Events Calendar

Below you will find information on upcoming conferences, classes and webinars.

Also check out our Local Association Events page for events running at your local LSA or LPA.

Webinar – Navigating Liens and Subrogation

February 25, 2020

Presented by: Vanessa Buffington

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. – Pacific Time

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If you represent a client with a personal injury claim, you will likely have to request the amount of money paid by an insurer relating to the incident which brought rise to the lawsuit. Your client may be a Medicare beneficiary and Medicare has a right-to-reimbursement and subrogation rights. This webinar will provide you with useful information to help you navigate the process of obtaining liens, gathering important information from your client and more.

NextGen is an affiliate of Legal Secretaries, Incorporated, an approved provider, and certifies that this activity has been approved for minimum continuing education credit by the State Bar of California in the amount of 1.0 hours. This activity is approved for 1.0 hours of CCLS credit.

Registration is closed.

Webinar – What is the California Consumer Privacy Act?

February 27, 2020

Presented by: Jenny L. Riggs, Principal of Meyers Nave Riback Silver & Wilson, PLC

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. – Pacific Time

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The Legal Specialization Sections are a program of Legal Secretaries, Incorporated, an approved provider, and certify that this webinar has been approved for one (1) hour of participatory/competence issues MCLE credit by the State Bar of California.

Quarterly Conference – February 21-23, 2020

Double Tree Modesto
Registration Chair: Maureen Harrity
Hosting Association: Stanislaus County LPA

Conference Registration (PDF)
Hotel Registration (PDF)
Continuing Education Council Flyer (PDF)
Official Notice (PDF)
Notification of Attendance (PDF)
Legal Specialization Sections Seminars Registration
CCLS Workshop (PDF)

Conference Theme: “Game Night

Legal Specialization Section Seminars
at Quarterly Conference – February 22, 2020

Double Tree by Hilton
1150 Ninth Street, Modesto

Three chances to earn MCLE and CCLS credit!  Sign up now – seating is limited.
You do not have to be registered for the conference to attend these seminars.

Online Registration is closed.  Please register at the door.

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Webinar – Overview of Business Entities and Formation

March 12, 2020

Presented by: Chad R. Ensz, Esq., Partner, Dentons US LLP

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. – Pacific Time

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The Legal Specialization Sections are a program of Legal Secretaries, Incorporated, an approved provider, and certify that this webinar has been approved for one (1) hour of participatory/competence issues MCLE credit by the State Bar of California.

Overview of California State Court Discovery

March 17, 2020 – April 21, 2020

Presented by: Vanessa Buffington

This is a six-week, work-at-your-own-pace online class.  Topics to be covered:  Interrogatories, Demand for Production of Documents, Requests for Admission, Depositions, Demand for Physical Examinations, Deposition Subpoenas, Discovery Timelines and Service, and Verifications. 

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Beginning Legal Secretarial Training Class

March 17, 2020 – May 12, 2020

Presented by: Vanessa Buffington

This is an eight-week, work-at-your-own-pace online class.  The following topics will be covered: Introduction to the Law Office, Duties of the Legal Secretary, Effective Telephone Skills, Effective Oral Communication Skills, Basic Grammar Skills, Transcription and Proofreading Techniques, Court Structure, Citations, Service of Legal Documents, Preparing a Property Citation, Preparation of Documents filed with the Court, Basics of Civil Litigation Interrogatories, Demand for Production of Documents, Requests for Admissions, Depositions/Deposition Subpoenas, Demand for Physical Examinations,  Discovery Timelines, Service and Verifications.

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Webinar – Diversity & Inclusion – What Every Employee Needs to Know!

March 19, 2020

Presented by: Vida Thomas, J.D., AWI-CH, Law Offices of Amy Oppenheimer

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. – Pacific Time

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The Legal Specialization Sections are a program of Legal Secretaries, Incorporated, an approved provider, and certify that this webinar has been approved for one (1) hour of participatory/competence issues MCLE credit by the State Bar of California.

Webinar – A Practical Guide to FRCP 26: Disclosure and Cooperation

April 2, 2020

Presented by: Jill Williams, ESQ., Carpenter, Rothans & Dumont LLP

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. – Pacific Time

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The Legal Specialization Sections are a program of Legal Secretaries, Incorporated, an approved provider, and certify that this webinar has been approved for one (1) hour of participatory/competence issues MCLE credit by the State Bar of California.

86th Annual Conference – May 2020 

May 7-10, 2020

Hilton Arden West, Sacramento
Hosting Association: Sacramento LSA

 

Quarterly Conference – August 2020

August 21-23, 2020

Location: TBA
Hosting Association: Stockton-San Joaquin LPA

 

Quarterly Conference – November 2020

November 20-22, 2020

Location: TBA
Hosting Association: Desert Palm LPA & Riverside LPA

 

More events coming soon.