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2024 Paralegal Seminar

  • 10 Sep 2024
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Via Zoom

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A must-attend event for paralegals of all levels working in civil defense firms. This one-day webinar is designed to hone your skills as a valuable member of your legal team. Instructors include attorneys and senior paralegals from several Virginia defense firms. 

Agenda

The Rules of Engagement: Primer on Federal and State Court Rules

This session will address topics such as where to find applicable rules, most used rules, recent changes to rules, and how to find local rules and customs.

Who’s Who? How to Effectively and Efficiently Research Jurors

Where and how do you ethically look for juror information, what information is relevant and important, and what are the best formats for organizing juror information for the trial attorney?

Lunch/Work Break

Tips and Best Practices for Assisting with Document Review & Production

This session will share tips and best practices for collecting, organizing, reviewing and producing documents from parties as well as non-parties for cases (and firms) of all sizes, including privileges to be aware of when reviewing documents to be withheld, Virginia spoliation laws, and federal production/preservation issues. Also includes a discussion of the privileges to be aware of when reviewing documents to be withheld, Virginia spoliation laws, and federal production/preservation issues topics.

Trials 101: A Paralegal’s Role in Trial Prep and Trial

This session will address how to work up a case before trial, what’s needed as you approach trial, local rules and procedures to watch out for, use of demonstratives, and the paralegal’s role as air traffic controller during trial and include a discussion of what needs to be in your Trial Toolkit.       

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Sponsors


For sponsorship information, contact Amy Gilbody at agilbody@vada.org.

Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys

11533 Busy Street, #327

N. Chesterfield, VA 23236

804-649-1002

Executive Director: Sherma Mather

Director of Meetings: Amy Gilbody

Journal of Civil Litigation Managing Editor: Molly Terry

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