Notary Skills Track

Increasing Importance of Notary Fees Issues (Notary Skills)

Due to a recent class-action lawsuit centered around Notary fees, there is a renewed focus on what Notaries may charge as a part of their duties. Listen to the nation’s leading Notary expert on laws and procedures explain the best practices around fees!

  • Learn about the details around the lawsuit and why the Notaries are being sued
  • Understand fees and accepting payments from a legal perspective
  • Discover how to avoid being sued for overcharging for your Notary services

Michael Closen, Professor of Law Emeritus, John Marshall Law School
 

The Complete How-To Guide for Notaries (Notary Skills)

This upbeat hands-on workshop will walk you through real-life Notary situations, step-by-step. Developed by the staff of the NNA, this workshop will explain all the important aspects of lawful, prudent Notary practices.

  • Develop the skills to tackle any notarization with ease
  • Practice the five easy-to-remember steps of notarization
  • Hands-on, walk-through, of real-life Notary situations

Susi Sivkov, Seminar Instructor Lead, National Notary Association
Stephanie Winney, Seminar Instructor, National Notary Association
 

A Nightmare on Notary Street — Notary Horror Stories (Notary Skills)

Everyone has that one notarization they hope never comes back to bite them. Unfortunately, some do! Come hear real-life Notary horror stories, and what lessons can be learned from these unfortunate souls. Topics will cover all aspects of Notary rules and laws, including personal appearance, disqualifications, identification, journals, signing for the elderly, personal/employer liability and more.

  • Learn how to feel confident by knowing the rules in your state
  • Discover the proper procedures to stay out of trouble
  • Hear real-life stories that you can learn from when you are notarizing

Kelcia Cannon, Director, Planning & Administration, Columbia Thread Needle Investments
Richard Burton, Co-Owner, Notary Law Institute
 

So, You Think You Can Seal? (Notary Skills)

Join us for this fun, interactive, game show-style presentation. We ask the questions and you provide the answers. Topics include best practices, Notary history, loan signings, document descriptions and geography (or not.) May the best team win and be crowned “Seal Master Champions.”

  • Test your knowledge or notary best practices
  • Learn how to think quickly on your feet in any notary situation
  • Have fun while increasing your Notary knowledge

Marcy Tiberio, President, Professional Notary Services, Inc.
Mike Phillips, Senior Director of Patient Advocacy and Housing Services, Jewish Family Service of San Diego
 

Three Court Cases Every Notary Should Know (Notary Skills)

Back by popular demand for NNA 2019! Every notarization you perform is important. Sometimes, without intending to, a Notary may perform an improper action that could leave them involved in a court case. Listen to an attorney discuss three court cases involving Notaries that will shine a spotlight on the importance of your job and how every part of the notarization could have legal consequences.

  • Review court cases to examine mistakes made and damages that occurred
  • Understand the importance of following standards of professional care for every notarization
  • Learn tips to avoid liability from notarizations and protect yourself in case of lawsuits

Mike Phillips, Senior Director of Patient Advocacy and Housing Services, Jewish Family Service of San Diego
 

Behind the Scenes Tips for Form I-9 Compliance (Notary Skills)

Discover some top tips to ensure compliance in completing the Form I-9 & E-Verify.  Are you an authorized representative completing an I-9 for a company? What are your responsibilities as an authorized representative? Learn the do’s & don’ts and many ‘in the weeds’ areas you may not be aware of regarding both the Form I-9 and E-Verify.  We have saved the last thirty minutes for any and all of your questions on this topic.

  • Review compliance tips for the Form I-9 and E-Verify
  • Understand your responsibilities as an authorized representative
  • Discover areas of the Form I-9 and E-Verify you may not be aware of

Jennifer Nelson, Management and Program Analyst, Department of Homeland Security
 

Form I-9 & E-Verify: Mistakes Big or Small — Avoid Them All! (Notary Skills)

Understand the Form I-9 in-depth along with its companion… E-Verify. How do you correctly complete the form? What’s your responsibility in ensuring the employee completes Section 1 correctly? When’s the earliest you can complete an I-9? Learn the many common mistakes made and resources available to you. As for E-Verify, an overview that will include ways that you can become an E-Verify Employer Agent which allows you to run E-Verify cases for client companies.

  • Review in-depth tips for the Form I-9 and E-Verify
  • Understand your responsibilities for completing Section 1 correctly
  • Discover ways that you can become an E-Verify Employer Agent

Jennifer Nelson, Management and Program Analyst, Department of Homeland Security
 

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