Washington State Paralegal Association

Upcoming events

    • 07/24/2019
    • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Webcast

    REGISTER: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Litigation-for-Paralegals-Top Challenges 

    Program Description

    Tackle Your Greatest Difficulties

    Ensuring that the litigation process runs smoothly can be quite complicated for paralegals. Are you up to the challenge? This course will take you through some of the top obstacles faced in litigation. Take on the difficulties faced in managing the discovery process including the unique issues surrounding e-discovery. You will develop methods to stay organized and to maintain strong communication with clients. Prove you are an irreplaceable member of the litigation team by taking these tough issues head on - register today!

    • Learn how to proactively manage the obstacles you encounter in the discovery process.
    • Successfully work your way through managing and organizing important e-discovery.
    • Overcome the challenges faced to productively schedule, prepare and summarize depositions.
    • Discover ways to effectively stay on top of case management, organization and communication.
    • Effectively assist at trial with strong trial notebooks, exhibits and logs.
    • Review key rules for customizing forms.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course will provide attendees with solutions to challenges faced in litigation. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Discovery Process Management Obstacles
    2. Managing and Organizing E-Discovery
    3. Depositions: Scheduling, Preparation and Summary Challenges
    4. Staying on Top of Case Management, Organization and Communication
    5. Building Powerful Trial Notebooks, Exhibits and Logs - Helping Attorneys Succeed at Trial
    6. Following Key Rules When Customizing Forms
    7. Efficiently Assisting at Trial
    8. Ethics for Litigation Paralegals
    • 07/25/2019
    • 11:00 AM - 2:15 PM
    • Audio Webinar

    REGISTER: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Medical-Record-Analysis-for-Paralegals-Chronologies-Summaries-and-Expense-Itemizations/Audio-Webinar/83154ER_MTMPA408400000?pt=1

    Program Description

    Gain Real-World Guidelines 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 track and review medical records and bills.
    • Gain valuable insight for 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

    • Tracking and Reviewing Medical Records and Bills
    • Preparing Medical Expense Itemizations
    • Creating Detailed Medical Chronologies and Summaries
    • Example Summaries for Different Injuries
    • Medical Notebook: Compiling and Organizing (With Examples)
    • 07/30/2019
    • 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
    • Audio Webinar

    Registration: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/The-New-Tax-Law-for-Paralegals-LLCs-C-Corps-S-Corps-Partnerships-and-More/Audio-Webinar/83155ER_ARBPCE398700000?st=WA&pt=1

    Program Description

    What You Need to Know to Assist Your Firm

    The new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has impacted many areas of business. LLCs, C-Corps, S-Corps and partnerships are no exception. This insightful course will guide you through how these changes affect these areas. Don't miss this chance to get up to date on the latest changes - register today!

    • Review the recent changes to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
    • Discuss filing requirements to ensure compliance.
    • Understand the tax implications based on the choice of entity.
    • Learn how deductions are calculated under the new tax bill.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course is designed to give attendees the knowledge they need to effectively navigate through recent tax changes impacting businesses. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    • H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act - An Overview
    • The New Tax Bill's "Pass Through" Rule and What it Means for LLCs, C-Corps and S-Corps
    • Complying with Filing Requirements
    • The New Lower C-Corporation Tax Rates
    • Tax Years Affected, Limitations of the New Bill and Key Terms and Definitions
    • Tax Considerations Based on Choice of Entity?
    • New Ways to Calculate Deductions Under the New Tax Bill
    • 07/31/2019
    • 11:00 AM - 1:15 PM
    • Webcast

    REGISTER: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Paralegal-Ethics-Avoiding-Administrative-Errors/Video-Webcast/83148ER_NPARET429400000?st=WA&pt=1

    Program Description

    Avoid Mistakes That Can Land You and Your Attorney in Hot Water

    Administrative mistakes head the list of top reasons for legal malpractice claims. Are you taking the proper precautions? Get an update on the rules and hear an experienced faculty share their proven best practices for protecting your and your attorney's reputation - in and outside of the law office. Register today!

