CLE Webinar - From Paralegal to Partner - May 24, 2023

CLE Webinar - From Paralegal to Partner - May 24, 2023

$ 0.00 USD

Presenter: Christi M. Weideman

Approved by NALA for 1 Non-Substantive CLE credit

Christi M. Weideman joined Richardson Law Firm 20 years ago, starting out as a bookkeeper/receptionist. She advanced to the role of a legal assistant and eventually became a Certified Paralegal before obtaining her Advanced Certified Paralegal credential in Trial Practice. She became a licensed attorney in 2021, and practices in family law, estate planning, probate, criminal defense, Indian law, and handles landlord/tenant disputes. She brings a dual-perspective to the table and will share advice both for those who are considering practicing law, and those who want to improve their skills as paralegals and legal assistants.

Learning Objectives

- Pathways to becoming a certified paralegal and beyond - becoming an attorney

- The paralegal’s advantage when attending law school, studying for the bar exam, and practicing as a licensed attorney

- The pros and cons of transitioning from the paralegal’s supporting role to the attorney decision-maker mindset

- Tips on how you can improve your relationship with your attorney and advance in your career, even if you don’t intend to become an attorney