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  Paralegal Association

Upcoming Events

    • 07 Feb 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Far Bar, 347 East 1st Street, Los Angeles, California 90012 (Downtown L.A.)
    Register


    Appetizers and no-host bar

    $10 registration fee for LAPA members
    $5 registration fee for LAPA student members
    $20 for non-members and late registration
    $10 registration fee for student non-members

    2019 is the year to dive deeper. Come out and meet LAPA's new board members at the Far Bar in Downtown LA. We want to hear your great ideas on how to improve the association, what classes you would like to see offered and connect you with other LAPA members.

    This is YOUR Association - How Far Do You Want to Go?

    • 19 Feb 2019
    • 6:15 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Los Angeles Law Library, 301 West 1st Street, Los Angeles, California 90012 (Downtown L.A.)
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    TO ALL ATTORNEYS, PARALEGALS & LEGAL PROFESSIONALS
    LAPA’s Employment Law Section Presents:


    Tuesday, February 19, 2019
    6:15-7:00 pm: Check-in, Networking, and Dinner
    7:00 to 8:00 pm: Presentation

    LA Law Library
    301 West 1st Street
    Los Angeles, California 90012


    Presented by
    Attorney Joshua Schein

    2019 is ushering in a wave of new employment laws that will affect employers and employees alike.  Whether your firm represents plaintiffs, or defendants, or just has employees, these new laws will affect your business.  This seminar will focus on the key changes in California’s employment landscape, and explain how the new laws will impact business throughout the state. 

    Joshua D. Schein is the founder of Schein Law Group.  Josh started Schein Law Group to provide exceptional legal services to businesses and individuals with streamlined costs and outstanding results.  Josh has extensive experience in complex business litigation, unfair competition, trade secrets, and contract matters.  He has also has more than a decade of experience representing employees and individuals who have been wronged by companies and has fought hard to protect employee rights.  Josh has represented a wide range of clients from large corporate entities and high net worth individuals, to small business owners, individuals, and workers.  He began his career with the New York office of Latham & Watkins and honed his skills at several medium- and boutique-sized firms in Los Angeles.  Josh has been a member of the American Bar Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the Beverly Hills Bar Association, and the New York Bar Association. Josh has twice been a speaker for the Los Angeles Paralegal Association, and was the closing speaker for the 2015 LAPA annual conference, and has also given Certified Legal Education lectures in employment law, social media law, and legal ethics.

    $25 registration fee for LAPA members (if registered by February 12, 2019)

    $20 registration fee for LAPA student members (if registered by February 12, 2019)

    $45 for non-members and late registration

    Questions?  Please contact LAPA Executive Vice President Bobby Rimas at

    Bobby.Rimas@alumni.ucla.edu

    LAPA is a California State Bar approved MCLE provider.
    LAPA is waiting for confirmation that this class is worth 1 hour of MCLE credit.

    No refunds or cancellations.


    • 20 Mar 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Los Angeles Athletic Club, 431 West 7th Street, Los Angeles, California 90014 (Downtown L.A.)
    Register


     Annual Legal Technology Expo

    Wednesday, March 20, 2019

    6:00 - 9:00 PM

    Los Angeles Athletic Club

    431 West 7th Street, Los Angeles, California 90014


    Technology within the legal field has grown

     exponentially more important and complex. Come to

     LAPA TECH, LAPA's Legal Technology Expo to learn about

     current and emerging tech trends!

    Thank You to Our Sponsors:


       

    Macro Pro


    Network with paralegals, e-discovery specialists, attorneys, and other professionals

    Learn about current and upcoming technology /

     e-Discovery trends within the legal industry!    

    Opportunities to expand your network!     

    Keynote Speakers 

    Hors d'oeuvres!     

    One FREE drink coupon for first 25 registrants!

    DOOR PRIZES!

    $20 registration fee for LAPA members (if registered by March 12, 2019//$40 After March 12, 2019)

    $40 for non-members and late registration




    • 23 Mar 2019
    • 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Dodger Stadium, 1000 Vin Scully Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90012 (Near Downtown L.A.)