    • Analyze and interpret the rules most relevant in administrative error cases.
    • Adopt impeccable habits to prevent missing key dates and deadlines.
    • Learn what inadvertent mistakes often result in "misuse of client funds" claims.
    • Avoid common clerical errors, lost files or misplaced documents.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course will teach attendees how to confidently avoid administrative errors. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    • Ethics Rules Implicated Most Often by Administrative Errors
    • Failure to Complete Work by Deadline
    • Mistakes in Preparation and Filing of Documents (With Deadlines and Without)
    • Maintaining Files and Recordkeeping
    • Clerical Errors, Lost Files or Misplaced Documents
    • Failure to Take Proper Precautions with Trust Accounts
    • When is the Error Egregious Enough to Get Your Attorney Sued or Sanctioned?
    • 08/05/2019
    • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Webcast

    REGISTER: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Paralegal-Ethics-Avoiding-Administrative-Errors/Video-Webcast/83148ER_NPARET429400000?st=WA&pt=1

    Program Description

    Avoid Mistakes That Can Land You and Your Attorney in Hot Water

    Administrative mistakes head the list of top reasons for legal malpractice claims. Are you taking the proper precautions? Get an update on the rules and hear an experienced faculty share their proven best practices for protecting your and your attorney's reputation - in and outside of the law office. Register today!

    • Analyze and interpret the rules most relevant in administrative error cases.
    • Adopt impeccable habits to prevent missing key dates and deadlines.
    • Learn what inadvertent mistakes often result in "misuse of client funds" claims.
    • Avoid common clerical errors, lost files or misplaced documents.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course will teach attendees how to confidently avoid administrative errors. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    • Ethics Rules Implicated Most Often by Administrative Errors
    • Failure to Complete Work by Deadline
    • Mistakes in Preparation and Filing of Documents (With Deadlines and Without)
    • Maintaining Files and Recordkeeping
    • Clerical Errors, Lost Files or Misplaced Documents
    • Failure to Take Proper Precautions with Trust Accounts
    • When is the Error Egregious Enough to Get Your Attorney Sued or Sanctioned?
    • 08/06/2019
    • 11:00 AM - 2:15 PM
    • Audio Webinar

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

    Program Description

    Expertly Organize Medical and Vocational Evidence to Support SSDI Claims

    Do you know what disability examiners and administrative law judges watch for when evaluating claims? Do you know what evidence to look for, how to get it and best prepare it for submissions or hearings? Our seasoned faculty will teach you ways to evaluate, monitor, document and position SSDI claims for success from the initial interview to hearing preparation. Register today!

    • Enhance your understanding of common impairments and where clients fall on the listing.
    • Know what to look for - find out what types of evidence win disability claims.
    • Get tips for obtaining, organizing and reviewing medical and vocational records.
    • Discover pointers for getting clients to get their medical conditions documented.
    • Find out how to prepare claimants for hearings and tricky ALJ questions.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course is designed to give paralegals the knowledge they need to expertly organize the forms, evidence and documentation needed to support SSDI claims. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Eligibility Guidelines; Common Impairments, Symptoms and Limitations
    2. Intake/Client Interview, Evidence Submission Rules and What to Watch for
    3. Medical Evidence and Records: From Collection to Preparation
    4. Vocational Documentation and Non-Medical Evidence
    • 08/13/2019
    • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Webcast

    REGISTER:https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Getting-and-Staying-Organized-Creating-Best-Practices-for-Paralegals/OnDemand-Video/80484SVDM_MTMPAET469300000?st=WA&pt=1

    Program Description

    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 guide 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 - order today! 


    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
    • 08/15/2019
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Audio Webinar

    Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/The-Paralegal-s-Guide-to-Personal-Injury-Damages/Audio-Webinar/83156ER_ARBPCE408300000?st=WA&pt=1

    Program Description

    Retrieve, Review and Organize Important Damage Information

    Do you have a firm grasp of the ins and outs of damages in personal injury cases? This insightful course will walk through the different types of damages, along with the information necessary to successfully recover. Effectively help the firm seek damages for pain, suffering and emotional distress. Learn how to identify when an injury is the result of an exacerbated or aggravated prior injury. Don't miss this chance to help attorneys maximize or contest the recovery of damages in personal injury cases - register today!

