Avoid Errors That Will Make You (and Your Attorney) Look Bad
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Creating errors in legal documents is never a good thing. At best, they're embarrassing - at worst, they can result in lost clients, derailed cases or judge reprimands. When you're dealing with numerous tasks and distractions, it's hard not to slip up. This guide will highlight the most common mistakes paralegals make in pleadings, motions, discovery and other legal documents so you can minimize errors in your own writing. Sharpen your legal writing skills - order today!
2:00 pm - 5:15 pm Eastern Standard Time
Break 3:30 - 3:45
2:00 - 3:30, Blake Zaccagnino
3:45 - 5:15, Holly McDuffie
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 DCP CLE credit hours, including 0.0 DCP ethics credit hour, 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 of 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 NALA Certifying Board for 3.0 hours, including 0.0 ethics, of continuing legal education self-study credit required to maintain the CP(Certified Paralegal) credential.
This seminar has been approved by The National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. (NFPA) for 3.0 hours of Continuing Legal Education self-study credit, including 0.0 hour of ethics.
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).
This course has been approved by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization for certification and recertification continuing legal education requirements for paralegals and legal assistants. Certification areas: Bankruptcy Law, Civil Trial Law, Family Law, and Personal Injury Trial Law.
Approved for 3.0 CLE self-study credit by the Washington State Paralegal Association (WSPA).
NBI, Inc. is licensed by the New Hampshire Department of Education Office of Career School Licensing. There are no enrollment prerequisites or admissions requirements for this course, and there is no exam or grading system. Satisfactory progress is based solely on attendance at the course. Credits may not be transferred. All refunds shall be paid within 30 days upon written notification from a student of cancellation or withdrawal. Students receiving benefits from federal programs shall be subject to federal refund policies, rules and regulation. Student complaints should be directed to our office at (800) 930-6182. Upon exhausting all avenues with NBI, Inc. for resolution, students may file a complaint with the Office of Career School Licensing at (603) 271-6443.
HOLLY MCDUFFIE is a paralegal with Loveless & Loveless L.P., in Denton, Texas. Ms. McDuffie has been a paralegal for more than 10 years in probate, criminal, and real estate. She currently focuses in family law. She is a member and the 2020 president of the Denton County Paralegal Association. Ms. McDuffie also is a member of the State Bar of Texas Paralegal Division and serves on the Publications Committee for District 12. Ms. McDuffie earned her B.S. degree in paralegal studies from National Paralegal College.
BLAKE ZACCAGNINO is a plaintiff’s attorney with Shaw and Shaw PC. Mr. Zaccagnino practices in the areas of personal injury, criminal defense, civil litigation, corporate law and matrimonial/family law. He was selected to Super Lawyers Rising Stars in 2019. Mr. Zaccagnino earned his undergraduate degree from Canisius College and his J.D. degree from the University of Buffalo Law School-SUNY.