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August 2022


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The Paperless Office for Paralegals: Cutting-Edge Apps, Data Management Tips, and More  
Monday, August 1, 2022 1:00 PM Eastern (EST) - 2:00 PM Eastern (EST)
Online

Are you up to speed on the latest security concerns law firms are facing? What are the dos and don'ts of electronic communications? In this focused course, our experienced faculty discuss best practices for working in the paperless law office. Stay on top of new technology and best practices - register today!

Contact:    Cassi Gruber
cassi.gruber@nbi-sems.com
7158358525

Deadline for Candidate Materials  
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 12:00 AM Central (CST) - 11:59 PM Central (CST)

Deadline to submit Candidate Statements, Resume/CV, Candidate Questionnaire to Nominations Coordinator.

Contact:    Mianne Besser
miannenfpa@gmail.com

Candidate Statements Posted  
Monday, August 8, 2022 12:00 AM Central (CST) - 11:59 PM Central (CST)

Candidate Statements, Resume/CV, Candidate Questionnaire posted to dedicated Convention web page.

Contact:    Mianne Besser
miannenfpa@gmail.com

Deadline to Submit Credentialing Letters  
Monday, August 8, 2022 12:00 AM Central (CST) - 5:00 PM Central (CST)

Credentialing Letters submitted to Records Co-Coordinators credentialing.NFPA@gmail.com.

Contact:    Mianne Besser
miannenfpa@gmail.com

Probate for Paralegals: File Organization and Calendaring  
Tuesday, August 9, 2022 12:00 PM Eastern (EST) - 1:00 PM Eastern (EST)
Online

Each probate case is a jigsaw puzzle of old deeds, handwritten wills, court petitions and creditor notices,
tax deadlines, and invoice piles. This quick practical guide will give you some tools to make sure all the
puzzle pieces fit together for a smooth administration. Add to your skills - register today!

Contact:    Cassi Gruber
cassi.gruber@nbi-sems.com
7158358525

The Corporate Paralegal From A to Z  
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 11:00 AM Eastern (EST) - 6:00 PM Eastern (EST)
Online

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

Contact:    Cassi Gruber
cassi.gruber@nbi-sems.com
7158358525

The Basics of Legal Project Management for Paralegals  
Tuesday, August 16, 2022 2:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) - 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Online

In order to provide quick and effective legal services, more and more law firms are incorporating
elements of legal project management into their everyday practices. In this paralegal-focused
program, you'll discover key LPM definitions; gain tips for navigating the planning, executing,
engaging, and evaluating phases; and much more. Don't miss this opportunity to enhance your
skills - register today!

Contact:    Cassi Gruber
cassi.gruber@nbi-sems.com
8558556240

Land Surveys and Legal Descriptions: Everything Paralegals Need to Know  
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 10:00 AM Eastern (EST) - 5:00 PM Eastern (EST)
Online

Legal descriptions and land surveys can reveal much about the property in question, but few possess the ability to read them. How does your knowledge stack up? This comprehensive program will show you how to interpret, review, and draft deeds and legal descriptions. You will also learn how to analyze land surveys and help your attorney resolve any issues you've unearthed.

Contact:    Cassi Gruber
cassi.gruber@nbi-sems.com
8558556240

Modern Entity Managment Signposts  
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 12:00 PM Eastern (EST) - 1:00 PM Eastern (EST)
Zoom Virtual Meeting

The challenge of today's legal and business environment can appear to be never ending.  One such challenge is making sure your legal entities stay in compliance with every changing state and federal rules.    

Contact:    Roberta Cramer
rcramer@dfllegal.com
14122095900

Agenda Topics, Bylaw Amendments, Administrative Resolutions posted  
Thursday, August 18, 2022 12:00 AM Central (CST) - 11:59 PM Central (CST)

Agenda Topics, Bylaw Amendments, Administrative Resolutions posted to Discussion Boards and dedicated Convention web page.

Contact:    Mianne Besser
miannenfpa@gmail.com

E-Discovery: The Paralegal's Guide  
Thursday, August 18, 2022 2:00 PM Eastern (EST) - 5:15 PM Eastern (EST)
Online

Learn how to handle all things e-discovery! Our experienced faculty will show you best practices and best-kept secrets for managing ESI. From preservation to collection, review, and production, get the skills you need to set yourself apart. Up your discovery game - register today!

Contact:    Cassi Gruber
cassi.gruber@nbi-sems.com
7158358525

Virtual First Timers’ / Convention Primer  
Monday, August 22, 2022 6:00 PM Central (CST) - 8:00 PM Central (CST)

A Virtual First Timers’ Meeting, which will include a Parliamentary overview led by Dr. Ramona Hill, is scheduled for Monday, August 22, 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 (membershipdir@paralegals.org), with any questions. Additional information and registration will soon be made available.

Contact:    Mianne Besser
miannenfpa@gmail.com

Workers' Compensation: The ABCs of Depositions for Paralegals  
Tuesday, August 23, 2022 2:00 PM Eastern (EST) - 3:00 PM Eastern (EST)
Online

This essential program explores the paralegal's key responsibilities when it comes to assisting with depositions. Scrutinize sample forms and documents, examine transcripts for inaccuracies, identify common issues that result in impeachment claims, and much more. Whether you're new to helping with depositions, or you're just looking for a refresher, this program is for you. Register today!

Contact:    Cassi Gruber
cassi.gruber@nbi-sems.com
7158358525

Advanced Family Law Issues and Answers for Paralegals  
Wednesday, August 24, 2022 10:00 AM Eastern (EST) - 5:00 PM Eastern (EST)
Online

Whether it be QDROs or navigating through somediscovery challenges, are you prepared to handle the many complex issues of family law? Join our experienced faculty in this program where they will provide you with time-tested strategies and techniques for handling some of the biggest issues paralegals often encounter in family cases. Take the next step: further your knowledge and register today!

Contact:    Cassi Gruber
cassi.gruber@nbi-sems.com
7158358525

Paralegal's Guide to Understanding Legal Citation  
Thursday, August 25, 2022 1:00 PM Eastern (EST) - 2:00 PM Eastern (EST)
live webinar

Understand the purpose and importance of legal citation, accurate and careful attention to resources, precedent and format styles

Contact:    Michelle Shepherd
cecoordinator@lorman.com
8663529540

The Paralegal's Guide to Bias, Diversity, and Inclusion  
Thursday, August 25, 2022 1:00 PM Eastern (EST) - 3:15 PM Eastern (EST)
Online

This paralegal-focused program gives you an overview of best practices for promoting inclusivity and diversity in the law firm. Join our distinguished faculty as they teach you the differences between explicit and implicit bias, best practices for drafting anti-harassment policies, and tips for building cultural competence

Contact:    Cassi Gruber
cassi.gruber@nbi-sems.com
8558556240

Social Security Disability Claims and Appeals for Paralegals  
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 1:00 PM Eastern (EST) - 4:15 PM Eastern (EST)
Online

Assisting clients in obtaining SSDI benefits is rife with complexities. This comprehensive program provides paralegals with best practices for navigating the claim process. From tips for working with medical providers and obtaining medical records to strategies for handling requests for reconsideration, gain valuable insights you can use right away

Contact:    Cassi Gruber
cassi.gruber@nbi-sems.com
8558556240

Auto Injury Claims From Start to Finish for Paralegals  
Wednesday, August 31, 2022 10:00 AM Eastern (EST) - 5:00 PM Eastern (EST)
Online

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

Contact:    Cassi Gruber
cassi.gruber@nbi-sems.com
8558556240


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