Washington State Paralegal Association

Upcoming events

    • 11/21/2019
    • 11:00 AM - 1:15 PM
    • Webcast

    REGISTER: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Dealing-With-Difficult-Clients-Ethical-Considerations-for-Paralegals/Video-Webcast/84398ER_FLFLRPAET429400000?st=WA&pt=1

    Program Description

    Tactfully Handle Lies, Requests for Legal Advice, Upset Clients and Other Stressful Scenarios

    As a paralegal, you spend plenty of time interacting with clients. Sooner or later, you're bound to get stuck with a difficult client - and even the good ones can bring up some uncomfortable conversations. Learning how to tactfully deal with problematic clients and situations is crucial to maintaining your professionalism and avoiding legal ethics issues. Are your people skills spot on? This program will teach you how to diplomatically and ethically address challenging clients and situations. From lies to unreasonable requests to needy clients and communication barriers, gain the practical tips you need to avoid conflict, enhance client satisfaction and keep your ethics record clean. Register today!

    • Find out how to proceed when you catch a client in a lie.
    • Uncover creative ways to handle difficult clients - from know-it-alls to absentee to angry or inappropriate clients.
    • Learn how to fulfill your duties to clients regardless of mental health issues, language or cultural barriers.
    • Discover how to avoid complaints and deal with upset clients.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course is designed to give paralegals the knowledge they need to ethically handle difficult clients and uncomfortable scenarios. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Handling Clients Who Lie or Make Unreasonable Requests
    2. Communicating with Difficult Clients - Tactfully and Ethically
    3. Dealing with Mental Health Issues and Language Barriers
    4. Billing, Communications and More: Avoiding & Handling Common Client Complaints
    5. Avoiding and Walking Away From Difficult Clients
    • 12/04/2019
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Audio Webinar

    REGISTER: https://wspaonline.org/admin/events/add-event/?DetailsDisplayMode=Add&selTab=1

    Program Description

    The Tools You Need to Play an Integral Part of the Process

    Navigating through the complicated investigation and discovery of an auto injury case can be overwhelming. Are you ready to take on the tasks of uncovering crucial information to assist your firm with a favorable settlement? This essential course will provide you with the tools you need to confidently review and analyze insurance and medical records. You will also learn ways to unearth key evidence from vehicles and at the accident scene. Tighten your investigation skills and play a powerful role in your firm's auto injury cases - register today!

    • Effectively analyze insurance coverage, liens and damages.
    • Discuss what to look for and where to find it while combing through medical records.
    • Take a closer look at ways to spot critical evidence at the crash scene and in police/accident reports.
    • Explore ways to retrieve important smartphone, text and other electronic evidence.
    • Learn tips and tricks for handling discovery requests and responses.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course is designed to give paralegals the knowledge they need to effectively handle investigation and discovery auto injury cases. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Insurance Coverage, Liens and Damages Analysis
    2. Medical Records: Obtaining, Reviewing
    3. Investigating the Crash Scene, Vehicle Evidence and Police/Accident Reports
    4. Locating and Interviewing Witnesses, Investigators and Law Enforcement
    5. Collecting Smartphone, Text and Other Electronic Evidence
    6. Handling Discovery Requests and Responseshttps://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Investigation-and-Discovery-of-Auto-Injury-Claims-The-Paralegal-s-Role/Audio-Webinar/84395ER_WAWPA408300000?pt=1
    • 12/05/2019
    • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Webcast

    REGISTER: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Paralegal-s-Guide-to-Family-Law/Video-Webcast/84390ER_ARBPCE439000000?st=WA&pt=1

    Program Description

    Pleadings, Discovery Requests, Motions, Financial Document Analyses, Custody, Support and More

    This informative, start-to-finish program is designed for paralegals handling family law cases. Walk through the process of a domestic case from opening to its close, gain how-to's and tips for completing the common forms, and handle all of the discovery and preparatory work in between. Don't miss this chance to gain time-tested techniques for simplifying procedures and tackling common challenges along the way. Register today!

    • Analyze sample tax returns, bank statements, pension/retirement plans, paystubs and more.
    • Receive real-world techniques on improving case and office organization.
    • Gain tips and tools for calculating time-sharing and completing child custody worksheets.
    • Become a power user of the child support worksheet with hints from experienced faculty.
    • Find out how to better prepare for and assist at family law hearings and trial.
    • Obtain sample intake forms, checklists, discovery requests, family law agreements and more.
    • Learn how to effectively handle the emotional side of family law and deal with deceptive clients.

    Who Should Attend

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

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

    Course Content

    1. Case Initiation, Motions and Discovery Tools
    2. Analyzing Financial Information: Review of Sample Documents
    3. Handling Custody Issues
    4. Child and Spousal Support Calculation Issues
    5. Preparing for Hearings and Trial
    6. Case and Office Management for the Family Law Paralegal: Tips and Tricks
    7. Ethics and UPL
    • 12/10/2019
    • 10:00 AM - 1:15 PM
    • Audio Webinar

    REGISTER:https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Document-Retention-and-Data-Security-What-Paralegals-Need-to-Know/Audio-Webinar/84397ER_MTMPA469300000?st=WA&pt=1

    Program Description

    Safeguard Sensitive Information in Your Firm

    Given the heightened focus on protecting information, it is imperative that everything is done to ensure all data is properly secured. This insightful course will take you through how paralegals can help to make sure documents and records are properly and safely stored. Make sure critical information is sufficiently protected - register today!

    • Ensure compliance by reviewing legislative and regulatory requirements for document retention and data security.
    • Determine the ownership of documents in order to establish the proper chain of command.
    • Gain valuable tips for records retention so that you can adequately store documents and data in your possession.
    • Learn about data security to make sure that all information in the firm is protected from hacks, breaches and crashes.

