Posted in CLE, Ethics, Houston Events, Networking, Paralegal, Paralegal Zone

Paralegal Zone Event Review: HMPA’s November CLE Luncheon

The Houston Metropolitan Paralegal Association (HMPA) is one of the largest paralegal associations in the United States. It is no wonder they are well known for frequently hosting successful networking and CLE events for professional Houston area paralegals.

The HMPA November 2019 CLE Luncheon took place at The Houston Center Club. The food was excellent and the room was full! Just the sort of environment to which inquisitive and social paralegals are attracted. The speaker was Michael “Tate” Barkley of Bain & Barkley. Let me tell you, this man was extremely entertaining, intelligent and knew exactly how to keep the crowd engaged in his discussion about ethical decision making.

I attend these events to remain sharp within the legal field while connecting with similar professionals in pursuit of that same mastery. For the paralegals of Patrick Daniel Law, these events have become a part of our team routine. Whether you attend as a member or as a guest of a member, HMPA Luncheons have proven to be fun, social, entertaining and extremely informative.

For information about the next event, visit houstonparalegals.org.

Contact:
Your Fellow Professionals at HMPA
Houston Metropolitan Paralegal Association
855-614-HMPA
hmpa-aa@houstonparalegals.org

Posted in CLE, Houston Events, Networking, Paralegal, Paralegal Zone, Top Paralegals

Houston Metropolitan Paralegal Association: 2019 October Luncheon and CLE

The Houston Metro Paralegal Association (“HMPA”), is one of the largest paralegal associations in the United States. HMPA’s goal is to promote the professional advancement of paralegals in the Houston metropolitan area. This, of course, is what caught my attention about this association.

I am currently a voting member and I am very impressed by their structure, CLE event offerings and the vast resources available to members! Check out the event flyer below or visit HMPA at http://houstonparalegals.org/ for more information.

Registration is now open! Don’t miss this CLE Luncheon, featuring guest speaker Taylor Gissell of Transocean presenting on “General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).” Attendees will earn 1.0 CLE credit while networking over a delicious lunch buffet, plus a chance to win door prizes provided by this event’s sponsor: Veritext Legal Solutions! Visit TinyURL.com/2019OctoberCLE to secure your seat. Don’t wait, registration ends at 12PM on October 4th!

Posted in Houston Events, Networking

Women in eDiscovery Houston Chapter: 2019 Legal Technology Showcase & Conference

I was recently notified by Jean N. Rivers, CEDS, Director of eDiscovery and Litigation Support about an awesome event taking place next week right here in Houston.

Check out her event message below and visit https://www.wietechhouston.com/ to register.

“Women in eDiscovery Houston Chapter is hosting it’s 3rd Annual eDiscovery Conference and Tech Showcase. This conference is completely FREE so register today because space is limited and seats are going fast–

All industry professionals are welcome so please feel free to share or forward to anyone who you think would be interested.

Date: September 26, 2019

Time: 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Join Us For The Keynote Address: A Judicial Perspective, Judge Kimberly C. Priest Johnson. The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.

Three Educational Panels (CLE):

1) Navigate the New but Perfect the Core: Exploring the Importance of eDiscovery Infrastructure in an Industry of Trends

2) Data Danger: An in depth analysis of handling a data breach and mitigating risk by analyzing real life data breaches and responses

3) Deep Data: Identification and Management of Relevant ESI

Exhibit Hall: Visit with 15 technology vendors,and one to one sessions with industry experts.

Happy Hour Networking Event: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Texas hospitality and networking with the conference participants and guests. Hope to see you there!”

Posted in Paralegal, Paralegal Zone, Top Paralegals

What The Paralegal Zone is All About

The paralegal profession is on the rise across the country. Women and men from all walks of life and backgrounds are finding work with attorneys in the ever-present legal world to be an exciting and rewarding career path. This industry can be competitive and oftentimes outright difficult for some to grasp; therefore, it is the responsibility of all paralegals to share the useful information and insights learned along our journeys.

This blog was created to become a “collection,” if you will, of informative materials – which I have stumbled upon throughout my career – that could potentially be helpful to another legal professional in some form.

Nothing bad could come from camaraderie between peers or from sharing information and resources. This blog will provide links to other useful articles and blogs, links to networking events for paralegals, career tips, industry highlights and news relative to paralegal work.

Regardless of your experience or your present level of experience, if your job involves assisting attorneys, then this blog was created for you! Feel free to contact us relative to networking opportunities or to be featured with our blog.

I’m just getting this new blog going, so stay tuned for more. Subscribe below to get notified when I post new updates.

Regards,

Sheena Foley, Senior Litigation Paralegal (Houston, TX)