OPA Education Committee

Organizer

OPA Education Committee
Email
education.committee@opaonline.ca
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Speakers

  • Fallon Burns, M.A., Paralegal
    Fallon Burns, M.A., Paralegal
    Paralegal, Legal Researcher

    Fallon Burns is a Canadian paralegal in private practice. She works at Precision Paralegal Services – and provides legal services in Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia. Fallon carries Provincial Offences files and provides inter-jurisdictional legal research for the team of 18 paralegals.
    In 2011 Fallon began studying in Humber’s Bachelor of Paralegal Studies degree. During her studies, Fallon was a finalist at the Osgoode Cup Moot twice, served as a director of the Ontario Paralegal Association from 2013-2015, where she co-founded the Paralegal Cup Intercollegiate Mooting Competition at paralegalcup.ca.
    She was licensed in October of 2015. In 2015, Fallon was appointed to the Law Society of Ontario’s Equity Advisory Group serving until 2018. The Law Society hosted the Paralegal Cup Moot in 2016. She is a recurring panellist for Ontario Justice Education Network’s “Person’s Day”.
    While attending her Bachelor of Canadian Studies and Master of Arts in Critical Disability Studies, Fallon co-founded the Lion’s Cup Moot hosted by York University’s McLaughlin College.

  • Le Phung
    Le Phung
    Product Adoption Consultant, LexisNexis Canada

    Le joined LexisNexis in April 2019. Before joining LexisNexis Canada, she began her career in the banking and investment industry.
    Le has extensive experience in facilitating training, sales, and retention. Her affinity for people and a passion for building trust and helping others create a welcoming atmosphere where her clients engage and feel comfortable with adopting and using different business solutions while becoming more efficient.
    She enjoys learning, technology and training clients on LexisNexis products. In her spare time, Le enjoys spending time with her family and friends and travelling.

  • Marla Currie
    Marla Currie
    Account Executive, Corporate and Public Markets, LexisNexis Canada

    Marla Currie is a dedicated Sales Professional with over 15 years of experience in sales leadership, account management, and sales training. She is currently an Account Executive for LexisNexis Canada specializing in the Corporate and Public Markets where she has been for over 6 years.
    Marla holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and has worked in Not-for-Profit Management and sales for most of her career. Before LexisNexis, Marla worked with both the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers and the Toronto Board of Trade.
    She prides herself on her ability to build strong business relationships and solve problems for her clients and is always willing to go the extra mile.
    Fun fact about Marla is that she used to be a professional choreographer in Mexico where she lived for two years!

  • Rachid Bouarara
    Rachid Bouarara
    Account Manager, Strategic Client Relationship Growth, Lexis Nexis Canada

    Rachid is an Account manager at Lexis Nexis Canada, Responsible for strategic client relationship growth.
    As a seasoned professional with more than 15 years of client service experience, Rachid is known for driving brand growth and relationship management.
    He counts relationship management, photography, and Moroccan couscous dish among his myriad interests.

Zoom

Location

Zoom

Remote via Zoom (registration required please register above)

Registration

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Next Event

Date

Mar 11 2021
Expired!

Time

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Cost

FREE for active members

OPA CPD Series – Introducing Lexis Advance Quicklaw for OPA

Mark your calendars! New remote Zoom CPD – March 11, 2021 – 7 PM to 9:00 PM

As part of the 2021 OPA CPD Series, the Education Committee presents a remote live-streamed Zoom CPD:


Overview

See primary law and case summaries. Highlight and annotate with the click of a button. Learn methodical legal research techniques and best practices, that will save you time, increase your speed, improve your
efficiency, decrease your non-billable time, and deliver information that you can confidently trust.

  • how to perform a natural language search
  • how to note up a case
  • how to copy/document delivery options
  • how to use a pre-search filter
  • how to note up legislation
  • use the advance segment search
  • use a boolean search
  • how to copy and annotate
  • a tour of the Lexis Advance Quicklaw-OPA main pods on the landing page
  • how to look for resources and where to find them
  • how to get support
  • use real fact situation – contract law to demonstrate the power of legal research

 


This program is not yet accredited.

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