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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.

Everyone has a cell phone and most of us use our phone for more than just phone calls. Are you overlooking this landmine source of evidence in your cases? Whether you handle probate cases, family law or civil litigation, you will want to learn how mobile forensics can help you gather information that affects all types of cases.

This presentation offers a broad and basic view of the fundamentals of business that every paralegal should understand. The presenter will discuss sole proprietorships, general partnerships, limited partnerships, limited liability partnerships, profit and nonprofit corporations, and limited liability companies. The advantages and disadvantages of each type of organization are explained, and guidance on how to form each type is offered, including specifics about required state and IRS filings.

What’s the most important tool in a toolbox? Is it a wrench or a screwdriver? How about a hammer? Or maybe it is that nail or screw you need to fasten the final product? For most projects, you’ll likely need all of these tools (and a few more). This is also true in legal drafting. To create a clear document that effectively protects our client’s interests, we drafters need many tools to finish the job. This webinar will focus on ten of the tools needed to create clear, user-friendly legal documents.

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.

After you’ve completed this course, you’ll be able to identify key characteristics of leaders. You’ll know how to build trust and confidence with employees, and you’ll avoid behaviors that undermine leadership. You’ll be more skilled at promoting teamwork and esprit de corps, and you’ll be prepared to act decisively. And last, but not least, you’ll be able to demonstrate leadership in a crisis.

In this on-demand webinar, you will learn about the importance of taking care of yourself—mind, soul and body—from a certified nurse practitioner and wellness coach, Dr. Eileen O’Grady. It will be valuable for paralegals in any setting who are being asked to do more with less, work unrelenting hours, and may be feeling under siege and overwhelmed. You will learn where you are out of balance in your life and to develop concrete goals to achieve more thoughtful alignment. Explore a fresh way to view self-care and how to incorporate the science behind learned optimism.

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