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2017 TAPS – KNOWLEDGE AWAITS!

Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on March 17, 2017

PLEASE SAVE THE DATE

OCTOBER 4-6, 2017

The Texas Advanced Paralegal Seminar will be hosted at the Crowne Plaza Dallas Galleria in Addison, Texas.

Registration opens JUNE 1

www.txpd.org

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Paralegal Division Webinar-November 16

Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on November 8, 2016

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CLE WEBINAR PRESENTED BY THE PARALEGAL DIVISION
$40.00 – PD MEMBERS
(If you are a member of the Paralegal Division, please ensure that your membership number is correctly reflected in the Membership number field on your account.)
$50.00 – Non PD Members

Join us for a Webinar
The audio and slides for this course are through your computer.

NOTE: This program uses the latest version of Adobe Flash.  If you do not have Adobe Flash installed, you will be prompted to download the latest version.  Adobe Flash – Click HERE to install or update.   You may need to close and restart your browser for changes to take effect.  Once you have successfully installed Flash, a test video will appear. If you receive the Webcast Test screen and have audio, your system has been tested successfully.

November 16, 2016 (Wednesday)
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm (CST)
The Difference Between Litigation in State and Federal Court
Credits:  1 CLE Hour, TBLS Credit TBD
Speaker:  Leslie Hyman, Attorney at Law, Pulman, Cappuccio, Pullen, Benson, & Jones, LLP, San Antonio, Amarillo, TX
Ms. Hyman will cover the distinct differnces that a litigator needs to make sure they know between litigating in state vs. federal court.
(click HERE to register)

To report problems after registering for webinar:
Contact at (877) 880-1335
Email support@inreachce.com

 

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SAVE THE DATE – TAPS 2017!

Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on October 24, 2016

TEXAS ADVANCED

PARALEGAL SEMINAR
Three-day CLE event sponsored by the Paralegal Division of the State Bar of Texas

SAVE THE DATE!

      October 4-6, 2017, Crowne Plaza – Addison, TX

  For More Details go to http://www.txpd.org

 

 

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PD Webinar – The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Texas

Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on November 6, 2014

The Paralegal Division of the State Bar of Texas

CLE WEBINAR PRESENTED BY THE PARALEGAL DIVISION
$40.00 – PD MEMBERS
(If you are a member of the Paralegal Division, please ensure that your membership number is
correctly reflected in the Membership number field on your account.
)
$50.00 – Non PD Members


 Join us for a Webinar on Wednesday, November 12, 2014
 (1 hour CLE)
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM (CDT)

The audio and slides for this course are through your computer.

The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Texas (ACA)
(Approved for TBLS Credit: Civil Trial Law, Family Law, and Personal Injury Law)

Speaker:
Kathy Poppitt
Attorney at Law
King & Spaulding
Austin, TX

A discussion of the impact of state regulation to ACA – laws signed/enacted and Constitutional amendments, 2014 changes and mandates.  It will cover the differences in individual coverage v. large employer coverage.  Employer Shared Responsibility penalties and reporting requirements delayed until 2015-2016 and what employers are subject to play or pay.

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR:
(click here to register)

To report problems after registering for webinar:
Contact at (877) 880-1335
Email support@inreachce.com

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WEBINAR – PREPARING CLIENTS FOR CIVIL LITIGATION

Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on August 18, 2014

CLE WEBINAR PRESENTED BY THE PARALEGAL DIVISION
$40.00 – PD MEMBERS
(If you are a member of the Paralegal Division, please ensure that your membership number is
correctly reflected in the Membership number field on your account.)
$50.00 – Non PD Members
Join us for a Webinar on Wednesday, August 27, 2014
(1 hour CLE)
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM (CDT)
The audio and slides for this course are through your computer.
Preparing Your Client for Civil Litigation
(Approved for TBLS Credit: Civil Trial Law, Family Law and Personal Injury Law)

Speaker:
Lucia M. Ceaser
Kittleman Thomas, PLLC
McAllen, TX
This presentation will provide a foundation to help prepare your clients for the different aspects of civil litigation. Additionally, it will address the general do’s and don’ts of client relations.

