Basic

Basic Level Courses

A basic level is most appropriate for the professional with little to no experience in the subject area being taught.

Paralegals are caseload managers, and their main job is to do just that – manage a caseload. However, how can you do this when you have so many other elements and obstacles in between? This webinar – engaging for all levels of experience – covers how to efficiently manage your caseload, tasks, colleagues, and clients by providing attainable goals, tips, and strategies. 

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 12:00pm

Explore the various roles that paralegals may fulfill when assisting prosecutors preparing for criminal jury trials expected to last multiple days. Participants will learn about the preparation of jury instructions, including the creation of those that are not contained in the model jury instructions. Discussion will include expectations of how paralegals can assist with selecting jury members, organizational tips, and technology preparation to ensure smooth outcomes during the actual jury trial.

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 12:00pm

This webinar explains the utility of body-worn camera footage for the prosecution of criminal cases.

Discussion includes:

  • Usage of the system and why certain information is shielded
  • Turning over system information to the defense and requisite documentation
  • Demonstrations of how to shield information and presenting footage in court as part of the prosecution's case

It is no secret that job searching and hiring has been affected by the pandemic. However, there is no need to feel discouraged. 

This webinar features best practices in interviewing and salary negotiation from a seasoned recruiting professional. Regardless of whether you are looking to work remotely, negotiating a higher salary, or trying to land a job at your dream firm, it is essential to be proactive. Use the skills learned from this webinar to exceed a prospective employer’s expectations.

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 12:00pm

Effective communication skills are critical to a paralegal's success. Do you want to take your legal writing to the next level and become an indispensable member of your legal team? Join Legal Research & Writing Professor, Pamela Hollern, for “Top 10 Tips to Improve Your Legal Writing”.  

In this quick, 1-hour webinar, you will take away tangible tips to immediately improve your legal writing. Learn how to: 

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 - 12:00pm

This webinar explores ethical concerns that organizations will potentially need to address regarding an employee's privacy when dealing with insider threat and social media monitoring. 

Topics include: A review of insider threat and an employee privacy case review, key components of insider threat programs including social media monitoring, and how to address employee privacy concerns.

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 12:00pm

This webinar shares an overview of the simplest tech tools out there that can help you gain control of your days, manage the constant influx of documents, and keep your attorney and legal staff colleagues in a good mood. Discover super practical tips to empower even the most tech-phobic firms to dip a toe into the modern era! By the end of this presentation, you will:

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:00pm

Without proper preparation, legal professionals of any level can be at fault for mishandling confidential information. Don’t let this happen to you! This course will not only help you avoid commonly made mistakes, but dives into the importance of professionalism when working remotely with confidential information. 

Legal professionals must be flexible and readily available to assist with reviewing practices, procedures, and policies to verify that they provide sufficient protection.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 12:00pm

This webinar addresses the question, "Why Utilize Realtime Reporters?"

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 12:00pm

Learn the secret to creating more capacity with your current resources and doing more with less. This framework is applicable to any organization, big or small, hurting or not.

In this webinar, attendees will learn:

  • Learn to do more with your current resources.
  • Understand the 5 critical components to an efficient team.
  • Learn 5 tools to help optimize performance.
  • Assess where you currently are and how to improve.
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 12:00pm

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