    LAPA's Pro Bono & Community Services Committee encourages everyone to join the LAPA Team at PUBLIC COUNSEL’S

    DONATE HERE

    Please join LAPA's Pro Bono & Community Services Committee and its supporters at Public Counsel’s “Run for Justice” in conjunction with the Skecher’s Performance Los Angeles Marathon’s LA Big 5K on Saturday, March 23rd at Dodger Stadium! This family-friendly event will raise funds for Public Counsel, the nation's largest public interest law firm specializing in delivering pro bono legal services to low--‐income communities. At this event, you can network with paralegals, attorneys, and other legal professionals from some of the largest law firms in Los Angeles.

    All participants will receive a race shirt, finishers medal, post-race refreshments and a truly unforgettable race experience.

    Team LAPA has a goal of $5,000. Help Team LAPA raise funds!

    EVENT SCHEDULE

    6:00 am -- Dodger Stadium Parking Lots Open
    6:30 am -- Late Registration/Bib Pick-Up Opens in Parking Lot G

    7:00 AM Team LAPA meet at the 3rd Base Ketel One Club
      8:00 am -- LA BIG 5K Race Start

    Relax at the Third Base Ketel One Club inside Dodger Stadium (right near the start & finish line of the 5K) before and after the 5K race for good food, coffee, juice and music!  

    LA BIG 5K REGISTRATION FEE is $40

    We ask that all participants help raise funds for the LAPA Team. For more information on how to help the LAPA Team raise funds for Public Counsel’s pro bono programs and to be part of the LAPA Team, please email Team Captain, Terri Walters at twalters@brgslaw.com or Pro-Bono Committee Services Chair, Herbert Ortiz at herbertortiz85@gmail.com.


    • 09 Apr 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • The PAR Center, 601 West 5th Street, Suite 230, Los Angeles, California 90071 (Downtown L.A.)
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    TO ALL ATTORNEYS, PARALEGALS & LEGAL PROFESSIONALS
    LAPA’s Downtown Section Presents:

      Presented by
    Joy Murao, CEO of Practice Aligned Resources

    This seminar discusses Legal Hold both as the beginning of the Litigation Cycle but also as a cornerstone of Information Governance practices. We will explore the process of a legal hold and the challenges it presents as well as shed light on to organizations balancing their daily operations with their legal duties.

    Joy Murao is the founder and CEO of Practice Aligned Resources (PAR), a legal training and consulting company that specializes in redefining what is possible in the legal technology industry. Joy spent most of her career at Latham and Watkins, Paul Hastings and O’Melveny & Myers building, structuring, and supporting top-notch global practice support teams. Her career culminated in the transition from employee to entrepreneur with the creation of Practice Aligned Resources (PAR). PAR is a community of service-minded, Big Law, legal technology professionals providing project management, Electronic Discovery consulting, practice technology development, legal staffing, and technology training. Joy helped pioneer the field of Litigation Support and Electronic Discovery. She has dedicated her career to implementing new strategies, technologies and services in various practice areas for some of the largest firms and corporate clients in the world. Joy is an Executive Committee Member of the California Lawyer’s Association Law Practice Management & Technology Group.  She is an active teacher and mentor in the legal community. She is the Regional Director (Southwest) for Women in eDiscovery and an instructor of UCLA Extension’s Paralegal Training Program


    Tuesday, April 19, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    The PAR Center, 601 West 5th Street, Suite 230,
    Los Angeles, California 90071 (Downtown L.A.)

    $25 registration fee for LAPA members (if registered by April 2, 2019)

    $20 registration fee for LAPA student members (if registered by April 2, 2019)

    $45 for non-members and late registration

    Questions?  Please contact LAPA Executive Vice President Bobby Rimas at

    Bobby.Rimas@alumni.ucla.edu

    LAPA is a California State Bar approved MCLE provider.
    LAPA is waiting for confirmation that this class is worth 1 hour of MCLE credit.

    No refunds or cancellations.

