Live Webinars Page

Title Start Date
Workers Compensation - A Guide for Paralegals to Effectively Handle WC Cases Tue, 03/26/2019 - 12:00pm

This webinar will begin with information needed during the initial meeting. Tips and tricks will be shared on following up with the client and how to maintain a good relationship with the various colleagues. How to obtain and order medical records. Effects of various pre-existing injuries and scheduled member injuries. Are there statutes of limitations? We will close with the settlement, closing medicals, and what happens when the case is settled?

Justice on the Reservation: Access to Justice in Indian Country Fri, 03/29/2019 - 11:00am

In sovereign Indian nations throughout the US, there’s a severe lawyer shortage and nonlawyer tribal advocates representing clients in tribal courts. Some of these advocates are caring and skilled; others do more harm than good.  Many citizens of these nations can’t even access tribal advocates and desperately reach out to court personnel for assistance.  This session describes the severity of the access to justice crisis in Indian country and explores the roles paralegals might play in alleviating the crisis. For all levels: beginning, intermediate, and advanced

Jury Research: Intersection of Psychology and Law Tue, 04/23/2019 - 11:00am

Jury research is a burgeoning domain within the legal field. Jury consultants use psychological theorems and statistical analyses to inform legal processes and assist trial teams with discovery, theme development, jury selection, witness preparation, settlement decisions, and case presentations. This webinar is an introduction to the way in which jury consultants work side-by-side with trial teams to conduct focus groups, shadow juries, witness preparation, social media profiling, and post-trial interviews.

Shovel Ready? Digging into Transactional Due Diligence Wed, 04/24/2019 - 11:00am

The deal that has landed in your inbox might look just the same as the last half-dozen, or it might be an entirely new industry or deal structure.  Either way, an organized approach to due diligence will help you best serve your client by being both thorough and efficient.  This course will cover best practices for doing the digging that is required for a successful and thoughtful transactional practice, and for responding from the seller’s side to requests for documentation and information.

The Grandma Hustle: A Look at Physical and Financial Abuse of Elders Thu, 04/25/2019 - 11:00am

Did you know that more than 10,000 people are turning 65 each day? By 2030, more than 70 million people will be 65 years of age or older. Unfortunately, a vulnerable population such as this attracts criminals. There are currently more than five million elder abuse victims in the United States, affecting one in ten adults over the age of 60. 

Excel - Basics Thu, 05/09/2019 - 1:00pm

In today's working environment, many employers require some knowledge of computers. In particular, many employers may require some basic knowledge in Excel. Excel is a versatile tool that can be integrated with many applications, but some beginners are often intimidated by excel. You don't need to know every formula or detail of excel to be able to have some experience with it. Oftentimes, many employers just need you to know the basics.  Attendees of this course will be able to do the following: 

Utilizing Revocable Trusts in Estate Planning Tue, 05/21/2019 - 11:00am

During this session we will discuss distinguishing between typical uses of Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts; recognizing common scenarios where Revocable Trust Planning is utilized; and identifying common clauses and elements of a Revocable Trust Agreement.