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January 2022

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Federal Court Deadlines and Calendaring for Paralegals  
Thursday, January 6, 2022 1:00 PM Eastern (EST) - 2:00 PM Eastern (EST)

Does fear of missing an important deadline keep you up at night? This program will show you how to effectively compute and calendar dates and deadlines in federal court. Learn how to navigate the rules, get foolproof calendaring tips, and rest easy - register today!

Contact:    Cassi Gruber

Bankruptcy: A Paralegal's Guide  
Tuesday, January 11, 2022 2:00 PM Eastern (EST) - 3:00 PM Eastern (EST)

Staying afloat in the fast-moving practice of bankruptcy can be a challenging task for everyone involved. For any successful paralegal, it's important to comprehend the bankruptcy process, remain cognizant of case timelines, and efficiently manage cases under pressure. In this program, review essential responsibilities and avoid common mistakes when assisting with Chapter 7, Chapter 11, and Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases - register today!

Contact:    Cassi Gruber

Joint Litigation and Criminal Sectional "Minnesota Freedom Fund with Co-Executive Director, Mirella O. Ceja-Orozco, Esq."  
Thursday, January 13, 2022 12:00 PM Central (CST) - 1:00 PM Central (CST)

Mirella O. Ceja-Orozco, Esq., Co-Executive Director of Minnesota Freedom Fund will provide background on the organization and answer attendees questions about the organization.

Speakers: Mirella O. Ceja-Orozco, Esq.

Contact:    Minnesota Paralegal Association MPA

Employment Law Essentials for Paralegals  
Thursday, January 13, 2022 2:00 PM Eastern (EST) - 5:15 PM Eastern (EST)

Your Guide to Crucial Employment Laws, FLSA Requirements, Litigation, and More

How does your knowledge of the FMLA and the ADA stack up? Are you able to identify potential wage and hour violations? Do you know how to prepare pleadings? In this program, our seasoned faculty delve into the fundamentals of labor and employment law.

Contact:    Cassi Gruber

Survey Review Guide for Paralegals  
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 3:00 PM Eastern (EST) - 4:00 PM Eastern (EST)

Whether you're assisting in a real estate transaction, doing due diligence for real estate development, or resolving a boundary dispute, the ability to read and understand surveys is critical. Do you know what they're trying to tell you about the property in question? This program will show you how to review surveys to find boundary lines, improvements, encroachments, easements, and more. Uncover everything that your attorney and the client need you to find - register today!

Contact:    Cassi Gruber

NFPA Monthly Board Meeting  
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - All Day
The NFPA Board of Directors meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 8pm Eastern/7pm Central/6pm Mountain/5pm Pacific.


Meetings are open to all NFPA members. In registering to attend this meeting, you must accept the terms of the Confidentiality Agreement.


The Paralegal's Guide to Subpoenas  
Wednesday, January 19, 2022 1:00 PM Eastern (EST) - 4:15 PM Eastern (EST)

Knowing how to prepare, issue, serve, and respond to subpoenas are core skills for any paralegal. Yet they're not easy skills to master - especially when you're requesting specific types of records or dealing with an out-of-state witness. This practical program will cover the nuts and bolts of subpoenas before showing you how to troubleshoot common issues that can arise. Use subpoenas effectively to get the documents or testimony your attorney needs - register today!

Contact:    Cassi Gruber

Texas Civil Litigation Skills for Paralegals  
Thursday, January 20, 2022 8:30 AM Central (CST) - 4:00 PM Central (CST)
Online (Webinar)

Topics Include:

  • Complying with Rules of Professional Conduct and Ethics During Litigation
  • Understanding and Working with Evidence
  • Preparing for and Assisting at Trial
  • Conducting Formal Discovery
  • Beginning a Civil Case
  • Enhancing Your Investigation Skills

Contact:    Tim Case
715-835-5900 ext. 1

Legal Research and Writing: Tips, Tricks and Handy Know-Hows for Paralegals  
Thursday, January 20, 2022 10:00 AM Eastern (EST) - 5:00 PM Eastern (EST)

How to Prevent Mistakes, Effectively Organize Content, Convey Meaning, and More

Cogent communication is the backbone of the legal process. This program offers practical pointers for improving
your legal research and writing skills to help you become more effective in laying a solid foundation for each case.
Explore real-life approaches to locating hard-to-find information and take your writing skills to the next level.
Register today!

• Explore new tools, resources, and approaches for locating people and finding background information.
• Develop efficient proofreading methods to avoid common errors.
• Find more effective ways of organizing content.
• Get practical tips for making certain your writing is concise and persuasive.

Contact:    Cassi Gruber

Roadmap for 2022 Business License Requirements and Filings  
Tuesday, January 25, 2022 11:00 AM Eastern (EST) - 12:00 PM Eastern (EST)

On behalf of the NFPA In-House Paralegal Committee - please attend this free webinar hosted by CSC.

Do you wish you were more organized and confident about managing your business license portfolio? When it comes to researching, filing, and renewing business licenses and permits, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed.

Join CSC for this comprehensive, hour-long webinar and let CSC help take the stress out of your business license process in 2022.  Click on the link below to register. 

Our experts will walk you through the different types of business licenses and also discuss the importance of establishing a centralized process to manage your research and renewals. The event concludes with a demonstration of CSC’s Business License Portfolio Management System and a live Q&A session to ensure your most pressing licensing questions are answered.

If you cannot attend at 11 am there is another session at 2 pm ET.


Contact:    John Roche

What Paralegals Need to Know About Wills and Trusts  
Tuesday, January 25, 2022 11:00 AM Eastern (EST) - 2:15 PM Eastern (EST)

It is imperative that paralegals have first-rate organizational skills and superior attention to detail when it comes to drafting wills and trusts. This essential course will provide you with the important elements you need to assemble accurate, comprehensive documents. You will also gain valuable information concerning tax filing and applicable accounting principles. Ensure you have a solid understanding of the key aspects of wills and trusts - register today!

Contact:    Cassi Gruber

Medicaid and Asset Protection Planning  
Tuesday, January 25, 2022 6:30 PM Eastern (EST) - 8:00 PM Eastern (EST)

Overview of different levels of care provided for aging in place and facility care with an explanation of the differences in care.

Contact:    Tracey L. Barnes

Discovery Responses and Document Production: A Paralegal's Ultimate Guide  
Wednesday, January 26, 2022 11:00 AM Eastern (EST) - 6:00 PM Eastern (EST)

Practical Insights on Answering Written and Production Discovery

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

Contact:    Cassi Gruber

Advanced Georgia Family Law Practice for Paralegals: Assisting in Cases Involving Children  
Friday, January 28, 2022 8:30 AM Eastern (EST) - 4:30 PM Eastern (EST)
Online (Webinar)

Topics include:

  • Assisting in Child Custody Disputes
  • Assisting with Preparation of Parenting Plans
  • Obtaining, Enforcing and Modifying Child Support Awards
  • Working Under the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act
  • Assisting in Matters Involving Allegations of Abuse or Neglect
  • Identifying and Resolving Ethical Issues in Cases Involving Children

Contact:    Tim Case
715-835-5900 ext. 1

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