party's Incomplete Responses

    Continuing Education Credit

    Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 1.00 

    Fee: $99.




    • 10/11/2018
    • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Webcast

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    Program Description

    QDROs, Discovery in Divorce Litigation, Child Support Calculation Issues and More

    Do QDROs have you feeling overwhelmed? Can you confidently navigate the convoluted and complex issues in divorce litigation discovery? In this program, our experienced faculty will provide you with real-world knowhow and strategies for handling some of the biggest conundrums paralegals encounter in family cases. Power up your skills - register today!

    • Obtain practical instruction on preparing QDROs and other retirement orders.
    • Overcome common struggles in filling out the financial affidavit.
    • Become a power user of the child support worksheet.
    • Pick up real-world techniques for finding people or hidden assets.
    • Walk through business tax returns and the components of a business valuation.
    • Get tips for ethically handling difficult family law clients.

    Who Should Attend

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

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

    Course Content

    1. Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs), Other Retirement Orders and IRA Transfers
    2. Filling Out Financial Affidavits
    3. Discovery in Divorce Litigation: Advanced Techniques
    4. Finding Hidden/Dissipated Assets
    5. Child Support and Alimony/Spousal Support Calculations
    6. Business Tax Returns and Valuations
    7. Ethical Conundrums for Family Law Paralegals

    Continuing Education Credit

    Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 6.00 

    Fee: $299.


    • 10/17/2018
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Audio Webinar

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    Program Description

    Obtain Practical Tips You Can Start Using Right Away

    Are you looking for effective ways to prepare medical expense itemizations? Do you wish to improve your medical chronologies and summary memorandum? Our knowledgeable faculty will provide you with tips and tricks that will save time and assist you, your attorney and clients in getting an accurate picture of the case. Register today!

    • Find out how to effectively organize medical records.
    • Gain tips for tracking numerous medical records/bills and preparing expense itemizations.
    • Learn how to create more detailed medical chronologies and summaries.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course will teach attendees how to effectively prepare medical expense itemizations, chronologies and summary memorandum. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    • Pointers on Organizing Medical Records
    • Tracking and Reviewing Medical Records and Bills
    • Preparing Medical Expense Itemizations
    • Creating Detailed Medical Chronologies and Summaries
    • Tips and Tricks for Enhancing Medical Chronologies and Summaries
    • Example Summaries for Different Injuries
    • Red Flags to Watch for When Reviewing Medical Bills and Chronologies
    • Sample Medical Notebook Review

    Continuing Education Credit

    Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 1.00 

    Fee: $99.


    • 10/23/2018
    • 8:00 AM - 11:15 AM
    • Audio Webinar

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    Program Description

    Avoid Common Document Organization and Administration Errors

    Managing documents so they're easy to find and readily accessible is a pivotal part of a paralegal's duties. You don't have time for inefficiencies and inaccuracies. This insightful course will provide you with useful resources for avoiding and working through errors in managing paper and electronic documents throughout the litigation process. Heighten your organizational strategies and enhance your productivity - register today!

    • Learn how handle scanning and storage errors that may arise. 
    • Prevent mismanagement of discovery requests and responses. 
    • Review methods for handling disorganization and inefficient indexing and maintenance of case file documents.
    • Avoid unproductive use of exhibit and witness lists.

    Who Should Attend

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

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

    Course Content

    1. Electronic Document Management and Storage Oversights
    2. Discovery Document Management Errors to Avoid
    3. Inefficiently Organizing, Indexing and Maintaining Case File Documents
    4. Ineffective Use of Exhibit and Witness Lists

    Continuing Education Credit

    Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 3.00 

    Fee: $199.


    • 10/25/2018
    • 10/28/2018
    • Hilton Seattle Airport Hotel and Conference Center



    WSPA welcomes you to attend the 

    2018 National Federation of Paralegals Associations (NFPA) Annual Convention and CLE

    October 25-28 at the Hilton Seattle Airport Hotel and Conference Center.

     Attend CLEs in one of the  4 CLE tracks 

    • Litigation; IP & Immigration
    • Professional Development
    • LLT 
    • Ethics

    Visit with over 30 exhibitors and network with paralegals from all over the United States. The last NFPA convention in Seattle was 34 years ago so don't miss this opportunity to attend this spectacular national convention.

    You can register online at https://www.paralegals.org/register

    2018 Convention Brochure.pdf

    Early-Bird Registration ends August 24, 2018

    • 10/25/2018
    • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Webcast

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    Program Description

    Develop a Plan Stay on Top of Multiple Case Files, Tasks and Deadlines

    Staying on top of the daily demands of a firm is one of the key demands of a paralegal. You may have a system in place, but is it the most efficient? Look no further! This comprehensive course will walk you through effective methods to develop and maintain case files, calendaring systems and electronic filing and data storage. Make sure your organizational skills are spot on - register today!

