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|Old Age Comes at a Bad Time: The Elderly Client & Basics of Long Term Care Planning||
This course is designed to introduce personnel who work for attorneys, such as paralegals, assistants, other support staff, with the unique issues surrounding the representation of elderly clients. The presentation will address issues of access, appearance and office set up to better accommodate elderly clients. There will also be discussion of typical barriers in communicating with elderly clients, such as hearing, sight and mobility issues, and possible solutions.
|Overview and Update of Paralegal and Non-Lawyer Regulation and Certification||
|Overview of Environmental Law and Regulation, and Environmental Liabilities in Corporate and Real Estate Transactions||
The presentation will begin with a discussion of paradigms and sources of environmental law generally. The course will then include summaries of major federal and state environmental statutes and regulatory programs, including the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. It will cover the methods regulatory authorities use to enforce those laws, and strategies regulated communities have developed to minimize or avoid liability those laws might otherwise impose.
|Overview of Insurance Coverage||
Insurance and issues of insurance coverage are involved in many cases, even though they do not appear to involve insurance coverage questions. As such, it is important to have an understanding of insurance issues when working on a wide variety of cases and matters.
|Paralegal Practice Tips for Commercial Real Estate Transactions||
This on-demand webinar will take registrants on a beginning-to-end tour of a typical commercial real estate transaction and highlight critical areas and processes in which paralegals can and should take the lead for your legal team.
|Paralegals as Advocates||
This on-demand webinar is based on the speaker's favorite statement from the veterans' advocates' bible: The Veteran, or advocate, who relies on the VA to develop their claim does so at their own peril.
|Personal Injury Damages||
Serious injuries almost always result in substantial changes in lifestyle. For example, how often have you worked on a case where a person suffers serious injury and then develops depression, inability to participate in physical activity, or a deterioration of their social network? Sadly, it happens very frequently. Yet, as an advocate, have you properly evaluated the damages associated with these lifestyle changes? Have you considered the recent medical literature that analyzes how changes in lifestyle statistically affects one's morbidity and mortality?
|Practical Applications of Legal Project Management for Today's Paralegal||
Legal practitioners are subject to expanding client expectations like never before. Clients now require more than just substantive legal knowledge for their legal matter. They also want law firms to show business savvy and to make sure legal services are provided in a reasonably predictable, cost efficient, and consistent manner. Legal project management helps paralegals manage legal matters more efficiently by putting forward a more proactive (not reactive) approach to managing legal matters.
|Preparing for a Criminal Trial||
This course will show you the best practices for preparing for a criminal trial. We will cover everything from preparing a trial notebook to jury selection. We will take an in depth look at what all should be contained in a trial notebook and what are the best ways to use the trial notebook during trial. You will also be given some real-world examples of situations and how to handle them.
|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.