Intermediate

Intermediate Level Courses

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

 

Using Social Media and Surveillance in your favor

It’s difficult to remember life before social media. Twenty years ago, the term ‘private life’ still existed and was actually attainable. Nowadays, it seems everyone has access to just about every detail of your life. An employer wants to know how old you are, sexual orientation, relationship status, what restaurants you like to frequent? Check Facebook! The social media outlets are nearly endless: Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, LinkedIn, Twitter, Blogs, etc. Now imagine that you are involved in a lawsuit.

Data Breach and Civil Actions

This session will focus on responding to incidents involving possible data breaches, including but not limited to investigating incidents and potential reporting and notification obligations. It will also explore 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.

In-House Management of Outside Counsel

This session will provide 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 will walk through each step in legal department analysis of case/project assignment to obtaining cost-efficient and timely results from outside counsel.

Criminal Investigation

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.  Attendees will learn how criminals use the internet for hacking, spoofing, identify theft and fraud schemes.

Ethics & Issues in Cases with Endless Loose Ends

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. This session will explore the kinds of discovery that Title IX cases encompass, where that di