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December 2021


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The Personal Injury Paralegal: Plaintiff and Defense Strategies  
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 1:00 PM Eastern (EST) - 4:15 PM Eastern (EST)
Online

Know Your Side's Game Plan and Anticipate Theirs

Whether on the plaintiff's or defense's team, a personal injury case brings plenty of responsibility to the paralegal's desk. This program will give you practical insights from both sides of the table. From initial client intake to settlement or trial, see behind the scenes and learn ways to establish your value. Register today!

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

Arizona Family Law Practice for Paralegals  
Thursday, December 2, 2021 8:30 AM Mountain Daylight Time (MDT) - 4:00 PM Mountain Daylight Time (MDT)
Online (Webinar)

Topics include:

  • Assisting with Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Preparing Pleadings and Assisting with Motion Practice
  • Obtaining and Evaluating Financial Information
  • Understanding DCS Investigations and How They Impact Family Court Cases
  • Enforcing and Modifying Family Law Orders and Decrees
  • Handling Ethical Issues in Family Law Practice

Contact:    Tim Case
halfmoonce@halfmoonseminars.org
715-835-5900 ext. 1

Probate for Paralegals: File Organization and Calendaring  
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 1:00 PM Eastern (EST) - 2:00 PM Eastern (EST)

Pave a Smooth Way for Each Probate Case

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

Keeping Litigation Costs Under Control  
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 2:00 PM Eastern (EST) - 3:00 PM Eastern (EST)
Webinar

NFPA In-House Paralegals Committee invite you to attend this complimentary webinar.

With cases coming back to live courtrooms and caseloads rising again, law firms and law departments are again taking a steely-eyed focus on managing litigation costs. Pressured to do more with less, law departments are looking to leverage everything from flexible staffing models to advanced technology to process-oriented approaches to help keep matters under control and improve outcomes. And law firms themselves are focusing on handling cases more efficiently and effectively. 

Join this webcast to gain a better understanding of innovative methods to reduce costs in litigation by leveraging technology, alternative resourcing models and other processes. You will also learn: 

  • Why litigators are under so much pressure to do more with less.
  • How to use technology to reduce litigation costs.
  • Strategies to manage and reduce litigation costs (e.g., reliance on process, data, and flexible service models).

SPEAKERS: 

Brad Blickstein | Principal | Blickstein Group

Hank Grezlak | Editor-in-Chief | ALM Media

Contact:    Renee De La Cruz
rm_neiman@hotmail.com

Family Law Essentials for Paralegals  
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 10:00 AM Eastern (EST) - 5:00 PM Eastern (EST)
Online

A Start-to-Finish Guide to the Key Issues and Procedures

Be prepared for the ups and downs of family law practice with a comprehensive set of tools to keep you updated on every step of the process. From the procedural checklists and discovery resources to specific advice on marital agreements and QDRO essentials, find new ways to elevate the practice - register today!

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

Paralegal Ethics: Overcoming Daily Challenges  
Thursday, December 9, 2021 2:00 PM Eastern (EST) - 4:15 PM Eastern (EST)
Online

Everyday Strategies for Staying Out of Trouble

When it comes to applying the rules of ethics in real life, even the most well-intentioned paralegals can make minor missteps that carry catastrophic consequences. Easier said than done, "staying ethical" takes a firm understanding of what nebulous rules like diligence actually require in a modern legal practice. Join our distinguished faculty as they clarify what paralegals need to know and do to confidently overcome everyday ethical challenges in law - register today!

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

Assertiveness Skills for Paralegals: Getting What You Want  
Tuesday, December 14, 2021 3:00 PM Eastern (EST) - 4:00 PM Eastern (EST)
Online

Assertive, aggressive, or passive - how would you describe yourself? Assertiveness makes it much easier to achieve success in the paralegal world. Investigate different ways to manage paralegal teams with confidence, scrutinize various responses to anger, and delve into real-world assertiveness techniques - register today!

