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Session Time: 2:00 PM - 5:15 PM Eastern
Break: 3:30 PM - 3:45 PM Eastern
Presenters: Michelle Folse and Russell D. Garrett
This program meets the California MCLE Paralegal requirement as specified in Business and Professions Code Section 6450(d).
This course will qualify for 3.0 hours of continuing education for paralegals, including 0.0 hour of ethics, toward the eligibility requirements of the DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program.
This course will qualify for 3.0 hours of self-study continuing education for paralegals, including 0.0 hour of self-study ethics credit, toward the eligibility requirements of the Florida Registered Paralegal Program.
This course will qualify for 3.0 hours of distance learning continuing education for paralegals, including 0.0 hour of ethics, toward the eligibility requirements as a paralegal affiliate member of the Indiana State Bar Association. No more than 3.0 hours of distance learning CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.
This program may qualify for up to 3.0 hours of self-study CLE credit by the Montana Commission on Continuing Legal Education, including 0.0 hour of ethics. No more than 4.0 hours of self-study CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.
This seminar meets the requirements of the Certifying Board for Legal Assistants of the National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc., for 3.0 hours, including 0.0 ethics, of continuing legal assistant education self-study credit required to maintain the CLA (Certified Legal Assistant) credential.
This course will qualify for 3.0 hours of self-study continuing education for paralegals, including 0.0 hour of ethics, toward the eligibility requirements of the Ohio State Bar Association Paralegal Certification program.
Approved by the Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico for 3.0 general self-study credit and 0.0 ethics self-study credit (for a total of 3.0 hours CLE).
MICHELLE FOLSE is an employment law and litigation paralegal at Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt PC, where she works with the firm’s attorneys assisting clients on a broad spectrum of personnel and employment law matters. She is experienced in complex, litigation-related matters with a focus on employment-related claims ranging from employment discrimination and retaliation claims to wage and hour class actions. Ms. Folse has participated in representing employers in workplace investigations, EEOC charges, civil service appeals, DOL claims, as well as, handling union-related grievances and negotiations of collective bargaining agreements. She effectively and efficiently addresses clients’ HR operational needs, including preparation of handbooks, workplace policies, workplace training and employment contracts. Ms. Folse has experience dealing with eDiscovery, drafting legal documents and management of trial exhibits, discovery, and pleadings. She has also served as a legal assistant in her career, where she supervised more than 800 cases and assisted in all aspects of trial preparation and trial conclusion. She graduated from Louisiana State University, receiving her B.S. degree in psychology with a minor concentrating on sociology and criminology. Ms. Folse attended Tulane University, where she obtained her American Bar Association Certification of Paralegal.
RUSSELL D. GARRETT is a shareholder with Jordan Ramis PC. His practice focuses on creditors' rights, bankruptcy, commercial and bankruptcy litigation, and real estate matters. He is admitted to practice in both Oregon and Washington, the federal district bars in Oregon and Washington, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Garrett regularly represents creditors and bankruptcy trustees, and also serves as a Chapter 7 panel trustee for the Western District of Washington. He routinely speaks on practice issues relating to creditors' rights, bankruptcy, ethics, and insolvency matters. Mr. Garrett has authored many articles relating to creditor issues. He is a member of the Executive Committee for the Washington State Bar Association's Debtor-Creditor Section, and serves as a delegate to the Oregon State Bar House of Delegates. Additionally, Mr. Garrett previously served as a lawyer representative to the Ninth Circuit and as a trustee for the Federal Bar Association in the Western District of Washington. He earned his B.S. degree from the University of Oregon and his J.D. degree from Willamette University College of Law, where he served as a member of the Law Review.