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Nobody likes making mistakes! However, in legal documents, those mistakes and errors can cause serious problems down the road. This insightful course will guide you through ways to find mistakes in grammar, punctuation and capitalization. Discover how to spot the most common errors in legal writing and learn tactful ways to point them out to your boss, saving them the embarrassment and making you invaluable to your firm - order today!
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2:00 - 3:30 PM, Christine M. Flynn
3:40 - 4:25 PM, Lauren A. Brill
4:35 - 5:20 PM, Jane B. Jacobs
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 hours of continuing education for paralegals, including 0.0 hour of ethics, 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 on 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 Certifying Board for Legal Assistants of the National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc., for 3.0 hours, including 0.0 ethics, of continuing legal assistant education self-study credit required to maintain the CLA (Certified Legal Assistant) credential.
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).
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.
LAUREN A. BRILL has many years of experience practicing law, primarily in the area of commercial litigation. Currently, Ms. Brill is a professor in the Paralegal Studies Program at the Community College of Philadelphia where she teaches a variety of courses including legal writing. In addition to her experience in private practice, she worked for The Honorable Judith H. Wizmur of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court. Ms. Brill received her Bachelor of Science degree, cum laude, from Towson University and her Juris Doctor degree from Rutgers University School of Law, where she was an associate editor of the Rutgers University Law Review.
CHRISTINE M. FLYNN is a litigation paralegal at the law firm of Haggerty, Goldberg, Schleifer & Kupersmith, P.C., where her specialties are personal injury, UM/UIM, coverage, bad faith, and appellate practice. She has 25 years of experience in her field. Ms. Flynn is the past president of the Philadelphia Association of Paralegals and is currently serving as chair of the Litigation and Professional Development committees. Ms. Flynn also serves as pro bono coordinator and liaison to the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service for NFPA. She is a member of the Paralegal Studies Advisory Board at the Community College of Philadelphia and a past member of the Widener Law Center, Legal Education Institute's Board of Advisors. Ms. Flynn is a member of the National Notary Association, as well as a paralegal member of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice and the Philadelphia Bar Association. She is the author of several articles for various publications, such as The Legal Intelligencer, Paralegal Today, and the National Paralegal Reporter. Ms. Flynn also has presented various paralegal webinars for the Institute of Paralegal Education (IPE).
JANE B. JACOBS is an associate professor and internship coordinator in the Paralegal Studies Program at the Community College of Philadelphia. Ms. Jacobs is a frequent lecturer and contributor to paralegal and legal periodicals including the Philadelphia Forum, a publication of the Philadelphia Association of Paralegals. She is a member of the American Association for Paralegal Educators, Philadelphia Association of Paralegals and the Philadelphia Bar Association. Ms. Jacobs earned her B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Albany, Albany, New York, and her J.D. degree from Fordham Law School.