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KPA Webinar - Time Management Tips for Paralegals

  • July 15, 2021
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Zoom

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The Kansas Paralegal Association is hosting a CLE webinar through Zoom on Thursday, July 15, 2021 from 12pm to 1pm over time management tips for paralegals. 

TOPIC OVERVIEW: Our guest speakers, Lisa Lynch & Mianne L. Besser, will be speaking over time management tips for paralegals. 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: 

  • Time management for paralegals

  • Tips for time management

  • Ethical rules of time management

  • Risks of poor time management

  • Billable v Non-billable

SPEAKER BIO: 

Lisa Lynch:

Lisa Lynch currently works as an in-house paralegal for a global leader in the commercial and multifamily real estate industry in Dallas, Texas. Her role focuses on litigation, eDiscovery and corporate governance. 

Lisa has been involved with the Dallas Area Paralegal Association (DAPA) since 2004. She served as DAPA’s President in 2014 and held other positions including President Elect, NFPA Primary, NFPA Secondary, Vendor Advisor, as well as serving on many committees. She has also been a CLE speaker at many DAPA and student events. In 2014, Lisa was presented with the DAPA Paralegal of the Year Award. She is also a member of Paralegal Division of the State Bar of Texas and sat on the El Centro Paralegal Advisory Board.

Lisa participates in DAPA’s mentor/protégé program and is a volunteer with the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program and other community service programs benefiting non-profits such as the North Texas Food Bank, Juliette Fowler, TangoTab and The Stewpot. 

Lisa obtained her Paralegal Certificate from the Professional Development Institute at the University of North Texas. In 2011, Lisa was certified by NFPA as a Core Registered Paralegal, becoming one of the first 16 CRPs in the State of Texas and initial 148 paralegals in the nation who passed the pilot exam administered at 12 test sites across the country. Most recently, Lisa became CEDS certified through ACEDS (Association of Certified eDiscovery Specialists). 

The President-Elect works closely with the President and learns the roles and responsibilities to ensure continuity. At the end of this 2-year term, the President-elect shall become President and serve for one two-year term. The President-Elect will become President at the NFPA 2022 Convention.

Mianne Besser: 

Mianne L. Besser, AACP, contributes 24 years of experience as a Litigation Paralegal for Berg Hill Greenleaf Ruscitti LLP.

She has a background in multiple legal disciplines, with a focus in litigation; she also has extensive trial experience and is well-versed in eDiscovery.  

Ms. Besser received a BA in Management and Business Administration from the University of Phoenix; and a paralegal certificate from the Denver Paralegal Institute, an ABA-approved program.

Prior to being elected as the Secretary and Director of Leadership Development, Ms. Besser served one term as Secretary and Director of Operations; three terms as NFPA Region Director, Region II; member and Chair of the State of the Paralegal Profession Committee; member of the Budget Committee; and Special  Projects Coordinator.  

At the local level, Ms. Besser served in a variety of positions for the Rocky Mountain Paralegal Association (RMPA), including two non-consecutive terms as President, President-elect, Board Advisor, NFPA Primary Representative, NFPA Secondary Representative, Director-at-Large and Editor.  

Ms. Besser’s additional professional affiliations include the American Alliance of Paralegals, Inc., Colorado Association of Litigation Support Professionals and Women in eDiscovery.

Ms. Besser is an invited CLE speaker for NFPA, RMPA and the Institute for Paralegal Education (IPE).  She has been interviewed for her perspective on the paralegal profession by Andrew Morkes (College & Career Press), Laurel Vietzen (Practical Contract Law for Paralegals, 3d. Edition), and LawCrossing.com.  She has authored, or co-authored, articles which were printed in the National Paralegal Reporter and Trial Talk.  While serving as NFPA’s Special Projects Coordinator, she authored two White Papers, “Legal Process Outsourcing” and “Ethical Considerations for Paralegals and Social Media”.

Ms. Besser is active in her community serving as a member of the Community College of Aurora’s Paralegal Advisory Committee.  She has also been involved in planned giving events benefitting many local organizations including The Gathering Place, Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado, and Free the Girls.

Remote attendance only!

  • Member Cost: $10
  • Non-Member Cost: $20

Please register no later than July 14, 2021

1 hour of CLE credit through the National Federation of Paralegal Associations (NFPA) is approved for this session.

***You will be sent the Zoom meeting ID and password information upon successful registration for the event. ***

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact KPA District !! Director, Abigail Emery, CRP at district2director@ksparalegals.org

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