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ACC Greater Philadelphia Holds 15th Annual Paralegal/Legal Assistant Forum

Photo: Attendees of the ACC Greater Philadelphia 15th annual Paralegal/Legal Assistant Forum listen to a presentation on onboarding.

The ACC Greater Philadelphia held its 15th annual Paralegal/Legal Assistant Forum on Oct. 11, 2019 at the Union League of Philadelphia with a record number of 130 attendees and nine sponsors. The sponsors were CSC, CobbleStone Software (contract management), M. Burr Keim Company (corporate services), Pennsylvania Association of Notaries (PAN), Transperfect Legal Solutions (translation services), RICOH (imaging services), and three staffing agencies, Robert Half Legal, Bradley Staffing Group, and Beacon Hill Legal Staffing.

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Photo: ACC Greater Philadelphia members are ready to check-in attendees at the chapter’s annual Paralegal/Legal Assistant Forum.  

The event was approved for three CLE credits for the attendees. There were four diverse courses: staffing agreements and on-boarding, given by Brad Burns, SHRM-CP; contract hacks given by Lynn Carino; intellectual property and the paralegal’s role given by Teena Amador; and branding yourself for success given by Radha Kachalia and Grace Merkler. They are all top-notch expert speakers in their fields.  

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The forum opened with a pro bono opportunities discussion from Philadelphia VIP, given by Rida Haq and Annie Mrazik. The chapter looks forward to another 15 years of conferences, networking with counterparts, and lively exchanges of information.

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