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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.

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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.  

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.

Using Coaching Skills to Improve Communication

This on-demand webinar will emphasize coaching skills as a way to interact with colleagues, friends and families. Most of us are in conversation from morning to night, and there are some techniques that can be deployed on any situation to diffuse conflict and draw more out of conversations. We can learn to say anything to anybody at any time. Proven techniques such as level 3 listening, asking high yield questions, and other skills to raise awareness  in conversations can be a game changer in making us more effective communicators.

Unauthorized Practice of Law

Law firms generally employ paralegals and other support staff to assist attorneys in providing legal services to clients. Over the years, a paralegal's role in a law firm has become extremely important in providing lower cost legal services to the public. Paralegals may perform tasks such as preparing legal documents, meeting with clients, communicating with opposing counsel or other non-party, among other tasks. As a non-attorney, these tasks must all be done under the supervision of a licensed attorney. Practicing law without a license can come with serious implications and ruin one’s car

Trap Doors - Real Estate Transfers

This on-demand webinar will discuss solutions to common pitfalls that occur in a modern real estate practice. Real estate, whether commercial or residential, is full of challenges that are often hard to predict. Through the use of checklists, forms, and a consistent intake and post-closing system, paralegals/legal assistants can manage these challenges, but they must first know how to spot them from afar. This course will discuss the ethical issues of a real estate practice, as well as tax problems that are associated with complex real estate transfers.

Trademark Law

This on-demand webinar overview on trademark law will provide an introductory discussion of trademark and service mark law in the United States, including topics such as establishing rights, federal registration of marks, and the enforcement of rights.  Learning objectives will be to enable the student to identify relevant issues involved in specific matters for further investigation and research, as well as to provide a general understanding of the purposes and mechanics of trademark law in the United States.

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