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Salary Trends

Nicholas Romley, the Executive Director of Special Counsel's Michigan office, will be presenting on a variety of topics relating to salary trends across the country for legal support professionals. Nicholas will also be discussing how you can draft your resume to maximize compensation and demonstrate long term value to potential employers during the interview process. Additionally, Nicholas will present various ideas related to how the legal business model impacts career mobility and how to maximize your compensation during your career. 

Risks and Variances of Cannabis Law

Over the last several years, the cannabis industry has enjoyed explosive, exponential growth. This is true for both strains of cannabis: federally legal hemp (0.3% THC or less) and federally illegal marijuana (more than 0.3% THC).

Residential Real Estate: The Closing Process from Start to Finish

This introductory-level course will outline a roadmap for the residential real estate paralegal. Every transaction begins with a simple “yes” between buyer and seller. This simple “yes” becomes a residential real estate contract: a legal agreement that will define a variety of ongoing financing issues, inspection requirements, environmental concerns, safety issues, and of course, the terms of the deed of bargain and sale itself. Every deal has a life of its own, and there are substantial differences between deals due to the simple inclusion of a few extra words in the contract. This course

Real Estate Contracts: Trap Doors

This on-demand webinar is a comprehensive review of basic real estate drafting with some advanced drafting thrown into the mix. How do real estate contracts work? How binding are contracts in the end? What are common escape hatches for hesitant buyers? How can sellers protect themselves? How do listing agreements work? These and other questions are answered. 

Re-careering: Own your POWER and Uncover the Superhero in YOU

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of paralegals and legal assistants is projected to grow 15 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. It is no surprise that many are interested in transitioning into the paralegal profession from another industry or profession. The process to “re-career” into the paralegal profession seems daunting, especially for those without any direct legal experience.

Raising Capital and Crowdfunding

This on-demand webinar will provide an overview of a variety of methods a business may use to raise capital through a private offering. The course will address three specific methods of capital raising: crowdfunding, Regulation D, and Regulation A+. The course will introduce attendees to the main features of crowdfunding, Regulation D, and Regulation A+, including the governing regulations and requirements for each type of private offering. It will also compare and contrast the benefits and drawbacks of these types of offerings as a mechanism for raising capital.  

Questioning Techniques for Depositions

Taking a Deposition is both a science and an art. While many lawyers have taken dozens or hundreds of depositions, so few have been specifically trained in how to tactically maneuver through depositions or how to best secure the most information in the best fashion.

Project Management in Electronic Discovery

One of the goals of Project Management in Electronic Discovery is to blend the distinct and traditionally separate domains within law firms and legal departments into a more seamless workflow that transforms discovery into a more collaborative and efficient process.

Preserving Privilege in the Corporate World

Legal professionals are well versed in the importance of privileged and confidential information, but the delineation of corporate counsel providing privileged communication versus business advice is sometimes difficult to clearly identify. Learn how to identify, distinguish and enforce protections awarded to confidential and privileged communications. In-house legal departments must take great care in identifying and securing privileged communications. Know how to secure information and provide the most defensible position in the face of a disclosure challenge.

Preparing for Mediation in an Era of Social Distancing

The coronavirus pandemic has greatly affected the way and manner, in which disputes are being deliberated. Mediation, a popular alternative dispute resolution process, has largely transitioned from an in-person office setting to remote Zoom videoconferences and teleconferences to ensure that recommended social distancing guidelines are being followed. Remote mediations, if properly understood, can provide an effective mechanism for potentially resolving your clients’ claims and disputes. As such, it is important for legal professionals to learn what is involved in these remote mediation pro

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