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Oregon Paralegal Association

2019 Annual Convention and Business Meeting         

"Paralegals Shine Ruby Bright After 40 Years”

Chinook Winds Casino Resort
1777 NW 44th Street
Lincoln City, Oregon 97367

Friday, November 8, 2019

 Morning Schedule  Afternoon Schedule
 8:00 - 9:00 Registration, Breakfast, and President's Welcome

 1:15 - 1:30  Service Provider Spotlights and Break

 9:00 - 10:00  Diversity and Inclusion
Christine Costantino, Partner
Samuels Yoelin Kantor
2019 Oregon State Bar Association President 

 1:30 - 2:30 Paralegal's Guide to Maximizing
Recoverable 
Billable Hours and
Higher Billable Rates in Fee Petition Awards
Kelley Chaney, RP, CEDS, Paralegal
Samuel T. Smith, Partner
Dunn Carney LLP

 10:00 - 10:20 Service Provider Spotlights and Break
 2:30 - 3:30 Breakout Session #1:
Immigration
Jonathan C. Gonzales, Partner
Gonzales Gonzales & Gonzales

Breakout Session #2:
Estate Planning: The Do's and Don'ts

June Wiyrick Flores, Shareholder
Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt

 10:20 - 11:20 Employment Law Update: New Oregon Legislation
Erica M. Shafer, Counsel
Ogletree Deakins

 3:30 - 3:50 Service Provider Spotlights and Break
 11:20 - 11:45  Service Provider Spotlights and Break

 3:50 - 4:50 Post-Judgment Collections
Craig Russillo and Jessie Schuh
Schwabe Williamson Wyatt

 11:45 - 1:15   Lunch and Keynote Speaker

"The Power of Connection: Lessons in Leadership and Influence"
Troy King - Crisis Systems Management, LLC
Retired Portland Police Officer

5:00 - 6:00 OPA Business Meeting, Elections and Awards

6:00-8:00 Social Networking Event with Fellow Paralegals,
Legal Service Providers and Speakers
 


Saturday, November 9, 2019

 8:00 - 9:00 Breakfast and President's Welcome
 9:00 - 10:00 Understanding Real Estate Closing/Loan Closing Documents
Robert P. Mecklenborg, Jr.
Foster Garvey
 10:00 - 10:15 Service Provider Spotlights and Break
 10:15 - 11:15 Roundtable: Tips from the Trenches - For Paralegals, By Paralegals 
 11:15 - 11:30 Service Provider Spotlights and Break
 11:30 - 12:30 Ethics CLE
William Teesdale
US Public Defender's Office

The full event schedule and brochure may be downloaded here: Convention Brochure - Final.pdf


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