    Who Should Attend

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

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

    Course Content

    1. Legislative and Regulatory Requirements
    2. Who Owns the Documents, Chain of Command
    3. Records Retention: Practical Tips for Paralegals
    4. Data Security: What Every Paralegal Needs to Know and Do
    • 12/11/2019
    • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Webcast

    REGISTER: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Gathering-Electronic-Evidence-An-Advanced-Guide-for-Paralegals/Video-Webcast/84400ER_OHOHPAET408400000?st=WA&pt=1

    Program Description

    Uncover Creative New Approaches to Preservation, Collection, Review and Management

    Handling electronic evidence in discovery is challenging. New data sources, uncooperative parties, preservation pitfalls and the sheer volume of electronic data can present major problems and make the process grind to a halt. Are you making the most of the resources available to you? Do you know the best strategies for overcoming common e-discovery snags? In this program, seasoned faculty will provide you with tools and techniques to avoid issues and quickly get the information you need. Enhance your e-discovery skills - register today!

    • Create efficient, effective and legally-defensible litigation holds.
    • Learn how to draft better discovery requests and motions for electronic evidence.
    • Find out how to successfully get records from Facebook, Twitter and other social media companies.
    • Uncover more efficient ways of reviewing and combing through massive amounts of data.
    • Hear how to recover “lost” data and work effectively with forensic experts.
    • Gain a stronger understanding of metadata and how to safeguard the authenticity of electronic files.

    Who Should Attend

    This advanced-level course is designed to give paralegals the knowledge and tools they need to effectively maneuver through e-discovery issues. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Top Discovery Strategies to Get the Information Your Firm Needs
    2. Overcoming Difficulties in Acquiring All Social Media Evidence
    3. Critically Examining Electronic Evidence Provided - The Paralegal's Role
    4. Working with Forensic Experts Concerning Computer Imaging and Examination
    5. Preservation Challenges and Spoliation Pitfalls to Avoid
    6. Effectively Organizing Documents, Creating Chronologies and Privilege Logs
    7. Paralegal Ethics for Electronic Evidence
    • 12/12/2019
    • 11:00 AM - 2:15 PM
    • Audio Webinar

    REGISTER: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/What-Paralegals-Need-to-Know-About-Business-Contracts/Audio-Webinar/84388ER_TXTXPARCIVIL398700000?st=WA&pt=1

    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
    • 12/17/2019
    • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Webcast

    Register:https://wspaonline.org/admin/events/add-event/?DetailsDisplayMode=Add&selTab=1

    Program Description

    A Comprehensive Look at Trial Notebooks and Exhibits

    Do you have all the tools necessary to assemble effective trial notebooks and exhibits? This course will arm you with the skills necessary to prepare and organize trial notebooks and exhibits. Identify best practices, make the most of software solutions and avoid mistakes that will have attorneys scrambling. Take your trial notebook and exhibit preparation and organization to the next level - register today!

    • Review powerful trial notebook samples and learn top preparation and organization tips.
    • Uncover the tips and tactics used for developing effective electronic trial notebooks.
    • Understand some of the top trial notebook oversights paralegals make and learn how to avoid them.
    • Navigate the evidentiary minefield when compiling exhibits.
    • Explore key strategies for presenting trial exhibits using PowerPoint.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course is designed to teach attendees how to prepare an effective trial notebooks 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
    3. Trial Notebook Mistakes Paralegals Need to Avoid
    4. Exhibit Authentication; Ensuring Compliance with Evidentiary Rules and Avoiding Pitfalls
    5. Trial Exhibits: Preparing, Organizing, Maximizing Effectiveness
    6. Presenting Trial Exhibits with PowerPoint and Other Software: Paralegal Tips
    7. Paralegal Ethics
    • 12/18/2019
    • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Webcast

    REGISTER: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Estate-Administration-Accounting-and-Distribution-for-Paralegals/Video-Webcast/84392ER_MTMPAET418600000?st=WA&pt=1

    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
    • 12/19/2019
    • 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/84385ER_FLFLRPA468500000?st=WA&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

    1. Publicly Available Info - What You Can Find, Where to Look, How to Get it 
    2. Phone Numbers and Addresses of Missing People 
    3. What About Bankruptcies 
    4. Employment 
    5. Neighbors, Relatives and Associates 
    6. Social Media 
    7. Attorneys, Judges and Experts 
    8. Mailing List Postings, Blogs, Etc. 
    9. Search Tools Many Paralegals Don't Know (But Should) 
    10. List of Website Resources
    • 12/20/2019
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Audio Webinar

    REGISTER: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Drafting-Demand-Letters-and-Damage-Calculations-for-the-Personal-Injury-Paralegal/AudioWebinar/84396ER_NLA408300000?pt=1

    Program Description

    Getting the Most out of Key Correspondence

    The ultimate goal in personal injury cases is getting a favorable settlement. This essential course will walk through key wording used to successfully summarize the critical details in a demand letter. You will also dive into the complicated details of calculating damages for lost earning, medical expenses, pain and suffering and more. Don't miss this opportunity to strengthen your skills - register today!

    • Review the fundamentals of a strong demand letter.
    • Learn key tips for drafting succinct summaries for the claim.
    • Discuss which supporting documents must be included in the letter.
    • Explore the methods used for calculating damages.
    • Take a closer look at ways to effectively evaluate and organize medical bills, records and reports.

    Who Should Attend

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

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

    Course Content

    1. Anatomy of a Demand Letter: Purpose, Tone and Essential Components
    2. Drafting Tips for Concisely Summarizing the Facts Surrounding the Claim
    3. Determining Which Supporting Documents to Include with the Letter
    4. Calculating Damages for Lost Earnings, Medical Expenses, Property Damage and More
    5. Documenting and Quantifying Pain, Suffering and Emotional Destress
    6. Evaluating and Organizing Medical Bills, Records and Reports 
    7. Assisting with the Settlement Negotiation Process
    • 01/08/2020
    • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Webcast

    REGISTER:https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Financial-Issues-in-Divorce-for-Paralegals/Video-Webcast/84935ER_NLAET439000000?pt=1

     Program Description

    Find Hidden Assets, Calculate Child and Spousal Support, Prepare QDROs and More

    So much of a divorce case hinges on the assets. As a paralegal, it's your job to uncover hidden assets, help put together financial statements and assist with divvying up retirement assets and property. Do you have the financial savvy, attention to detail and practical skills required to ensure it's all done correctly? This program will show you how to be efficient and effective when handling financial issues in divorce. From asset analysis to support calculations, QDROs and taxes, gain the "how-to's" you need to protect your client's future financial security. Enhance your value - register today!

