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NCAPA CLE Event: Introduction to Cite-Checking

  • 02/15/2023
  • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Online

Visit NCAPA's website to register. Videoconference information will be provided in an email once payment is received.

This three-hour cite-checking seminar presented by Deborah Bouchoux, Esq., is a complete overview of basic citation form and includes the following topics: 

  • Overview of The Bluebook, including its history and structure
  • Strategies for effective cite-checking
  • Citation form for federal and state cases (including subsequent history)
  • Citation form for federal and state statutes
  • Citation form for secondary authorities (books, law reviews, and so forth)
  • Punctuation in citation form
  • The use of short forms such as id. and supra in citations

This presentation provides critical information for both beginning and experienced cite-checkers.  

Course is pending approval of three hours of NFPA CLE credit.

21st Edition of The Bluebook is required.

About the Alliance

VAPA was formed by six associations in 1989 and is now comprised of paralegal associations and individual area liaisons located within the Commonwealth of Virginia. It represents over 1,500 paralegals and students across the state. The Alliance is non-partisan, non-profit, and non-union.


President Tammy Lynn, ACP, VARP: president@vaparalegalalliance.org

VARP Inquiries: VARP@vaparalegalalliance.org

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