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					              KANSAS PARALEGAL ASSOCIATION
                           &
             WASHBURN PARALEGAL ASSOCIATION
                           FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2010


                         WASHBURN UNIVERSITY
                   1700 SW College Ave - Topeka, Kansas
                Henderson Learning Center, First Floor, HE 107

                          SEMINAR REGISTRATION

                                                                  Pre-                After
                                                                  Registration      2/16/09
KPA Member                                                                $20.00     $25.00
*Student                                                                    $7.00    $10.00
(Name of Institution _________________________________________)




                    Deadline for Pre-Registration is February 16, 2010
                                    REGISTRATION FORM

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                                                          Kansas Paralegal Association
                                                          & WPA Mini Seminar
Make checks payable to KPA. Mail this form to:            c/o Janice Ayers
                                                          534 S. Kansas Ave., Suite 1000
                                                          Topeka, KS 66601

                              AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS
            1:00 - 2:00 Session I                              2:15 -3:15 Session II
__ Cyber Stalking & Identification Crimes            __ Trial Notebook Preparation

Harrison Watts, Faculty Member
Criminal Justice & Legal Studies Dept                Peggy Ziegler, Paralegal
Washburn University                                  Goodell, Stratton, Edmonds & Palmer
      and                                            LLP
Danyle Smith, Special Agent
Kansas Attorney General’s Office
                                                     Ms. Ziegler will be speaking to attendees
Mr. Watts and Ms. Smith will be speaking to          about how to prepare a trial notebook,
attendees about how times have changed, what         when to start assembling the trial
cyber stalking is, investigation of cyber stalking.  notebook and trial preparation tips and
He will also talk about identification crimes, how ittricks she has learned along the way.
occurs, legal aspects of ID crime and prosecution
of ID crimes.
                                      3:30 – 4:30 Session III
__ Elder Law

Marie Landry, Elder Law Project Attorney
Kansas Legal Services, Inc., Topeka Office

Marie Landry will be speaking to attendees about advance directives and legislative changes,
probate avoidance and common misperceptions, and competency and exploitation of elders.


                          Please return this sheet with your check
                 Schedule:

12:30   -    1:00      Registration
 1:00   -    2:00      Session I
 2:00   -    2:15      Break
 2:15   -    3:15      Session II
 3:15   -    3:30      Break
 3:30   -    4:30      Session II
 4:30   -              Adjourn




            Meet the Speakers:

        1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

        Harrison Watts, Faculty Member
        Criminal Justice & Legal Studies Dept.
        Washburn University

        Mr. Watts is a faculty member in the Criminal Justice
        Department at Washburn University. His background
        is in policing with a specialization in criminal
        investigations.
                                 and

                                 Danyle Smith, Special Agent
                                     le
                                 Kansas Attorney General’s Office

                                 Ms. Smith is a Special Agent with the Kansas Attorney
                                 General’s Office. Ms. Smith has a background in
                                 Investigating computer crimes here in Kansas. She
                                 earned a BS in Criminal Justice from Cameron
                                 University in Lawton, Oklahoma. She is also a graduate
                                 student in the Master of Criminal Justice program here
                                 at Washburn.

       Mr. Watts and Ms. Smith will be speaking to attendees about Cyber Stalking and
       Identification (ID) Crimes. They will speak about how times have change, what
       cyber stalking is, investigation of cyber stalking. They will also talk about ID
       crimes, scope, current trends, how ID crime occurs, legal aspects of ID crimes, and
       prosecuting ID crimes.

                                          2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

                                          Peggy Ziegler, Paralegal
                                          Goodell, Stratton, Edmonds & Palmer LLP
          No Picture
          Available                       Ms. Ziegler will be speaking to attendees about
                                          how to prepare a trial notebook, when to start
                                          assembling the trial notebook and trial
                                          preparation tips and tricks she has learned along
                                          the way.

       Ms. Ziegler is a KPA member as well as a Washburn University Legal Studies
       graduate. Ms. Ziegler has been working for the Goodell, Stratton, Edmonds &
       Palmer firm as their primary trial paralegal. She is responsible for all aspects of
       ligation, from discovery requests to attendance at trial.

                                          3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

                                          Marie Landry, Elder Law Project Attorney
        No Picture                        Kansas Legal Services, Inc. (Topeka Office)
        Available                         Ms. Landry will be speaking to attendees about
                                          advance directives and legislative changes,
                                          probate avoidance and common misperceptions,
                                          competency and exploitation of elders.

Ms. Landry is the Elder Law Project attorney with Kansas Legal Services. Marie
graduated from Washburn University Law School in 1993. Her professional work has
been in public service organizations in the areas of family law, elder law, child welfare law
and domestic violence law.
Students enrolled in Washburn Legal Studies classes
may be eligible to receive extra credit points for attending
the Mini-Seminar. Present your certificate of attendance
to your instructor to see if you may receive extra credit.
                              General Information
Pre-Registration:
       Pre-registration is recommended. Walk-in registrations will be accepted at
the seminar if space is available. If you have not pre-registered, please call the
day before the seminar to confirm that there have been no schedule changes. Call
Donna Martin, KPA District II Education/Seminar Coordinator at (785) 296-2266,
ext. 203.

Cancellations:
        If your schedule changes and you contact us at least 48-hours before the
start of the seminar, we will offer you a full tuition refund. No refunds will be given
for cancellations made after the 48-hour deadline. However, the seminar
materials, if any, will be mailed to the address on your registration form. If you
desire, you may send another person to take your place at the seminar.

Format:
     This seminar will be presented in a live, lecture-style format.

Tape/Video Recording:
      We ask your cooperation in not recording this program.

Accommodations:
      To ensure that your experience will be as pleasant as possible please notify
seminar staff (Janice at 785-357-6311 or Donna at 296-2266 ext 203) at least one
(1) week in advance to request any special accommodations. You may identify
yourself to Seminar staff the day of the event and every reasonable attempt to
accommodate your needs will be made.

Continuing Education Credit
        Application for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit has been submitted
to NFPA (National Federation of Paralegal Associations) for this seminar. When
approved CLE for Paralegals should include 3.00 hours NFPA. A certificate of
participation will be issued to those paralegals/legal assistants wishing to submit
"CLE hours" to any other organization.


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