    • Review some of the most common types of damages in personal injury cases.
    • Discuss what information and documents to obtain from clients.
    • Learn how to remain in compliance while gathering medical records.
    • Analyze the key components of drafting effective demand letters.
    • Develop effective checklists for tracking medical records and bills relevant to the case.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course is designed to give paralegals the knowledge they need to handle damages in personal injury cases. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    • Types of Damages in Personal Injury Cases - A Brief Overview
    • Information and Documents to Obtain from Clients
    • Medical Records and HIPAA Compliance Considerations
    • Pain, Suffering and Emotional Distress - What Paralegals Need to Know
    • Exacerbation/Aggravation of Pre-Existing Injuries
    • Drafting Effective Demand Letters
    • Sources of Recovery and Liens
    • Medical Record/Bill Tracking and Personal Injury File Checklists (w/Samples)
    • 08/21/2019
    • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Webcast

    Registration: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Business-Contracts-A-Paralegal-s-Ultimate-Guide/Video-Webcast/83157ER_NMNLAET398700000?pt=1

    Program Description

    Essential Skills for the Corporate Paralegal

    Drafting, reviewing and maintaining solid business contracts are crucial duties for corporate paralegals. This course will highlight the essential legal elements of contracts and then build upon that foundation. Build your contract drafting skills as well as your ability to effectively review and maintain contracts - 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. Essential Elements of Business Contracts
    2. Initial Business Contract Considerations - Practical How-to's (with Real-World Examples)
    3. Walking Through Key Business Contracts (with Checklists and Samples)
    4. Drafting General Provisions (with Checklists and Samples)
    5. Reviewing/Maintaining Contracts - Best Practices and Tips
    6. Language Landmines, Problematic Words, Phrases and Other Issues
    7. Ethics
    • 08/22/2019
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Audio Webinar

    Register; https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/The-Paralegal-s-Guide-to-Construction-Contracts/Audio-Webinar/83158ER_NLA478900000?st=WA&pt=1

    Program Description

    Defining Key Construction Aspects Paralegals Need to Know

    Navigating through the ins and outs of construction contracts can be overwhelming for paralegals. Are you familiar with commonly used construction and contractor terminology? Do you have a firm grasp of the fundamental characteristics of a construction contract? This essential course will guide you through the key details of a solid contract. You will also learn helpful tips for reviewing, organizing and managing important construction contracts. Enhance your skills - register today!

    • Review common construction and contractor terminology paralegals need to know.
    • Discuss the logistics of effective performance and construction project management.
    • Take a closer look at the fundamental aspects of construction contracts.
    • Learn methods to efficiently organize and manage construction contracts.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level program covers construction contracts from start to finish. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    • Construction and Contractor Terminology You Need to Know
    • Performance and Construction Project Management
    • Construction Contract Fundamentals
    • Negotiations of Construction Provisions - Sample Documents and Checklists
    • Indemnification Provisions - What Paralegals Need to Know
    • Working with Contractors, Engineers and Architects
    • Document Review and Privilege Logs in Construction
    • Organization and Management of Construction Contracts
    • 08/28/2019
    • 11:00 AM - 2:15 PM
    • Audio Webinar

    Registration: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Preparing-for-Trial-What-Paralegals-Need-to-Know/Audio-Webinar/83159ER_NPAR408300000?st=WA&pt=1

    Program Description

    Your Guide to Successful Trial Preparation

    Preparing for trial is an important part of a paralegal's duties. This course will show you how to effectively navigate through the process to help you put together an efficient plan to stay organized. From sticking to a timeline to assembling a strong trial notebook, gain valuable insights you can put to use now. Don't miss this opportunity to enhance your trial preparation skills - register today!

