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|Justice on the Reservation: Access to Justice in Indian Country||
In sovereign Indian nations throughout the US, there’s a severe lawyer shortage and nonlawyer tribal advocates representing clients in tribal courts. Some of these advocates are caring and skilled; others do more harm than good. Many citizens of these nations can’t even access tribal advocates and desperately reach out to court personnel for assistance. This on-demand webinar describes the severity of the access to justice crisis in Indian country and explores the roles paralegals might play in alleviating the crisis.
|Jury Research: Intersection of Psychology and Law||
Jury research is a burgeoning domain within the legal field. Jury consultants use psychological theorems and statistical analyses to inform legal processes and assist trial teams with discovery, theme development, jury selection, witness preparation, settlement decisions, and case presentations. This on-demand webinar is an introduction to the way in which jury consultants work side-by-side with trial teams to conduct focus groups, shadow juries, witness preparation, social media profiling, and post-trial interviews.
This on-demand webinar presents a study of the concept of “jury nullification” or “jury pardon” in the United States legal system. It includes:
|Judiciary & National Security - War, Terrorism, and Daily Life||
The end of the Soviet Era (sometimes referred to as the post-communist world) has seen upheavals related to historic episodes such as colonialism or ancient tribal hostilities or both. Some history of the Middle East, from Canaan through the Crusades to ISIS, will be traced rather briefly in the segment on “Paths to War & Terror” before turning to how counter-terrorism has impacted both our daily lives and our legal systems. The link from history to current events exists in security screening at airports, courthouses, and public events.
|Issues Relating to Cybersecurity Incidents and Data Breaches||
This on-demand webinar covers the basics of data breaches every legal professional should understand, including state and federal notification requirements, IRS and tax consequences when a client experiences a data breach, and preventative and remedial steps for incident response.
|IRS Negotiated Settlement Program - Secrets to Success||
This on-demand webinar will walk the participants through the IRS Offer in Compromise process, focusing on common errors made by taxpayers and their representatives, as well as presenting ways to avoid such errors and increase the odds of reaching a successful settlement.
|IRS Collection - Dealing with Liens, Levies, and Seizures||
This on-demand webinar will walk the participants through the IRS collection process, focusing on issues and options involved in avoiding liens, levies, and seizures, as well as mitigating the damage after they have occurred.
This presentation focuses on the different types of irrevocable trusts available to facilitate gifting and to minimize estate taxes at death including IDGTs, ILITs, SLATs and other acronyms that look ridiculous.
|Interviewing Reminders and Tips in the Digital World||
We all have our own view of what it takes to be a successful interview. The old adage of “just be yourself” isn’t going to work in today’s digital world. An interview doesn’t start the minute you walk into the interview, but could potentially start before you even receive a call, and it doesn’t end when you the interviewer shakes your hand. What do you need to consider when looking for a job in today’s digital world? What makes you stick out from the digital pack, and how do you ensure that what you have on your digital wall doesn’t come back to haunt you in the physical world?
|Internet Sleuthing for Paralegals||
This course is a Beginner to Intermediate level course. Attendees will learn: 1) Investigation techniques using the internet for background checks; a) What services to use for background reports b) Verifying information on background reports c) Gathering new data based on information in background reports 2) Internet search engines to use for investigation purposes; 3) Locating people on social media sites; a) Facebook b) LinkedIn