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Complete Trial Preparation Guide for Paralegals

  • 06/28/2023
  • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Webcast

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Program Description

Learn How to be an Indispensable Trial Prep Paralegal

Trials are won and lost based on what paralegals do during trial preparation. Will you have given your attorney the tools they need to succeed - or will you have left them woefully unprepared for their critical moment on stage? This comprehensive trial prep guide will give you all the insights you need to be your attorney's indispensable aid. From initial planning and task lists to that exciting final day, learn real-world tips that no litigation paralegal should do without. Equip your attorney to win - register today!

  • Get a master task list to ensure you're leaving no steps or details overlooked.
  • Receive practical tips for keeping yourself (and the trial team at large) organized and on track.
  • Discover how to be that vital point of contact between your attorney and the client, witnesses, court, and vendors.
  • Create an ultimate trial notebook that will help (not hinder) your attorney in the heat of battle.
  • Gain real-world insights for making visual aids and exhibits stand out.
  • Uncover vital dos and don'ts for pretrial and trial motions and briefs.
  • Learn how to be an effective sounding board for case themes, opening statements, examination questions, and closing arguments.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course is designed to teach attendees how to get their attorneys completely trial ready. Those who should attend include:

  • Paralegals
  • Legal Technicians
  • Legal Assistants
  • Legal Support Staff

Course Content

  1. Master Task List and Timeline: Everything You Need to Do and When
  2. How to Stay Organized Amid the Chaos
  3. Coordinating With Clients, Witnesses, the Court, and Vendors
  4. Creating a Winning Trial Notebook
  5. Preparing Documents, Exhibits, Visual Aids
  6. Motions, Briefs, Citations: Critical Do's and Don'ts
  7. Offering Insights and Creative Ways to Help Your Attorney Prepare
  8. The Big Day: To-Do's and Tips for Assisting With Jury Selection and Trial
  9. Paralegal Ethics

Washington State Paralegal Association
1402 Lake Tapps Parkway SE
Ste. F104/PMB133
Auburn, WA. 98092



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