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|eDiscovery Defensibility Workshop||Thu, 09/27/2018 - 11:00am||
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
|The Intersection between Law Firm Technology, Competency, and Ethics||Thu, 10/04/2018 - 12:00pm||
This webinar will compare and contrast ethical use of technology in the law firm with the duty of competency required by more than half the states in the country. It will also explore data privacy concerns in the age of nearly every document existing only electronically. Because technology is so fluid, this webinar aims to provide the tools needed to assess uses and risks of technology in general, not necessarily the promotion of any one tool over another.
|Overview of Insurance Coverage||Tue, 10/09/2018 - 2:00pm||
Insurance and issues of insurance coverage are involved in many cases, even though they do not appear to involve insurance coverage questions. As such, it is important to have an understanding of insurance issues when working on a wide variety of cases and matters.
|How to NOT Practice Law||Fri, 10/12/2018 - 11:00am||
As paralegals become more sophisticated – better educated, more highly trained, more committed to their careers and professional development – they can veer dangerously close to practicing law. As the profession moves forward and more organizations use more paralegals to do more substantive work, it’s important to define what it means to practice law and ensure paralegals recognize it and avoid it. This webinar will examine what paralegals can and can’t do, describe the practice of law, and use real world examples to guide paralegals along the right path.
|Accounting 101 for Paralegals||Tue, 10/16/2018 - 2:00pm||
Debits to the left, credits to the right...but what does that mean? Accounting lingo can be difficult to understand, but nonetheless crucial to understand in order to acquire the information an attorney or accountant might need. You don't need to be a CPA to understand the lingo. Attend this course to get a practical understanding of the accounting terms and financial statements.
|The Care and Feeding of Your Court Clerk||Thu, 11/01/2018 - 12:00pm||
This webinar will discuss how to work with court clerks so they will work with you (especially when feeding may be prohibited under the ethics rules)! Those who have worked in the legal profession for even a short amount of time know that some of the best contacts you can have are your court clerks. While ethical constraints prohibit a court clerk from showing bias toward or against any specific office, attorney or party, having a strong and positive relationship with the people in the clerk’s office can smooth many a bumpy road in a paralegal’s day.
|Discovery Issues in Insurance Coverage Lawsuits||Tue, 11/06/2018 - 2:00pm||
This intermediate level course will provide an overview of different discovery related issues that typically arise in insurance coverage litigation, discussing why such discovery is needed and the practical challenges related to conducting such discovery. Amongst other topics, this course will consider document requests typically served in an insurance coverage action and why such documents are being sought. Also, this course will identify the importance of non-party discovery in gathering evidence to support your case and how such non-party discovery can be conducted. Finally, this course