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APA CALENDAR:

    • November 06, 2017
    • 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
    • Ballard Spahr, LLP, 1 E. Washington St., Suite 2300, Phoenix, AZ 85004

    Regular meeting of the APA Board of Directors. For more information, email info@azparalegal.org.

    • November 08, 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Webinar
    Register

    APA November CLE Webinar:


    "IMMIGRATION LAW TODAY - DACA, Cross-Border Issues, Asylum and more"

    By Kelsi Karim, Esq.

    Wednesday, November 8, 2017

    12 noon to 1 pm

    Join us as esteemed Immigration lawyer Kelsi Karim presents a one-hour CLE webinar on the latest updates on DACA, administrative hurdles in Cross Border issues in non-criminal asylum matters, processing visas and green cards, citizenship, as well as legal matters abroad.  Immigration law is constantly changing, so this is a good time to brush up and learn from the best!


    Since 2006 Mrs. Karim has practiced law both in Arizona and England. Mrs. Karim moved back to the United States in 2012 to establish her immigration practice after working for a top 50 Legal 500 firm in the United Kingdom. Prior to that Mrs. Karim gained litigation experience in Arizona as a prosecutor, a managing partner in private practice and participation in various community programs.


    Mrs. Karim has also traveled England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Canada, Mexico, Egypt, the United States and Caribbean Islands.

    • JD Ohio Northern University
    • BS in Accounting with Magna Cum Laude (highest grade of honors) from the University of South Florida
    • The College of Law of England and Wales QLTT
    • Admitted to the State Bar of Arizona
    • The Federal Bar of the United States
    • Qualified Lawyer Transfer Regulations Certificate of Eligibility for Admission to the roll of Solicitors (England and Wales)

    Awards and Associations: 

    • Arizona's Finest Lawyers
    • 2017 Super Lawyer Southwest Rising Star
    • Scottsdale Bar Association
    • Arizona South Asian Bar Association
    • Pima County Bar Association
    • Modest Means Project Attorney (Immigration Law)
    • Arizona State Bar Immigration Section
    • American Immigration Lawyers Association
    • Arizona Woman Lawyers Association
    • Association of Women Solicitors (England and Wales)


    Last day to register:  Saturday, November 4, 2017.

    This seminar qualifies for 1 hour CLE credit.

    • December 01, 2017
    • www.nala.org

    If you are interested in taking the Certified Paralegal examination with NALA, the filing deadline to submit your application is today!  Visit www.nala.org for more information.


    • December 06, 2017
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • The Phoenix Art Museum, Singer Hall, 1625 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85004
    Register

    Join us for our Annual Holiday CLE Luncheon:

    Wednesday, December 6, 2017

    12 noon to 1 pm

    Featured Speaker:  Rick DeBruhl, Chief Communications Officer of the State Bar of Arizona, former Anchor/Reporter at NBC Affiliate, 12 News

    Mr. DeBruhl will be speaking on: 

    "Driving Communications to Victory - Tools to Finding Success"


    The Phoenix Art Museum

    Singer Hall

    1625 N. Central Avenue

    Phoenix, AZ  85004

    *Note:  Attendees (with APA name tags) will have FREE same-day access to the Museum from 10 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

    *Free parking in the North parking lot.


    Mr. DeBruhl is the Chief Communications Officer of the State Bar of Arizona, and known to many as former Anchor with NBC affiliate, 12 News.  With a career that started in radio and now finds him covering auto racing for ESPN, he’s learned the art of storytelling.  

    What is the chief complaint about lawyers?  Lack of Communication!  You will learn tips and techniques for better communications and teamwork in the legal field through the story of Alexander Rossi, an Indy 500 rookie who had never driven in the race, but beat drivers and teams with decades of experience.  How did he do it?  Communications and teamwork.  Not only will Rick take you through Alexander Rossi’s amazing victory, but he can help you use the same tools to find success in your career.

    $35 Members (includes lunch!)

    $50 Members, Guests (includes lunch!)

    This seminar qualifies for 1 hour of CLE credit.

    Last day to register:  Thursday, November 30, 2017.

    • April 01, 2018
    • www.nala.org

    If you are interested in taking the Certified Paralegal examination with NALA, the filing deadline to submit your application is today!  Visit www.nala.org for more information.


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