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April 2023

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How to Properly Close a Case File: Top Paralegal Mistakes  
Tuesday, April 4, 2023 2:00 PM Eastern (EST) - 3:00 PM Eastern (EST)

The case has ended, the bill's been paid, and everything has been wrapped up except for
the file. But you can't dust your hands off yet. Your next steps need to be careful. This
program will show you the dos and don'ts of closing a case file so you can make sure
your firm's practices are faultless.

Contact:    Cassi Gruber

Estate Planning Essentials for Paralegals  
Wednesday, April 5, 2023 10:00 AM Eastern (EST) - 5:00 PM Eastern (EST)

Prepare to perform your key estate planning tasks with confidence. This practical guide offers
specialized case/client intake and communication tips, case management advice, will and trust
essential provisions breakdowns, and an overview of top trust structures and their uses. You will
also get an introduction to trusts and estates taxation, including sample documents and filing
guidance. Come away with a working understanding of trusts and estates paralegals' duties and
with the confidence to do the job.

Contact:    Cassi Gruber

A Paralegal's Guide to Discovery in Divorce  
Wednesday, April 12, 2023 10:00 AM Eastern (EST) - 5:00 PM Eastern (EST)

Do you know all the tips and tricks for searching out any undisclosed assets or debt in divorce?
Are you looking for practical insights in decrypting complex tax returns and other financial
documents? How do your e-discovery skills stack up? Our experienced faculty will teach you
time-tested and innovative methods for identifying, locating and obtaining case-supporting

Contact:    Cassi Gruber

Personal Injury 101: What Paralegals Need to Know!  
Thursday, April 13, 2023 12:00 PM Eastern (EST) - 3:15 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. Don't miss your opportunity to
enhance your personal injury litigation skills.

Contact:    Cassi Gruber

NFPA Monthly Board Meeting  
Tuesday, April 18, 2023 - 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.

Click here to register!

The Ultimate Guide to Workers' Compensation for Paralegals  
Wednesday, April 19, 2023 11:00 AM Eastern (EST) - 6:00 PM Eastern (EST)

Do you understand basic workers' comp terminology? Do you feel confident in your ability to
draft demand letters? Do you know what types of notes to take during depositions? From tips for
drafting IME requests to strategies for navigating HIPAA concerns, this practical program walks
you through the fundamentals of workers' compensation and teaches you everything you need to know to help attorneys with their next case.

Contact:    Cassi Gruber

Cannabis Legislation  
Thursday, April 20, 2023 6:30 PM Eastern (EST) - 8:00 PM Eastern (EST)

Presentation including a brief history of cannabis legislation; federalism issues; PA's current program; ethical considerations; and the intersection of Cannabis law with other practice areas.

Contact:    Tracey Barnes
2153622474 ext. 208

Foolproof Calendaring for Paralegals: Never Miss a Deadline  
Tuesday, April 25, 2023 12:00 PM Eastern (EST) - 1:00 PM Eastern (EST)

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.

Contact:    Cassi Gruber

Fundamentals of Legal Assisting in Ohio  
Wednesday, April 26, 2023 8:30 AM Eastern (EST) - 3:45 PM Eastern (EST)

Assisting with ESI and E-DiscoveryD. Matthews and M. Abdallah

Basics of Ohio Civil Litigation M. Peterson

Locating Sources of Ohio Law M. Peterson

Ethical Practices involving Conflicts, Confidentiality and CommunicationsA. Paar Conroy

Document Drafting and EditingA. Paar Conroy

Contact:    Frank Chapman

What Paralegals Need to Know About Attorney-Client Privilege and Confidentiality  
Thursday, April 27, 2023 2:00 PM Eastern (EST) - 4:15 PM Eastern (EST)

Are paralegals participants in the attorney-client privilege? If so, do you know how to
protect confidential information? And what are the most common ways that inadvertent
disclosures occur? This program walks you through the fundamentals of attorney-client
privilege and confidentiality.

Contact:    Cassi Gruber

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