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“PARALEGAL TRAINING: A QUEST FOR LEARNING, THE RESOLVE TO IMPROVE”

July 4 and 6, 2024 – 9:00 to 5:00 p.m. 

 

Course Description:   The Training Seminar is a two-day event where participants will be taught, get a refresh of or be updated with the fundamentals of certain substantive and procedural laws that they commonly encounter in their paralegal work or jobs.  The webinar will also provide invaluable tips and learning points on how to do effective legal writing and research.  Finally, it will feature a set of workshops focused on a number of topics or areas of paralegal knowledge, skills and processes.  At the end of Day 2 of the training program, the participants shall be given a standard evaluation form, a copy of which is hereto attached, where the training program shall be assessed on such key areas as ‘general impression’, ‘training content’, ‘training method’, ‘usefulness of the training program’, ‘understanding’ and ‘training handout’, with a portion allotted for the participants’ comments thereon.    

 

Target Participants:  Paralegals, Legal Assistants, Legal Secretaries and Legal Researchers working in both government agencies, offices and instrumentalities as well as in the private sector.

 

Performance Objectives:  1. Throughout the course of the training seminar, the Subject Matter Expert (SME) shall endeavor to deliver and cascade the content of the course to the participants in the clearest and most practicable way possible,

2. as well as to provide to the participants sound perspectives and thoughts on their career as paralegals, its importance to their well-being and self-fulfillment, as well as possible career options or career paths in their future.           

 

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this course, Paralegals/ Legal Officers / Legal Assistants /Legal Researchers/Legal Secretaries:

  1. Will be able to recall, identify or restate their knowledge of fundamental precepts of substantive law that any Filipino paralegal must be aware of;
  2. Will be able to recall, discover and apply the different sets of procedural rules of law to situations, whether actual or hypothetical;
  3. Will be able to apply, demonstrate and develop their paralegal skills, consisting of the proper construction and interpretation of statutes, rules

and regulations, their sound application to the ‘facts of the case’ and basic, simple legal writing or communication;

  1. Will be able to describe, explain, define and visualize the different perspectives on the role of paralegals and the essence of their work and contribution; and
  2. Will be able to define and formulate their objectives and goals for their present career as paralegals as well as for a future of career

options and growth.

 

  1. Introduction
    1. What is a Paralegal; essential functions and roles
    2. Basic knowledge to acquire in preparing for a Paralegal job

                                                               i.      Familiarity with court and quasi-judicial proceedings

  1. Civil Litigation
    1. Full blown civil case
    2. Small Claims Procedure
  2. Criminal Procedure
  3. Administrative Proceedings
  4. Workshop

                                                             ii.      General understanding of the law, legal language and  requirements in the preparation and filing of pleadings

  1. Rules of Statutory Construction
  2. Workshop

                                                           iii.      A Survey of the Basics in the most pervasive fields of law:  Obligations and Contract Law, Persons and Family Law, Property Registration, Labor Law, Corporation Law and Corporate Governance

  1. Workshop
  1. Administrative work in the course of assisting the lawyer:

How to go about them

  1.  Conduct of Administrative Investigations, Evidence Gathering and other Admin-related tasks

                                                               i.      Rules of Evidence Essential to Paralegal’s Knowledge

                                                             ii.       Rules of Administrative Cases in the Civil Service (RACCS)

                                                           iii.       Workshop

  1.  Role of Paralegal before, during and after trial

 

  1. Legal Research and Writing
    1. Sources for and Techniques in Legal Research
    2. Legal Forms & Contract Preparation
    3. Legal Reasoning
    4. Basics of Simple Legal Writing
    5. Workshop

 

  1. Tips to become the ideal Paralegal
    1. Essential Skills of a Paralegal

The Rewards of a fruitful career

 

Schedules

Jul 04, 2024 - Jul 06, 2024
Thu, Sat 09:00 AM — 05:00 PM
Online Live
Platform: Zoom
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CFS Creative Training & Management is a Filipino-owned company which started in January 2001, tracing its roots to CFS Continental Technology established in September 1996. The company’s four (4) divisions (Editorial & Creative Design, Corporate Training, Events Management and Consultancy) are engaged in conducting effective communication and personal empowerment seminars and arranging packages designed for companies’ needs.

Editorial & Creative Design Division - (Editorial) handles editing (newsletter, brochures, flyers) and writing press releases; (Creative Design) specializes in layouting, photography, designing and conceptualizing corporate brochures, flyers, posters;

Corporate Training Division - offers success and motivation workshops;

Events Management Division - assists companies/institutions in organizing field trips, corporate outing, concerts and exhibits;

Consultancy Services Division - provides technical advice on various corporate concerns, particularly in the areas of Sales and Marketing, Labor Law, Purchasing and Human Resource.

CFS Creative Training & Management
86 Spain St., Better Living Subd., Paranaque City, Metro Manila, Philippines
8425 2905 / 8736 2785
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