Paperless Office for Paralegals & Attorneys

$195.00

CLE Credits earned: 2 GEN

With more and more states and counties moving to efiling, it only makes sense for law firms to move to electronic files as well. Long gone are the days of boxes and boxes of files in offices. But if you are not sure where to start, what to do, or how to do it then this will enlighten you. Whether you are a new office or an established office wanting to make the switch, there is information for both.

Key topics to be discussed:

•   What you need
•   How to convert
•   What will work for you firm

Date / Time: November 27, 2018

•  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

Choose a format:

•  Live Video Broadcast/Re-Broadcast: Watch Program “live” in real-time, must sign-in and watch program on date and time set above. May ask questions during presentation via chat box. Qualifies for “live” CLE credit.
•  On-Demand Video: Access CLE 24/7 via on-demand library and watch program anytime. Qualifies for self-study CLE credit. On-demand versions are made available 7 business days after the original recording date and are view-able for up to one year.

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kirk-stangeKirk Stange, Esq. is a Founding Partner of Stange Law Firm, PC. He is licensed in Missouri, Illinois, Kansas (inactive) 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. 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 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 and The National Advocates. Mr. Stange is a frequent speaker on family law topics through the Missouri Bar and National Business Institute. 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).”


Rebecca Terry 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.

Accreditation Policy
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Accreditation on Formats: Live Video Broadcasts, “Live” Re-Broadcasts and On-Demand CLEs

Live Video Broadcasts
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“Live” Re-Broadcasts
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Reciprocity
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Section I. What You Need To Get Started
a) Why Go Paperless? Common Fears, Misconceptions and Challenges
b) Equipment: Scanners, Software, Storage and Moreover
c) Tips For Getting All Team Members On Board
d) Creating a Paperless Workflow Process

Section II. Easy And Effective Digital Conversion Strategies
a) Intro to PDFs
b) Handling Incoming/Outgoing Paper
c) What to do with the original document?
d) Tips for Keeping Digital Information in Digital Form
e) Working with Digital Signatures
f) Choosing the Right Hardware and Software

Section III. Data Storage And Management
a) Arranging Your Work Flow System Around Electronic Documents
b) Digital Collaboration Tools
c) Electronic Filing Systems
d) Document Naming and Storing
e) Search and Retrieval Tools
f) Cloud Storage Considerations
g) Security Concerns and Solutions