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2019 Notary Public Conference Presentations

We would like to thank our speakers and our attendees for participating in the Texas Secretary of State’s 2019 Notary Public Conference. For those unable to attend, you may access the videos and course materials below. Alternatively, you may visit the official Notary Education YouTube page to access the 2019 Conference material, as well as any prior conference material.



Texas Notary Fundamentals by Kathleen M. Butler

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Notaries Without Bond by Robert Sumners

Video | PDF


Strange, Bizarre and Unusual Notarizations by Suzi Sivkov

Video | PDF

 

Starting Your Mobile Notary Business by Phyllis Traylor

Video | PDF
Notary Law and Ethics by Michael Closen

Video | PDF
  Electronic and Online Notarizations by Kathleen Butler and Briana Godbey

Video | PDF
Signing Agent Errors Common Errors, Best Practices and Responsibilities by Katheleen Butler

Video | PDF
  Perspectives from the Secretary of State by Kevin Tipton

Video | PDF