Behind every successful personal injury lawyer is often a paralegal. Even the little things you do have the power to make or break a case. Are your skills on point? This program will reveal what you should be doing at each key step to give your attorney the best chance to succeed. Make a difference - register today!
Discover ways you can add value during the client intake process.
Learn how to prepare an effective medical records chronology or summary for your attorney.
Look at examples of medical bill and lien reduction requests done right.
Keep things under control with real-world case management pointers.
Find out how to make the most of discovery tools and deposition prep.
Get your attorney ready for trial and know what to expect if they take you with them into the courtroom.
Preliminary Steps in Personal Injury Claims
Medical Records, Expenses, and Liens
Pleadings, File and Client Management
Drafting and Answering Discovery
Trial Preparation - Effectively Working With the Litigation Team
Civil Trial Law: 6.00Personal Injury Trial Law: 6.00
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: Civil Trial Law, Personal Injury Trial Law.
Nicole Lewis is the managing attorney of the Law Office of Nicole S. Lewis, LLC, which is located in Snellville, Georgia. Her practice focuses on personal injury, family law, and criminal defense. Ms. Lewis earned her B.A. from Hampton University and her J.D. from Howard University School of Law.
Dennis F O'Brien is a sole proprietor at the law office of Dennis F. O'Brien, P.A., where his full-time civil litigation practice focuses on serious personal injury, product liability, including drug and medical devices, medical malpractice, nursing home negligence, appellate work, and general civil litigation. Mr. O'Brien is a member of the Maryland State, Harford County, Baltimore County, and Baltimore City bar associations; and the American Association for Justice; and is admitted to the U.S. District Court, District of Maryland; U.S. Court of Appeals (Fourth Cir.); and the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. O'Brien is the co-author and author of a variety of articles and is currently working on a book, Accident Reconstruction for Lawyers, to be nationally published by the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA). He earned his B.S. degree from the University of Maryland Baltimore County and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from the Baltimore School of Law.
James M Susag is a shareholder with Larkin Hoffman Daly & Lindgren Ltd., in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Since 1995, his commercial and real estate litigation trial practice has focused on franchise; dealer and contract disputes; and real estate, construction, and land use. He has extensive first chair litigation experience representing clients in numerous jury and court trials, domestic and international arbitrations, administrative proceedings, and appeals. Mr. Susag is a member of the Minnesota State, Hennepin County, and Ramsey County bar associations; the American Bar Association's Forum on Franchising; and the International Franchise Association. He is admitted to practice in state and federal courts in Minnesota and Wisconsin, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th, 4th, and 8th Circuits. Mr. Susag earned his B.A. degree, summa cum laude, from the University of St. Thomas and his J.D. degree, summa cum laude, from William Mitchell College of Law.
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