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.

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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Registration is closed.

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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Registration is closed.

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.

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

April 9, 2020 – New date

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.

Annual Conference – May 7-10, 2020

The May, 2020 annual conference has been postponed to August, 2020 due the Covid 19 pandemic. 

SLSA will be hosting the quarterly “Sweet Home Alabama” conference in February of 2021.

Click here to read President Heather’s complete message.

Annual Conference – August 2020

August 21-23, 2020

Location: Stockton Hilton Hotel – Stockton, California

Hosting Association: Stockton-San Joaquin LPA

 

Quarterly Conference – November 2020

November 20-22, 2020

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

 

Quarterly Conference – February, 2021

Tentative date: February 19-21, 2021

Hilton Arden West, Sacramento
Hosting Association: Sacramento LSA

Conference Theme: “Sweet Home Alabama

More events coming soon.