Four Points by Sheraton San Jose Airport
1471 North 4th Street
San Jose, CA 95112
Course book included with all formats
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: 1.00This program meets the California MCLE Paralegal requirement as specified in Business and Professions Code Section 6450(d).
including - Ethics: 1.00This seminar meets the requirements of the Certifying Board for Legal Assistants of the National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc., for 6.0 hours, including 1.0 ethics, of continuing legal assistant education credit required to maintain the CLA (Certified Legal Assistant) credential.
including - Ethics: 1.00This 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.
VIVIAN ALEXANDRESCU is a paralegal with Structure Law Group, LLP. She hails from China and is multi-lingual, speaking Mandarin, Cantonese, and Korean (and learning Japanese and Spanish). Previously, Ms. Alexandrescu worked for different companies on various projects. She has extensive experience and assists with both litigation and corporate matters. Ms. Alexandrescu received her J.D. degree from Zhejiang Gongshang and her LL.M. degree in law from the University of California, Davis.
BJ FADEM is the owner of the Law Offices of BJ Fadem & Associates, APC, in San Jose and Santa Rose. Within the area of family law, he has extensive experience in handling palimony, international jurisdiction matters, domestic partners/same sex marriage, and difficult custody cases. In addition, he litigates personal injury, property and general civil litigation cases. Throughout his career, Mr. Fadem has practiced many areas of law including, but not limited to, general civil litigation, real property, criminal defense, estate planning, probate, corporate transactions and litigation, business litigation, employment, and personal injury. He is the former chair of the Family Law Committee for the Santa Clara County Bar Association and is currently the chair of the Santa Clara County Bar Association Diversity Committee, Education Committee and co-chair of the Legislation Committee; as well as serves on the Executive Committee for the Santa Clara County Bar Association. Mr. Fadem is a member of the Minors' Counsel Committee, Domestic Violence Committee, and the Strategic Planning Committee. He also was appointed by Retired Judge LaDoris Cordell to serve on the San Jose Independent Police Auditors Advisory Commission, and continues to serve on the Commission. Mr. Fadem earned his B.S. degree in Microbiology from San Jose State University and attended one year of medical school at the University of California at Davis before returning to San Jose State University and earning his B.S. degree in Administration of Justice, and his J.D. degree from the Golden Gate University School of Law. He serves as a guest lecturer for Santa Clara University -School of Law.
CHRISTOPHER FORD is a paralegal with Structure Law Group, LLP. He has extensive experience and assists with both litigation and corporate matters. Mr. Ford received a master's degree in medieval history from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, where he graduated with Honors of the Second Class (Division 1). He received his paralegal certificate from the University of San Diego.
MIRANDA LATHROP BARBER is an attorney with Mattice Law Offices in Fairfield, California. Ms. Barber focuses her practice on family law and is a certified family law specialist by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. She has worked in conjunction with the local Solano County courts where she previously acted as an on-call, domestic violence beeper judge and served on the court's panel for minors' counsel, and currently sits on the court’s Family Law Planning Committee and Domestic Violence Court Committee. Ms. Barber has received more than 40 hours of training in mediation and offers mediation services as part of her practice. She has also served as a court appointed family law mediator. She has completed training in collaborative divorce. Ms. Barber has presented at local seminars on representing children, preparing judgments in family law cases, and ethics in family law; and is a frequent lecturer for National Business Institute. She is a member of the Solano County Bar Association and is an active member of the State Bar of California. She served as chair of the Solano County Bar Association's Family Law Committee in 2014 and vice-chair in 2013. Ms. Barber earned her B.A. degree from Washington State University and her J.D. degree from McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific.