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Paralegal Division Live Webinar: Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on December 17, 2018

“Preparation for Mediation”

Speaker:  Harper Estes of Lynch, Chappell & Alsup

Topic Summary: Mediation is a tool used in all fields of law, and the growing use of mediation to solve disputes and settle differences can be highly effective with the right preparation. A paralegal is often a key member of the team in preparing for mediation, and this presentation will concentrate on successfully maximizing the paralegal’s role for a win-win situation. Hear from a mediator and attorney on how to best prepare your team.

 Time:   12:00 noon CT

 Cost:   $40.00 for PD Members / $50.00 for Non-Members

 TBLS approved: 1.0-hour CLE in Civil Trial Law; Estate Planning and Probate Law; Family Law; Oil, Gas and Mineral Law; Personal Injury Trial Law

 For more information and to register, click HERE

 

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Message from President:

Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on November 19, 2018

Thanksgiving message to membership

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FALL 2018 TPJ NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE:

Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on November 2, 2018

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Paralegal Division Live Webinar: Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on November 2, 2018

“Helping Your Clients Navigate the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)”

Presented by James E. Griffis, Attorney at Harris, Finely & Bogle, PC

Event Description: Are your client’s employees truly exempt from overtime?  What are some common pitfalls employers make?  The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and overtime laws, if not appropriately followed, can get your clients in trouble and cost them thousands of dollars.  This presentation will provide you with an overview of the FLSA, common mistakes employers make, the penalties for such violations, and tips to remain in compliance.  Recent legislation and case law will also be discussed.

Time:  12:00 noon CT

Cost:  $40.00 for PD Members / $50.00 for Non-Members

TBLS approved: 1.0-hour CLE in Civil Trial Law

 For more information and to register, click HERE

 

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PARALEGAL DIVISION LIVE WEBINAR: SEPTEMBER 11, 2018

Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on August 31, 2018

“Pre-Trial Party Due Diligence”

Presented by Johnathan W. Charnitski, Attorney at The Brown Firm, PLLC

Event Description: A little preliminary research can go a long way to save your firm time and your client money. In this webinar, Mr. Charnitski will explore simple, but frequently overlooked research methods that will help your office ensure parties to suit are named correctly the first time, identify not-so-obvious additional parties to suit, and leverage statutory cost-shifting provisions.

Time:  12:00 noon CT

Cost:  $40.00 for PD Members / $50.00 for Non-Members

1.0 hour of CLE Credit (TBLS approved for Civil Trial Law)

For more information and to register, click HERE

 

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TAPS: Deadline for Early Registration – August 20, 2018

Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on August 17, 2018

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COMING SOON: TAPS 2018

Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on August 13, 2018

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Speaker line up is available here:  https://txpd.org/TAPS/speakers.asp

 

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Upcoming Deadline:

Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on June 22, 2018

Do you know a Paralegal that might have what it takes to be Board Certified? Encourage them to apply today!

TBLS currently offers Certification in 8 specialty areas for Texas Paralegals:

Bankruptcy, Civil Trial, Criminal, Estate Planning, Family, Oil, Gas & Mineral, Personal Injury and Real Estate

The 2018 Paralegal Certification Applications deadline is June 30, 2018. For more information and the applications, visit www.tbls-bcp.org/ the TBLS Board Certified Paralegal website. 

 

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TBLA APPLICATION DEADLINE

Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on June 21, 2018

Do you know a Paralegal that might have what it takes to be Board Certified? Encourage them to apply today!

TBLS currently offers Certification in 8 specialty areas for Texas Paralegals:

Bankruptcy

Civil Trial

Criminal

Estate Planning

Family

Oil, Gas & Mineral

Personal Injury 

Real Estate

The 2018 Paralegal Certification Applications deadline is June 30, 2018. For more information and the applications, visit www.tbls-bcp.org/ the TBLS Board Certified Paralegal website. 

 

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TIME TO SHOP

Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on June 5, 2018

FLYER-PD ONLINE STORE.2018

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