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Paralegal's Guide to Bankruptcy Rules and Forms  
Thursday, September 1, 2022 2:00 PM Eastern (EST) - 5:15 PM Eastern (EST)

When working with bankruptcy cases, it's important to keep track of all of the procedures and
forms. Are you able to stay on top of the critical aspects of bankruptcy proceedings? Join our
experienced faculty in this insightful course as they walk you through important issues step-bystep.
Find out the paralegal must-knows and register today!.
· Get a closer look at the different chapters of bankruptcy.
· Discuss important bankruptcy rules, forms, and fees.
· Review various types of bankruptcy schedules.
· Receive practical guidance on preparing a proof of claim.

Contact:    Cassi Gruber

Investigative Techniques 2022: What Paralegals Need to Know  
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 10:00 AM Eastern (EST) - 5:00 PM Eastern (EST)

Are you aware of the top interview mistakes paralegals make? Do you know how to track down background information? Are you up to date on the latest HIPAA rules and regulations? This program walks you through the essentials of conducting an investigation, from locating people to creating case investigation notebooks.

Contact:    Cassi Gruber

Virtual Treasurer's Meeting  
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 7:00 PM Central (CST) - 9:00 PM Central (CST)

A Virtual Treasurer’s Meeting will take place on Wednesday, September 7, 2022 at 8:00 p.m., ET/7:00 p.m., CT/6:00 p.m., MT/5:00 p.m., PT. Members are encouraged to contact their Region Director or Lori Wagner, RP®, IRP, Treasurer ( with any questions. Additional information and registration will soon be made available.

Contact:    Mianne Besser

Text and Smartphone Evidence for Paralegals: How to Preserve, Collect, and Produce  
Thursday, September 8, 2022 12:00 PM Eastern (EST) - 1:00 PM Eastern (EST)

Smartphones can be a veritable goldmine of evidence, but you need to know what you're doing or you might render that evidence inadmissible or lose it entirely! This guide will show you how to preserve smartphone evidence, request it, and get it off the phone and into your attorney's or the opposing party's hands. Build your smartphone discovery and evidence knowledge to better assist your attorney - register today!

Contact:    Cassi Gruber

Virtual Pre-Convention Mixer  
Monday, September 12, 2022 6:00 PM Central (CST) - 8:00 PM Central (CST)

A virtual pre-Convention mixer is scheduled for Monday, September 12, 2022 at 8:00 p.m., ET/7:00 p.m., CT/6:00 p.m., MT/5:00 p.m., PT. Members are encouraged to contact their Region Director or Yvonne Lewis DeAntoneo, Director of Membership (, with any questions. Additional information and registration will soon be made available.

Contact:    Mianne Besser

Advanced Probate Administration for Paralegals  
Wednesday, September 14, 2022 11:00 AM Eastern (EST) - 6:00 PM Eastern (EST)

You've been handling probate and estate cases for a while, but are you using advanced techniques to efficiently complete each step? Don't let the paperwork bog you down. This course provides detailed insight into the multi-faceted process of probate administration. Our faculty will show you how to handle creditors, beneficiaries, and the IRS with ease. You'll walk through sample forms with experienced practitioners, including testate and intestate forms and a full range of tax returns.

Contact:    Cassi Gruber

The ABCs of Guardianship and Conservatorship  
Wednesday, September 14, 2022 12:00 PM Central (CST) - 1:00 PM Central (CST)

This discussion will center on Guardianship & Conservatorship 101 including the basics of the new and improved governing statute, the new bill of rights, court pleadings, court processes, and least restrictive alternatives. We will include a high-level review of emergency proceedings, removal and appointment of successor proceedings, and contested matters

Contact:    Minnesota Paralegal MPA

2022 Convention Welcome Reception Hosted by CAP  
Wednesday, September 14, 2022 5:00 PM Eastern (EST) - 7:00 PM Eastern (EST)


Join the Cleveland Association of Paralegals for the Welcome Reception on Wednesday September 14, 2022 at the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association. A great way to kick off Convention by reuniting with old friends and making new friends will enjoying appetizers and drinks. This event is free to attend; RSVP is required (included on Registration form). 

Watch for additional information in NYCU and the NFPA website. 


Contact:    Mianne Besser

NFPA 2022 Annual Convention | hosted by the Cleveland Association of Paralegals  
Thursday, September 15, 2022 - Sunday, September 18, 2022 - All Day
Cleveland, Ohio | Westin Cleveland Downtown

Westin Cleveland Downtown | hosted by the Cleveland Association of Paralegals

The Paralegal's Guide to Medical Record Analysis  
Thursday, September 15, 2022 1:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) - 4:15 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

Procuring, organizing, and analyzing medical records are all essential skills that paralegals need
to master. Are you at the top of your game? This legal program delves into the different types of
records available, offers guidance on how to interpret records, and provides tips on how to
review both angles of the case objectively. Take your skills to the next level - register today!

