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H-1B Visas

This on-demand course will cover the most commonly utilized nonimmigrant category that authorizes employment for professional foreign nationals in the United States, the H-1B Petition. This course will include a discussion about the important H-1B qualifying requirements and an explanation on how to prepare an H-1B documentation. This course will also encompass topics such as common obstacles of legal teams, prevailing wage issues, the H-1B cap, and the implications of non-compliance with the U.S. Department of Labor’s H-1B Labor Condition Application.

Global Rule of Law – Judicial Independence in the Age of Tribalism

Words matter – the entire world is experiencing a political spasm that goes by various names such as nationalism, populism, or tribalism. There are likewise multiple explanations for how apparently positive trends of globalization and democracy have morphed into patterns of corruption and autocracy. These developments seem to coalesce in a global yearning for strong leaders who at the extreme can threaten the very structure of their governing systems and legal institutions.

Gender Communication, Persuasion, and Power

This on-demand webinar explores differences in workplace communication styles that may be gender-influenced. 

In this session you will learn:

  • The role of implicit bias in communication differences
  • Differences in verbal and non-verbal communication styles which may be gender-influenced
  • How differently others may perceive communications in terms of competence, self-promotion, and asking for resources based on gender
Franchise & Distribution Law

Franchise & Distribution Law is a fascinating but very structured business model of owning your own business and licensing someone else's tradename.

FAA Regulatory Activity Concerning the use of Drones

When the Federal Aviation Administration finalized its rules for unmanned aircraft systems in 2016, it expanded opportunities for commercial uses of that technology. A range of industries, including insurance, logistics and delivery, media and entertainment, energy, real estate, and emergency responders, are actively exploring the use of drones in their businesses or already using drones. 

Expert Witness Bootcamp: From Retainer to Trial and Everything In-Between

This Bootcamp will provide practical time saving tips and pointers for retaining and preparing experts throughout the course of a case. Learn how to efficiently assist your attorneys in preparing experts from initial retention, including preparation of witness files and tracking of evidence and documents sent to expert witnesses, to the heat of battle, including deposition and trial prep. Learn how to effectively and efficiently create, organize and manage witness files for deposition and ultimately, trial.

Ethics & Issues in Title IX Cases with Endless Loose Ends

Title IX cases based on allegations of sexual assault and/or harassment have ethical, privacy, and discovery issues that are unlike most other litigation. The paralegal working on a Title IX case, whether plaintiff or defendant, needs to be cognizant of the potential bounds of discovery when dealing with the transient nature of the student population, the potential existence of discovery on private devices, and the danger of disclosure that violates federal privacy laws and court protective orders.

Ethical Use of Social Media in Law Practice

 In 2018, the import of social media as a transformative technological, cultural, and political phenomenon is no longer in dispute. Nor has the law been immune from its impact. Indeed, under various state professional codes, lawyers are subject to an ongoing duty of competence to keep abreast of changes in the law and its practice, including the benefits and risks associated with technology such as social media. Social media can be a valuable investigatory and marketing tool for legal professionals. Its use can also pose risks to legal professionals and their clients.

Estate Planning for the Modern Family

In this on-demand webinar, we will discuss drafting considerations for the modern family. Drug usage, failed careers, second marriages, and children who “still live at home” are part of the modern family.  How does one draft to avoid unintended consequences when these circumstances arise? How does one draft efficiently without a crystal ball into the future? We will talk about how to avoid fiduciary disputes that often result from these circumstances. Every document we draft will eventually be administered and affect people in their everyday lives.

ERISA 101: A Closer Look at Employee Benefits Law

Employee Benefits & ERISA - The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) covers most voluntarily established private sector employee benefit plans. Private-sector employers are responsible for making sure their retirement plans comply with ERISA regulations. ERISA sets forth the minimum standards for these plans, which include defined contribution plans, defined benefit plans, 401(k)s, Employee Stock Ownership Plans(ESOPs), Simplified Employee Pension Plans (SEPs), and Profit Sharing Plans.

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