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|Working with Deaf Clients||
A lady walks into your law office. She raises her hand in greeting and smiles. She hands you a note and it reads “I am Deaf. I want lawyer”. It is clear that she wants legal assistance. What do you do?
|Why Information Governance and the Legal Function Belong Together||
The recent revisions to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure were enacted to address the issues of over preservation and the ever growing volumes of data most all companies have. At the same time, data breaches and increased regulatory scrutiny have caused greater involvement in information governance practices by in-house and outside counsel.
|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.
|Using Technology to Implement Systems, Eliminate Disruptions, and Maximize Quality Work Product||
Technology can be friend or foe, depending on how we use it. This session focuses on how technology can be utilized to stream-line work, amaze your boss, and make yourself an indispensable team member.
|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.
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.
|The Secret to Understanding Objections||
While many lawyers are quite talented, far less have a full understanding of all objections or how to best assert or respond to them.