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  • August 16
  • 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST

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Paralegal's Guide to Understanding Legal Citation

August 16

Make legal research more efficient and informative by utilizing next generation tools and proper legal citation.

Cases are won based on the briefing, and strong briefing requires citation to legal authority. Lawyers and paralegals need to find case law precedent, interpret precedent to select the strongest possible authorities, and then properly cite to those cases. Mistake at any of these steps may doom a motion, brief, or an entire case.

This topic educates lawyers and paralegals on the importance of proper legal research, case selection, and citation, with an emphasis on how to ensure that legal briefs include the best possible presentation of case law authority.

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Over 32 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Agenda

Understanding Court Systems and Court Decisions
  • Trial and Appellate Courts
  • Stare Decisis
  • Published and Unpublished Decisions
Choosing the Best Authority
  • How to Find Case Law
  • Understanding Case Reporters
  • How to Evaluate the Best Case to Cite
Citation Format
  • Why Citations Format Matters
  • The Bluebook vs. Local Styles
  • How to Edit for Citation Format
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Why Lorman?

Over 32 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

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This course was last revised on May 26, 2016.

Call 1-866-352-9540 for further credit information.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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  • NALA 1.5
     
  • This program is applicable for continuing legal assistant education credit. Please check with your accrediting board to see if this course will qualify towards your recertification requirements. Program Length: 1.5 hour(s).
     
  • NFPA 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the National Federation of Paralegal Associations for 1.5 hours of NFPA continuing education credit.
     

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

Who should attend?

This webinar is designed for paralegals, legal assistants, associates and other legal professionals.

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Why Lorman?

Over 32 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Faculty

Emily M. Speier

Emily M. Speier

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

  • Attorney in the Los Angeles office of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
  • Law clerk to the Honorable Andre Birotté, Jr., Central District of California, 2017–2018
  • Managing editor of the Pepperdine Law Review, Volume 44
  • Author of various articles discussing property and appellate matters
  • Argued before the Ninth Circuit and California Courts of Appeal
  • J.D. degree, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Pepperdine University School of Law; B.A. degree, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Can be contacted at [email protected] or 310-312-4123
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Product ID: 406033
Published 2016, 2019
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