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Basic Level Courses

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

This introductory-level course will outline a roadmap for the residential real estate paralegal. Every transaction begins with a simple “yes” between buyer and seller. This simple “yes” becomes a residential real estate contract: a legal agreement that will define a variety of ongoing financing issues, inspection requirements, environmental concerns, safety issues, and of course, the terms of the deed of bargain and sale itself. Every deal has a life of its own, and there are substantial differences between deals due to the simple inclusion of a few extra words in the contract. This course

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 11:00am

This webinar will cover a topic that every paralegal needs to know about how to use the secret weapon of Organization. Paralegals are the gatekeepers of documents. How does an effective paralegal develop the skills of organization; stay on top of the mountain of work; and remain the go-to person for their team?  Learn simple techniques for dealing with day-to-day activities and stay organized when it comes to topics such as:

Monday, September 10, 2018 - 11:00am

Franchise & Distribution Law is a fascinating but very structured business model of owning your own business and licensing someone else's tradename.

Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 1:00pm

This on-demand webinar covers the basics of data breaches every legal professional should understand, including state and federal notification requirements, IRS and tax consequences when a client experiences a data breach, and preventative and remedial steps for incident response.

This course is a Beginner to Intermediate level course. 

Attendees will learn:

1) Investigation techniques using the internet for background checks;

a) What services to use for background reports

b) Verifying information on background reports

c) Gathering new data based on information in background reports

2) Internet search engines to use for investigation purposes;

3) Locating people on social media sites;

a) Facebook

b) LinkedIn

Defensibility and Best Practices in eDiscovery centers around the recently released Commentary on Defense of Process: Principles and Guidelines for Developing and Implementing a Sound E-Discovery Process, published by The SEDONA CONFERENCE.  The focus of this on-demand webinar is to give the participant easy to understand and straightforward guidelines on managing eDiscovery in any case, small or large. Best practices are explained for each phase of eDiscovery that will enable the participant to critically assess any eDiscovery project and to offer real value add to the trial team as a cont

Words matter – the entire world is experiencing a political spasm that goes by various names such as nationalism, populism, or tribalism. There are likewise multiple explanations for how apparently positive trends of globalization and democracy have morphed into patterns of corruption and autocracy. These developments seem to coalesce in a global yearning for strong leaders who at the extreme can threaten the very structure of their governing systems and legal institutions.

In today's over-connected world, it has never been more important to harness the power of effective communications in an effort to develop a marketing mindset in legal services.

Join our on-demand webinar to learn how to:

  • Improve critical communications skills to improve business results
  • Refine the art of effective networking
  • Harness the power of active listening
  • How to exceed your clients' service expectations
  • How to build a stellar reputation

Life care plans have become an important component in personal injury litigation.  Whether you are seeking to demonstrate a client's injuries or disabilities or defending the actions of another party or parties, advocates often look to the life care planner to provide a clear and unbiased illustration to the court of the damages to be considered.  Since the late 1980's, life care planners have come from multiple disciplines to provide their services throughout the United States and Canada.  This presentation will provide the paralegal with an overview of life care planning with the followin

What Legal Professionals Need To Know About Deposing and Defending Corporate Entities, Non-Profit Organizations, Government Agencies and Their Representatives.

The ability to depose corporations, corporate entities, non-profit organizations, government agencies and their representatives under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 30(b)(6) is one of the most powerful and effective tools available to a litigator.  In this on-demand webinar, we will explain the strategy and procedure of corporate depositions.  We will discuss:

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