Basic

Basic Level Courses

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

Organizations know that every one of their employees is valuable and contributes unique talents and experience to each project or task at hand. So, comparatively, when employees come together as a team, the end result is typically even greater success—that is, when members understand how to work collaboratively. Effective collaboration not only helps to increase the quality of results, but also the productivity. In this session, learn to CARE by discovering techniques for effective Communication, maximizing individual Ability, producing Results, and fostering Esprit de corps. 

Did you know the average person speaks up to 16,000 words each and every day? No doubt, that’s a lot of chatter. But successful leaders know there’s a significant difference between being a big talker and being an effective communicator. And they also know communication is the key to motivating and inspiring people. 

This session explores causes of action for misappropriation of electronic data—whether by departing employees, competitors, or third-party hackers—and defenses to those claims.  It also provides some practical guidance for investigating and collecting evidence concerning such claims, including but not limited to sources of evidence, strategies for obtaining that evidence, and authenticating the evidence.

An attorney’s perspective on paralegal coordination in the modern law office.

Emphasis is placed on identifying the truly dysfunctional and difficult people who are in a class by their own and require an entirely different and highly specific skill set.  Learn to triage the bully from other challenging people such as victims, know-it-alls and complainers. Registrants are given proven techniques to identify the most difficult people and protect yourself and others around you to minimize their impact. 

This session assists those in taking the Certified Paralegal Exam review for the US Legal System portion of the knowledge section of the exam. The session offers a broad and basic view of the fundamentals of the United States Legal System. We discuss the history of the American legal system.

This session assists those in taking the Certified Paralegal (“CP”) Exam review for the skills portion of the exam. The session focuses on the following:  (1) learning how to identify relevant facts and issues, (2) the application of law to facts, (3) the analysis of issues and formation of conclusions, and (4) the organization of information and clarify of expression.

Emphasis will be placed on proper written communication skills. A sample essay will be included.

This session assists those taking the Certified Paralegal (“CP”) Exam review for the real estate and property component of the knowledge portion of the CP Exam. Our review begins with bedrock concepts of real estate law that were formed as early as Europe’s feudal era through the development of modern principles and practices. We examine basic ownership rights and other real property interests such as estates, landlord and tenant rights, easements, and restrictions.    

This session assists those in taking the Certified Paralegal (“CP”) Exam review for the professional ethical responsibility component of the knowledge portion of the CP Exam.

This session assists those in taking the Certified Paralegal Exam review for the Criminal Litigation and Torts portions of the knowledge section of the exam. The session offers a broad and basic view of the fundamentals of the Criminal Litigation and Torts.

It focuses on the following: 1) Courts, jurisdiction, and venue; 2) Pleadings and Procedures; 3) Trial Procedures introduction; 4) Final stages of trial and post-trial; 5) Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure; 6) Torts

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