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR:
(click here to register)

To report problems after registering for webinar:
Contact at (877) 880-1335
Email support@inreachce.com

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CLE Webinar – Fair Labor Standards Act May 14, 2014

Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on April 16, 2014

CLE WEBINAR PRESENTED BY THE PARALEGAL DIVISION
$40.00 – PD MEMBERS

(If you are a member of the Paralegal Division, please ensure that your membership number is
correctly reflected in the Membership number field on your account.
)
$50.00 – Non PD Members

 Join us for a Webinar on Wednesday, May 14, 2014
 (1 hour CLE)
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM (CDT)

The audio and slides for this course are through your computer.

Fair Labor Standards Act: An Overview

(Approved for TBLS Credit: Civil Trial Law); Presentation will also cover Labor & Employment Law

Speaker
Jeremi K. Young
Attorney at Law
The Young Law Firm

Amarillo, TX

The speaker will overview the provisions of the FLSA, including its minimum wage and overtime requirements. The presentation will highlight differences between the FLSA and other employment laws, discuss recent litigation arising under the FLSA, and summarize some of the more common violations of the statutes and their potential consequences for employers.


REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR:
(click here to register)

To report problems after registering for webinar:
Contact at (877) 880-1335
Email support@inreachce.com

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Texas Advanced Paralegal Seminar October 2013

Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on August 24, 2013

MARK YOUR CALENDAR
October 2 – 4, 2013

Texas Advanced Paralegal Seminar (TAPS)

TAPS 2013 – Spectacular CLE!
Featuring Ethics Follies @ Thursday Evening Social

 EARLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  August 30, 2013

The Texas Advanced Paralegal Seminar (TAPS) will be held in San Antonio, Texas on October 2 – 4, 2013.

Look who is speaking at TAPS 2013.

Featured Speakers:

Tips for the Ethical Practice of Law
James Ehler, Deputy Counsel for Litigation and Regional Counsel (San Antonio) for the Chief Disciplinary Counsel, State Bar of Texas
Mr. Ehler completed his undergraduate studies at Texas Lutheran University. He holds a Juris Doctorate from South Texas College of Law.  Mr. Ehler is licensed to practice law in Texas as well as the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.  He currently serves as Deputy Counsel for Litigation and Regional Counsel, San Antonio in the Chief Disciplinary Counsel’s Office for the State Bar of Texas. Prior to working for the State Bar of Texas, Mr. Ehler worked in the areas of Product Liability Litigation and Civil Trial Litigation for law firms in Houston and Brenham. Mr. Ehler is a frequent speaker on legal ethics.

The Silent Witness (Document & Handwriting Examination)
Linda James, Owner, Advanced Document and Handwriting Examination Services, Dallas
Ms. James is a Board Certified Forensic Document Examiner, certified by the National Association of Document Examiners (NADE) and was recertified in 2011. Additionally, Linda holds certificates from the National Questioned Document Association and American Institute of Applied Science (I.A.S. Forensic Science Program). Linda is court-qualified and has testified in court and by deposition in numerous cases involving questioned signatures, anonymous notes, forged signatures and contracts, disputed wills, altered typewritten documents, and many other questioned document cases. In her capacity as a forensic document examiner, Linda has testified in Probate, Bankruptcy, State, Federal, Singapore, and Alaska courts and before the State Bar of Texas. She has also been qualified and met the guidelines under the Daubert/duPont hearings.  Her opinions have been judicially admitted. She holds a license from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Education, and is an instructor for continuing education credits for Texas law enforcement agencies and Texas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies in question document examination. From 2009 to 2013 Linda served as president of the National Association of Document Examiners, a certifying board for document examiners.

