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.

The deal that has landed in your inbox might look just the same as the last half-dozen, or it might be an entirely new industry or deal structure. Either way, an organized approach to due diligence will help you best serve your client by being both thorough and efficient. This course will cover best practices for doing the digging that is required for a successful and thoughtful transactional practice, and for responding from the seller’s side to requests for documentation and information.

Jury research is a burgeoning domain within the legal field. Jury consultants use psychological theorems and statistical analyses to inform legal processes and assist trial teams with discovery, theme development, jury selection, witness preparation, settlement decisions, and case presentations. This on-demand webinar is an introduction to the way in which jury consultants work side-by-side with trial teams to conduct focus groups, shadow juries, witness preparation, social media profiling, and post-trial interviews.

Did you know that more than 10,000 people are turning 65 each day? By 2030, more than 70 million people will be 65 years of age or older. Unfortunately, a vulnerable population such as this attracts criminals. There are currently more than five million elder abuse victims in the United States, affecting one in ten adults over the age of 60. 

This on-demand webinar will discuss the primary duties of a paralegal in workers compensation from both the plaintiff and defense sides of the case. We will discuss the roles of a paralegal from the commencement of the case to the settlement of the case.  This on-demand webinar will benefit both the intermediate and more experienced paralegal.

Child custody is one area of law that will likely touch every legal practitioner’s work life regardless of your actual practice area. Inevitably, as soon as someone knows you work in law, you will be asked to give some guidance about a child custody case whether it is from a friend, a neighbor, a co-worker or a client. 

During this on-demand webinar, we will discuss distinguishing between typical uses of Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts; recognizing common scenarios where Revocable Trust Planning is utilized; and identifying common clauses and elements of a Revocable Trust Agreement.  

In sovereign Indian nations throughout the US, there’s a severe lawyer shortage and nonlawyer tribal advocates representing clients in tribal courts. Some of these advocates are caring and skilled; others do more harm than good. 

Many citizens of these nations can’t even access tribal advocates and desperately reach out to court personnel for assistance. 

This on-demand webinar describes the severity of the access to justice crisis in Indian country and explores the roles paralegals might play in alleviating the crisis.

When your firm obtains a judgment, do you know what comes next?

Learn the fundamentals of collection law in this basic to intermediate level course which will discuss the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, what you should be doing before you obtain a judgment, and what remedies are available to enforce a judgment including debtor’s exams, wage and bank garnishments, and writs of execution.  You will even get some skip-tracing tips on where you can find valuable information.

In this course Joseph Jones will teach the paralegals how social media and internet use have opened up new avenues for legal investigations. He will address why social media investigations are important to almost every case type. He will also discuss how to correctly locate, preserve and authenticate online content, and why a printed copy of something online is insufficient to produce as evidence.  The discussion also includes ethical discussions on what you should/shouldn’t be doing in regards to sending “friend” requests or other communications with subjects of the investigation.

Over the course of Mr. Newburg's career he has represented a number of individuals and been involved in cases that involve media attention including the Larry Nassar case. Mr. Newburg will discuss how he got involved in the case, when he got involved in the case and what it was like to be involved. He will discuss things learned from his representation of Dr.

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