    • Learn how to put together complete, accurate financial disclosures in a timely manner.
    • Unearth hidden assets and income by identifying red flags in tax returns and individual financial records.
    • Dig through the guidelines and financials to determine a fair and accurate amount for child and spousal support.
    • Understand how QDROs can be developed to address specific types of retirement plans and client circumstances.
    • Explore the new tax law's implications for divorce and the final settlement.
    • Gain practical tips for working with financial experts to ensure their testimony has maximum impact.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course will teach attendees how to handle an array of financial issues in divorce cases. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Finding Hidden Assets - What Paralegals Can Do
    2. Child and Spousal Support Calculations
    3. QDROs: What Paralegals Need to Know and Do to Help Attorneys
    4. Important Tax Considerations in Divorce
    5. Tips for Paralegals Working with Financial Experts
    6. Ethics
    • 01/15/2020
    • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Webcast

    REGISTER: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Paralegal-s-Guide-to-Liens-and-Subrogation-in-Personal-Injury/Video-Webcast/84931ER_DEDEPARET408300000?st=WA&pt=1

    Program Description

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

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

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

    Who Should Attend

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

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

    Course Content

    1. Subrogation and Liens - Simplified.
    2. Paralegal Processes and Procedures (w/Sample Forms, Docs and Checklists)
    3. ERISA Liens (w/Sample Forms, Docs and Checklists)
    4. MEDICARE Liens (w/Sample Forms, Docs and Checklists)
    5. MEDICAID Liens (w/Sample Forms, Docs and Checklists)
    6. Resolving Other Liens
    7. Ethics of Lien Resolution
    • 01/22/2020
    • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • webcast

    REGISTER: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Trusts-101-for-Paralegals/Video-Webcast/84932ER_ARBPCE418600000?pt=1

    Program Description

    Top Trust Structures, Key Provisions and Administration Essentials

    Understanding the ins and outs of trusts is invaluable knowledge for paralegals working in trusts and estates areas. Are you prepared to navigate every step of the process? This insightful course will guide you through the essentials of trust drafting and administration and explore practical ways in which paralegals can assist the firm. Get an overview of the trust drafting process to ensure that you are including all of the necessary forms and financial information. Identify critical trust administration duties and powers and prevent common mistakes. Register today!

    • Understand the foundational concepts of trusts and learn how you can better assist in estate planning matters.
    • Review the steps and tasks of drafting trusts and ensure that all the necessary information is obtained and included.
    • Discuss key characteristics of grantor trusts and their most effective uses.
    • Learn when special needs trusts (SNTs) are used and how paralegals can help in their creation and administration.
    • Facilitate crucial tasks of trust administration to prevent mistakes and mismanagement.
    • Examine the role of the trustees so that you can work with them more effectively.

    Who Should Attend

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

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

    Course Content

    1. An Overview of Trusts and Trusts Practice: What Paralegals Need to Know
    2. Types of Trusts, Their Key Purposes and Tax Consequences
    3. Trust Drafting: Forms, Provisions, Clients' Financial Information
    4. Grantor Trusts
    5. Special Needs Trusts (SNTs): Paralegal's Role
    6. Tax Reduction with Trusts: What Paralegals Need to Know
    7. The Paralegal's Role in Administering a Trust
    8. The Role of the Trustees
    • 01/23/2020
    • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Webcast

    Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/A-Paralegal-s-Guide-to-Researching-and-Investigating/Video-Webcast/84933ER_ININPARET408500000?st=WA&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 knowledge 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.

    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
    • 01/28/2020
    • 11:00 AM - 2:15 PM
    • Audio Webinar

    REGISTER: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/The-Paralegal-s-Guide-to-Auto-Injury-Litigation/Audio-Webinar/84930ER_NMNLA408300000?pt=1

    Program Description

    Medical Records, Liens, Trial Prep and More

    There is a lot riding on the outcome of every auto accident case, and paralegals play a significant role. From gathering significant data and evidence during the initial phase of the case to lien management and trial prep, clients and your attorney are relying on you to ensure everything moves smoothly toward that desired resolution. This fast-paced course is loaded with the key elements to help you contribute to the success of these cases. Proficiently assist with any auto injury case that comes your way - register today!

    • Gather crucial information during client intake and investigation in order to build a strong case.
    • Draft demand letters that enhance your client's bargaining strength and convince adjusters to set their reserves higher.
    • Manage liens and Medicare set-asides in order to ensure full compliance in this ever-changing area
    • Incorporate effective methods to manage the case and help your attorney prepare for trial.

    Who Should Attend

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

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

    Course Content

    1. Client Intake,Investigation and Medical Records
    2. Documenting Damages andDrafting Demand Letters
    3. Managing Liens andMedicare Set-Asides
    4. Auto Injury TrialPreparation and Case Management Tips
    • 01/30/2020
    • 10:00 AM - 1:15 PM
    • Audio Webinar

    REGISTER: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/The-Paralegal-s-Guide-to-Workers-Compensation-Cases/Audio-Webinar/84936ER_ININPAR458800000?pt=1

    Program Description

    Confidently Assist Your Attorney with Workers' Compensation Cases

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

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

    Who Should Attend

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

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

    Course Content

    1. Initial Case Preparation for Employee and Employer Counsel
    2. Medical Record Considerations
    3. Deposition and Hearing Duties
    • 02/05/2020
    • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Webcast

    REGISTRATION:https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Trial-Preparation-From-Start-to-Finish-for-Paralegals/Video-Webcast/84945ER_NCNCPAET408300000?pt=1

    Program Description

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

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

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

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

    This is a rebroadcast of the original webcast delivered by Karin M. Scheehle on April 30, 2019. Faculty will be available to answer your questions after the program.


