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Basic Level Courses

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

The legal industry has always been slow to adapt to change. But with the rapid development of technology, legal professionals must adapt to new technology and learn how to use it effectively. Otherwise, they run the risk of losing time, money, and patience while they work. Many software tools have tips and tricks to allow a paralegal to work efficiently and quickly. This session will discuss tips, tricks, and processes on using common technology such as Word, Excel, Outlook, and Adobe in everything you do and applying it to streamline your work, stay organized, and prioritize your tasks. Th

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 12:00pm

The study of legal ethics can be dry and less than exciting. In real life, paralegals use ethics rules to guide them in everyday interactions with attorneys, opposing counsel, the court and the public. In this webinar, participants are the audience of a legal professional talk show. The host of the show will answer letters sent by viewers regarding ethical dilemmas paralegals face in their daily work. The topics covered include confidentiality, conflict of interest, giving legal advice, inadvertent disclosure, reporting misconduct, fees, and client property.  

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 2:00pm

This presentation is designed for paralegals, attorneys, or legal professionals to gain a general level of Legal Project Management. It will address the history and background of the LPM movement, the benefits of an LPM program, the components of an LPM initiative, and what qualities may make a successful Legal Project Manager.

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 12:00pm

Recent employment laws have made many employers aware of needed changes to ensure compliance. This webinar will present the most significant developments in employment laws that are challenging to legal teams and their clients. Specific topics in this course will cover wage and hour claims, employment litigation trends, various forms of discrimination, and its ramifications and legal remedies. Additionally, this webinar will cover the importance of knowing the protected classes in your state.

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 12:00pm

This presentation will cover:

  • Why videos do not always tell the whole story
  • Understanding the use of force continuum in police confrontations
  • What are acceptable police reactions in threatening situations
  • The effect of human factors in confrontations and how they influence videos
  • Supreme court rulings regarding the use of videos in court
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

From organizing your email inbox to presenting exhibits at trial, participants will learn what tips, tricks, software, and hardware will simplify their work life. This will allow them to focus their time and attention to what really matters - their clients.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 11:00am

Since 1980, there have been over 2,500 documented wrongful convictions. This on-demand webinar will cover the main factors that lead to a wrongful conviction, including studies that support these conclusions. The presenter will use specific cases that highlight some of these issues, and will explore the efforts currently being pushed to minimize future wrongful convictions.

In this on-demand webinar, the following will be discussed.

Annually, more than 8 million U.S. health care personnel are potentially exposed to the risks associated with handling hazardous drugs. Since the 1970s, peer reviewed scientific literature has cited the potential adverse health effects associated with healthcare worker occupational exposure to chemotherapeutic drugs mixed and administered to cancer patients. Federal agencies, scientific agencies, professional societies, and accreditation bodies have increased awareness and provided guidelines and recommendations for safe handling of hazardous drugs.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of paralegals and legal assistants is projected to grow 15 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. It is no surprise that many are interested in transitioning into the paralegal profession from another industry or profession. The process to “re-career” into the paralegal profession seems daunting, especially for those without any direct legal experience.

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