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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.

Ever wondered what kind of information is on a cell phone? Or how forensic collection works for mobile devices?

Mobile devices are central to our daily lives; they are computers at our fingertips. As such, they create a large amount of data relevant to investigations and litigation, and serve as an incredible repository of electronic information. This webinar will discuss the kind of forensics results that can be obtained, how to handle locked devices, and more.

Dr. Manes' presentation will include information on:

This on-demand webinar will provide practical advice and tips for professional development and career advancement. Learn how to efficiently communicate and market yourself to make an impact and raise your profile. Learn how to maximize your value and minimize your chances of being told no. Whether you are new to the legal field or stuck in a rut, this webinar will prepare you for the next step in elevating your career to the next level and reach your professional goals.

This on-demand webinar will showcase the best practice for an attorney using legal video in their case. The on-demand webinar will primarily focus on deposition videos and what an attorney and their client should do before, during and after the deposition to receive the best video for litigation. Additionally, the on-demand webinar will go over helpful hints for CMEs, Inspections and Day in the Life videos. The presentation will conclude by talking about the best ways to show the videos at trial.

Legal practitioners are subject to expanding client expectations like never before. Clients now require more than just substantive legal knowledge for their legal matter. They also want law firms to show business savvy and to make sure legal services are provided in a reasonably predictable, cost efficient, and consistent manner. Legal project management helps paralegals manage legal matters more efficiently by putting forward a more proactive (not reactive) approach to managing legal matters.

Various causes of wrongful convictions will be discussed showing how each cause can be linked back to some sort of bias. Various cases will be used during the presentation to demonstrate this. 

The laws, rules, and policies around a law firm's due diligence can be challenging at times to experienced attorneys and paralegals. It is even more daunting for those who are just getting familiar with the due diligence/RA 9 world. This presentation outlines some key points for those who are relatively new to this area of corporate law. Topics included are: general search rules, forms, and importance of the debtor name. There is also a discussion on the GM case and its implications for firms. All topics are established touchstones in due diligence analysis.

When a drunk driver causes an automobile collision, can the injured party sue the establishment where the drunk driver was served? If I serve guests at a graduation party and one of them causes a collision on the way home, am I responsible? This exciting on-demand webinar will discuss the determining factors to help you understand liquor liability. David Lail is an attorney who specializes in dram shop cases.

A relaxed, interactive and light hearted exploration of how the legal profession is restructuring, what is driving the restructuring and what all of the changes mean for paralegals, lawyers and the legal profession.

This on-demand webinar will emphasize coaching skills as a way to interact with colleagues, friends and families. Most of us are in conversation from morning to night, and there are some techniques that can be deployed on any situation to diffuse conflict and draw more out of conversations. We can learn to say anything to anybody at any time. Proven techniques such as level 3 listening, asking high yield questions, and other skills to raise awareness  in conversations can be a game changer in making us more effective communicators.

This on-demand webinar will review the science of stress and emphasize practical strategies to reclaim our lives. If change is constant, and we are all being asked to do more with less, we must respond differently to these demands. Registrants will hear proven strategies that include cultivating a growth mindset, becoming the CEO of our inner lives, taking actions on our highest priorities, and saying no early and often, to name a few.

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