Substantive

Substantive credit refers to all categories of public and private law, including but not limited to the law of contracts, real property, torts, and criminal law.

Explore the various roles that paralegals may fulfill when assisting prosecutors preparing for criminal jury trials expected to last multiple days. Participants will learn about the preparation of jury instructions, including the creation of those that are not contained in the model jury instructions. Discussion will include expectations of how paralegals can assist with selecting jury members, organizational tips, and technology preparation to ensure smooth outcomes during the actual jury trial.

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 12:00pm

This webinar explains the utility of body-worn camera footage for the prosecution of criminal cases.

Discussion includes:

  • Usage of the system and why certain information is shielded
  • Turning over system information to the defense and requisite documentation
  • Demonstrations of how to shield information and presenting footage in court as part of the prosecution's case

Effective communication skills are critical to a paralegal's success. Do you want to take your legal writing to the next level and become an indispensable member of your legal team? Join Legal Research & Writing Professor, Pamela Hollern, for “Top 10 Tips to Improve Your Legal Writing”.  

In this quick, 1-hour webinar, you will take away tangible tips to immediately improve your legal writing. Learn how to: 

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 - 12:00pm

This webinar addresses the question, "Why Utilize Realtime Reporters?"

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 12:00pm

This webinar presents the nuts and bolts of drafting and amending commercial real property leases. Examine how the medical, economic, and social aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic has affected landlords and tenants in the commercial real estate market.

Discussions will include:

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 12:00pm

Negotiating health insurance liens in auto injury cases can be painstaking work. Identifying and properly handling liens are integral duties in accomplishing the goal of maximizing a client’s recovery from an injury verdict or settlement. 

Join former plaintiff trial lawyer Rodd Santomauro as he presents skills and tactics necessary to navigate health insurance lien reductions, as well as complete Medicare Compliance.

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 12:00pm

Join a discussion geared around the Advanced Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) Compliance as it pertains to Personal Injury Cases. 

The webinar addresses Medicare in personal injury cases with attorneys and the paralegals that work for them.

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 12:00pm

How is the privacy landscape shifting and impacting IG and discovery?

Explore this topic through case law discussion and practical impacts on information governance and discovery.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 12:00pm

A Miller Trust is a special type of trust that adjusts a person's income downward, usually in an attempt for the individual to retain eligibility for certain types of governmental benefit programs. Most often, these trusts are used for the purpose of establishing eligibility for the Medicaid program. This webinar identifies if a Miller trust is needed and details the steps to set one up.

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 1:00pm

This course is for anyone who wants to strengthen their legal writing and citation skills, and understand the mechanics of crafting a winning brief or motion. We’ll discuss insights gleaned from over a decade of practical experience writing memos, briefs, and pleadings, as well as from conversations with hundreds of attorneys and judges about legal writing. 
 
In addition to discussing the substantive role that citations play in the outcome of a case, we’ll cover: 

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 12:00pm

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