Past events

05 Dec 2018 Holiday Benefit Gala
27 Nov 2018 Cannabis MCLE
15 Nov 2018 MCLE Seminar: Estate, Gift and Property Tax Planning
25 Oct 2018 Halloween Mixer
13 Oct 2018 LAPA's 42nd Annual October Conference
13 Oct 2018 EXHIBITOR: LAPA's 42nd Annual October Conference!
19 Sep 2018 LAPA Dodger Night!
06 Sep 2018 Los Angeles Paralegal Day Celebration
29 Aug 2018 MCLE: Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance Basics
23 Aug 2018 Ice Cream Social
18 Aug 2018 LAPA's Annual Pro Bono Fair
25 Jul 2018 Cocktails and Conversation!
19 Jul 2018 MCLE Seminar: Family Law – How Domestic Violence and Substance Abuse Affect Support & Custody
21 Jun 2018 MCLE: Managing Depositions in a Digital World
01 Jun 2018 MCLE: Litigation Basics
14 May 2018 MCLE: Consumer Protection: The Nuts and Bolts of California's Unfair Competition Law
05 May 2018 LAPA Spring Career Conference: GROW Your Career
25 Apr 2018 MCLE: Medical Issues in California Workers' Compensation Claims: The Importance of Substantial Medical Evidence and the Role of the Treating Physician vs. Evaluating Physician
25 Apr 2018 FREE Brown Bag MCLE
11 Apr 2018 MCLE: #METOO Sexual Harassment and the Respectful Workplace
29 Mar 2018 MCLE: Anatomy of DUI and DUID cases
17 Mar 2018 2018 Run for Justice!
07 Mar 2018 LAPA TECH: LAPA's 2nd Annual Legal Technology Expo
08 Feb 2018 Pre-Valentine's Day Mixer
06 Feb 2018 MCLE Seminar: Intellectual Property – Basics of Trademark Law
17 Jan 2018 MCLE Seminar: The California Conservatorship Jurisdiction Act
07 Dec 2017 The Los Angeles Paralegal Association's Annual Holiday Benefit Gala
02 Nov 2017 MCLE Seminar: Social Media and Litigation
21 Oct 2017 LAPA's Annual Pro Bono Fair
07 Oct 2017 LAPA's 41st Annual October Conference
20 Sep 2017 LAPA TECH: LAPA's Technology Mixer
14 Sep 2017 MCLE: Franchise & Distribution Law
13 Jul 2017 MCLE: Responding to Complaints: Answers, Demurrers, and More
29 Jun 2017 MCLE: What the Trial Lawyer Needs!
07 Jun 2017 PARALEGAL DAY MIXER
01 Jun 2017 MCLE: California Discrimination Updates Mid Year 2017: Do’s and Don’ts
20 May 2017 LAPA Spring Career Conference: Spring Forward with your Career
04 May 2017 CP Exam Review Single Session: Judgment and Analytical Ability I & II
27 Apr 2017 CP Exam Review Single Session: Substantive Law
20 Apr 2017 CP Exam Review Single Session: Communications
19 Apr 2017 Immigration MCLE: PRESIDENT TRUMP'S EXECUTIVE ORDERS: Immigration Analysis & Practice Pointers
18 Apr 2017 CP Exam Review Single Session: NALA Introduction/Ethics
18 Apr 2017 Certified Paralegal (CP) Exam Review Course: 5 Sessions
07 Apr 2017 LAPA's 2017 Spring Mixer
22 Mar 2017 Litigation MCLE: Drafting Complaints
18 Mar 2017 2017 Run for Justice!
22 Feb 2017 PROBATE MCLE: What Happens to an Estate and a Solo Law Practice
25 Jan 2017 ETHICS MCLE: Social Media and Ethics
03 Nov 2016 2016 Certified Paralegal (CP) Exam Review Course
22 Oct 2016 40th Annual October Conference
27 Aug 2016 Pro Bono Fair
25 Aug 2016 MCLE: Drafting Great Contracts To Avoid Business Disputes
18 Aug 2016 MCLE: Fiancé/Fiancée & Marriage Visas
21 Jul 2016 MCLE: The Importance of Virtual Assets for Estate Legal Teams
15 Jun 2016 Paralegal Day Mixer
16 Apr 2016 Spring Career Conference
15 Mar 2016 End of Winter Networking Mixer
25 Feb 2016 Walking in the Footsteps of International Shoe; Jurisdiction in Family Law Cases
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