Contact:    Cassi Gruber

Federal Court: E-Filing, Discovery, and Other Case Management Tips for Paralegals  
Tuesday, September 20, 2022 2:00 PM Eastern (EST) - 3:00 PM Eastern (EST)

Managing files, documents, deadlines, correspondence, and tasks can be overwhelming - especially when you're dealing with an unfamiliar court. This program will reveal nifty tips and tricks for getting it all under control and making the process run smoothly.

Contact:    Cassi Gruber

Supporting Survivors of Domestic Violence with Safe Haven  
Thursday, September 22, 2022 12:00 PM Central (CST) - 1:00 PM Central (CST)

Safe Haven Shelter and Resource Center is the largest domestic violence shelter north of the Twin Cities and located in Duluth, MN. Every year their shelter sees over 500 survivors and their families and the Resource Center sees over 1,200 survivors. Safe Haven's services range from shelter, legal advocacy and community outreach. Topics to be discussed include Safe Haven's services, what domestic violence is and how to best support survivors in your role. If there is anything you hope to be covered or questions that you hope this presentation may answer, feel free to submit them at this form ahead of time:

Contact:    Minnesota Paralegal Association MPA

The Paralegal's Guide to Cybersecurity and Privacy Issues in the Workplace  
Thursday, September 22, 2022 2:00 PM Eastern (EST) - 3:00 PM Eastern (EST)

This essential guide explores cybersecurity best practices for the workplace. Discover the pros and cons of BYOD policies, analyze the privacy concerns associated with employee monitoring, and examine best practices for drafting technology use and social media policies.

Contact:    Cassi Gruber

Real Estate Transaction Documents - The Paralegal's Guide  
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 10:00 AM Eastern (EST) - 5:00 PM Eastern (EST)

Numerous documents need to be drafted, reviewed, organized, and recorded in real estate transactions - and much of that work falls on paralegals. This program will show you how to dot all your i's and cross all your t's when it comes to these documents. Know what to look for when combing through real estate contracts; learn how to read and write legal descriptions; review title and survey work and much more.

Contact:    Cassi Gruber

Divorce Case Toolkit for Paralegals  
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 10:00 AM Eastern (EST) - 5:00 PM Eastern (EST)

This comprehensive course is designed to provide you with essential knowledge and best practices for handling the key tasks and unique issues of divorce cases. Enhance your skills with sample intake questions, checklists, discovery requests, and more. Don't miss out on this opportunity to hone your skills as a family law paralegal and register today!

Contact:    Cassi Gruber

2022 Case Law Developments and Updates to Delaware's LLC Act  
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 11:00 AM Eastern (EST) - 12:00 PM Eastern (EST)

Please join this webinar recommended by the NFPA In-house Paralegal committee.  CLE to be provided by CSC.

The Delaware limited liability company (LLC) continues to be one of the most popular global business entities, in no small part due to the contractual freedom and flexibility afforded under the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act.

Join us as we take a detailed look at the 2022 amendments to the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act and review recent case law developments in this complimentary continuing legal education (CLE) webinar. Inform and advise your clients looking to make the most of Delaware’s LLC statute with the most up-to-date information in your repertoire.

Presenters Matthew J. O’Toole, Michael P. Maxwell, and Alyssa Gerace Frank of Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP will share their insights, review associated case law, and discuss this year’s amendments to the Act. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask these experts about specific LLC-related case law and statutory amendments.


Contact:    Patty Meagher

Dealing With Difficult Clients: Ethical Considerations for Paralegals  
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 1:00 PM Eastern (EST) - 3:15 PM Eastern (EST)

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 and 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

Contact:    Cassi Gruber

Seminar hosted by Northeast Indiana Paralegal Association, Inc.  
Thursday, September 29, 2022 9:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) - 4:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
In person in Fort Wayne, Indiana / virtual

All day Seminar, presented by the Northeast Indiana Paralegal Association, Inc.

Contact:    Sarah White

Personal Injury 101: What Paralegals Need to Know!  
Thursday, September 29, 2022 1:00 PM Eastern (EST) - 4:15 PM Eastern (EST)

Working your way through each step in high-valued personal injury cases can be a challenge. This paralegal-focused course will give you an in-depth overview of these contentious claims. Develop proven investigative techniques at the onset of the case. Get practical methods to work through discovery, depositions, exhibit preparation, and more

Contact:    Cassi Gruber

Continue to Grow Professionally: Credentialing Options for Paralegals  
Thursday, September 29, 2022 6:30 PM Eastern (EST) - 8:30 PM Eastern (EST)
Delaware County Community College

We will hear from representatives of two different national organizations that offer paralegal credentialing programs as well as the Keystone Alliance of Paralegal Associations, which oversees the Pennsylvania Certified Paralegal (Pa.C.P.) Program. Each of these organizations will offer their perspectives on the importance of credentialing and continued professional development. A Delaware County Paralegal Association representative will also comment on the impact of networking for career development at the local level as well as through larger affiliations.

Contact:    Debbie Long

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