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|So the Plaintiff's on Medicare||
Over the last few years, Medicare has inserted itself into the personal injury claims process at every turn. Clients, insurers, even medical providers now must consider Medicare’s interest or face dreaded penalties. It’s made just about everyone paranoid about settling a case no matter who you represent. Plaintiff’s attorneys are worried about Medicare coming at them years after the claim has resolved. Defendant’s attorneys are constantly reminded that insurers face stiff fines if Medicare doesn’t get paid back. It’s enough to drive you nuts.
|Sports Litigation Legal Considerations||
This session examines the day-to-day legal considerations and decisions of a practicing NFL agent, from recruiting to signing players and through an NFL player’s career. Follow along as each legal aspect of an NFL player’s rookie season is examined, including many aspects that are never fully detailed in the mainstream media. Examples of such daily legal challenges include negotiating the Standard Representation Agreement, rookie endorsement deals, potential liability on and off the football field, and negotiation of the NFL player contract.
|Sports Litigation Updates and Trends||
This session explores current events, recent trends, and interesting decisions in the area of sports marketing and litigation. Issues discussed in the course will involve updates concerning the DeFlategate litigation between the National Football League and New England Patriot Quarterback Tom Brady, the NFLPA union’s involvement in the same.
|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.
|Tales from the Crypt: Dealing with a Decedent's Tax Fraud||
Hidden offshore bank accounts, a second set of books, unreported taxable gifts and fraudulent income tax returns. Pitfalls for the unwary practitioner attempting to assist clients with probating their loved-one’s estate. This program will cover issues that law firms need to be familiar with, when to ask questions and handling the client’s past misdeeds. The program will also cover potential liability on behalf of Executors/Administrators who distribute assets and find there were hidden liabilities that arise later!
This on-demand webinar is intended to discuss continuing ethical challenges as they relate to the use of technology. Bar associations and courts continue to grapple with the ethical issues created by emerging technologies including Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, smartphones, e-discovery, and spoliation. This presentation will address some of the ethical challenges facing paralegals in helping their legal team deal with these challenges. It will also contain information on new rulings and ethical opinions to give direction in navigating these emerging areas.
|Technology and Ethics: Making Sure What Happens in the Cloud, Stays in the Cloud||
On land, sea, and air, our client’s data now goes where we go and beyond. This session will address ways we can safeguard that data and uphold our ethical obligations.
|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.
|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.
|The Basics of Trusts||
This on-demand webinar is comprised of three sections. First, the presenter will discuss the basics of trusts. Who makes a good trustee? How do trusts work in everyday life? When do trusts fail? Secondly, the implementation of trusts will be reviewed. Common funding challenges will be analyzed. Fiduciary accounting, trust litigation, and strategies for trust dispute scenarios will be discussed. Thirdly, the presenter will outline drafting challenges and errors which arise in drafting trusts.