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|The Collaborative Divorce Practice||
The Collaborative Practice is a non-adversarial approach. Collaboratively trained lawyers pledge in writing not to go to court and work with an interdisciplinary team consisting of a mental health professional and a financial consultant, who are all certified in collaborative practice. Collaborative divorce uses a team approach to help the parties find solutions and constructive alternatives together. The parties replace grievances with a settlement built on a foundation of understanding and mutual respect.
|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.
|The Art and Science of Building Habits for the Busy Paralegal||
How people change their minds and create helpful habits rests on a solid evidence base. Learn the science of habit formation and goal attainment. When beginning any intentional change, there are predicable stages of change that require distinct strategies, depending on your stage. Learn tools to cultivate motivation and help you reach your most important priorities.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|Technology - Internet Sleuthing||
What is the first thing you do when you want to find something out about somebody you don’t know? If you’re like most people, I’m sure your answer includes the word “Google”. But did you know – that there’s a whole lot more information out there, in the invisible, or deep web that traditional search engines don’t find? Did you know that Google only covers one percent of what’s available on the internet?
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.
Organizations know that every one of their employees is valuable and contributes unique talents and experience to each project or task at hand. So, comparatively, when employees come together as a team, the end result is typically even greater success—that is, when members understand how to work collaboratively. Effective collaboration not only helps to increase the quality of results, but also the productivity. In this session, learn to CARE by discovering techniques for effective Communication, maximizing individual Ability, producing Results, and fostering Esprit de corps.
|Talk Like a Leader||
Did you know the average person speaks up to 16,000 words each and every day? No doubt, that’s a lot of chatter. But successful leaders know there’s a significant difference between being a big talker and being an effective communicator. And they also know communication is the key to motivating and inspiring people.