OU Law Center Enrolls Students in Paralegal Education Program

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Students are being enrolled in the legal assistant education program of the University of Oklahoma Law Center. The program trains paralegals to work under the supervision of attorneys.

The certificate program prepares graduates for careers in private, corporate and government law-related activities. It is approved by the American Bar Association.

Classes are offered on Saturdays at the Law Center in Norman and are taught by attorneys and law professors who specialize in each area of the

"Legal assistants fulfill the need for a more economical and efficient approach delivering legal services to society," said Annette Prince, the attorney who directs the program.

For more information, contact the Department of Legal Assistant Education at OU Law Center. . .

Laura L. Cross, of the law firm Miller, Dollarhide, Dawson & Shaw, is scheduled to present "Living Wills" for the Better Breather Club at Hillcrest Health Center Feb. 15.

Cross also is scheduled to present "Healthcare Law" at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Feb. 18; serve on an ethics panel at Oklahoma City University Feb. 19; present "Death & Dying in the 1990s" at St. Anne Institute, Tulsa, Feb. 20; "Legal Issues in Nursing" Feb. 25 and Feb.

27 at Oklahoma College of Nursing; and present "Implementing the Patient Self-Determination Act and Application of the Good Samaritan Act" Feb. 27 as an in- service for Quality Lifestyles. Friends and clients of the firm are invited to attend a seminar she is presenting on "1992 Employment Law Update," Feb. 28. . .

Ruston C. Welch has become associated with the law firm of Hastie & Kirschner. Offices are located at 3000 First Oklahoma Tower, 210 W. Park Ave. . .

The Central Oklahoma Association of Legal Assistants has scheduled its monthly luncheon meeting 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Sheraton Century Center.

Rick R. Moore, a director of the McKinney, Stringer & Webster law firm, is scheduled to speak on "Estate and Tax Planning for the Individual. …