    • Discuss efficient ways to organize and maintain trial checklists.
    • Explore methods to successfully prepare for trial.
    • Walk through how to organize and maintain a strong trial notebook.
    • Take a closer look at effective uses of technology in the courtroom.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course will teach attendees how to effectively prepare for trial. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Trial Timeline and Trial Checklist
    2. Trial Preparation: Getting and Staying Organized
    3. Trial Notebooks (with Samples)
    4. Drafting Motions and Briefs
    5. Trial Presentation Technology - Using Technology in the Courtroom
    6. Post-Trial Wrap Up
    • 08/29/2019
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Audio Webinar

    Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Legal-Writing-for-Paralegals-Common-Mistakes-to-Avoid/Audio-Webinar/83151ER_OHOHPA408500000?st=WA&pt=1

    Program Description

    Develop a Plan to Prevent Costly Errors

    Bad writing reduces credibility and wastes time and money for the entire legal profession. No attorney wants to be reprimanded by a judge about a poorly-written brief or motion. This course will offer you valuable insights on how to prevent this from happening! When you are handed a document to "revise and finalize," proofread it first. Find mistakes in grammar, punctuation and capitalization. Discover how to spot the most common errors in English and legal writing, and tactful ways to point them out to your boss, saving them the embarrassment and making you invaluable to your firm. Register today!

    • Learn valuable tips to avoid headaches due to common errors in grammar and punctuation.
    • Discuss how remaining organized can prevent problems down the road.
    • Review guidelines for proofreading so important details are not overlooked.
    • Explore ways to tactfully mention mistakes to attorneys.

    Who Should Attend

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

    • Paralegals
    • Legal Assistants
    • Legal Support Staff

    Course Content

    • The Most Common Errors in English and Legal Writing Grammar
    • Punctuation and Capitalization Tips
    • Organizational Pitfalls
    • Improper or Outdated Citations
    • Proofreading: Commonly-Overlooked Mistakes
    • Bringing up Mistakes to Attorneys in a Delicate Manner
    • 5 Steps to Better, More Concise and Persuasive Writing
    • 09/10/2019
    • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Webcast

    Registration: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Advanced-Real-Estate-for-Paralegals/Video-Webcast/83617ER_NLAET478900000?st=WA&pt=1

    Program Description

    Take Your Knowledge and Skills to the Next Level

    You may have mastered the basics of real estate law, but do you know how to review more intricate legal descriptions or historical documents? Can you effectively navigate your way through complex real estate transactions or those riddled with problems? In this program designed especially for paralegals, experienced faculty will share their hard-won knowledge and tips for avoiding pitfalls, handling more sophisticated transactions and troubleshooting some of the most common problems in practice. Fine tune your skills and enhance your value to the firm - register today!

    • Anticipate hidden pitfalls in different real estate contracts, including purchase and sale agreements, leases and easement agreements.
    • Learn how to more effectively draft, review and plot legal descriptions.
    • Discover how to make sense of complex or confusing plats and vague or ancient documents.
    • Explore the latest developments in title law, including remote and online notary transactions.
    • Gain tips for troubleshooting closing problems, including delays, lack of coordination between parties and last-minute surprises.

    Who Should Attend

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

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

    Course Content

    1. Contracts and Sale Agreement Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)
    2. Legal Descriptions and Deeds: Beyond the Basics
    3. Advanced Title/Survey Review and Other Due Diligence
    4. Title Law Updates, Insurance and Defects
    5. Closing Issues and Solutions
    6. Legal Ethics: The Gray Areas
    • 09/12/2019
    • 10:00 AM - 1:15 PM
    • Audio Webinar

    Registration: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/A-Paralegal-s-Guide-to-Corporate-Governance/Audio-Webinar/83629ER_DEDEPAR398700000?st=WA&pt=1

    Program Description

    Fundamentals, Updates, Corporate Governance and Minute Book Documentation

    Are you caught up with the latest corporate governance laws, rules and best practices? Do you know how to excel at supporting corporate governance matters? Our seasoned faculty will provide you with real-world insights on record keeping, tracking, filing and preparing all necessary documentation to keep everything running smoothly. Enhance your skillset - register today!