TAPS is CLE you will not get anywhere else.  Be sure to explore all of the information available on the Paralegal Division website regarding TAPS.  Don’t forget, the early bird deadline is FRIDAY, AUGUST 30, 2013.

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The TAPS speaker list is available at www.txpd.org/taps and the event pull-out was included in the Summer 2013 issue of the Texas Paralegal Journal. All TAPS registration is required via online available on the Division’s website using a credit card, check, or money order (mo). If paying by check or money order, please note that a check/mo number is required before registration is accepted. In addition, if paying by check or money order, payment must be mailed and received within 10 days of registration (include a copy of the confirmation registration page with the check being submitted).
Note:  All checks and money orders mailed to:  Paralegal Division, P. O. Box 1375, Manchaca, TX  78652.

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Rise Up as a Super Paralegal with Virtual CLE

Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on January 27, 2013

As many of you know, the State Bar Imageof Texas was the first State Bar in the nation to create a separate division for paralegals.  The State Bar of Texas Paralegal Division (PD) offers the opportunity for paralegals across the state to strengthen their skills, stay connected, have a voice in the present and future of the profession, and give back to the community.

Recently, members of the Paralegal Division became involved in the Rainmakers Virtual College, a virtual semester of CLE offered by Agility, a California based paralegal service.  Rainmakers Virtual College also features speakers from the Washington Paralegal Association, Washington Limited Legal Technician Board, and the California Alliance of Paralegal Associations.  Presentations by these speakers include education on intellectual property, paralegal ethics, and paralegal compliance.

Agility offers live individual course webinars and semester course bundles.  The virtual campus utilizes real time chat capabilities with social media integration.  Click here to register or for a brief overview and guided tour through Rainmakers Virtual College campus.

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DON’T MISS OUT ON TAPS

Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on August 20, 2012

It’s that time of year again when the best of the best converge to teach, learn, listen and network . . . It is time for the Texas Advanced Paralegal Seminar!  Every year the Paralegal Division gathers a group of excellent lawyers and paralegals from around Texas to present relevant and helpful legal topics.  Whether you need CLE hours, exposure to a particular area of law, or a break from your routine with a legal refresher, this seminar has it all.

Much like a first class all-inclusive vacation, you will have three days of events, networking opportunities, and growth through CLE.  Customizing your trip to TAPS this year is also possible by choosing to stay for one day of events or the entire seminar.

TAPS welcomes Robert “Robin” L. Pou IV, J.D., Attorney Mediator & Executive Coach from Dallas, Texas, as the keynote speaker at Friday’s luncheon.  Mr. Pou will explore secrets of success with luncheon attendees.  Mr. Pou is the CEO of Bright Well Partners, Inc., where he coaches top business executives how to take their professional game to the next level through Performance Intelligence, the principles of sport psychology brought to the corporate playing field.

Now that you are ready to fly first class, you can learn more about TAPS and registration information through the link below.  Early bird registration ends August 24, 2012.

Texas Advanced
Paralegal Seminar

October 3-5, 2012
Crowne Plaza Hotel • Addison, TX

A Three Day Multi-Track CLE
Seminar sponsored by the Paralegal Division, State Bar of Texas

Click here to register online for 2012 TAPS

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TAPS Sponsorship – Space is limited

Posted by PD Membership on July 28, 2011

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October 5-7, 2011
Marriott Hotel & Golf Club • Fort Worth, TX (North)

A Three Day Multi-Track CLE Seminar sponsored by the Paralegal Division, State Bar of Texas

Legal Vendors – make plans to join us at TAPS 2011. This is your chance to interact with more than 300 senior level paralegals from across the state of Texas.  Social sponsorships and exhibit booths are still available, but space is limited.  For detailed information, click here to download the Exhibitor Prospectus. 

For TAPS 2011 speaker details and registration information, visit www.txpd.org/taps.

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