Intermediate

Intermediate Level Courses

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

 

Civil litigation is a term used to describe the legal process applied to non-criminal matters. This on-demand webinar will discuss in depth each step in the process of a civil lawsuit:

  • Initial steps in a civil lawsuit: complaint and answer;
  • Motions practice;
  • Discovery and pre-trial;
  • Trial and judgment;
  • Appeals;
  • Enforcement.

Each step in the process will be discussed in detail, using examples, forms, practice tips, and most importantly, real life examples as they apply to the role of the paralegal.

This on-demand webinar will present the most significant developments in employment laws that are challenging legal teams and their clients. Specific topics for this course will cover wage and hour claims, sexual harassment, age discrimination, Family Medical Leave, and the Americans with Disabilities Act. There will also be a discussion regarding the various forms of harassment claims, trends, pitfalls and practices of today’s legal teams.

Physicians and surgeons are critical assets in medical litigation, and the task of securing them as expert witnesses is often completed by a paralegal. Successful paralegals must know how to proactively screen and manage expert witnesses while avoiding critical points of failure. During this on-demand webinar, Dr.

This on-demand webinar presents a study of the concept of “jury nullification” or “jury pardon” in the United States legal system.  It includes:

This on-demand webinar will take registrants on a beginning-to-end tour of a typical commercial real estate transaction and highlight critical areas and processes in which paralegals can and should take the lead for your legal team.

This presentation focuses on the different types of irrevocable trusts available to facilitate gifting and to minimize estate taxes at death including IDGTs, ILITs, SLATs and other acronyms that look ridiculous.

Over the last few years, Medicare has inserted itself into the personal injury claims process at every turn. Clients, insurers, even medical providers now must consider Medicare’s interest or face dreaded penalties. It’s made just about everyone paranoid about settling a case no matter who you represent. 

Plaintiff’s attorneys are worried about Medicare coming at them years after the claim has resolved. Defendant’s attorneys are constantly reminded that insurers face stiff fines if Medicare doesn’t get paid back. It’s enough to drive you nuts.

Over the last few years we have seen some significant adjustments and developments in Revised Article Nine. Starting with 2013, statutory changes and now recent court cases have created a new environment that due diligence experts must adjust to maintain their high levels. This webinar explores some of these changes and how they impact the due diligence work flow and the relationships between the interested parties.

Now that you are familiar with the history and basic evidence that we used in Dram Shop litigation, plan to join the Part 2 webinar to learn more about the experts and science that proves these cases as well as the factors that affect the final damages number.  David Lail is an experienced dram shop attorney.  He will guide attendees through gathering the evidence necessary to prove or defend a dram shop case.  Part 2 in this series focuses on advanced content including industry experts, scientific experts, and how to make sure those experts have the evidence to form their opinions.  Attend

The effective use of time is critical to being a successful paralegal and is a "must" if you want to stand out from the crowd.  Learn tips and strategies to keep you focused and on-task, all the while maintaining a positive attitude as well as your sanity!

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