CLE Seminar: Fundamentals of Legal Research
Wed Apr 07, 2021
- NCAPA Members $30.00
- Non-Members $45.00
Maximum Capacity: 100 attendees
Fundamentals of Legal Research
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Deborah Bouchoux, Esq.
NCAPA Members $30; Non-Members $45.
Zoom link will be provided once registration is complete on the NCAPA website.
This course is approved for 1 hour of CLE Credit from NFPA.
This one-hour seminar will provide an overview of techniques to make your legal research more effective and productive. The seminar will begin with an overview of primary legal authorities (statutes and cases) and proceed to examine the secondary authorities, including encyclopedias, treatises, and periodicals. Major sets of law books will be discussed as well as techniques to find those materials.
Deborah E. Bouchoux has taught at paralegal programs in various universities, including the University of San Diego and Georgetown University, located in Washington, D.C. She is the author of several books and writings, including Legal Research and Writing for Paralegals (9th edition), Cite-Checker: Your Guide to Using The Bluebook, The Aspen Handbook for Legal Writers (4th edition), and texts on corporate law and intellectual property. Ms. Bouchoux has spoken on a variety of legal topics at private law firms, fortune 500 companies, and various government agencies, including the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and the U.S. Tax Court. Ms. Bouchoux is a member of the Bar of the District of Columbia (active) and the California State Bar (inactive).