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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.

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. 

Original, evidence-based solutions are weaved into this session to combat unrelenting stress experienced by paralegals. Solutions include using CEO strategies across one’s entire life. Learn to break persistent patterns around chronic stress and create spaciousness in your life using science and wisdom to cultivate a more self-authored, less-reactive stance.

As paralegals become more sophisticated – better educated, more highly trained, more committed to their careers and professional development – they can veer dangerously close to practicing law. 

As the profession moves forward and more organizations use more paralegals to do more substantive work, it’s important to define what it means to practice law and ensure paralegals recognize it and avoid it.

This on-demand webinar will examine what paralegals can and can’t do, describe the practice of law, and use real world examples to guide paralegals along the right path. 

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

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

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

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