Hear from some of North Carolina's top legal professionals on a variety of topics designed to educate and update you and to energize your career.
At this advanced level, you have an opportunity to gain the following benefits:
- Learn fundamental information about cryptocurrencies and blockchains and understand how these technologies affect the discovery process for litigation teams and professionals working in e-discovery.
- Review applicable rules that govern the world of e-discovery, hear real-world examples of the ways things can go wrong and find out how to fix them.
- Hear about the very real problem of human trafficking and find out how North Carolina citizens and courts are being affected.
- Understand key topics of the new Session Law 2018-45, including changes that affect boards of directors and officers, voting trusts, shareholder agreements, mergers that follow tender offers, appraisal rights, short-form mergers into non-corporate parent entities, and a new statutory ratification procedure for defective actions or share issuances.
- Receive the latest real estate news and discuss the most frequent claims, new legislation and recent trends affecting your practice.
- Review the details and procedures that make trying a criminal case in North Carolina different and exciting.
- Examine the December 2018 changes to the WDNC Local Rules and the modifications to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
- Become well-versed in the general status of immigration law resulting from the recent government shutdown through recent court cases and presidential orders and learn how these changes have affected enforcement policies.
- Hear from a North Carolina Supreme Court Justice on her take of modern ethical dilemmas faced by North Carolina paralegals.
Note: Only the litigation track was recorded for On-Demand.
- Blockchain and E-discovery: The Legal Impact of BlockChain
- Finding the Calm in the E-discovery Fire Drill
- Trial and Error: 10 Ways to Make Yourself Indispensable as a Litigation Paralegal
- Tips for Paralegals Venturing into Family Law
- Ch-ch-ch-changes: WDNC Local Rules Updates and Modifications Under the New Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
- Real-Life Ethical Dilemmas for Paralegals
- Justice Anita S. Earls, North Carolina Supreme Court, Durham
- Leigh C. Bagley, Bell Davis & Pitt PA, Winston-Salem
- Christopher A. Beechler, Beechler Tomberlin PLLC, Winston-Salem
- Ruth I. Bradshaw, Combs Bradshaw & Lee PLLC, Winston-Salem
- David B. Clement, Smith Anderson Blount Dorsett Mitchell & Jernigan LLP, Raleigh
- David K. Davis, Retired U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, Asheville
- Joshua B. Durham, Bell Davis & Pitt PA, Charlotte
- Nancy S. Ferguson, Chicago Title Company LLC, Greensboro
- John C. Overfield, Coltrane & Overfield PLLC, Greensboro
- Kimberly A. Sokolich, Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Office, Charlotte
- Elizabeth C. Southern, Hanesbrands Inc., Winston-Salem
- Ozie Stallworth, North Carolina Department of the Secretary of State, Raleigh
- Heather L. Taraska, Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Office, Charlotte
- Jeff L. Thigpen, Guilford County Register of Deeds, Greensboro
- Allison C. Tomberlin, Beechler Tomberlin PLLC, Winston-Salem
- Nicole Whitaker, VF Corporation, Greensboro
- Adam L. Wilson, City of Gastonia Police Department, Gastonia
- John Wilson, HaystackID, Atlanta, GA
- Charlot F. Wood, Bell Davis & Pitt PA, Winston-Salem
- Jessica L. Yanez, Yanez Immigration Law, Greensboro
May 3, 2019
Planned by the NCBA Paralegal Division
- Ann M. Cantrell, Nexsen Pruet PLLC, Greensboro (Planner)
- Stephanie C. Crosby, Ward and Smith PA, New Bern (Planner)
- Stephanie B. Elliott, Shumaker Loop & Kendrick LLP, Charlotte (Planner)
- Melissa Stockley Jones, Smith Anderson Blount Dorsett Mitchell & Jernigan, Raleigh (Planner)
- Katelyn A. Morton, The Fresh Market Inc., Greensboro (Planner)
- Allison D. Yezek, Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Office, Charlotte (Planner)
North Carolina: 6.00 CPE Hours
1.00 Ethics/Professional Responsibility
See pricing below. Discounts may be available for NCBA members who are students, law professors, judges or legal services/public interest attorneys. Call CLE at 800.228.3402 for details.