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Navigate Through the Litigation Process Like a Pro!
Litigation paralegals play an instrumental part in navigating through the litigation process. Are you ready to take on the necessary tasks and duties to ensure everything runs smoothly? This comprehensive course will provide you with the tools you need to efficiently handle and prepare important pleadings, motions and briefs, as well as provide tips for organizing and maintaining the case. Hone your litigation skills and solidify your value to the firm - register today!
This intermediate level course will provide litigation best practices attendees can put to work immediately. Those who should attend include:
including - Ethics: 1.00
This program meets the California MCLE Paralegal requirement as specified in Business and Professions Code Section 6450(d).
including - Ethics: 1.00
This seminar meets the requirements of the NALA Certifying Board for 6.0 hours, including 1.0 ethics, of continuing legal education credit required to maintain the CP(Certified Paralegal) credential.
including - Ethics: 1.00
This seminar has been approved by The National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. (NFPA) for 6.0 hours of Continuing Legal Education, including 1.0 hour of ethics.
LISA COX is a senior paralegal with Gomez Trial Attorneys. Ms. Cox has been a civil litigation paralegal for the past 28 years, specializing in personal injury, employment law, class actions, medical malpractice, commercial litigation, and complex business litigation. She is a member of the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego (Membership Committee, chair of the Legal Support Education Committee, and co-chair of the Events Committee); Lawyers Club of San Diego; and San Diego Paralegal Association. Ms. Cox received her A.A. degree in paralegal studies from Kelsey-Jenney Business College.
DAVID J. MUNOZ is the managing partner of Mission Legal Center in San Diego, Chula Vista, and Carlsbad, where he is an experienced personal injury attorney. Mr. Munoz is active in the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego and has served as a speaker/seminar presenter. Prior to law school, he studied pre-medicine, which armed him with extensive knowledge of human physiology, which has been immeasurably valuable to his work with injured victims in San Diego. Mr. Munoz earned his bachelor’s degree from St. Mary's University in San Antonio, Texas; his master’s degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio; and his J.D. degree from St. Mary's University. He is admitted to the State Bar of California and has taught as an adjunct professor in the Alamo Community College District.
JOHN E. PETZE is senior trial counsel to the law firm of McDougal Love Boehmer Foley Lyon & Canlas, and a member of the litigation Unit. He has been a Southern California personal injury and business law attorney, representing serious injury victims, insurance companies, their insureds, entrepreneurs, and businesses in San Diego, Riverside, and Imperial County since 1985. Mr. Petze handles all aspects of civil litigation, including mediations, arbitrations, and jury trials. He has been a member of San Diego Superior Court Panel of Arbitrators and Mediators for 20 years. Mr. Petze is a member of the San Diego County Bar Association, State Bar of California, and American Inns of Court, Louis M. Welsh Chapter; is a graduate of the San Diego Inns of Court, College of Advocacy and Evidence Workshop; is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court, Southern districts of California and Indiana; and is a pending candidate to the American Board of Trial Attorneys (ABOTA). He graduated, magna cum laude, from the University of California, San Diego and earned his J.D. degree from the University of San Diego School of Law.
CHRISTINE D. STANSALL is a litigation support analyst with Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP. Ms. Stansall has been a paralegal for over 20 years in firms of all sizes giving her experience in multiple fields of law and firm business operations and processes. She use technology to streamline workflows, prioritize tasks, and manage cases. Ms. Stansall has presented at various conferences, seminars, and classes on the use of technology in law. She received her paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved program and completed a project management certificate program. Ms. Stansall earned the title ACEDS Fellow and credential Certified E-Discovery Specialist from the Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists, and certifications from the National Association of Legal Assistants and the Commission for Certification of California Paralegals. She is currently seeking the Registered Paralegal designation from the National Federal of Paralegal Associations, California Certified Paralegal credential from the California Alliance of Paralegal Associations, and certifications in Relativity and TrialDirector.
SARA A. YOUNGERS is a senior litigation specialist with DJO Global, Inc., where she has more than 15 years of litigation support and trial experience for national and boutique law firms, plus in-house corporate legal departments, with a focus on antitrust, product liability, contractual disputes, and employment matters in federal and state litigation. Ms. Youngers in-house corporate experience includes legal hold management for over 5000 global custodians, negotiating fee rates with outside counsel and insurance adjusters, retaining outside counsel, corporate witness deposition preparation, discovery response preparation, company representative at mediation, risk management, and settlement negotiations. She has handled legal fee analysis and audits for expert witness reports and testimony; and has handled database design and troubleshooting document management databases. Ms. Youngers has discovery and trial preparation/presentation experience which includes research and drafting timeline of events, redaction, bates label, exhibit preparation, identify and subpoena witnesses and records, deposition preparation, trial exhibit and witness list preparation according to venue or jurisdiction. She earned her intellectual property professional certificate from the University of California, her paralegal certificate from the University of Sand Diego and her B.A. degree from the University of California.