    • Understand corporate governance fundamentals and your role as a paralegal.
    • Uncover ways to ensure directors and officers fulfill their responsibilities and duties.
    • Pick up tips for drafting bylaws and policies - with samples for reference.
    • Learn how to prepare governmental filings, notices, proxies, minutes, consents, resolutions and more.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course will allow attendees to effectively support corporate governance matters. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    • Corporate Governance Fundamentals and Updates for Paralegals
    • Ensuring Best Practices: Actions, Legal Responsibilities and Duties (with Checklists for Paralegals)
    • Drafting Bylaws and Policies: Practical Tips and Examples
    • Meetings, Minutes and Resolutions - How-to's, Tips and Sample Forms
    • 09/13/2019
    • 9:30 AM
    • Providence Health & Services, 1801 Lind Ave SW, Renton WA 98057
    Register

          

    WSPA Fall CLE Day
     
    September 13th
    10:00am to 3:00pm
                                                      Registration starts at 9:30am

                                                 Providence Health & Services
                                         1801 Lind Ave SW, Renton, WA 98057
                                         Building B

    Fall CLE Theme:  Marijuana Law

    • Panel Discussion - Weed in the Workplace

    Other presentation information to follow!

    All presentations will be MCLE accredited!

    Registration fees:
    $125 - Members
    $75 - Student Member
    $200 - Non-members
     
    235 - Includes Membership for 2020

    • 09/17/2019
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Audio Webinar

    Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Top-6-Trial-Mistakes-Paralegals-Make/Audio-Webinar/83619ER_WAWPA408300000?st=WA&pt=1

    Program Description

    Effectively Prepare for Trial to Avoid Headaches

    It is imperative that everything is in order and ready to go when a case goes to trial. Paralegals are the key to ensuring all of the pieces fall into place, and any error can have negative consequences to the outcome of the case. This essential course will walk through some of the top mistakes made during trial preparation with guidance for working through these errors as well as helpful ways to avoid them. Prevent costly mistakes in trial preparation - register today!

    • Discuss the important documents you must always have ready for trial.
    • Gain valuable tips to properly put together a detailed trial notebook.
    • Take a closer look at ways to stay on top of the organization of exhibits and other trial documents.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course will teach attendees how to effectively second chair at trial. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    • Not Having ALL Necessary Documents Ready
    • Failure to Assemble a Comprehensive Trial Notebook
    • Not Understanding Court Rules
    • Failure to Research the Judge of the Case
    • Lackluster Organization of Exhibits and Other Essential Trial Documents
    • Failure to Take Comprehensive Notes During Trial
    • 09/18/2019
    • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Webcast

    Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Employment-Law-What-Paralegals-Need-to-Know/Video-Webcast/83620ER_NLAET458800000?st=WA&pt=1

    Program Description

    Confidently Assist with Your Firm's Next Case

    Keeping up with the demands of employment law cases can be a challenge for paralegals. This insightful course will provide you with the knowledge you need to stay on top of important employment laws in addition to staying on top of day-to-day tasks in this fast-paced environment. Take home the tools you need to be a successful employment paralegal - register today!

    • Review the employment laws you need to know.
    • Take a closer look at how to assist in drafting and maintaining employee handbooks.
    • Gain valuable tips for organizing important employment records.
    • Discuss the critical information you need to document for wage and hour issues.
    • Examine the ways you can help when there is an internal investigation.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level program will provide best practices for handling employment litigation. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Employment Laws - What Paralegals Need to Know
    2. Employee Handbooks
    3. Organization of Employment Records and Documentation
    4. Wage and Hour
    5. Internal Investigations- The Paralegal's Role
    6. Ethics
    • 09/19/2019
    • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Webcast

    Registration: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Case-Management-101-for-Family-Law-Paralegals/Video-Webcast/83621ER_ARBPCE439000000?st=WA&pt=1

    Program Description

    Organization, Document Management, Discovery and More

    Family law cases are extremely document intensive. Are your firm's case management practices and tools all they can be? This course will provide you with a solid case management plan so you can meet deadlines and keep cases organized. You'll also receive practical tips for dealing with discovery, financial statements and more that you can put to work immediately. Don't miss this opportunity to enhance your value - register today!

    • Discuss effective methods for communicating with family law clients.
    • Review helpful tips and tricks for using family law software.
    • Explore handy ways to manage and organize case documents.
    • Learn the essential elements for case management software systems and form banks.
    • Take a closer look at effective discovery practices.
    • Find out how to carefully obtain and analyze financial information.

