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The Art and Science of Building Habits for the Busy Paralegal

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. 

The ABCs of Special Education

This on-demand webinar, presented by two special education attorneys, will provide a comprehensive overview of the historical background and laws related to special education. The laws applicable to students with disabilities, including the differences between the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Section 504, the concept of a Free and Appropriate Public Education (FAPE), the evaluation, eligibility process and Individualized Education Plan processes, discipline protections of special education students, and dispute resolution.

Ten Tools for Creating Clear Legal Documents

What’s the most important tool in a toolbox? Is it a wrench or a screwdriver? How about a hammer? Or maybe it is that nail or screw you need to fasten the final product? For most projects, you’ll likely need all of these tools (and a few more). This is also true in legal drafting. To create a clear document that effectively protects our client’s interests, we drafters need many tools to finish the job. This webinar will focus on ten of the tools needed to create clear, user-friendly legal documents.

Technology Rollouts 2021

A look into what is new and cool in tech for 2021. What software and software updates occurred as well as estimated roll-out dates for some newer implementations.

Technology - Internet Sleuthing

What is the first thing you do when you want to find something out about somebody you don’t know? If you’re like most people, I’m sure your answer includes the word “Google”.  But did you know – that there’s a whole lot more information out there, in the invisible, or deep web that traditional search engines don’t find?  Did you know that Google only covers one percent of what’s available on the internet?

Taking the High Road

The ability to ship cargo across the country is crucial to the success of the cannabis industry.This presentation reviews some core features of transportation law before reviewing how states have followed or ignored that guidance with respect to shipments of federally lawful hemp moving through their borders.The presentation uses the lessons of state treatment of hemp shipments to forecast how states may treat marijuana shipments moving across their borders if marijuana is eventually made federally lawful. Some statutory language to address that issue are also proposed.

Taking a Skills Inventory Before Taking a Leap

Choosing your next step isn’t something that someone can do for you, but something that you have to control. What does that mean?  You have to discover on your own what is needed to take your career to the next level or down the next path by taking time to understand what your skills are, what they need to be, and how to reach the next level. This webinar will provide you the tools to start your own career journey by developing an inventory of your existing skills and discovering how the “paralegal” skills are transferrable to leadership and growth opportunities.

Supreme Court Nominations

In this on-demand webinar, we will discuss the nomination process of a Supreme Court Justice and what the vetting process entails. Additionally, we will review some controversial Supreme Court nominations and the current appointment of Amy Coney Barrett. Lastly, we will review what “packing the court” means and the impeachment of a Supreme Court Justice.  

Stay Healthy as a Leader - Learn Your Stressors

What Does Stress Look Like For You? Stressful times reveal a lot about a person. How we lead ourselves and others will have a big impact on how people see us. Let's build our reputations, not destroy them. 

In this on-demand webinar, attendees will learn:

  • Your tendencies under moderate and extreme stress.
  • Suggestions on how to stay mentally healthy when times are tough.
  • Tools to help you be aware of your tendencies so you can be more empowered.
Special Education Law: A Civil Right

Take a dive deep into how Special Education Law is rooted in Civil Rights Law and Disability Law. We walk through the federal government’s responsibility of public education to not only legally provide - but also legally protect - civil and disability rights in education. We discuss the role of the 10th Amendment and its influence on public education as a national policy, as well as States’ rights to promulgate education law. This is an essential part of the conversation regarding public education and disability rights that is often either not acknowledged or not thoroughly discussed.

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