Make Yourself an Indispensable Part of Your Firm's Trial Preparation Team
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The clock is ticking... and while you have meticulously planned out every detail up until this point, everything will continue to become more and more chaotic up until the day of trial. Ask any successful paralegal what the two key elements of trial preparation are, and they'll tell you this: organization and flexibility. When put to the test, are your skills everything they should be? Let us help you take a closer look at the specialized realm of paralegal responsibilities leading up to trial right from the convenience of your desk. Your role is important, so take the next step toward maximizing your effectiveness. Make sure you can confidently fulfill your key trial responsibilities - order these vital reference materials today!
This seminar meets the requirements of the Certifying Board for Legal Assistants of the National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc., for 6.0 hours, including 0.0 ethics, of continuing legal assistant education self-study credit required to maintain the CLA (Certified Legal Assistant) credential.
This seminar has been approved by The National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. (NFPA) for 6.0 hours of Continuing Legal Education self-study credit, including 0.0 hour of ethics.
BRYAN DAWSON is a partner with Dawson Law Group, P.C., where he represents plaintiff and defendants in personal injury, UM/UIM, wrongful death, insurance defense, construction defect, and other construction disputes. Mr. Dawson has taken more than 100 Oregon cases through trial or arbitration and is experienced in discovery, motion practice, and appeals. He has tried cases in most of the circuit courts in northwest Oregon and has argued before the Oregon Court of Appeals and twice before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He has also served as an arbitrator in numerous cases involving bodily injury and breach of contract. Mr. Dawson has been selected to Super Lawyers in 2019. He earned his B.A. degree from Claremont McKenna College; his M.A. degree from the University of Chicago; and his J.D. degree from the University of California at Berkeley, where he was an editor of the Law Review.
ELIZABETH E. LAMPSON is a shareholder in the firm of Davis Rothwell Earle & Xóchihua, P.C., where she practices in the areas of construction defects, products liability, environmental law, toxic tort, commercial litigation, insurance coverage and trademarks. Ms. Lampson has lectured to insurance and construction professionals on areas related to her practice. She earned her B.A. degree from the University of California-Berkeley and her J.D. degree from Southwestern University School of Law. Ms. Lampson is a member of the Multnomah County and Washington State bar associations, the State Bar of California, the Oregon State Bar, the Oregon Association of Defense Counsel, and the Washington Defense Trial Lawyers.
RUTH E. PEAKE is a litigation paralegal with Lane Powell PC, in Portland, Oregon. She has more than 20 years of experience in various areas of litigation. Ms. Peakes' areas of expertise include complex civil litigation, employment law, government law, contract disputes, construction law, insurance defense coverage, products liability, securities fraud, and legal malpractice defense. She is proficient in the use of various software programs associated with discovery and trial preparation, including Sanction 4, Summation, Concordance, PowerPoint and Excel. Ms. Peake works closely with attorneys from inception to conclusion of a case and has attended numerous trials over the years. She has lectured for the Institute for Paralegal Education at several programs on trial preparation.