Introduction to Skip Tracing for Paralegals

& Other Legal Professionals

(This program is approved for 2.0 CLE Substantive Including .5 Ethics by NALA and can be used by any other entity that accepts NALA approved substantive CLE)

Thank you to Southwest Florida Paralegal Association, Inc. for sponsoring this program.

Discover the Art of Skip Tracing

Join us for a captivating class specially designed for paralegals and legal professionals, focusing on the art of skip tracing. This course offers a unique blend of foundational knowledge, practical skills, and ethical insights, perfect for enhancing your investigative capabilities in the legal field.

What to Expect

Embark on an engaging journey through the world of skip tracing, where you'll explore a variety of techniques and tools essential for locating individuals and uncovering crucial information. While details will be finely tuned to stay current with industry standards, you can anticipate a rich learning experience that balances practical know-how with legal and ethical considerations.

Our course covers the entire skip tracing process, from gathering initial information to employing advanced search techniques. Learn how to access and analyze public records, utilize online databases, and leverage social media to uncover hard-to-find information.

Course Format

This course is on-demand, as soon as you enroll, you'll have access to the class materials. Plus, access never expires, so you'll be able to take the class on demand on YOUR schedule - when it's convenient for you, and refer back whenever needed. Materials are provided through multiple videos which are broken up into sections to help you easily find and focus on specific topics.

Downloadable Resources

In addition to the invaluable knowledge and skills you'll gain from our course, we also provide an assortment of valuable downloadable resources to enhance your learning experience and streamline your investigations. These resources include a comprehensive "Skip Tracing Subject Information Checklist" and a "Search Tracking Form" to keep your investigations organized and many other cheat sheets, forms and other valuable lists. These documents are designed to support your learning journey, making the complex process of skip tracing more manageable and effective.

Elevate Your Career

This course is your gateway to mastering skip tracing and staying ahead in the dynamic legal landscape. Don't miss this opportunity to expand your skill set.

Thank you to our Sponsor

 Southwest Florida Paralegal Association, Inc. (SWFPA) Website

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Meet Your Speaker
Linda McGrath-Cruz, ACP FRP

Linda McGrath-Cruz brings a wealth of hands-on experience to her seminars, accumulated since 1997, from the dynamic world of civil litigation. Specializing in areas such as products/premises liability, bodily injury, wrongful death, and medical malpractice defense, Linda's expertise is not just theoretical but deeply rooted in real-world practice. As a testament to her dedication and skill, she has earned the designation of NALA Advanced Certified Paralegal in key areas including discovery, eDiscovery, trial practice, social security, and entity medical liability, alongside her recognition as a Florida Registered Paralegal.

Linda's academic journey underscores her commitment to the paralegal profession, holding two paralegal certificates, a Bachelor's in Paralegal Studies from Barry University, and a Master's in Paralegal Studies from National Juris University. Linda also holds degrees in medical assisting and secondary education. Her educational background, paired with her extensive experience, positions her as an instructor with a deep understanding of the field's nuances and complexities.

Currently serving as a litigation paralegal with American Family Insurance's BI team, Linda's role extends beyond her in-house responsibilities. She is the proud founder and operator of Perfectly Paralegal, a vibrant community that offers resources, support, continuing education, and much more for paralegals across all levels of experience and education. This initiative highlights Linda's commitment to nurturing the paralegal community, making her not just a mentor but a relatable ally who understands the challenges and triumphs of the profession.

In Linda's classes, you're not just learning theory; you're gaining practical insights from someone who has lived it. Her approachable nature and dedication to sharing her wealth of knowledge ensure that every participant leaves with valuable, actionable information. Join her to bridge the gap between theoretical knowledge and practical application, and empower yourself with the tools for success in the dynamic world of paralegal work.

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