Drafting and preparing legal documents is a critical skill required by paralegals. Using boilerplates and editable forms will likely get the job done, but stepping outside of the template, gaining advanced document drafting abilities and understanding when (and how) to use them has the potential to make or break your attorney's case, reduce issues at trial and save your attorney and clients precious time and money. This comprehensive, engaging legal guide will teach you, step by step, the key elements of drafting legal documents with real-world examples, sample papers and case studies. Order today!
How to Draft Civil Pleadings: Sample Documents Included
Drafting Discovery Requests and Responses
Drafting Motions: Sample Documents Included
Brief Writing Methods: Sample Documents Included
MS Word and Adobe: Legal Document Drafting and User Tips
This seminar meets the requirements of the NALA Certifying Board for 6.0 hours, including 1.0 ethics, of continuing legal education self-study credit required to maintain the CP(Certified Paralegal) credential.
- 6.00Approval Exp. 10/29/2021
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 1.0 hour of ethics.
JACK P. BURDEN is a shareholder in the law firm of Backus, Carranza & Burden, and is a litigation attorney with practice emphasis in general liability, product liability, food liability and commercial matters. His clients range from Fortune 200 companies to local business owners in Nevada. Mr. Burden is admitted to the State Bar of Nevada; the U.S. District Court, District of Nevada; and the U.S. Supreme Court. He currently serves as an author of State Bar of Nevada Jury Instructions. He is also active in the State Bar of Nevada’s Continuing Education Committee and the Canyon Springs High School Advisory Board. Mr. Burden earned his B.S. degree from the University of Nevada, Reno's Reynolds School of Journalism and his J.D. degree from Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas.
KAREN L. HANKS is an attorney with Kim Gilbert Ebron, where she concentrates her practice in the area of commercial litigation. She is a member of the State Bar of Nevada; the U.S. District Court, District of Nevada; and the Clark County Bar Association. Ms. Hanks earned her B.A. degree from the University of Maryland Baltimore County in Catonsville, Maryland, and her J.D. degree from Syracuse University College of Law in Syracuse, New York.
VICTORIA TOKAR is a research librarian and assistant professor at the Wiener-Rogers Law Library at the University of Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law. She provides research assistance on a range of legal topics and serves as the student services librarian. Ms. Tokar received her B.A. degree from U.C. Berkeley, her M.L.I.S. degree with a concentration in law librarianship from the University of Washington, and her J.D. degree from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles.
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