    • Explore some of the top time management tools for paralegals.
    • Discuss ways to keep case files neat, organized and maintained.
    • Learn how to develop an effective calendaring system for your firm.
    • Evaluate different apps and software that can be beneficial in organization.
    • Review methods to efficiently organize electronic files and data storage.

    Who Should Attend

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

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

    Course Content

    1. Time Management and Organization for Paralegals
    2. Tracking and Maintaining Case Files
    3. Constructing an Effective Calendaring System
    4. Using Apps and Software to Stay Organized
    5. Electronic Filing, Data Storage and Organization
    6. Paralegal Ethics

    Continuing Education Credit

    Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 6.00 

    Fee: $299.



    • 11/06/2018
    • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Webcast

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    Program Description

    Practical Insights on Answering Written and Production Discovery

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

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

    Who Should Attend

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

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

    Course Content

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

    Continuing Education Credit

    Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 6.00 

    Fee: $299.


    • 11/12/2018
    • 8:00 AM - 11:15 AM
    • Audio Webinar

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    Program Description

    Your Guide to the Fundamentals of Construction Law

    This essential course will provide attendees with the knowledge they need concerning the critical elements of construction law. Our experienced faculty will walk through the fundamentals of construction law while providing useful tips on drafting construction contracts to adequately combing through and organizing key construction documents. Don't miss this opportunity to build your knowledge of construction law - register today!

    • Learn what is necessary in the initial step for client intake in construction cases.
    • Review the important details that go into drafting and creating construction contracts.
    • Explore effective ways to review and organize essential construction documents.
    • Understand the paralegal's role in dealing with construction disputes.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level program covers the fundamentals of construction law. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Construction Law Overview, Client Intake/Interview and First Steps
    2. Drafting and Creating Construction Contracts
    3. Review, Analyze and Organize Construction Documents
    4. Construction Disputes and Litigation: Essential Paralegal Roles and Duties

    Continuing Education Credit

    Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 3.00 

    Fee: $199.


    • 11/13/2018
    • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Webcast

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    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 know-how and skills you require 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.

    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

    Continuing Education Credit

    Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 6.00 


    Fee: $299.

    • 11/14/2018
    • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Webcast

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    Program Description

    Essential Drafting Pointers for Wills and Trusts

    Preparation of wills and trusts are an integral part of the estate planning process. It is imperative to stay on top of your game during each critical step along the way. Are you ready to undertake wills or trusts? This insightful course will provide you with the skills you need to handle drafting of wills and trusts with tips for smooth navigation through the estate planning process. Enhance your skills - register today!

    • Discuss how to skillfully work through client intake.
    • Take a closer look at the ins and outs of drafting wills
    • Learn what clauses and provisions can be used in trusts.
    • Examine the requirements for filing tax returns.
    • Review common accounting practices paralegals need to know for wills and trusts.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course will teach attendees how to handle the paralegal duties associated with drafting wills and trusts. Those who should attend include: 

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

    Course Content

    1. Handling Client Intake for Wills and Trusts
    2. Drafting Wills: What Paralegals Need to Know
    3. Drafting The Trust
    4. Filing Tax Returns for Wills and Trusts
    5. Accounting Practices for Wills and Trusts
    6. Ethics for Estate Planning Paralegals

    Continuing Education Credit

    Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 6.00 

    Fee: $299.


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

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    Program Description

    Contract Knowledge to Enhance Your Skillset

    Whether you are looking for a practical primer or new approaches to contract drafting, this course is for you! This insightful course will go through contract law essentials and then build upon that foundation to walk you through effective reviewing and drafting techniques. Learn how to avoid problematic practices that lead to ambiguous and risky contracts. Be a knowledgeable resource for your firm and take your drafting skills to the next level - register today!

    • Understand key contract terminology and definitions of essential legal elements.
    • Build your contract drafting skills with practical checklists and sample language that you can reference later
    • Learn how to effectively review and maintain contracts.
    • Refine your writing: discover what you might be doing wrong and examine how to draft clear and error-free contracts.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course is designed to give attendees the knowledge they need to effectively draft and assist in the negotiation of business contracts. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Walking Through Key Business Contracts (with Checklists and Samples)
    2. Drafting General Provisions (with Checklists and Samples)
    3. Reviewing/Maintaining Contracts - Best Practices and Tips
    4. Language Landmines, Problematic Words, Phrases and Other Issues

    Continuing Education Credit

    Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 3.00 

    Fee: $199.



Past events

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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