Intermediate

Intermediate Level Courses

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

 

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.

This webinar will cover:

  1. How to stay organized and secure with technology in a law practice
  2. Best practices for email and communications (including attorney client privilege and unauthorized practice of law issues)
  3. Research and documentation using technology with a focus on record keeping and destruction
  4. Information governance and management – what it is and how you can play a role
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 12:00pm

Serious injuries almost always result in substantial changes in lifestyle. For example, how often have you worked on a case where a person suffers serious injury and then develops depression, inability to participate in physical activity, or a deterioration of their social network? Sadly, it happens very frequently. Yet, as an advocate, have you properly evaluated the damages associated with these lifestyle changes? Have you considered the recent medical literature that analyzes how changes in lifestyle statistically affects one's morbidity and mortality?

Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 10:00am

eDiscovery: Do I Really Need to Know this?

  • Litigation Holds and Preservation
  • How eDiscovery is used in various types of cases
  • eDiscovery costs and cost control
  • FRCP
  • Consequences of not understanding eDiscovery

The Collaborative Practice is a non-adversarial approach.  Collaboratively trained lawyers pledge in writing not to go to court and work with an interdisciplinary team consisting of a mental health professional and a financial consultant, who are all certified in collaborative practice. Collaborative divorce uses a team approach to help the parties find solutions and constructive alternatives together.  The parties replace grievances with a settlement built on a foundation of understanding and mutual respect.

Intelligent Information Governance and Today’s Paralegal

Information Governance (IG) is often talked about in the legal world but can be hard to understand. In this timely and informative session, you'll learn what IG is and how it applies to the work of you and your team. Whether in a law firm, corporate, or government environment, you'll also hear what can happen if you don't focus on this important subject. 

Join us and find out:

The Future of Analytics and Technology in eDiscovery, Investigations, and Beyond

Analytics and new ways to interact with and visualize data promise to revolutionize traditional legal processes. From review in litigation and investigations to automating contracts and other upstream processes, some are predicting that the role of the legal professional will be radically different in the next 5-10 years. Add “artificial intelligence” (AI) and the cloud to the mix and it gets even more interesting. 

If you’re trying to make sense of how this will impact the world of the Paralegal, join us for this thought provoking session and learn:

Ethical Use of Social Media in Law Practice

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.

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