    Who Should Attend

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

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

    Course Content

    1. Useful Discovery for Trial
    2. Creating a Trial Notebook
    3. Preparing Your Witnesses
    4. Effective Use of Evidence
    5. Preparing Your Office - What to Do Before You Set Foot in Court
    6. Succeeding at Trial
    7. Paralegal Ethics
    • 02/06/2020
    • Audio Webinar

    REGISTRATION: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Top-Probate-Administration-Challenges-for-Paralegals/Audio-Webinar/84942ER_ARBPCE418600000?pt=1

    Program Description

    Overcoming Estate and Probate Issues

    Are you using advanced techniques to efficiently complete each step of estate administration? Whether you have been handling probate and estate cases for a while or are just getting ready to take your skills to the next level, this course is for you. Walk through sample forms with experienced practitioners, including testate and intestate forms and a full range of tax returns. Take your probate administration skills to the next level - register today! 

    • Avoid costly, time-consuming errors with high-level tips for preparing and maintaining probate documents.
    • Explore the most effective ways to handle creditors and other interested parties.
    • Take steps to make sure you have all the tax data you need.

    Who Should Attend

    This advanced level course is designed to give paralegals the knowledge they need to properly assist with drafting, organizing and filing probate administration documents. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Challenges in Preparing for Administration and Managing Documents for Probate and Estate Filings
    2. Handling Creditors and Other Interested Parties
    3. Payment of Taxes: Top Issues

