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Paralegal Division QuickNotes – Summer 2016

Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on July 22, 2016


Please be sure to check out the Paralegal Division QuickNotes – PDQ.  Click and learn about is going on with the Paralegal Division of the State Bar of Texas!


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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

$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)

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.

(click here to register)

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

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Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on January 28, 2014

The TexasBarCLE is pleased to offer complimentary CLE.  These are free online classes that can help you gain needeImaged CLE hours.  You will generally find a new topic available at the beginning of every other month – January, March, May, July, September, and November (subject to change).  Classes are already MCLE-accredited for one year.  To access the classes for free you must register for the class first, and while it is featured on their web page, which is usually two months.

There are currently two topics featured on their page pre-approved by the MCLE Department of the State Bar of Texas:

1)      Child Support Enforcements

2)      eFiling in Texas Overview

You can register at http://www.texasbarcle.com/CLE/Home.asp.



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Texas Advanced Paralegal Seminar October 2013

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

October 2 – 4, 2013

Texas Advanced Paralegal Seminar (TAPS)

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


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.


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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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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