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|1st Amendment||Thu, 05/17/2018 - 11:00am||
The 1st Amendment webinar hosted by John Bermingham will focus on the purpose behind the 1st Amendment while exploring and understanding the Establishment Clause, the Free Exercise Clause, Freedom of Speech including Freedom of the Press, the Right to Peaceably Assemble, and the Right to petition for a governmental redress of grievances. Additionally, Mr. Bermingham will analyze and debate some key Supreme Court rulings under the 1st Amendment including R. A. V. v. City of St. Paul, Lemon v. Kurtzman, and Reynolds v.
|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.
|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
|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.
|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:
|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.
|Hearsay and Confrontation Clause||Fri, 05/18/2018 - 12:00pm||
This course will cover hearsay from A-to-Z. We'll begin by defining hearsay: what it is, where it lurks, and how to spot it. We will examine the basic rules on its admissibility, as well as the policy reasons behind those rules. We will then discuss the most common ways to avoid the ban on hearsay evidence, including using out-of-court statements for non-hearsay purposes, finding exclusions from the rule against hearsay, and applying the exceptions found in the Federal Rules of Evidence.
|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?
|Judiciary & National Security - War, Terrorism, and Daily Life||Wed, 05/09/2018 - 11:00am||
The end of the Soviet Era (sometimes referred to as the post-communist world) has seen upheavals related to historic episodes such as colonialism or ancient tribal hostilities or both. Some history of the Middle East, from Canaan through the Crusades to ISIS, will be traced rather briefly in the segment on “Paths to War & Terror” before turning to how counter-terrorism has impacted both our daily lives and our legal systems. The link from history to current events exists in security screening at airports, courthouses, and public events.
|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