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Handle Essential Filings and Documents with Ease
Streamline Your Work and Let Nothing Fall Through the Cracks
Your Nuts-and-Bolts Guide to Key Family Law Tasks
Avoid Conflicts of Interest and Ethically Terminate Legal Representation
Topic: Strategies for Leading, Managing and Working in a Remote Work Environment
Working on remote and virtual teams can be a challenge. As a leader of a remote workforce, you may face problems with working with people who are not in front of you on a daily and weekly basis. Maintaining productivity, culture, and having team members feel connected is crucial for growth. This motivational session will provide proven strategies that will help members have successful remote teams while improving employee satisfaction.
- Learn how to maintain organization values and culture while leading remotely
- How to maintain productivity through work environment changes.
- Promoting a workplace that is conducive to employee wellbeing
- Evaluating and leveraging technology resources
- Learn the importance of flexibility availability as a remote leader
- Discussing work progress, expectations and priorities
- Learn how to keep team members accountable in order to reach goals
Speaker: Chris N. Cheetham-West
An overview of common mistakes made when dealing with Registered (Torrens) Property
Review of MN Stats:
Minn. Stat. § 507.0943
Minn. Stat. 508
Minn. Stat. 518.191
Speakers: Wayne D. Anderson
Topic: Incorporating Diversity and Inclusion into Employee Benefits
Following an introduction and refresher of Employee Benefits and ERISA, this presentation will focus on diversity and inclusion opportunities within the Employee Benefits space, with the goal of helping attendees understand ways to assist their attorneys or companies as it relates to the implementation of diversity and inclusion goals within the employee benefits area.
This program will also seek to educate attendees regarding the elimination of bias or prejudice in the legal profession, in the practice of law, and/or in the administration of justice by educating benefits attorneys on how benefits programs with respect to which they provide legal advice may not meet the needs of diverse employees or beneficiaries and identify some innovative features or benefits that may help to address this.
Speakers: Mark Rosenfeld and Kathi Wright
Prepare for initial client review, pleadings, and temporary orders of hearing.
Identify relevant information on assets, debts, income and expenses.
Understand current status of custody law in California
Determine methods of communication and contents of communication
Discuss drafting and reviewing parenting plans
Explore ethics in family law: allegations of domestic abuse
7158355900 ext. 1
Find out the issues involved with divorce and real property.
Tracey L. Barnes
215-362-2474 ext. 208
Examine Medical Bills and Records, Research Injuries, Draft Medical Chronologies, and More With Confidence
Convention Camp - The Sequel
(Lisa Lynch, President; Tom Stephenson, Director Membership; and Ramona Hill, Parliamentarian)
Tips for Collecting Background Information, Researching Cases, and Preparing Reports
Obtain an understanding of franchise and distribution law under federal and state regulations.
What Keeps You Awake at Night?
The consequences of missing a filing deadline, court date, or appointment can be dire for you
and your attorney. Fortunately, there are tricks and tools you can use to prevent the worst from
coming to pass. This program will reveal real-world calendaring strategies you can apply to
avoid that dreaded missed deadline. Lessen your stress - register today!
• Learn how to accurately calculate legal deadlines.
• Discover effective ways to calendar different events, from filing deadlines to
• Dig into the most common calendaring mistakes and how to steer clear of them.
• Find creative ways to use the software already at your fingertips.
RMPA Presents: Paralegal 101 Series
1.0 hr Ethics Credit PENDING
Registration Required Not Later Than September 23, 2021 at 5:00 P.M.
Cost: Free for RMPA Members; $5.00 for Non-Members
NOTE: Zoom login and materials will be emailed to all registered participants one day prior to the event.
If payment is not received within 15 minutes, enrollment will be voided.
All presentations are subject to copyright and materials may not be re-transmitted, published, or used without the presenter's explicit written approval.
Topic: How to Calculate the Elective Share in the Augmented Estate
Mike will discuss the surviving spouse’s rights under Minnesota Statutes and the calculation of the augmented estate that a surviving spouse may elect. In addition, he will discuss the specific statutes that need to be considered when calculating the augmented estate and the steps necessary to complete the calculation
Speaker: Michael P. Sampson, attorney with Maslon LLP
NFPA Treasurer's Meeting
Tuesday, September 28
8:00 pm ET / 7:00 pm CT / 5:00 pm PT
Topic: Considerations for Running Sweepstakes and Contests in the U.S.
Attendees will gain insights on legal considerations when running a sweepstakes or contest in the United States. Understanding these considerations is an important step in helping clients structure a promotion to avoid legal implications.
Speakers: Melissa Cairns, Legal Specialist, 3M Company
Meet the Candidates' Forum
Wednesday, September 29
The concept of belongingness goes beyond diversity and inclusion. Diversity is being invited to the party; inclusion is being asked to dance; and belongingness is being able to dance like no one is watching. This presentation will address the following issues:
- Origin of Biases
- Influence of Biases
- Defining Unconscious and Implicit Bias
- Cultural Competency
Speaker: Sybil Taylor Aytch, M.Ed., RP
Tax Treatment of ERISA Plans, Essentials of Benefits Planning, Tips for Filing Documents, and More
From drafting employee plans to filing documents, paralegals play an essential role in employee benefits law. This practical program dives into the ins and outs of benefits planning and walks you through the paralegal's duties. Review key laws, analyze retirement plans and workplace benefits, delve into the tax treatment of ERISA plans, and more.