Cost: $145 for Section members and paralegals.
Paralegals at firms who are in a partnership with ICLE will get in for free, and Paralegal/Legal Assistant Section Members will save $20.
New! Paying Paralegal/Legal Assistant Section Members will receive an additional $50 rebate. Reimbursement will be made after completing and submitting a form that will be provided on the day of the event.
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This event is cosponsored with ICLE.
Improve Your Legal Team's Efficiency
Productive law firms develop systems, use technology, and capitalize on the lawyer-paralegal/legal assistant team. Bring your team and hear from four pairs of successful lawyers and paralegals who practice in litigation, real property, bankruptcy, and probate and estate planning. Learn the latest technology for calendaring and creating documents. Get up to speed on best practices for communicating with clients, developing relationships, and streamlining your practice.
Benefits of Attending
- Dissect the initial client meeting and the lawyer-paralegal role
- Create documents quickly with Adobe Acrobat Pro
- Understand the importance of timelines and how to implement them into your practice
- Get tips for efficiently drafting discovery responses
- Explore ideal lawyer-paralegal hand-offs in real estate and probate matters
- Improve your workflow and your bottom line
9:00 a.m. The Litigation Practice
Meagan Dreher & Matthew E. Krichbaum, Soble Rowe Krichbaum LLC, Ann Arbor
9:40 a.m. Bankruptcy & Collections
Diane Weaver & Tamara A. White, Holzman Corkery PLLC, Southfield
10:25 a.m. Networking Break
10:40 a.m. The Probate/Estate Planning Practice
Erin C. Carr & Richard C. Mills, Marcoux Allen Schomer Bower Nichols & Kendall PC, Jackson
11:20 a.m. Real Estate Transactions
Mark P. Krysinski & Karen Sue Malnar, Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss PC, Southfield
12:00 p.m. Questions and Answers
Teresa Duddles, Chair, Paralegal/Legal Assistant Section of the State Bar of Michigan; The Meisner Law Group PC, Suttons Bay