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|Estate Planning for the Modern Family||Thu, 04/27/2017 - 10:00am||
In this 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.
|Law and Ethics||Fri, 05/05/2017 - 11:00am||
This webinar will focus 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 will analyze and debate some key Constitutional and State Court Cases that deal with ethical issues outside of the law. The 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.
|Expert Witness Bootcamp: From Retainer to Trial and Everything In-Between||Tue, 05/09/2017 - 12:00pm||
This Bootcamp will provide practical time saving tips and pointers for retaining and preparing experts throughout the course of a case. Learn how to efficiently assist your attorneys in preparing experts from initial retention, including preparation of witness files and tracking of evidence and documents sent to expert witnesses, to the heat of battle, including deposition and trial prep. Learn how to effectively and efficiently create, organize and manage witness files for deposition and ultimately, trial.
|Dram Shop Case: What is it and Do I Have One?||Wed, 05/10/2017 - 1:00pm||
When a drunk driver causes an automobile collision, can the injured party sue the establishment where the drunk driver was served? If I serve guests at a graduation party and one of them causes a collision on the way home, am I responsible? This exciting webinar will discuss the determining factors to help you understand liquor liability. David Lail is an attorney who specializes in dram shop cases. His presentation will walk you through a case from start to finish, identify experts to deliver unbiased opinions as to the evidence, and suggest visual aids that can enhance your case.
|Basic Due Diligence||Wed, 05/17/2017 - 12:00pm||
The laws, rules, and policies around a law firm's due diligence can be challenging at times to experienced attorneys and paralegals. It is even more daunting for those who are just getting familiar with the due diligence/RA 9 world. This presentation outlines some key points for those who are relatively new to this area of corporate law. Topics included are: general search rules, forms, and importance of the debtor name. There is also a discussion on the GM case and its implications for firms. All topics are established touchstones in due diligence analysis.
|Effective Time Management for Today's Paralegal||Thu, 09/14/2017 - 11:00am||
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!
|Law Practice in the 21st Century||Wed, 09/20/2017 - 12:00pm||
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.
|Modern Due-Diligence Signposts!||Tue, 10/03/2017 - 12:00pm||
Over the last few years we have seen some significant adjustments and developments in Revised Article Nine. Starting with 2013, statutory changes and now recent court cases have created a new environment that due diligence experts must adjust to maintain their high levels. This webinar explores some of these changes and how they impact the due diligence work flow and the relationships between the interested parties.
|How Bias Plays a Role in Wrongful Convictions||Wed, 10/11/2017 - 12:00pm||
Various causes of wrongful convictions will be discussed showing how each cause can be linked back to some sort of bias. Various cases will be used during the presentation to demonstrate this.
|Using Coaching Skills to Improve Communication||Tue, 10/17/2017 - 10:00am||
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