Computer Forensics pose challenges in many legal areas both in discovery and preservation of ESI. Law firms and their clients can both be “forensically challenged” in today’s ESI environment. Securing ESI is a challenge for both law firms and their clients and is one of the hottest areas of technologic concerns.  This on-demand webinar discusses these challenges and present ideas on how to meet them.

In our world of rampant over-sharing, people leave an extensive online footprint whether they realize it or not. Social media evidence discovery and authentication combined with online open source and dark web intelligence are now one of the most fertile sources of criminal evidence. Maintaining accuracy, authenticity, and integrity of evidence throughout the chain of custody is necessary. When it comes to building a strong case, the whole team needs to deliver reliable, defensible data at every stage.

In this on-demand webinar, the following is discussed:

At the farthest corner of the online world lie the hidden recesses of the Dark Web and its Darknet marketplaces. The Dark Web may be accessed for both legitimate purposes and to conceal criminal or other malicious activities. This on-demand webinar teaches you how to access the Dark Web safely and anonymously, navigate within the many layers of the Dark Web to discover hidden Wiki's, and dig through Dark Web search engines. We examine the various Darknet marketplace models and niches, cryptocurrencies used on the Darknet, Darknet takedown markets, and key Darknet vendors.

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.

Technology has become an essential part of a modern law practice. It is commonly used to do everyday tasks such as sending communication to clients and opposing counsel, receiving, sending, and storing client documents, and even filing documents with the courts. In the digital age we now live and work in, it is more important than ever to understand how technology should be used competently per the Rules of Professional Conduct and know what safe guards should be in place to protect client confidences.

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.

It’s difficult to remember life before social media. Twenty years ago, the term ‘private life’ still existed and was actually attainable. Nowadays, it seems everyone has access to just about every detail of your life. An employer wants to know how old you are, sexual orientation, relationship status, what restaurants you like to frequent? Check Facebook! The social media outlets are nearly endless: Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, LinkedIn, Twitter, Blogs, etc. Now imagine that you are involved in a lawsuit.

Analytics and new ways to interact with and visualize data promise to revolutionize traditional legal processes. From review in litigation and investigations to automating contracts and other upstream processes, some are predicting that the role of the legal professional will be radically different in the next 5-10 years. Add “artificial intelligence” (AI) and the cloud to the mix and it gets even more interesting. 

How people change their minds and create helpful habits rests on a solid evidence base. Learn the science of habit formation and goal attainment. When beginning any intentional change, there are predicable stages of change that require distinct strategies, depending on your stage. Learn tools to cultivate motivation and help you reach your most important priorities. 

Pages