Basic

Basic Level Courses

A basic level is most appropriate for the professional with little to no experience in the subject area being taught.

This session assists those taking the Certified Paralegal (“CP”) Exam review for the real estate and property component of the knowledge portion of the CP Exam. Our review begins with bedrock concepts of real estate law that were formed as early as Europe’s feudal era through the development of modern principles and practices. We examine basic ownership rights and other real property interests such as estates, landlord and tenant rights, easements, and restrictions.    

This session assists those in taking the Certified Paralegal (“CP”) Exam review for the professional ethical responsibility component of the knowledge portion of the CP Exam.

This session assists those in taking the Certified Paralegal Exam review for the Criminal Litigation and Torts portions of the knowledge section of the exam. The session offers a broad and basic view of the fundamentals of the Criminal Litigation and Torts.

It focuses on the following: 1) Courts, jurisdiction, and venue; 2) Pleadings and Procedures; 3) Trial Procedures introduction; 4) Final stages of trial and post-trial; 5) Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure; 6) Torts

This session assists those in taking the Certified Paralegal (“CP”) Exam review for the corporate and commercial component of the knowledge portion of the CP Exam. The session offers a broad and basic view of the fundamentals of corporate and commercial law.

This session assists those in taking the Certified Paralegal (“CP”) Exam review for the contracts component of the knowledge portion of the CP Exam. The session offers a broad and basic view of the fundamentals of contract law and will focus on the following: (1) contract classifications, (2) contract formation, (3) contract defenses, and (4) contract remedies.

This session assists those in taking the Certified Paralegal Exam review for the Civil Litigation and Torts portions of the knowledge section of the exam. The session offers a broad and basic view of the fundamentals of the Civil Litigation and Torts.

It focuses on the following: 1) Courts, jurisdiction and venue; 2) Pleadings and Procedures; 3) Trial Procedures introduction; 4) Final stages of trial and post-trial; 5) Federal Rules of Civil Procedure; 6) Torts​

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 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. 

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 11:00am

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

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 11:00am

This webinar will cover a topic that every paralegal needs to know about how to use the secret weapon of Organization. Paralegals are the gatekeepers of documents. How does an effective paralegal develop the skills of organization; stay on top of the mountain of work; and remain the go-to person for their team?  Learn simple techniques for dealing with day-to-day activities and stay organized when it comes to topics such as:

Monday, September 10, 2018 - 11:00am

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