Intermediate

Intermediate Level Courses

An intermediate level is most beneficial for the professional with detailed knowledge in the subject area.

 

This session provides participants with tools and resources to help you shine in supporting your legal department’s outside counsel case/project evaluation and management. Learn effective techniques to match outside counsel to specific matters, as well as manage voluminous case/project work load with multiple outside firms and attorneys. We walk through each step in legal department analysis of case/project assignment to obtaining cost-efficient and timely results from outside counsel.

Title IX cases based on allegations of sexual assault and/or harassment have ethical, privacy, and discovery issues that are unlike most other litigation. The paralegal working on a Title IX case, whether plaintiff or defendant, needs to be cognizant of the potential bounds of discovery when dealing with the transient nature of the student population, the potential existence of discovery on private devices, and the danger of disclosure that violates federal privacy laws and court protective orders.

 In 2018, the import of social media as a transformative technological, cultural, and political phenomenon is no longer in dispute. Nor has the law been immune from its impact. Indeed, under various state professional codes, lawyers are subject to an ongoing duty of competence to keep abreast of changes in the law and its practice, including the benefits and risks associated with technology such as social media. Social media can be a valuable investigatory and marketing tool for legal professionals. Its use can also pose risks to legal professionals and their clients.

This session focuses on responding to incidents involving possible data breaches, including but not limited to investigating incidents and potential reporting and notification obligations. It also explores current causes of action being explored by plaintiff’s lawyers on behalf of those whose personally identifiable information is compromised as a result of data breach incidents and defenses to those claims.

When it comes to Internet crime only a few offenses make headlines. We all know the downloading of music, images, and movies without consent is illegal, but what else is going down on the world wide web that's landing people behind bars? A lot, actually. People all over the world use the Internet to commit a host of crimes, some of which the public doesn't even know are capable of being done electronically. Registrants learn how criminals use the internet for hacking, spoofing, identity theft and fraud schemes.

This on-demand webinar will compare and contrast ethical use of technology in the law firm with the duty of competency required by more than half the states in the country. It will also explore data privacy concerns in the age of

Medical Records is a presentation about the identification, acquisition, and use of medical records in litigation. The registrants will learn what items, outside of the usual chart, may be obtained; how to identify and obtain all available records; resources available to understand the records and combat efforts to limit the records produced; and how to get the records in front of the trier of fact in a meaningful and understandable manner.

This eDiscovery “Workshop” is named so because its focus is on a practical approach and protocol to managing the eDiscovery components in cases both small and large. The course comes with a forms practice by which the participants can manage eDiscovery within the litigation context, from preservation (litigation holds) and key custodian interviews to a best practice collection and production. Each of these components is discussed in a fashion that contributes to the practitioner’s ability to manage eDiscovery. Each component of complying with both best practice and due diligence obligations

This on-demand webinar explores differences in workplace communication styles that may be gender-influenced. 

In this session you will learn:

  • The role of implicit bias in communication differences
  • Differences in verbal and non-verbal communication styles which may be gender-influenced
  • How differently others may perceive communications in terms of competence, self-promotion, and asking for resources based on gender

Technology in the legal field has grown exponentially more important and complex. This on-demand webinar will cover the impact of technology on employment issues, electronic workplace privacy matters, and technology-related employment law trends. There will also be a discussion regarding recent technology-related employment cases as well as obstacles and practices of today's legal teams.

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