Conference Brochure

2015 Pacific Regional Conference
April 23 - 25, 2015
Portland, Oregon
Practical in Portland
American Association for Paralegal Education
19 Mantua Road · Mt. Royal, NJ 08061
Phone: 856-423-2829 · Fax: 856-423-3420 · [email protected]
2015 Pacific Regional Conference
Hosted by:
Portland Community College
Dates: Thursday, April 23rd, Friday, April 24th, and Saturday, April 25th 2015
Theme: Practical in Portland
Workshops and Exhibits: Continuous
Program Schedule
Thursday, April 23, 2015
3:00 - 3:25 pm
3:25 - 3:30 pm
Welcome! Jerry Brask, Portland Community College
3:30 - 4:45 pm
Session 1: Reality Check: What I Want a Paralegal Candidate to Tell Me They Know
Speakers: Elise Brickner-Schulz, Miller Nash Law Firm; Arthur Saito, Stahancyk, Kent and
Hook Law firm; Traci Ray, Barran Liebman and Shelia Benson, Kell, Alterman & Runstein
4:45 - 5:15 pm
Time with Exhibitors
5:15 - 6:15 pm
6:00 pm
Dine Arounds
2015 Pacific Regional Conference
Program Schedule
Friday, April 24, 2015
8:00 - 9:00 am
Registration/Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors
9:00 - 10:15 am
Session 2: Portfolios: For Assessment, Getting Jobs or Both?
Speaker: Steven Taylor, Portland Community College
10:15 - 10:45 am
Break with Exhibitors
10:45 am - 12:00 pm
Session 3: eDiscovery
Speaker: Janice Hollman, Portland Community College and kCura
12:00 - 1:30 pm
Topic: PL Clubs!
1:30 - 2:30 pm
Session 4: Hybrid Classes: Nuts and Bolts
Speaker: Darrel Harrison, San Diego Miramar College and Scott Hauert, Phoenix College
Downtown Campus
2:30 - 2:45 pm
Break with Exhibitors
2:45 - 3:45 pm
Session 5: Marketing PLs to The Bar
Speaker: Juliet Jonas, John F. Kennedy University
3:45 - 4:00 pm
Break with Exhibitors
4:00 - 5:00 pm
Session 6: Classroom Components of Internship: What Is Taught?
Speaker: Dwight Dickerson, California University - East Bay
5:00 - 6:00 pm
6:15 pm
Dine Arounds
2015 Pacific Regional Conference
Program Schedule
Saturday, April 25, 2015
8:00 - 9:00 am
Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors
9:00 - 11:00 am
Session 7: Teaching Takeaway
Speaker: Gabe Hunter Bernstein, Portland Community College
11:00 - 11:15 am
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Session 8: Legal Software: What is/should be Taught
Speaker: TBD
2015 Pacific Regional Conference
Hotel Information
Portland Marriott City Center
520 SW Broadway
Portland, Oregon 97205 USA
Phone: 503-226-6300
Room Rate: $159.00 per night standard room
Reservations: 800-228-9290 must identify themselves as members of Group, with the name of American
Association for Paralegal Education when calling to book your hotel room.
Book Online: Pacific Regional
Deadline: The hotel reservation deadline is April 2, 2015. Reservation requests received after the hotel on the cut-off
date, April 2, 2015, will be accepted at hotel's prevailing rate, based on room type availability.
Discover the Portland Marriott City Center hotel, located in downtown Rose City. Our boutique hotel enables guests
to tap into the pulse of Portland's most enchanting urban rhythms. With such a wonderful location, we're a traveler's
delight. Since we are in the center of the city's business district, our downtown hotel is near great shopping, restaurants
and MAX Light Rail. Enjoy high-speed Internet access in all guest rooms and meeting rooms at our Portland, luxury
About Portland
From the theaters and museums of the Cultural District to parks that play host to festivals and farmers' markets, downtown puts a wide range of entertainment within easy walking distance. Downtown, you'll find everything from budget
food cart lunches to fine dining at acclaimed restaurants — nearly all emphasizing local, seasonal ingredients.
2015 Pacific Regional Conference
April 23 - 25, 2015
Portland, Oregon
Early Bird
On or before
1st Member from an AAfPE Member Institution
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Cancellation Policy
Cancellations received in writing via mail or fax by April 9, 2015 will be entitled to a full refund. After April 9, 2015,
no refunds will apply. For further information please contact Kathy Suckiel at [email protected] or
(856) 423-2829.
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