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|Due Diligence for the Transactional Paralegal||
The due diligence process provides the transactional paralegal an exciting opportunity to investigate the facts about a transaction, piece of property, business, or individual; perform legal research; use verbal and written communication skills; and expand their knowledge of the matter at hand. This on-demand webinar covers the due diligence process conducted by paralegals for real estate, financing, merger & acquisition, and other types of transactions. It discusses the purposes of due diligence, the parties involved, and the types of property concerned.
|eDiscovery Defensibility Workshop||
This eDiscovery “Workshop” is named so because its focus is on a practical approach and protocol to managing the eDiscovery components in cases both small and large. The course comes with a forms practice by which the participants can manage eDiscovery within the litigation context, from preservation (litigation holds) and key custodian interviews to a best practice collection and production. Each of these components is discussed in a fashion that contributes to the practitioner’s ability to manage eDiscovery. Each component of complying with both best practice and due diligence obligations
|eDiscovery: Do I Really Need to Know this?||
eDiscovery: Do I Really Need to Know this?
|Effective Time Management for Today's Paralegal||
The effective use of time is critical to being a successful paralegal and is a "must" if you want to stand out from the crowd. Learn tips and strategies to keep you focused and on-task, all the while maintaining a positive attitude as well as your sanity!
|ERISA 101: A Closer Look at Employee Benefits Law||
Employee Benefits & ERISA - The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) covers most voluntarily established private sector employee benefit plans. Private-sector employers are responsible for making sure their retirement plans comply with ERISA regulations. ERISA sets forth the minimum standards for these plans, which include defined contribution plans, defined benefit plans, 401(k)s, Employee Stock Ownership Plans(ESOPs), Simplified Employee Pension Plans (SEPs), and Profit Sharing Plans.
|Estate Planning for the Modern Family||
In this on-demand webinar, we will discuss drafting considerations for the modern family. Drug usage, failed careers, second marriages, and children who “still live at home” are part of the modern family. How does one draft to avoid unintended consequences when these circumstances arise? How does one draft efficiently without a crystal ball into the future? We will talk about how to avoid fiduciary disputes that often result from these circumstances. Every document we draft will eventually be administered and affect people in their everyday lives.
|Ethical Use of Social Media in Law Practice||
In 2018, the import of social media as a transformative technological, cultural, and political phenomenon is no longer in dispute. Nor has the law been immune from its impact. Indeed, under various state professional codes, lawyers are subject to an ongoing duty of competence to keep abreast of changes in the law and its practice, including the benefits and risks associated with technology such as social media. Social media can be a valuable investigatory and marketing tool for legal professionals. Its use can also pose risks to legal professionals and their clients.
|Ethics & Issues in Title IX Cases with Endless Loose Ends||
Title IX cases based on allegations of sexual assault and/or harassment have ethical, privacy, and discovery issues that are unlike most other litigation. The paralegal working on a Title IX case, whether plaintiff or defendant, needs to be cognizant of the potential bounds of discovery when dealing with the transient nature of the student population, the potential existence of discovery on private devices, and the danger of disclosure that violates federal privacy laws and court protective orders.
|Ethics & Technology in the Workplace||
Technology has become an essential part of a modern law practice. It is commonly used to do everyday tasks such as sending communication to clients and opposing counsel, receiving, sending, and storing client documents, and even filing documents with the courts. In the digital age we now live and work in, it is more important than ever to understand how technology should be used competently per the Rules of Professional Conduct and know what safe guards should be in place to protect client confidences.
|Ethics and the Law||
Ethics and the Law 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.” We analyze and debate some key Constitutional and State Court Cases that deal with ethical issues outside of the law. Specifically, discussion includes the ethics attorneys and paralegals face with 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.