Past events

11/20/2019 Medical Records: Top Paralegal Pitfalls and Challenges
11/18/2019 Effective Calendaring, Docketing and File Tickling System Tips for Paralegals
11/18/2019 Annual Estate Planning Seminar
11/14/2019 Real Estate Boot Camp for Paralegals
11/13/2019 Paperless Office 101 for Paralegals
11/12/2019 Organizing SSDI Claims: Top Tips for Paralegals
11/07/2019 Accounting Software Tips for Paralegals: QuickBooks and Beyond
11/06/2019 Medicare and Medicaid Liens for Paralegals: Navigating the Portal and other Requirements
11/05/2019 Discovery in Divorce for Paralegals
11/01/2019 Trial Preparation from Start to Finish for Paralegals
10/30/2019 HIPAA Compliance for Paralegals: Obtaining and Maintaining Records
10/29/2019 Top Skills Paralegals Need to Know; MS Word, Excel, and More
10/26/2019 Researching Case Management Systems Lawyers Use
10/23/2019 Litigation Boot Camp for Paralegals
10/21/2019 What Paralegals Need to Know about Wills and Trusts
10/17/2019 Ethical Implications of Technology: A Paralegal's Guide
10/16/2019 Handling the Divorce Case from Start to Finish: A Paralegal's Guide
10/09/2019 Title Law for Paralegals
09/26/2019 Auto Injury Claims From Start to Finish
09/25/2019 How Paralegals Handle the Everyday Ethics of Email
09/24/2019 Bankruptcy Rules and Forms 101 for Paralegals
09/19/2019 Case Management 101 for Family Law Paralegals
09/18/2019 Employment Law: What Paralegals Need to Know
09/17/2019 Top 6 Trial Mistakes Paralegals Make
09/13/2019 The Paralegal's Guide to Adobe Acrobat
09/12/2019 A Paralegal's Guide to Corporate Governance
09/10/2019 Advanced Real Estate for Paralegals
08/29/2019 Legal Writing for Paralegals: Common Mistakes to Avoid
08/28/2019 Preparing for Trial: What Paralegals Need to Know
08/24/2019 SPS Chapter Networking Meeting
08/22/2019 The Paralegal's Guide to Construction Contracts
08/21/2019 Business Contracts: A Paralegal's Ultimate Guide
08/17/2019 South Puget Sound Chapter Meeting
08/15/2019 The Paralegal's Guide to Personal Injury Damages
08/13/2019 Getting and Staying Organized: Creating "best practices" for Paralegals
08/06/2019 Social Security disability Evidence: A Paralegal's Guide
08/05/2019 Discovery Responses and Document Production:
07/31/2019 Paralegal Ethics: Avoiding Administrative Errors
07/30/2019 The New Tax Law for Paralegals" LLCs, C-Corps, S-Corps, Partnerships ++
07/25/2019 Medical Record Analysis for Paralegals: Chronoligies, Summaries, Expense Itemizations
07/24/2019 Litigation for Paralegals: Top Challenges to Overcome
07/18/2019 Advanced Family Law for Paralegals
07/17/2019 Collecting Judgments and Discovering Assets for Paralegals
07/11/2019 Top Mistakes in Estate Administration Accounting and Distribution
07/10/2019 Federal Court: What Paralegals Need to Know
06/27/2019 WSPA Annual Members Meeting
06/26/2019 The Paralegal's Guide to Law Office Management
06/24/2019 Complex Social Security Law Issues: The Paralegal's Guide
06/20/2019 Unauthorized Practice of Law, Confidentiality and More:
06/19/2019 A Paralegal's Guide to Pleadings, Motions, Discovery Requests, etc
06/14/2019 A Paralegal's Guide to Tax Exempt Organizations: Planning and Forms
06/11/2019 Social Media, Smartphone and Email Evidence: Mistakes Paralegals Should Avoid
06/06/2019 Divorce cases from Start to Finish for Paralegals
06/06/2019 Trust and Estate Administration for Paralegals
06/05/2019 The Paralegal's Guide to Medicare Set-Asides and Conditional Payment
06/01/2019 S. Puget Sound Chapter Meeting & Professional Development Seminar
05/23/2019 Ethics and Legal Practice: The Paralegal's Role
05/22/2019 A Paralegal's Guide to Discovery in Divorce
05/21/2019 Document Production and Review in Discovery: What Paralegals Need to Know
05/15/2019 Auto Injury Litigation Boot Camp for Paralegals
05/14/2019 A Paralegal's Guide to Deadlines and Calendaring
05/10/2019 Case Management for Paralegals: Managing Documents, Files,
05/09/2019 Advanced Medical Records for Paralegals
05/04/2019 Certification-Licensure Workshop
05/02/2019 Spokane Chapter Open House
05/02/2019 Case Law Research for Paralegals
04/30/2019 Trial Preparation From Start to Finish for Paralegals
04/26/2019 The Paralegal's Guide for Ethical Use of Social Media
04/17/2019 Personal Injury 101: What Paralegal's Need to Know!
04/15/2019 Corporate Governance: What Paralegals Need to Know
04/11/2019 The Paralegal's Guide to Probate
04/10/2019 Workers' Compensation: What Paralegals Need to Know
04/09/2019 The Real Estate Paralegal's Guide to Due Diligence
04/03/2019 A Paralegal's Guide to Researching and Investigating
03/29/2019 Paralegal Career Night
03/27/2019 Trial Notebooks & Exhibits for Paralegals
03/26/2019 Becoming a Power User of MS Word and Excel: A Paralegal's Guide
03/20/2019 A Paralegal's Guide to Commercial Lending and Financing
03/19/2019 Family Law for Paralegals
03/14/2019 Organizing Discovery Documents: A Checklist for Paralegals
03/13/2019 Paralegal Ethics: Handing Uncomfortable Situations
03/11/2019 Estate Accounting Basics for Paralegals
03/06/2019 Advanced Auto Injury Claims for Paralegals
02/28/2019 The Paralegal's Guide to Locating Persons and Finding Background Information
02/27/2019 Paralegal's Guide to Divorce
02/21/2019 Medical Records Made Easy for Paralegals
02/19/2019 The Corporate Paralegals Guide to Drafting, Recordkeeping and More
02/13/2019 Medicare and Medicaid Liens for Paralegals: Navigating the Portal and Other Requirements
02/11/2019 Ethic of Email for Paralegals
02/06/2019 The Paralegal's Guide to Estate Planning
02/05/2019 The Paralegals' Guide to Client Intake and Evaluation
02/02/2019 Networking & Wine Social
01/31/2019 Overview of Mergers and Acquisitions or Paralegals
01/31/2019 Paperless Office 101 for Paralegals
01/29/2019 Federal Court Fundamentals for Paralegals
01/23/2019 Estate Administration Accounting and Distribution for Paralegals
01/22/2019 Effective Calendaring, Docketing, and File Tickling System Tips for Paralegals
01/18/2019 Drafting Policies and Procedures for Employee Handbooks" The Paralegal's Guide
