Attendee Registration - 32nd Annual Educational Conference

  • 15 Sep 2018
  • 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM (PDT)
  • Hilton Hotel - 18800 MacArthur Blvd., Irvine CA 92612
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*******Registration Deadline: September 5th by 5:00 pm*******

2018 OCPA Conference Brochure


Morning Keynote will be presented by: Zachary Zaharek, Esq.

Afternoon Keynote will be presented by: Jennifer Hill


Morning Keynote- 1 hour (Ethics MCLE)

“Lessons in Leadership- a Paralegal's Guide to Success in the Workplace”

Zachary Zaharek, Esq. will discuss how you can be an "Influencer" within your law firm or legal department. Learn to build and sustain your "personal brand." Zachary will share lessons from thought leaders around the global and teach you how to THINK DIFFERENTLY about your career.

Zack is employed by First American Financial Corporation holding the position of Division Vice President, Senior Corporate Counsel.  

Zack taught at the University of California, Irvine’s Paralegal program. In 2006, Zack was awarded Distinguished Instructor of the Year. Since 2005, Zack has sat on the University of California, Irvine’s Curriculum Advisory Board. Zack speaks regularly at Orange County Paralegal Association events including Section Meetings and past Educational Conferences. 

Zack is the Past President of the Southern California Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel - America (ACCA).  ACCA is the largest in-house bar association in the country. Zack is also a Director and Treasurer of the Public Records Industry Association. 

Lunchtime Keynote- 1.5 hours (Ethics MCLE)

"The origin of Ethics: a Foundation of Integrity”

Jennifer Hill, owner of JHill's Staffing looks at where ethics came from and why they are still an integral part of our daily life. She will explore the idea of integrity and bringing ethics not just to your professional life, but to your personal life.

Jennifer is focused on giving everyone access to his or her own greatness while having an extraordinary life with a career to love. Jennifer has spent over a decade as a speaker, corporate trainer, blogger, radio and television personality, and career expert.

She has appeared on Good Day LA, KTLA, CBS, ABC, FOX, and BBC News as an expert in the field of recruiting and job hunting.


10:30-11:45 AM- Morning MCLE Breakout Sessions

          Session  1: Litigation (Paralegal Etiquette in the Courtroom)

          Session 2: Intellectual Property (Essential Knowledge & Updates in the Intellectual Property World)

          Session 3: Labor and Employment (Top 10 Employment Law Issues to Watch Out For in 2018: Including Harassment in the Workplace in the #me-too movement climate)

          Session 4: Medical Malpractice (The Anatomy of a Medical Malpractice Case)

12:00-2:00 PM- Lunch

          Lunchtime Keynote Address (Ethics MCLE)

          Exhibitor Drawings


2:15-3:30PM- Afternoon MCLE Breakout Sessions

          Session 1:  Litigation (Social Media and Jury Selection: How Social Media is Changing the Game)

          Session 2: Family Law ( How to Make Yourself Indispensable In The Family Law Profession: Five Things Your Boss Wishes You Knew, But Won't Tell You)

          Session 3: Corporate Law (The Anatomy of a Mergers and Acquisitions Transaction)

          Session 4: Real Estate Law ("A Good Lease is Hard to Find-The Anatomy of a Commercial Lease")


** Deadline: September 5th by 5:00 pm-No Exceptions!!


$125- OCPA Members

$150- Non-Members

$60- Student Members


PLEASE NOTE: Effective January 1, 2016, OCPA no longer accepts checks as a form of payment for event registration. Please log in to your OCPA account to submit electronic payment via credit card, debit card or PayPal.   

*Cancellation Policy - If you need to cancel your reservation, please e-mail Conference Chairpersons Lindsay Soule at or Kai Williamson at No refunds will be issued. Credit for a future meeting will be held in your OCPA account which may be applied to future meetings if your cancellation is received no less than 48 hours prior to the event. 


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