Webinars Page

Title Start Date
Artificial Intelligence: Ethics Issues Fri, 03/23/2018 - 10:00am

This program 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 program will address AI issues transactional lawyer may f

ERISA 101: A Closer Look at Employee Benefits Law Wed, 03/28/2018 - 2:00pm

Employee Benefits & ERISA - The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) covers most voluntarily established private sector employee benefit plans. Private-sector employers are responsible for making sure their retirement plans comply with ERISA regulations. ERISA sets forth the minimum standards for these plans, which include defined contribution plans, defined benefit plans, 401(k)s, Employee Stock Ownership Plans(ESOPs), Simplified Employee Pension Plans (SEPs), and Profit Sharing Plans.

Interviewing Reminders and Tips in the Digital World Thu, 03/29/2018 - 1:00pm

We all have our own view of what it takes to be a successful interview. The old adage of “just be yourself” isn’t going to work in today’s digital world. An interview doesn’t start the minute you walk into the interview, but could potentially start before you even receive a call, and it doesn’t end when you the interviewer shakes your hand. What do you need to consider when looking for a job in today’s digital world? What makes you stick out from the digital pack, and how do you ensure that what you have on your digital wall doesn’t come back to haunt you in the physical world?

Technology and Law Practice Tue, 04/03/2018 - 12:00pm

This webinar will cover:

  1. How to stay organized and secure with technology in a law practice
  2. Best practices for email and communications (including attorney client privilege and unauthorized practice of law issues)
  3. Research and documentation using technology with a focus on record keeping and destruction
  4. Information governance and management – what it is and how you can play a role
Life Care Planning Thu, 04/05/2018 - 10:00am

Life care plans have become an important component in personal injury litigation.  Whether you are seeking to demonstrate a client's injuries or disabilities or defending the actions of another party or parties, advocates often look to the life care planner to provide a clear and unbiased illustration to the court of the damages to be considered.  Since the late 1980's, life care planners have come from multiple disciplines to provide their services throughout the United States and Canada.  This presentation will provide the paralegal with an overview of life care planning with the followin

Unauthorized Practice of Law Fri, 04/13/2018 - 12:00pm

Law firms generally employ paralegals and other support staff to assist attorneys in providing legal services to clients.  Over the years, a paralegal's role in a law firm has become extremely important in providing lower cost legal services to the public.  Paralegals may perform tasks such as preparing legal documents, meeting with clients, communicating with opposing counsel or other non-party, among other tasks.  As a non-attorney, these tasks must all be done under the supervision of a licensed attorney.  Practicing law without a license can come with serious implications and ruin one’s

Copyright Law in a Digital World: A Basic Guide for Paralegals Mon, 04/16/2018 - 1:00pm

Do you know anyone who is not posting content on Facebook, Instagram, or another social media site?  Do you know any company that doesn’t have a website?  In today's digital world, most content is hosted on a website or app and is usually viewed on your mobile device.  Whether you are the person posting the content or you work at the company hosting it on a website, you are affected by copyright law.

Old Age Comes At A Bad Time: The Elderly Client & Basics of Long term care Planning Thu, 04/19/2018 - 10:00am

This course is designed to introduce personnel who work for attorneys, such as paralegals, assistants, other support staff, with the unique issues surrounding the representation of elderly clients. The presentation will address issues of access, appearance and office set up to better accommodate elderly clients. There will also be discussion of typical barriers in communicating with elderly clients, such as hearing, sight and mobility issues, and possible solutions.

Addressing Bullying in the Legal Workplace Fri, 04/27/2018 - 10:00am

Ms. Camay will share subject matter expert information and national statistics in her presentation on the topic of bullying in the workplace, sharing her personal testimony with the audience. The audience will gain knowledge about this epidemic and will learn simple concepts they can implement into their working environment to set clear boundaries and address being bullied in the workplace.

Corporate Depositions Tue, 05/01/2018 - 11:00am

What Legal Professionals Need To Know About Deposing and Defending Corporate Entities, Non-Profit Organizations, Government Agencies and Their Representatives. The ability to depose corporations, corporate entities, non-profit organizations, government agencies and their representatives under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 30(b)(6) is one of the most powerful and effective tools available to a litigator.  In this webinar, we will explain the strategy and procedure of corporate depositions.  We will discuss: