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|Introduction to Proper Subpoena Procedures||
This is an introductory level on-demand webinar pertaining to “how to” draft and serve subpoenas, with emphasis on document and deposition subpoenas. Exemplar subpoena packages will be provided for reference, and to foster discussion about various issues that may arise and how subpoenas may be challenged. Action items related to the issuance of subpoenas will also be discussed.
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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
This on-demand webinar presents a study of the concept of “jury nullification” or “jury pardon” in the United States legal system. It includes:
|Law and Ethics||
This on-demand webinar focuses on the law and the ethical issues that arise when laws provide a certain outcome that may not be fair, ethical or necessarily the “right thing.”
Mr. Bermingham analyzes and debates some key Constitutional and State Court Cases that deal with ethical issues outside of the law. The on-demand webinar will include discussion of the Attorney/Client Privilege, 4th Amendment’s Search and Seizure, 5th Amendment’s Due Process, 8th Amendment’s Cruel and Unusual Punishment, 1st Amendment’s Right to Free Speech, and the Right to Privacy.
|Law Practice in the 21st Century||
A relaxed, interactive and light hearted exploration of how the legal profession is restructuring, what is driving the restructuring and what all of the changes mean for paralegals, lawyers and the legal profession.
|Learning About Evidence||
Knowing evidence rules are the real key to success.
|Legal Project Management - Showcasing the Value of a Paralegal||
The legal profession is beginning to recognize the value of project management for improving the quality of legal services. Legal project management (LPM) assists attorneys and paralegals in developing processes that can more efficiently deliver legal services within the established constraints of scope, schedule, and cost. LPM has been defined as “a disciplined, rational, task management approach to any project, based on clear prioritization, effective communication, and systematic implementation.”