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Announcing The First Online CAS Program -- California Discovery

Announcing The First Online CAS Program -- California Discovery

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Announcing The First Online CAS Program -- California Discovery

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  1. Announcing The First Online CAS Program -- California Discovery CACPS

  2. Background • NALA went from CLAS to ACP • CLAS - test based, broad subject matter i.e. civil litigation • ACP - curriculum based, narrower subject area, i.e. discovery • CACPS is changing its California Advanced Specialty (CAS) programs to mirror NALA’s ACP

  3. NALA’s Current ACPs • Discovery • Trial Practice • Contract Management/Contracts Administration • Social Security Disability • Trial Practice • Alternative Dispute Resolution

  4. CAS - Discovery • Add-on of 3 modules to NALA’s ACP • Highlights differences between Federal and California Discovery laws and procedures • Successful completion: Paralegal awarded ACP/CAS in Discovery

  5. CAS DiscoveryCovered Topics - Module 1 • Propounding Discovery in California • Module 2 • Responding to Discovery • Protective Orders • Module 3 • Third Party Discovery • Consumer Records • Motions to Compel • Third Party and Out-of-State Depositions • Public Records Act Requests • Electronic Discovery in California • Other Issues

  6. Requirements to take CAS - Discovery • Must first have CLA or CP from NALA • Must have at least 3 years of experience as a working paralegal • Must complete APC Course in Discovery • 13 modules covering Federal Discovery • Must complete CACPS Course in Discovery • 3 modules covering California Discovery

  7. MCLE Requirements • CLA – 50 hours MCLE every 5 years (including 5 hours in ethics) • ACP and/or CAS – 20 hours every 5 years • TOTAL - 70 hours every 5 years • Still need to meet Calif. MCLE but most courses qualify for both

  8. Other CAS Online Programs In Development • Probate Administration (Fall 2008) • Trust Administration (2009) • Corporations (2009) • Real Property Litigation (2009)

  9. Projected rollout date:CACPS Discovery CourseFall 2008 QUESTIONS?