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Upcoming Events

    • September 22, 2020
    • (PDT)
    • September 29, 2020
    • (PDT)
    • 2 sessions
    • Online through Zoom


    Join us on Tuesdays as we crowd-source answers to your questions, solutions for your hurdles and listeners to your ideas. We will kickoff every call with an open-mic opportunity before moving into a topic of the week. Past topics have included tech tips on virtual conferencing, eDiscovery platform demos, Microsoft Office walkthroughs, and cybersecurity. 

    Curious? Tune in to see what you've been missing!

    Topics for September

    September 1

    Interactive Whiteboards (Mural)

    September 8

    Survey & Polling
    Guest Speaker: Phillip Verbera
    Los Angeles County Voter Outreach

    September 15 

    Microsoft Powerpoint

    September 22

    Microsoft Excel

    September 29



    *We are audience driven and member focused.  

    Feel free to send in your questions and topic requests to your moderator below or submit anonymously through our feedback survey here.


    Fay Fay Ye
    Board of Directors

    Online through Zoom

    Login Will Be Sent in Registration Confirmation

    • September 24, 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (PDT)
    • Virtual

    Brave New Writer

    Powerful E-Mails Through Corporate Storytelling

    Complimentary Webinar

    Register Directly Here

    Persuasive writing can lead to dynamic leadership. Learn how it's done!

    In this day and age of instant communication, you get one shot to get what you want, when you want it and how you want it.

    This webinar can change how your colleagues, clients and supervisors will now view you - as a leader in your field.

    You don't have to be at the top of the org chart to make people sit up and take notice. In this lively webinar, we will cover:

    • Writing with clarity, confidence and style
    • Three Steps to Everywhere - a writing and structure that clarifies every document you write
    • The Ten Intentions that establish a multilayered link with readers, ensuring accurate in-depth responses
    • The Five Indispensable Talents for developing your authentic voice, the voice that our business world desperately needs to hear.

    Register Directly Here

    Meet Your Speaker

    Chere Estrin is the Co-Founding Member and President of The Organization of Legal Professionals (OLP), CEO of Estrin Legal Staffing and MediSums, Medical Records Summarizing. She is a national seminar speaker, author of 10 books, LAPA LIfetime Achievement Recipient, and former Sr. VP in a $5 billion corporation. Her blog, The Estrin Report, has been around since 2005.

    Sponsored by the Los Angeles Paralegal Association

    Co-Sponsored by the Organization of Legal Professionals

    • September 25, 2020
    • (PDT)
    • October 02, 2020
    • (PDT)
    • 2 sessions
    • Online (Zoom)

    • October 17, 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (PDT)
    • Online

    • May 06, 2021
    • 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM (UTC-07:00)
    • Westin Bonaventure Hotel, 404 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA

    Update as of 6-10-20: LAPA Tech Expo has been postponed to May 6, 2021, due to ongoing COVID-19 concerns. 

     Annual Legal Technology Expo

    Thursday, May 6, 2021
    4:00 - 9:00 PM

    Westin Bonaventure Hotel

    404 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA

    We are excited to partner with the Los Angeles chapters of

    ACEDS and Women in eDiscovery 

    for LAPA's annual Legal Technology Expo










    Network with industry professionals, paralegals and attorneys, visit our exhibitors and learn about cutting edge legal technology and attend one of our breakout sessions. Appetizers and cocktails (no host) will be served


    4 - 5 PM Visit with Exhibitors, Network, Cocktails

    5 - 6 PM Breakout session #1 (Space is limited). CLE approved; Topic: New Technologies; New Challenges. Exhibit hall remains open during break outs.

    6 - 7 PM Visit with Exhibitors, network, appetizers, cocktails & announcements

    7 - 8 PM Breakout session #2 (Space is limited). CLE approved; Topic: Effective Storytelling with Technology. Exhibit hall remains open during break outs.

    8 - 9 PM Visit with Exhibitors, network, appetizers, cocktails


    $20 for Members of LAPA and ACEDS & WiE (with discount code)

    who register before 3/19 

    $35 Non-Members, late registrants & at the door


    Valet Parking $24

    Self-Parking at nearby lots $8 (after 4 PM)

Past events

September 12, 2020 Celebrating the Life of Maria Teresa Bravo
August 29, 2020 CAPA Conference
August 27, 2020 LAPA and EDS present Bingo and Booze!
August 27, 2020 SDPA Lunch with Leaders: Lauren Doucette discusses Motivation
August 27, 2020 LACBA Virtual Career Fair
August 25, 2020 LAPA's Tech Talk Tuesdays
August 20, 2020 SDPA Lunch with Leaders: Justine Phillips discusses Mentorship
August 12, 2020 More Than Just a Hashtag: Elimination of Bias in the Post-#MeToo and #BLM Era
August 06, 2020 Paralegal Day
July 28, 2020 LAPA's Tech Talk Tuesdays
July 18, 2020 LAPA's Career Conference
July 13, 2020 Online MCLE Series: Remote Depositions
June 30, 2020 LAPA's Tech Talk Tuesdays
June 03, 2020 Deposition Officers, Process Servers and Private Investigators: What you need to know to stay out of trouble!
May 28, 2020 Building a Proactive Ediscovery Plan In The Emerging Tech Landscape
May 26, 2020 LAPA's Tech Talk Tuesdays: eDiscovery Q&A
May 21, 2020 Conducting Remote Depositions
May 19, 2020 LAPA's Tech Talk Tuesdays: Remote Videography
May 14, 2020 Online MCLE Series: Return to Work Issues in Light of COVID-19
May 12, 2020 LAPA's Tech Talk Tuesdays
May 07, 2020 Online MCLE Series: COVID-19 Returning to the Workplace
May 05, 2020 LAPA's Tech Talk Tuesdays
April 29, 2020 Online MCLE Series: Finding Assets and People
April 28, 2020 LAPA's Tech Talk Tuesdays
April 23, 2020 Jobs Event
April 22, 2020 Online MCLE Series: Social Media Ethical Evidence Collection & Use
April 21, 2020 Stay Informed With All COVID-19 Resources
April 21, 2020 LAPA's Tech Talk Tuesdays
April 17, 2020 LAPA's Friday Happy Hour
April 15, 2020 Online MCLE Series: AI and the Law
April 14, 2020 LAPA's Tech Talk Tuesdays
April 13, 2020 Online MCLE Series: Understanding the CARES Act and Determining What is Right for You and Your Business
April 09, 2020 Online MCLE Series: Employment Law Changes Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic
March 07, 2020 2020 Run for Justice!
February 20, 2020 MCLE: Criminal Law - Restorative Justice & Alternatives to Prosecution
January 22, 2020 MCLE: Summary/Update On All the New Privacy Laws

No refunds per LAPA policy.

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