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This program meets the California MCLE Paralegal requirement as specified in Business and Professions Code Section 6450(d).
This seminar meets the requirements of the NALA Certifying Board for 6.0 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 6.0 hours of Continuing Legal Education self-study credit, including 0.0 hour of ethics.
MARK E. ELLIS is founder and managing partner of Ellis Law Group, LLP. He is a trial lawyer whose practice embraces civil litigation in both state and federal courts. Mr. Ellis has tried more than 90 cases to verdict, judgment or binding arbitration award. He defends professionals sued for malpractice, malicious prosecution, ethics violations, and other professional wrongdoing. Mr. Ellis is certified as a specialist in legal malpractice law by the California Board of Legal Specializations of the State Bar of California. He has been selected by his peers to be recognized in Super Lawyers as one of the Top 5 Percent of Lawyers practicing in Northern California from 2004-2018. Mr. Ellis is listed under the specialty of legal malpractice defense in 2010-2015 editions of Best Lawyers in America. Ellis Law Group, LLP has been listed repeatedly by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top small law firms in Northern California and was listed again for 2018-2019 in the area of malpractice defense. Mr. Ellis is licensed to practice in California and Washington, before the United States Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and before all the Federal District courts of California, as well as several other federal district courts throughout the country. He regularly lectures in the areas of ethics and malpractice. He earned his bachelor's degree from the College of William & Mary and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from California Western School of Law.
D. MICHELL FLORES is an attorney at Rojas Family Law in Sacramento. Her practice focuses on all aspects of family law. Ms. Flores earned her B.A. degree from the University of Miami and her J.D. degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law. She is admitted to the State Bar of California.
MANDY VELASQUEZ is a paralegal and office manager with The Law Offices of Paul H. Nathan. She successfully completed the paralegal program at Heald College in Concord, California, graduating with an Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree. After working as a paralegal at another firm, she began working with Paul Nathan in December, 2013. With her extensive background in retail management, Ms. Velasquez is well equipped to keep the office running efficiently. Her strong communication skills, organization, attention to detail, problem-solving skills, and experience make her an excellent paralegal.
ANGELA N. YESS, ACP, has been assisting the attorneys of the Freeman Firm since October 2011. Currently her paralegal skills are focused mainly in the area of civil litigation. She earned her bachelor of the arts in English and Paralegal Certificate at Cal State, San Bernardino and her advanced certification from the National Association of Legal Assistants. She is a member of the Paralegal Section of the San Joaquin County Bar Association, the Paralegal Association of Santa Clara County, the California Alliance of Paralegal Associations, and the National Association of Legal Assistants.