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2016 17th Annual Arizona Paralegal Conference

17th Annual Arizona Paralegal Conference - The Necessities of Networking and Expanding Your Legal Knowledge - NEW TRIAL TRACK Breakout sessions

 Export to Your Calendar 10/14/2016
When: Friday, October 14, 2016
7:30 am to 5:00 pm
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Desert Willow Conference Center
4340 E. Cotton Center Boulevard
Phoenix, Arizona  85040
United States
Contact: Kelly Braniger
602.682.8588


Online registration is available until: 10/14/2016
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2016 ARIZONA PARALEGAL CONFERENCE

The Necessities of Networking and Expanding Your Legal Knowledge

 

Friday, October 14, 2016 • Desert Willow Conference Center

 

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

 

AM Schedule

 

7:30 – 8:15 a.m.  Registration and Breakfast Buffet/Visit Vendors  

 

8:15 – 8:45 a.m. - Opening Announcements and Introductions

Paralegal Day Proclamation – Kyle Hirsch, Esq., MCBA President

Welcome to Attendees/Honored Guests

Overview of Division Committees

Scholarship Awards – Division Scholarship/MCBF Scholarship 

 

8:45 – 9:45 a.m. General Session

 

Keynote Speaker: Honorable Dawn Bergin, Maricopa County Superior Court

“The Benefits of Practicing in Commercial Court”

 

9:45 – 10:15 a.m.  Morning Break – Visit Vendors!Door Prizes  

 

10:15 – 11:15 a.m. 1st Breakout Session                                

 

A) Trial Track: “Prepare to Win: Trial Preparation Strategies for Success

Presenter: Scot Claus, Esq., Dickinson Wright

 

B) "The Successful Family Law Paralegal: Tips for Keeping your Job Secure and Your Boss Happy at Work.”

Presenter:Judith Morse, Esq., Judith Morse, P.C.  

 

C) “Working in a Discrimination and Harassment Free Workplace”

Presenters: Gina Sanfillippo, PHR, SHRM-PC, Christian Dichter & Sluga, P.C.

 

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Lunch Break/Visit Vendors/Networking/Door Prizes

  

 PM Schedule

 

 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.    2nd Breakout Session

 

A) Trial Track – “Best Practices for Addressing Smartphones in Civil Discovery & Reasonable Attorney-Client Communication Security Measures”

 Presenter: Larry Lieb, LCE, FEXE, Scarab Consulting

 

B) Community Associations: Hazard or Paradise?

Presenter: Scott Carpenter, Esq., Carpenter, Hazlewood, Delgado & Bolen, PLC

 

C) Combatting Drug Trafficking in Arizona: Looking at the Tools Used through a Legal Lens”

Presenter: Paula Alleman, Drug Unit Section Chief, Attorney General’s Office

 

1:15 – 2:15 p.m.  General Session

 

Ethics Session: “Ethics Jeopardy”

Presenter: John Phelps, CEO, State Bar of Arizona

 

2:15 – 2:30 p.m.    Afternoon Break – Visit Vendors and Grab a Snack!

 Last chance to turn in Passport of Vendors/Networking Bingo cards

 

2:30 – 2:45 p.m.  Vendor Prizes/Door Prize Drawings

 

2:45 – 3:45 p.m.  3rd Breakout Session

 

A) Trial Track: Technology in the Courtroom

Presenter: Bert Binder, MHRM

 

B) Recent Changes at the Arizona Corporation Commission and Secretary of State’s Office and How They Affect Your Practice

Presenter(s): Patricia Barfield, Director, Arizona Corporation Commission and Tanya Gibson, Deputy Director, Arizona Corporation Commission

 

C) Bonus Ethics Session: “Protecting Privileges, Confidences and Work Product from Inadvertent Disclosures or Waivers”

Presenters: J. Scott Rhodes, Esq., Jennings Strouss & Salmon, PLC

 

3:45 – 4:45 p.m.   General Session

 

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: A Look at Legal Issues

Presenter: Stephen A. Brookman, Esq., Perkins Coie

 

4:45 – 5:00 p.m.     Closing announcements

 

2016 Paralegal Member of the Year Award

Remaining Door Prizes/Grand Prize Drawing

 

 

 

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