A Paralegal’s Guide to Out of State Discovery

$195.00

Re-Broadcast on November 17, 2017

Discovery is an important piece in litigation. It is the process which allows you to ask your opponent and other parties for information they possess that you will also need to present your own case. Discovery can be initiated in many different forms. Most experienced paralegals can draft discovery ease; however, it is less common do need to do an out of state discovery issue. This area can be much trickier. We are going to go through what laws/statutes will govern your journey and what you can look to encounter along the way.

This course is co-sponsored by Wolters Kluwer.

Key topics to be discussed:

•   Notification process to parties with potentially Discoverable Documents
•   Uniform Discovery and Deposition Act
•   What the process is to obtain an out of states subpoena

Date / Time: November 17, 2017

•   2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Eastern
•   1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Central
•   12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Mountain
•   11:00 am – 1:00 pm Pacific

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Re-Broadcast on November 17, 2017

Rebecca Terry, Esq. received her Master’s in Legal Studies from the University of Illinois at Springfield. She has been studying and working in the legal field for the last thirteen years and has a thirst for legal knowledge. She completed the Legal Assistant Training Program from the Legal Studies Department, and also received her Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies and Political Science from that same institution.

Mrs. Terry began working for Stange Law Firm, P.C in April of 2008 working directly for Managing Partners Kirk C. Stange and Paola Arzu Stange. In 2012, she was promoted to the position of Office Administrator, whereupon she assists the Managing Partners in the administrative management of the offices. She has taught multiple CLE’s over the last four years regarding paralegal education.


Kirk Stange, Esq. is a Founding Partner of Stange Law Firm, PC. He is licensed in Missouri, Illinois, Kansas and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. Mr. Stange received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine selected Mr. Stange to the list of Super Lawyers for Family Law in 2015 to Present. Previously, Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine selected Mr. Stange to the list of Rising Stars for Family Law in 2013 and 2014.

Mr. Stange is an adjunct professor at Emory University School of Law. Mr. Stange has also received numerous other awards from organizations such as the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, the American Society of Legal Advocates, The National Trial Lawyers, Lead Counsel, AVVO, The National Advocates and others. Mr. Stange is a frequent speaker on family law topics.

In 2014, Mr. Stange presented at the 8th Circuit Judicial Conference in Omaha, Nebraska. Mr. Stange authored a chapter in a book through Thomson Reuters (Aspatore Publishing) titled: “Strategies for Military Family Law: Leading Lawyers on Navigating Family Law in the Armed Forces (Inside the Minds).” Mr. Stange released a full-length book through Thomson Reuters (Aspatore Publishing) in 2014 titled: “Prenuptial Agreements Line by Line.”

In 2015, Mr. Stange authored another chapter in a book through Thomson Reuters (Aspatore Published) titled: “Strategies for Illinois Family Law: Leading Lawyers on Leveraging Alternative Dispute Resolution, Negotiating Alimony and Child Support, and Managing Client Expectations (Inside the Minds).”

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Section I. Discovery: An overview
a) General notification process to parties with potentially Discoverable Documents

Section II. Out of State Discovery
a) Strategies for Researching Local Court Requirements
b) When is local counsel required?
c) Uniform Discovery and Deposition Act
d) Strategies for Effective Interstate Discovery
        i. Uniform Foreign Depositions Act
        ii. Filing a Notice of Deposition with County Clerk
        iii. Obtaining a Commission from your Home Court
        iv. Filing an Application or Motion to Obtain a Subpoena