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California Notary Public Class at Work

California State Notary Public

Saturday, November 3, 2018
8:00am - 5:00pm

SF State Downtown Campus
835 Market Street, 6th Floor

This one-day course provides all of the required training necessary to become a California notary public. By the end of this course, students will know all the information necessary to pass the State Notary Public exam and fully function as a successful commissioned Notary Public. Notaries public must be California residents; at least 18 years old; pass this course; read, write, and understand English; and pass a background check.

This course is certified by the California Secretary of State and taught by an approved California notary education provider. Per California requirements, late arrivals will not be allowed entry.

The state Notary exam is offered immediately following the class. For the exam bring:

  • a check or money order for $40 made out to the Secretary of State
  • a CA Driver’s License, CA State I.D. card or a U.S. Passport
  • a 2x2 photograph
  • two #2 pencils

Instructor: Randall Kirby, CA Notary Training Center

Register:

Register on the 6th floor or by calling 415.405.7700 [option 5]

$150 (.7 CEU) | PLS 9169 Section 01 | Class Number 11031

 

MCLE Privacy Class

New MCLE Course!

Who's Watching You:
Privacy Law in the Age of the Internet

Date

Saturday, November 10, 2018
11:00am - 3:15pm

Location

SF State Downtown Campus
835 Market Street, 6th Floor
San Francisco

Class Overview

Current technology – your phone, your car, your smart home device – allows for the collection of far more detailed information about you, your preferences and your behavior than ever before. This course is designed to provide participants with a broad overview of the legal issues in privacy and data protection and with a basic understanding of their rights.

Topics will include:

  • Fundamental concepts in privacy and data protection.
  • Privacy and data protection regulation in the U.S., such as in the healthcare, finance and telecommunications sectors.
  • Privacy and data protection regulation in Europe (GDPR), or why am I suddenly seeing those annoying cookie notices?
  • The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018.

Instructor

Elaine Chow

Registration

Register on the 6th floor or by calling 415.405.7700.

$100 (.4 CEU/MCLE)
PLS 9204 | Section 01 | Class Number 11245

 

California Notary Public

California State Notary Public

Saturday, January 19, 2019
8:00am - 5:00pm

SF State Downtown Campus
835 Market Street, 6th Floor

This one-day course provides all of the required training necessary to become a California notary public. By the end of this course, students will know all the information necessary to pass the State Notary Public exam and fully function as a successful commissioned Notary Public. Notaries public must be California residents; at least 18 years old; pass this course; read, write, and understand English; and pass a background check.

This course is certified by the California Secretary of State and taught by an approved California notary education provider. Per California requirements, late arrivals will not be allowed entry.

The state Notary exam is offered immediately following the class. For the exam bring:

  • a check or money order for $40 made out to the Secretary of State
  • a CA Driver’s License, CA State I.D. card or a U.S. Passport
  • a 2x2 photograph
  • two #2 pencils

Instructor: Randall Kirby, CA Notary Training Center

Register:

Winter registration starts November 5. Register on the 6th floor or by calling 415.405.7700 [option 5]

$150 (.7 CEU) | PLS 9169 Section 01 | Class Number 1053

 

News

 

SFPA 2018 Student Scholarship Essay
Deadline Extended to October 7

1,000 Words for $1,000 Dollars

Every year, the San Francisco Paralegal Association awards a scholarship prize to a student member of the Association who writes an essay about an issue important to the paralegal profession in California. This year's prize is $1,000.

The winner of the scholarship will receive the award at the Association's Annual Meeting, to be held on Friday, October 19, 2018 at the San Francisco Bar Association at 301 Battery Street in San Francisco, CA. If you have any questions about the scholarship, please send your questions to info@sfpa.com. We look forward to receiving your essays!

ESSAY PROMPT: Technology Competency Requirements: Discuss the ethical requirements of the legal profession in technology competency, and address the role of paralegals in fulfilling these requirements. Students should cite to, at minimum, three (3) relevant case law, statutes, or applicable court rules.

Rules & Guidelines

All Submissions are due no later than Monday October 1, 2018 at 5:00pm.

  • You must be a current student member of the SFPA prior to submission.
  • Format: 1,000 word maximum, double spaced, 12-point font. PDF readable or Word document. Essay must be typed. No handwritten entries.
  • One entry per student.
  • Please submit your essay to info@sfpa.com with ESSAY ENTRY in the subject line. In your email, please include the name of your school and expected date of graduation.

View the scholarship flyer (PDF).


Photo: David Goldstein

Apply for the David Goldstein Scholarship
Deadline: October 31, 2018

Apply now for the David Goldstein Memorial Scholarship for Criminal Law Students. The deadline to apply for fall 2018 is October 31, 2018. The David Goldstein Memorial Scholarship for Criminal Law Students was established in honor of our long-time criminal law teacher. It is open to SF State Paralegal Studies students planning a career in criminal law and to international students. The scholarship awards two $3,000 scholarships in the fall and spring semesters. Learn more about the David Goldstein Memorial Scholarship and how to apply.


Willie Brown Fellowship Program
Apply by October 22, 2018

The Willie L. Brown, Jr. Fellowship provides SF State students who have faced barriers pursuing a college education with an opportunity to gain professional experience in the public sector while developing a lifelong commitment to public service. Students enrolled full time, who will have completed 60 units, and are in good standing (GPA of 2.0 or above) at the beginning of the fall 2018 semester are eligible. Students from all majors are welcome to apply. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

To learn more about the fellowship, attend an informational session, where fellowship co-directors and alumni will talk about the program and their experiences, as well as answer questions.

Informational Sessions:

  • Wednesday, September 12, 2018
    3:00pm - 4:30pm
    LIB 222
  • Thursday, October 4, 2018
    4:00pm - 5:30pm
    LIB 222

For more information and to apply, visit the Willie L. Brown, Jr. Fellowship Program page or email wbfellows@sfsu.edu.

Willie Brown and the fellowship scholars

 

 

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