01/17/2019 Surveys, Plats, Legal Descriptions and Title Insurance: A Paralegal's Guide
01/15/2019 The Paralegal's Guide to Obtaining Evidence from Electronic Devices
12/19/2018 Organizing SSDI Claims for Paralegals
12/19/2018 Litigation Boot Camp for Paralegals
12/18/2018 Paralegal's Guide to Medical Records and Working with Medical Experts
12/13/2018 Paralegal Ethics: Avoiding Administrative Errors
12/12/2018 Auto Injury Claims from Start to Finish for Paralegals
12/11/2018 A Paralegal's Guide to LLCs vs. Partnerships vs. Corporations
12/07/2018 Advanced Medical Records for Paralegals
12/06/2018 Types of Trusts and Their Differences: A Paralegal's Guide
12/05/2018 Social Media, Smartphone and Email Evidence: A Paralegal's Guide
12/04/2018 The Top 5 Organization Secrets of Highly Effective Paralegals
11/30/2018 The Probate Process from Start to Finish
11/29/2018 Using Adobe Acrobat Professional Effectively: A Guide for Paralegals
11/15/2018 What Paralegals Need to know About Business Contracts
11/14/2018 Bankruptcy Made Simple: A Paralegal's Guide
11/14/2018 Wills and Trusts for Paralegals
11/13/2018 Investigative Techniques for Paralegals
11/12/2018 Annual Estate Planning Seminar
11/12/2018 Construction Law 101 for Paralegals
11/06/2018 Discovery Responses & Document Production: A Paralegal's Ultimate Goal
11/01/2018 The Paralegal's Guide to Receiving and Reviewing Discovery
11/01/2018 The Paralegal's Guide to Settlements
10/25/2018 Getting and Staying Organized: Creating "Best Practices" for Paralegals
10/25/2018 2018 NFPA Convention
10/23/2018 Document Management Pitfalls for Litigation Paralegals
10/17/2018 Medical Chronologies, Summaries and Expense Itemizations for Paralegals
10/11/2018 Advanced Family Law for Paralegals
10/08/2018 A Paralegal's Auto Injury Trial Checklist
10/03/2018 A Paralegal's guide to Drafting Deeds
09/27/2018 Strategies for the Personal Injury Paralegal: Plaintiff and Defense Person
09/26/2018 The Corporate Paralegal from A to Z
09/25/2018 Ethics and Legal Practice: The Paralegal's Role
09/20/2018 Discovery Responses and Objections: What Paralegals Need to Know
09/13/2018 The Paralegal's Guide to Record Retention and Destruction: To Shredor Not to Shred?
08/30/2018 Personal Injury Case Management: The Ultimate Guide for Paralegals
08/30/2018 HIPAA Compliance for Paralegals" Obtaining and Maintaining Records
08/29/2018 Probate: What Paralegals Need to Know
08/22/2018 LLC Formation: What Paralegals Need to Know
08/15/2018 The Paralegal's Guide to Law Office Management
08/14/2018 Discovery in Divorce for Paralegals
08/09/2018 A Paralegal's Guide to Pleadings, Motions, Discovery Requests and Briefs
08/08/2018 Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) Filings for Paralegals
07/31/2018 Avoiding Common Errors and Pitfalls in Legal Writing: A Paralegal's Guide
07/30/2018 Trusts 101 - Seattle
07/27/2018 Federal Court 101 for Paralegals
07/26/2018 Workers' Compensation case Management for Paralegals
07/26/2018 Workers' Compensation Case Management for Paralegals
07/25/2018 Trusts 101 - Olympia
07/25/2018 Real Estate for Paralegals: The Ultimate Guide
07/25/2018 Real Estate for Paralegals: The Ultimate Guide
07/20/2018 Case Management for Paralegals: Managing Documents, Files, Calendars and Tasks
07/18/2018 Social Security Disability from start to Finish for Paralegals
07/18/2018 Social Security Disability from Start to Finish for Paralegals
07/12/2018 The Paralegal's Guide to Obtaining Evidence from Electronid Devices
07/12/2018 The Paralegal's Guide to Obtaining Evidence from Electronic Devices
07/11/2018 New Bankruptcy Forms and Rules: A Walkthrough for Paralegals
06/30/2018 Professional Development, Diversity Leadership and Networking Event
06/30/2018 WSPA Annual Member Meeting and Networking Social
06/27/2018 A Litigation Paralegal's Guide to Case Management
06/27/2018 Trial Preparation From Start to Finish for Paralegals
06/27/2018 Trial Preparation From Start to Finish for Paralegals
06/21/2018 Advanced Auto Injury Claims for Paralegals
06/19/2018 Employment Discrimination Litigation for Paralegals
06/19/2018 Employment Discrimination Litigation for Paralegals
06/14/2018 Legal Citations and the Bluebook: A Paralegal's Guide
06/13/2018 Top Mistakes in Estate Administration Account and Distribution: A Paralegal's Guide
06/06/2018 Case Management for Paralegals: Managing Documents, Files, Calendars & Tasks
06/05/2018 Mergers and Acquisitions for Paralegals
05/31/2018 A Paralegal's Guide to Researching and Investigating
05/26/2018 Corporate Law and Notary Public Laws- SPS Chapter Meeting
05/24/2018 Becoming a Power User of MS Word and Excel: A Paralegal's Guide
05/16/2018 Medicare and Medicaid Liens for Paralegals: Navigatin the Portal
05/15/2018 Trust Administration: A Paralegal's Guide
05/10/2018 Accounting 101 for Paralegals
05/02/2018 A Paralegal's Guide to Divorce Cases
04/30/2018 Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws for Nonprofits: A Paralegal's Guide
04/28/2018 LLLT- Practice Area and Ethics - SPS Chapter Meeting & CLE
04/26/2018 Paralegal Ethics: Handling Uncomfortable Situations
04/24/2018 Real Estate Closing Challenges for Paralegals
04/23/2018 Collection Law for Paralegals
04/21/2018 WSPA Board Meeting
04/21/2018 Paralegal Career Luncheon
04/18/2018 Trial Notebooks & Exhibits for Paralegals
04/11/2018 A Paralegal's guide to Deadlines and Calendaring
04/10/2018 Family Law Case Management for Paralegals
04/05/2018 Medical Records Made Easy for Paralegals
03/31/2018 Bankruptcy and Collections- SPS Chapter Meeting & CLE
03/29/2018 Social Media Evidence: A Paralegal's Guide
03/28/2018 Paralegal Ethics: Avoiding Administrative Errors
03/22/2018 A Paralegal's Asset-Based Guide to Probate
03/19/2018 Federal Court: What Paralegals Need to Know
03/17/2018 WSPA Board Meeting
03/13/2018 The Paralegals Guide to Locating Persons and Finding Background Info
03/13/2018 Paperless Office 101 for Paralegals
03/08/2018 The Corporate Paralegal: Overcoming Top Challenges