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

Paralegal's Guide to Auto Injury: From Investigation to Trial Prep  
Wednesday, December 15, 2021 11:00 AM Eastern (EST) - 6:00 PM Eastern (EST)
Online

Add Value During the Pre-Suit and Litigation Process

For every auto injury claim or case, there's much to do, little time to do it, and plenty of things that can go wrong. This program will reveal what you need to do (and when) to give your attorney and the client the assistance they need. From pre-suit to-dos to litigation responsibilities, dot your i's and cross your t's. Help make the case a successful one - register today!

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

LLC Formation for Paralegals  
Thursday, December 16, 2021 1:00 PM Eastern (EST) - 2:00 PM Eastern (EST)
Online

Key Forms, Checklists, Agreements, and Reporting Requirements

Forming a working and beneficial LLC requires specialized knowledge and meticulous attention to detail. This practical briefing provides a condensed guide to the forms, checklists, documents, and critical decisions required to form an LLC without diminishing its built-in protections.

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

The "Road" to Contract Management and Procurement Success  
Friday, December 17, 2021 8:00 AM Central (CST) - 11:30 AM Central (CST)
Seminar

NFPA In-House Paralegal Committee invites you to the following seminar:

CobbleStone Software presents a free educational seminar for legal, contract, and procurement professionals. This interactive learning experience is led by Contract Insight® experts and is designed to give you a road map to successful contract management! From source-to-contract best practices to AI-based contract management and more - you don't want to miss this educational opportunity!  Contract, legal, and procurement professionals are invited to learn more about CobbleStone's Contract Management, eProcurement, and Vendor Management Software.  Enrollment is free!

 

Contact:    Patty Meagher
pmeagher@mmm.com
6512610253

Medical Legal Issues for Texas Paralegals  
Friday, December 17, 2021 8:30 AM Central (CST) - 4:00 PM Central (CST)
Online (Webinar)

Topics include:

  • Assisting in Cases that Involve Medical Issues in Texas
  • Navigating Medical Privacy Laws and Managing Medical Records
  • Reviewing Medical Records
  • Locating and Working with Medical Experts
  • Medicare and Medicaid Overview

Contact:    Tim Case
halfmoonce@halfmoonseminars.org
715-835-5900 ext. 2035

The Complete Litigation Paralegal  
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 10:00 AM Eastern (EST) - 5:00 PM Eastern (EST)
Online

Navigate the Litigation Process With Confidence

Paralegals play an essential part in the litigation process and ought to be ready to handle the trials and tasks that come their way. Are you prepared to do your part alongside the rest of the litigation team? In this comprehensive toolkit, learn how to effectively handle pleadings, navigate your way through the discovery process, and ensure effective case management. Show the firm that you're ready - register today!

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

Communicating With Court Personnel: Paralegal Dos and Don'ts  
Tuesday, December 28, 2021 11:00 AM Eastern (EST) - 12:00 PM Eastern (EST)
Online

Communications with court personnel can elevate the case and your attorney's reputation - or draw the judge's ire. Do you know the rules? This program will show you who to contact, when, and how to avoid common gaffes. Communicate with confidence - register today!

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

Staying Organized and in Control: A Paralegal's Guide  
Wednesday, December 29, 2021 10:00 AM Eastern (EST) - 5:00 PM Eastern (EST)
Online

Stress Management, Productivity and Calendaring Tips, Legal Project Management and More

With the right tools, processes, and techniques, keeping a bustling law firm moving doesn't have to wear you out or compromise your peace of mind. This program offers current guidance for maximizing productivity and efficiency in your daily work. Learn how to identify and eliminate top time wasters, organize chaotic case files, and manage case deadlines and calendars with ease. Additional topics to be discussed include legal project management, improving well-being, and paralegal ethics.

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

Tracking and Reviewing Medical Records: Top Mistakes to Avoid  
Thursday, December 30, 2021 11:00 AM Eastern (EST) - 2:15 PM Eastern (EST)
Online

Your Guide to Common Medical Bill Oversights, Errors With Medical Chronologies, and More

When it comes to working with medical records, even the most experienced paralegals can make mistakes that lead to disastrous outcomes. Are you taking all the right precautions? This focused program shows you how to prevent common blunders that paralegals make with medical evidence. Discover best practices for organizing medical records, analyze the risks of failing to prevent HIPAA breaches, identify the legal hazards of not understanding medical terminology, and much more

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


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