    Who Should Attend

    This intermediate level course is designed to give attendees family law case management best practices and tools. Those who should attend include:

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

    Course Content

    1. Communication with Clients in Family Law Cases
    2. Family Law Software Solutions and Useful Forms
    3. Document Management and Organization
    4. Case Management Software Systems and Form Banks
    5. Effective Discovery Practices
    6. Review of Financial Information - Obtaining and Analyzing
    7. Litigation Management and Trial Preparation in Family Law
    8. Ethical Considerations
    • 09/25/2019
    • 7:00 AM - 9:15 AM
    • Webcast

    Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/How-Paralegals-Handle-the-Everyday-Ethics-of-Email/Video-Webcast/83623ER_FLFLRPAET429400000?st=WA&pt=1

    Program Description

    Your Guide for Email Compliance

    Email is one of the most effective forms of communication in law firms. Use of this highly convenient way to correspond can pose some potential issues if not used properly. Have you taken the necessary steps to make sure you are staying compliant? This course will take you through day-to-day instances that may pose ethical risks, and provide methods to handle them. Make sure you are managing email communication in an ethical manner - register today!

    • Take a closer look at the rules concerning email. 
    • Discuss ways to ensure confidentiality, privacy and competency.
    • Safeguard against unintentional disclosures.
    • Review methods for securing email via smartphones and computers.

    Who Should Attend

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

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

    Course Content

    • Overview of Rules Regarding Email
    • Maintaining Confidentiality, Privacy and Competency
    • Preventing Unintentional Disclosures
    • Securing Email Accessed on Smartphones and Computers
    • Ensuring Certain Subjects are Never Discussed Over Email
    • Communicating Promptly and Managing Correspondence
    • Retaining, Preserving and Storing Emails
    • 09/26/2019
    • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Webcast

    Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Auto-Injury-Claims-From-Start-to-Finish-for-Paralegals/Video-Webcast/83615ER_ININPARET408300000?st=WA&pt=1

    Program Description

    A Practical Guide Filled with Intake, Drafting, Negotiation and Trial Tips

    In every auto accident case, the stakes are high for everyone involved. No matter how similar the cases look - they're never the same. As a paralegal, your responsibilities can be key in uncovering the essence of the claim. Let us save you countless hours of trial and error by helping you to become versed in the essential elements of these cases. Our start-to-finish approach will equip you with the fundamental tools you need to confidently manage an auto injury case, from client intake until the case is closed. Deliver exactly what your attorneys expect, streamline the process and avoid missing any pertinent issues. Register today!

    • Walk through an auto injury case, from the time of the collision through trial.
    • Examine insurance coverage issues, such as subrogation, UM/UIM coverage and stacking.
    • Learn how to effectively manage the discovery process and conduct a thorough review of responses.
    • Locate, hire and assist in interviewing experts who will help bolster the case and support the evidence your team will be presenting.
    • Draft settlement documents that will bring the case to a successful conclusion.
    • Assist in managing and creating case-winning exhibits that are sure to grab the jury's attention.
    • Know what to look for in medical records and where to find it.
    • Gain practical tips for drafting demand letters that have an impact.

    This is a rebroadcast of the original webcast delivered by Susan Bowden Gunst and James K. Theisen on December 12, 2018. Faculty will be available to answer your questions after the program.


    Who Should Attend

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

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

    Course Content

    1. Case Intake, Coverage Interpretation, Issues and Hidden Treasures
    2. Ethics
    3. How to Best Assist During Discovery
    4. Demand Letters and Negotiating with Insurance Companies
    5. Damages and Settlement
    6. A Paralegal's Trial Checklist
    • 11/01/2019
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Seattle, WA, Courtyard Seattle Downtown, Lake Union

    Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Trial-Preparation-From-Start-to-Finish-for-Paralegals/Seminar/83351ER_WAWPA408300000?st=WA&pt=1

    Program Description

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

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

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

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

    Who Should Attend

    This basic-to-intermediate level program is designed for paralegals, legal assistants, legal secretaries and other members of the law office support staff who want to sharpen their skills in every aspect of trial preparation. 


    Course Content

    1. Preparing Your Office - What to do Before You set Foot in Court
    2. Creating a Trial Notebook
    3. Useful Discovery for Trial
    4. Effective Use of Evidence
    5. Preparing Your Witnesses
    6. Succeeding at Trial

Past events

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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