03/07/2018 Title Law Boot Camp for Paralegals
02/28/2018 Discovery Responses & Document Production: A Paralegal's Ultimate Guide
02/24/2018 South Sound Social Event
02/22/2018 Ethics of Email for Paralegals
02/21/2018 Land Surveys and Legal Descriptions for Paralegals
02/20/2018 Litigation Document Management for Paralegals
02/15/2018 Paralegal's Guide to Liens and Subrogation in Personal Injury
02/14/2018 The Paralegal's Guide to Police Liability Cases
02/08/2018 Top Mistakes Paralegals Make in Estate Planning
02/02/2018 The Top 5 Organization Secrets of Highly Effective Paralegals
01/30/2018 Medicaid:A Paralegal's Guide to Qualifying Clients
01/30/2018 Auto Injury Claims From Start to Finish for Paralegals
01/29/2018 Organizing and Reviewing Medical Records for Paralegals
01/25/2018 LLCs From Start to Finish for Paralegals
01/22/2018 The Paralegal's Guide to Organizing Discovery Documents
01/18/2018 The Divorce Paralegal's Guide to Social Media, Smartphone and Text
01/17/2018 Estate Administration Accounting and Distribution for Paralegals
01/16/2018 Trial Preparation Boot Camp for Paralegals
12/21/2017 Medicare Set-Asides and Conditional Payments in Injury Settlements
12/21/2017 The Probate Process from Start to Finish
12/19/2017 The Probate Process from Start to Finish
12/19/2017 Litigation Boot Camp for Paralegals
12/18/2017 Legal Writing for Paralegals: Common Mistakes to Avoid
12/18/2017 The Probate Process From Start to Finish
12/15/2017 LLC Operating Agreements: What Paralegals Need to Know
12/12/2017 A Paralegal's Guide to Subpoenaing Social Media and Phone Records
12/07/2017 Advanced Medical Records for Paralegals
11/30/2017 Advanced Probate Administration for Paralegals
11/16/2017 A Paralegal's Guide to Corporate Governance
11/15/2017 Family Law for Paralegals
11/14/2017 Effective Calendaring, Docketing and File Tickling System Tips for Paralegals
11/09/2017 62nd Annual Estate Planning Seminar
11/09/2017 A Paralegal's Guide to Intellectual Property
11/08/2017 Office and Administrative Skills for Paralegals
11/07/2017 Real Estate Boot Camp for Paralegals
10/31/2017 Paralegal Skills: Discovery Requests and Responses
10/27/2017 The Probate Process from Start to Finish for Paralegals - Seattle
10/19/2017 To Shred or Not toShred? Record Destruction Policies for Paralegals
10/18/2017 Paralegal's Essential Guide to Wills and Trusts
10/12/2017 A Paralegal's Guide to Nonprofits
10/10/2017 A Paralegal's Guide to Pleadings, Motions, Discovery Requests, etc
10/06/2017 Medical Chronologies, Summaries and Expense Itemizations for Paralegals
10/04/2017 Discovery in Divorce for Paralegals
09/29/2017 The Paralegal's Guide to Law Office Management
09/28/2017 Federal Court Trial Preparation for Paralegals
09/26/2017 Dealing with the "Rambo" Litigator: Paralegal tips
09/21/2017 Workers' Compensation Hearing?Trial Preparation for Paralegals
09/20/2017 Social Security Disability Boot Camp for Paralegals
09/13/2017 Social Media, Smartphone and Email Evidence: A Paralegal's Guide
09/12/2017 Paralegal's Guide to Legal Research and Citation Management
09/08/2017 Medicare and Medicaid Liens: The New Portal and New Requirements
08/30/2017 Managing the Discovery Process: A Paralegal's Guide
08/29/2017 Smartphone Apps and Tricks for Paralegals
08/27/2017 WSPA Days of Summer - South Puget Sound Chapter Networking event
08/24/2017 Corporate Minute Books: A How-to Guide for Paralegals
08/23/2017 Construction Law 101 for Paralegals
08/22/2017 The Paralegal's Guide to Probate
08/17/2017 A Paralegal's Guide to Divorce Cases
08/08/2017 Case Management for Paralegals: Managing Documents, Files, etc.
08/02/2017 Medical Records Made Easy for Paralegals
07/30/2017 South Sound Chapter Paralegal Alumni Networking Event
07/27/2017 Forensic Accounting for Paralegals
07/26/2017 Paralegal Ethics: Avoiding Administrative Errors
07/25/2017 The Paralegal's Guide to the Ultimate Trial Notebook
07/20/2017 Electronic Document and Case Management for Paralegals
07/19/2017 A Paralegal's Guide to Depositions
07/13/2017 The Paralegal's Guide to Estate Assets
07/12/2017 Advanced Auto Injury Claims for Paralegals
07/11/2017 Advanced Skip Tracing and Cyber Tracking for Paralegals
06/28/2017 Trial Preparation from Start to Finish for Paralegals
06/28/2017 Family Law Case Management for Paralegals
06/27/2017 Medical Records: Top Paralegal Pitfalls and Challenges
06/23/2017 How to Get Your Social Media, Email and Text Evidence Admitted ++
06/22/2017 Real Estate Closings for Paralegals
06/21/2017 How to Make Yourself More Valuable to Your Firm: Insights from an Expert
06/21/2017 How to Get Your Social Media, Email and Text Evidence Admitted
06/20/2017 Top Paralegals Mistakes at Trial
06/15/2017 LLC Formation for Paralegals
06/08/2017 Legal Citations and The Bluebook: A Paralegal's Guide
06/07/2017 Trial Preparation From Start to Finish for Paralegals
06/02/2017 WSPA Spring CLE and Annual Member Meeting
05/30/2017 Trusts: The Ultimate Guide for P aralegals
05/23/2017 Paperless Office 101 for Paralegals
05/22/2017 Trusts 101
05/18/2017 Paralegal's Guide to Land Surveys, Plats and Legal Descriptions
05/18/2017 Discovery Responses and Document Production: A Paralegal's Ultimate Guide
05/17/2017 Juror Research, Voie Dire and Jury Selection: A Paralegal's Guide
05/16/2017 Ethics of Email for Paralegals
05/10/2017 Discovery in Federal Court for Paralegals
05/03/2017 Corporate Law Boot Camp for Paralegals
04/27/2017 The Paralegal's Guide to Workers' Compensation Cases
04/26/2017 Estate Administration Accounting and Distribution for Paralegals
04/20/2017 Litigation Document Management for Paralegals
04/19/2017 A Paralegal's Guide to Deadlines and Calendaring
04/18/2017 The Paralegal's Guide to Organizing Discovery Documents
04/10/2017 The Divorce Paralegal's Guide to Social Media, Smartphone and Text Evidence
04/06/2017 Investigative Techniques for Paralegals
03/30/2017 Paralegal's Guide to Liens and Subrogation in Personal Injury
03/23/2017 Types of Trusts and Their Differences: A Paralegal's Guide
