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|An Introduction to Estate Planning||
Many people believe that estate planning is only for the rich and famous. Estate planning is not limited to millionaires. Everything that you work hard for over your lifetime deserves attention. The focus of estate planning is not always about the money! You must consider what is appropriate for your family. My favorite phrase is, “Equal and fair are not always the same thing.”
This session will provide an overview of FinCEN (US Department of Treasury Financial Crimes Enforcement Network) and their enforcement of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) as it relates to Anti-Money Laundering (AML), focusing on current events in the gaming industry. It will provide you with a basic understanding of AML, state and government oversight and gaming regulatory oversight. You will learn how extensive the penalties can be for non-compliance and the extremes regulators are going to, to ensure strict adherence to the laws, rules and regulations.
|Are You Sabotaging Your Annual Performance Review||
Many paralegals dread their annual performance review because they feel that it does not make a difference in their year-end bonus or salary increase. Can it be that a lack of enthusiasm is evident in your performance review meeting due to limited preparation? A performance review is an opportunity for you to assess not only your own accomplishments and experiences, but to provide feedback on your future role in your firm or legal department.
|Artificial Intelligence: Ethics Issues||
This on-demand webinar explores the ethics implications of relying on artificial intelligence to provide or assist in providing legal advice. First, the program will cover general issues, including: unauthorized practice of law and multijurisdictional rules' application; lawyers' duty of competence; the conflicts of interest, fee/expense, privilege and work product implications of lawyers working with third party AI providers or consultants; lawyers' ability to limit their liability; discoverability and ownership of AI material. Second, the course will address AI issues transactional lawyer
|Attorney-Client Privilege Boot Camp for Paralegals||
This on-demand webinar will provide an intensive overview of the attorney-client privilege protection, and the related work product doctrine. The program will focus on paralegals’ role in creating, preserving and asserting those protections. The program is appropriate for both transactional and litigation paralegals, and will include an opportunity to ask questions throughout the session.
|Avoiding Landmines in the Nonprofit Arena||
This on-demand webinar describes the key requirements for a nonprofit organization to obtain tax exempt status under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3). Specific examples are provided of organizations that meet (and do not meet) the specific requirements.
|Basic Business Organizations||
This presentation offers a broad and basic view of the fundamentals of business that every paralegal should understand. The presenter will discuss sole proprietorships, general partnerships, limited partnerships, limited liability partnerships, profit and nonprofit corporations, and limited liability companies. The advantages and disadvantages of each type of organization are explained, and guidance on how to form each type is offered, including specifics about required state and IRS filings.
|Basic Due Diligence||
The laws, rules, and policies around a law firm's due diligence can be challenging at times to experienced attorneys and paralegals. It is even more daunting for those who are just getting familiar with the due diligence/RA 9 world. This presentation outlines some key points for those who are relatively new to this area of corporate law. Topics included are: general search rules, forms, and importance of the debtor name. There is also a discussion on the GM case and its implications for firms. All topics are established touchstones in due diligence analysis.
This on-demand webinar will cover the basics of tort law, including negligence, intentional torts, and strict liability. It covers the elements of several torts and what must be proven to determine whether or not a tort has been committed. The course also addresses defenses to tort accusations. It will prepare the legal professional with the necessary terminology and knowledge of tort law to understand cases worked on in this area.
|Cell Phone Forensics||
Ever wondered what kind of information is on a cell phone? Or how forensic collection works for mobile devices? Mobile devices are central to our daily lives; they are computers at our fingertips. As such, they create a large amount of data relevant to investigations and litigation, and serve as an incredible repository of electronic information. This webinar will discuss the kind of forensics results that can be obtained, how to handle locked devices, and more. Dr. Manes' presentation will include information on: