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.

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.

The onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic and its associated health risks forced much of the legal community to conduct depositions, arbitration hearings, and other proceedings remotely. That shift also presented an opportunity to reshape the model for memorializing and managing testimony that has existed for more than a century. The industry has embraced cloud-based technology platforms, allowing cases to move forward efficiently. Yet the technology itself is proving it does not need to be a temporary fix.

Take a dive deep into how Special Education Law is rooted in Civil Rights Law and Disability Law. We walk through the federal government’s responsibility of public education to not only legally provide - but also legally protect - civil and disability rights in education. We discuss the role of the 10th Amendment and its influence on public education as a national policy, as well as States’ rights to promulgate education law. This is an essential part of the conversation regarding public education and disability rights that is often either not acknowledged or not thoroughly discussed.

Over the last decade, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) cases have increased dramatically in federal courts, impacting all business sectors. This on-demand webinar will address the basic requirements under the FLSA, including requirements for employee pay, record keeping requirements, classification issues, and common pitfalls that lead to litigation.

Objectives of this on-demand webinar include the following: 

In this on-demand webinar, we will discuss the nomination process of a Supreme Court Justice and what the vetting process entails. Additionally, we will review some controversial Supreme Court nominations and the current appointment of Amy Coney Barrett. Lastly, we will review what “packing the court” means and the impeachment of a Supreme Court Justice.  

As part of a learning series designed to maximize effectiveness in trial presentation, this intermediate level course will provide essential tools to properly prepare for an upcoming trial in this new, ever-evolving virtual environment. The course will guide you through project management techniques as well as provide strategies to navigate the virtual workflow process. New key features and practical pointers will be explored to enable efficient data processing and document review in a remote platform.

This on-demand webinar provides information about Nursing Home cases with respect to personal injury practice. Nursing home cases are an important part of any personal injury practice, both plaintiff’s and defense. The role of the paralegal is critical to evaluating, litigating, and trying a nursing home case. This course focuses on the plaintiff’s firm process, but much of the material overlaps with defense-oriented litigation. Critical questions and red flags will be identified to ensure that nursing home cases are properly evaluated before signing them up and investing firm resources.

Immigration laws and policies are constantly changing due to recent court decisions, a pandemic impacting the nation, and a volatile political climate. In this on-demand webinar, we will discuss various immigration-related topics such as the H-1B employment-based immigration petition, travel bans, the EB-5 visa, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Cancellation of Removal applications, and asylum. This on-demand webinar will also cover how legal teams are addressing various legal obstacles in the current environment.

As part of a learning series designed to maximize effectiveness in trial presentation, this on-demand webinar will provide essential tools to properly prepare for an upcoming trial in this new, ever-evolving virtual environment. It will guide you through project management techniques as well as provide strategies to navigate the virtual workflow process. New key features and practical pointers will be explored to enable efficient data processing and document review in a remote platform.

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