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Basic Torts

This on-demand webinar will cover the basics of tort law, including negligence, intentional torts, and strict liability.  It covers the elements of several torts and what must be proven to determine whether or not a tort has been committed.  The course also addresses defenses to tort accusations. It will prepare the legal professional with the necessary terminology and knowledge of tort law to understand cases worked on in this area.

Become the CEO of Your Whole Life

Original, evidence-based solutions are weaved into this session to combat unrelenting stress experienced by paralegals. Solutions include using CEO strategies across one’s entire life. Learn to break persistent patterns around chronic stress and create spaciousness in your life using science and wisdom to cultivate a more self-authored, less-reactive stance.

Cell Phone Forensics

Ever wondered what kind of information is on a cell phone? Or how forensic collection works for mobile devices? Mobile devices are central to our daily lives; they are computers at our fingertips. As such, they create a large amount of data relevant to investigations and litigation, and serve as an incredible repository of electronic information. This webinar will discuss the kind of forensics results that can be obtained, how to handle locked devices, and more. Dr. Manes' presentation will include information on:

Civil Litigation - A Step by Step Look at the Process

Civil litigation is a term used to describe the legal process applied to non-criminal matters. This on-demand webinar will discuss in depth each step in the process of a civil lawsuit:

  • Initial steps in a civil lawsuit: complaint and answer;
  • Motions practice;
  • Discovery and pre-trial;
  • Trial and judgment;
  • Appeals;
  • Enforcement.

Each step in the process will be discussed in detail, using examples, forms, practice tips, and most importantly, real life examples as they apply to the role of the paralegal.

Classification of Law

This on-demand webinar will explore the ways in which legal concepts are categorized. These categories both help to understand the law and inform how the law is made, written, and researched. By focusing on several major distinctions or classifications, attendees will gain working knowledge of how major legal concepts fit into a larger legal landscape.  By the end of the course, attendees should be able to:

Collection Law from A to Z

This on-demand webinar covers the collections litigation process from pre-suit strategies to judgment enforcement, and will also highlight various pitfalls creditors may face under federal and state debt collection practices statutes.

Communicating with Charisma

Some people have the ability to get your attention and hold it. Why is that? It isn’t a matter of physical beauty (Abraham Lincoln), it’s not a matter of formal command (Robin Williams), nor is it that they have a great speech writer (Meg Whitman). Rather it is a set of behaviors that you can learn and apply in everyday life. This session will teach you a way of actively engaging with others – colleagues, friends, family, and even strangers (think first impressions with clients or at a job interview).

Confidentiality and Ethics: Staying on the Right Side of the Line

What information are we required to keep confidential? What is the difference between the ethical duty of confidentiality, the attorney-client privilege, and the work product doctrine? What are conflicts of interest? How do we recognize conflicts of interest, and more importantly - what can we do when a conflict of interest arises in a case? If you have ever wondered about the answers to these questions, then this webinar is for you. In this presentation, we will explore the ethical rules that lawyers and legal professionals need to know in order to "stay on the right side of the line" when

Consumer Law: FRCP 26(a)(1) Initial Disclosures

Sign-up for this on-demand webinar regarding FRCP 26(a)(1) Initial Disclosures in Consumer Protection in the areas of Telephone Consumer Protection Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and learn the following:

Contracts - How to Manage Document Flow and the Review Process

From document preparation and revisions to communicating with clients and the opposing side, dealing with contracts is part of the day-to-day life of a transactional paralegal/legal assistant. In this intermediate-level webinar, our faculty will provide tips and valuable information about contract formation, negotiation, and handling documents. Topics that will be covered include: