Presented by the Young Lawyers Section and the Paralegal Section
Seminar Code: EPA160328
CLE Credit: 2 Hours
About the Program:
In today’s challenging legal economy, attorneys can improve their bottom line by paying attention to staffing. As a firm owner, aspiring partner, or busy young associate, your name and your reputation go hand-in-hand in the legal field. As a paralegal your role is crucial to the firm’s success. Paralegal support is often the first and an on-going point of contact clients have with a law firm, and acquiring the right paralegal and utilizing them to their fullest potential is crucial to managing your cases, maintaining your reputation, and maximizing your results. In this seminar, attorneys and paralegals will learn ways to work together to identify proper roles for paralegals, how to efficiently manage work flow, and how to maximize their contributions. In addition, you will learn about the key criteria in hiring paralegals, and in getting hired as a paralegal.
Who Should Attend:
Attorneys and paralegals who want to learn strategies for successful work processes, and how to manage workflow and support tasks.
You Will Learn:
- How to identify proper roles for paralegals
- How to maximize the contributions of paralegals
- What to look for when hiring a paralegal, and when seeking to get hired as a paralegal
Joseph Blyskal, Gordon & Rees LLP, Glastonbury
Mary Dimock, Fazzano & Tomasiewicz, Hartford
Jason Gamsby, Faxon Law Group LLC, New Haven
Patrick Tomasiewicz, Fazzano & Tomasiewicz, Hartford
Jennifer Zakrzewski, Gordon & Rees LLP, Glastonbury
Cost: Includes a light dinner and parking at the public garage at 35 Bank Street
YLS Section Members $35
Paralegal Section Member $25
Law/Paralegal Student $25
Materials for this seminar will be e-mailed to registrants prior to the seminar for download. No paper copies will be prepared. Please note that refunds will not be granted once course materials have been received.
The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. This program qualifies for transitional and non-transitional credits. Financial hardship information available upon request