03/20/2017 Drafting Effective Wills and Trusts
03/15/2017 Social Security Desability Evidence: A Paralegal's Guide
03/15/2017 Paralegal's Guide to Leveraging MS Word and Excel
03/14/2017 M&A Closing Checklists and Documentation for Paralegals (with Samples)
03/13/2017 Advanced Medical Chronologies for Paralegals
03/07/2017 Trial Preparation Boot Camp for Paralegals
02/28/2017 Public Records Requests for Paralegals
02/28/2017 A Paralegal's Guide to Corporate Governance
02/27/2017 Paralegal's Guide to Subpoenas
02/23/2017 A Paralegal's Guide to Federal Court
02/21/2017 A Paralegal's Guide to Drafting Deeds
02/16/2017 Discovery in Divorce - The Ultimate Guide for Paralegals
02/08/2017 A Paralegal's Guide to Pleadings, Motions, Discovery Requests and Briefs
02/07/2017 A Paralegal's Guide to Motion Drafting
01/31/2017 Personal Injury Case Management for Paralegals
01/26/2017 Eastside Chapter Meeting – January 26, 2017
01/26/2017 A Paralegal's Guide to Title Law
01/25/2017 Paralegal Skills: Finding Debtors and Their Assets
01/19/2017 The Top 5 Organization Secrets of Highly Effective Paralegals
01/19/2017 Social Media Evidence: A Paralegal's Guide
01/18/2017 Auto Injury Claims from Start to Finish for Paralegals
01/17/2017 Relocation Cases for the Family Law Paralegal
01/12/2017 Estate and Trust Accounting for Paralegals
12/20/2016 Commercial Real Estate Due Diligence for Paralegals
12/16/2016 The Paralegal's Role at Trial (or How to Second Chair a Trial)
12/15/2016 How to Get Your Social Media, Smartphone and Text Evidence Admitted (and Keep Theirs Out)
12/14/2016 Advanced Family Law for Paralegals
12/08/2016 Discovery Under the New FRCP for Paralegals
12/07/2016 Maximizing Power-Point and PDF Software: A Paralegal's GUide
12/06/2016 2017 Tax Update for Estate Planning Paralegals
12/02/2016 Unleashing the Power of Microsoft Office and Adobe for Lawyers
12/02/2016 Corporate Recordkeeping and Maintenance: A Paralegal's Guide
12/01/2016 Medical Records Made Easy for Paralegals
11/30/2016 The Paralegal's Guide to Estate Planning
11/29/2016 The Paralegal's Guide to Receiving and Reviewing Discovery
11/21/2016 The Paralegal's Guide to Locating Persons and Finding Background Information
11/18/2016 Paralegal Ethics: Avoiding Administrative Errors
11/16/2016 Litigation Case Management: Best Practices for Paralegals
11/11/2016 Medicaid and VA Benefits: The Complete Guide for Paralegals
11/09/2016 New Bankruptcy Proof of Claim Forms, Reaffirmation Agreement Forms and More: A Paralegal's Guide
11/07/2016 61st Annual Estate Planning Seminar
11/03/2016 Discovery in Personald Injury Litigation: A Paralegal's Guide
10/28/2016 Trademark Law for Paralegals
10/26/2016 Divorce Cases from Start to Finish for Paralegals
10/26/2016 Discovery and Evidence: A Paralegal's Guide
10/22/2016 YOU'RE INVITED! WSPA's 40th Anniversary Celebration is Saturday, October 22, 2016
10/20/2016 Due Diligence in M&A Transactions: A Paralegal's Guide
10/20/2016 Litigation and the New Federal Rules: What Every Paralegal Should Know
10/14/2016 Client Management for Paralegals
10/13/2016 Effective Calendaring, Docketing and File Tickling System Tips for Paralegals: Maximizing the Use of Microsoft Outlook
10/13/2016 A Paralegal's Guide to Boundary Issues and Easements
10/07/2016 Making Your Case: Effective and Efficient Tools for Legal Staff and New Attorneys
09/30/2016 A Paralegal's Guide to Divorce Cases
09/29/2016 A Paralegal's Asset-Based Guide to Probate
09/28/2016 Tech Tools, Tips and Tricks for Paralegals
09/22/2016 Trial Notebooks and Exhibits: A Paralegal's Ultimate Guide
09/21/2016 Paralegals' GUide to the FDCPA: Debt Collection Compliance and Claims
09/14/2016 New ICD-10 Codes in Medical Records: What Paralegals Need To Know
09/14/2016 Workers' Compensation Boot Camp for Paralegals
09/09/2016 Top Mistakes Paralegals Make in Federal Court
08/24/2016 The Paralegal's Guide to Ethical Client Communications and Representation
08/09/2016 Trust Funding: A Paralegal's Guide
07/21/2016 WSPA East King County Chapter Meeting
07/14/2016 Time Management for Paralegals: How to Manage Assignments, Make Timelines and Multi-Task
07/12/2016 Wills, Trusts, Health Care Directives and Powers of Attorney: A Paralegal's Guide
07/11/2016 The Probate Process from Start to Finish
06/30/2016 Legal Ethics of Email for Paralegals
06/29/2016 Handling the Sale of a Business: Tips for Paralegals
06/23/2016 The Paralegal's Guide to QuickBooks for Accounting and Billing
06/21/2016 Trusts 101 - Spokane WA
06/21/2016 E-Discovery for Paralegals
06/15/2016 Paperless Office 101 for Paralegals
06/14/2016 Medical Chronologies, Summaries and Expense Itemizations for Paralegals
06/09/2016 Paralegal's Guide to Closing Real Estate Transactions with New TRID Requirements
06/08/2016 Case Management for Paralegals: Managing Documents, Files, Calendars and Tasks
06/07/2016 Employment Discrimination Litigation for Paralegals
06/06/2016 Trusts 101 - Vancouver, WA
06/02/2016 A Paralegal's Checklist Guide to Litigation
05/24/2016 Damages in Personal Injury: An A-Z Guide for Paralegals
05/21/2016 WSPA Spring CLE
05/19/2016 Discovery in Divorce for Paralegals
05/18/2016 Estate Administration Accounting and Distribution for Paralegals
05/16/2016 2016 Paralegal Career Panel
05/10/2016 Admissibility of Evidence: A Paralegal's Guide
05/05/2016 Social Security Disability from Start to Finish for Paralegals
05/04/2016 Legal Holds: A Paralegals Guide
04/28/2016 Law Day
04/28/2016 Federal Court Case Management for Paralegals
04/28/2016 The Corporate Paralegal from A to Z
04/27/2016 iPad and iPhone Tips, Apps and Accessories for the Indispensable Paralegal
04/27/2016 Copyright Law for Paralegals
04/21/2016 Handling Creditor Claims in Probate: A Paralegal's Guide
04/19/2016 Document Management, Retention and Destruction for Paralegals
04/12/2016 New Bankruptcy Forms and Rules: A Walkthrough for Paralegals
04/07/2016 Paralegal's Guide to Find it Free and Fast on the Net: Strategies for Online Legal Research

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