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5th and 14th Amendments

The 5th and 14th Amendments webinar hosted by John Bermingham will focus on the purposes behind both Amendments and all the protections for the accused contained therein, the Due Process Clauses in the 5th and 14th including both Procedural and Substantive Due Process, the Incorporation Doctrine, and the Equal Protection Clause. Additionally, Mr. Bermingham will analyze and debate some key Supreme Court rulings under the 5th and 14th Amendment including Brown v. Board of Education, Miranda v. Arizona and the recent ruling on Gay Marriage.   

A Basic Guide for Paralegals: Ethics; Confidentiality; and Privilege

This on-demand webinar will cover topics that are important to every paralegal, including: the source of ethics guidance for paralegals; how to avoid the unauthorized practice of law; the importance of preserving confidentiality, and the risks of disclosure; how the attorney-client privilege and work-product doctrine apply in special ways to paralegals (including practical tips for maximizing the protections for paralegals and their employers); conflicts of interest principles applicable to paralegals (including paralegals switching jobs); and other issues.

Advanced Legal Aspects of a Feature Film

This session will cover the major legal issues when producing a feature film. We will start with a discussion of advanced intellectual property issues in entertainment. It will also cover the legal issues that arise in a film production including production issues, unions, post-production, marketing, distribution, and monitoring performance. A case study will be used, where the topics will be discussed in the context of a hypothetical feature film.

American Legal System

This course will examine the principles behind the founding of the United States and the way in which those principles are represented in the U.S. Constitution. Based on those principles and on constitutional language, students will explore how government and legal systems function independently and in relation to one another. By the end of the webinar, registrants should be able to:

An Analysis of Construction Defect Claims

The primary objective in this on-demand webinar is to provide an overview of the process of determining liability and the financial responsibility by the courts for the construction defects and resulting damages to building projects - primarily residential buildings. Our secondary objective is to demonstrate how and by whom this responsibility is funded and further how the building warranty and the typical business insurance policy factors into this process.  

An Analysis of Products and Completed Operations Claims

The primary objective in this presentation is to provide an overview of products and completed operations liability exposures, who is most likely to have the exposure and how these claims are resolved. Our secondary objective is to demonstrate how these exposures are dealt with by insurance and other measures.  

Anti-Money Laundering

This session will provide an overview of FinCEN (US Department of Treasury Financial Crimes Enforcement Network) and their enforcement of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) as it relates to Anti-Money Laundering (AML), focusing on current events in the gaming industry. It will provide you with a basic understanding of AML, state and government oversight and gaming regulatory oversight. You will learn how extensive the penalties can be for non-compliance and the extremes regulators are going to, to ensure strict adherence to the laws, rules and regulations.

Are You Sabotaging Your Annual Performance Review

Many paralegals dread their annual performance review because they feel that it does not make a difference in their year-end bonus or salary increase. Can it be that a lack of enthusiasm is evident in your performance review meeting due to limited preparation? A performance review is an opportunity for you to assess not only your own accomplishments and experiences, but to provide feedback on your future role in your firm or legal department.

Attorney-Client Privilege Boot Camp for Paralegals

This program will provide an intensive overview of the attorney-client privilege protection, and the related work product doctrine. The program will focus on paralegals’ role in creating, preserving and asserting those protections. The program is appropriate for both transactional and litigation paralegals, and will include an opportunity to ask questions throughout the session.

Avoiding Landmines in the Nonprofit Arena

This on-demand webinar describes the key requirements for a nonprofit organization to obtain tax exempt status under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3). Specific examples are provided of organizations that meet (and do not meet) the specific requirements.