2023 Advanced Paralegal Retreat

Posted on April 20, 2023 in General News

Wyatt Taylor will be presenting the case law and legislative update at the retreat.

Mallory Brennan and Lindsay Dugan prepared the written materials for the legislative and case law update. Immogen Worthington also helped out on the planning committee.


8.75 hours NALA CLE approved
(4.75 substantive, 1.0 Ethics, 3.0 non-substantive)

Join us for our third retreat designed especially for the more experienced paralegal or legal assistant! This program will focus on family law issues. As this is a retreat, we will only be meeting in person
(no live-streaming is offered).

Registration opens at 10:30 on Friday morning. Lunch is at 11:00 and our program starts at 11:30.
Your registration fee covers all meals.
Friday’s dinner kindly sponsored by ChartSquad.

Topics At A Glance:

  • Taming the Massive Amount of Discovery: Document Management
  • Interpreting Tax Returns and Financial Statements
  • Pitfalls of Electronic Discovery and Evidence: How to Avoid Going to Prison for You and Your Lawyer Boss
  • Legislative & Case Law Update
  • Ethics: Avoiding Becoming Your Client’s Psychologist
  • Preparing the Support & Equitable Distribution Case Using VADER
  • Retirement Orders


CLE Certificate and Materials:
Retreat materials, along with the CLE Certificate of Attendance, will be emailed to you 1-2 days prior to the retreat so that you may print any materials you may wish to have with you. If you would like to access these materials while at the retreat, bring your laptop or tablet.

Plan to arrive at least 15 minutes early and come to the VTLA registration table to check-in.

Event Anti-Harassment, Discrimination and Safety Policy


Hotel 24 South
24 S Market St.
Staunton, VA 24401


VTLA has a block of rooms reserved at a discounted $149 a night. Reserve your room soon! Our block expires March 28. Call 866-880-0024 to reserve your room and be sure to mention you are with Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. You can also reserve your room online here.


Cancellation Policy:

WE HOPE YOU WON’T, but if you must cancel, the VTLA cancellation policy applies to all paid meeting events, including any scheduled social events. All cancellations or changes must be in writing. Cancellations received before materials are emailed will be refunded the registration fee paid less a $50 cancellation fee. Due to guarantees required to our vendors, no refunds will be given after that point. Thank you for your understanding.