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|Your Duty to be Technologically Competent||
This on-demand webinar explores the ethical obligations, and pitfalls, that surround the ABA’s Model Rule for Professional Conduct 1.1 with particular attention to comment 8. “To maintain the requisite knowledge and skill, a lawyer should keep abreast of changes in the law and its practice, including the benefits and risks associated with relevant technology, engage in continuing study and education and comply with all continuing legal education requirements to which the lawyer is subject.”
|Wrongful Convictions: The WILLOW Project||
Are there innocent people in jail? Are there people in jail who are technically “guilty” and yet are not morally or ethically culpable due to violence, coercion, desperation, low mental functioning or even poverty? How do theories of punishment based on culpability comport with plea bargaining? Is imprisonment always the best option for achieving societal justice? This on-demand webinar deals with the theory, practice, and investigation of actual cases in which exoneration, commutation, and clemency are an issue. We look at the results of past “mercy” cases in an attempt to ascertain what
|Workers Compensation - A Guide for Paralegals to Effectively Handle WC Cases||
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.
|Work Smarter, Not Harder: Tech Tips for the Office and Courtroom||
From organizing your email inbox to presenting exhibits at trial, registrants will learn what tips, tricks, software, and hardware will simplify their work life. This will allow them to focus their time and attention to what really matters - their clients.
|What’s Happening in Certification?||
Find out the latest updates in NALA’s Certification program.
|Water in the U.S. Supreme Court||
The U.S. Supreme Court is the court of last resort regarding federal water issues. These issues include both resolution of what the federal Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. §§ 1251-1388, means and how it applies and of certain aspects of water law, including tribal water rights and interstate water disputes.
|Veterans Law and the Paralegal: Sorting out VA's Errors and Appeal Decisions||
Through review of the foundational concepts of veteran's law and case studies we review basic errors made with the initial filing of claims for VA Disability Compensation benefits, the impact of those errors on the veteran, the process of disagreeing with a VA decision, and resolving issues outside of the VA appeals process if at all possible. We cover the filing of good appeals and obtaining supporting evidence, medical evidence, medical opinions, and legal arguments in support of the claim.
|Utilizing Revocable Trusts in Estate Planning||
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.
|USP<800> Protecting Healthcare Workers Handling Hazardous Drugs||
Annually, more than 8 million U.S. health care personnel are potentially exposed to the risks associated with handling hazardous drugs. Since the 1970s, peer reviewed scientific literature has cited the potential adverse health effects associated with healthcare worker occupational exposure to chemotherapeutic drugs mixed and administered to cancer patients. Federal agencies, scientific agencies, professional societies, and accreditation bodies have increased awareness and provided guidelines and recommendations for safe handling of hazardous drugs.
|Using Social Media and Surveillance in Your Favor||
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.