Intermediate

Intermediate Level Courses

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

 

This course is for anyone who wants to strengthen their legal writing and citation skills, and understand the mechanics of crafting a winning brief or motion. We’ll discuss insights gleaned from over a decade of practical experience writing memos, briefs, and pleadings, as well as from conversations with hundreds of attorneys and judges about legal writing. 
 
In addition to discussing the substantive role that citations play in the outcome of a case, we’ll cover: 

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 12:00pm

Have you ever wondered why certain paralegals in the office seem to always be at the top of their game? This course will share a number of super practical tips, as well as some deeper analysis of legal writing, as we explore the skills and behaviors that will make you a vital part of the team!

This session will cover:

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 12:00pm

This webinar explores how to be an ally who is a leader – one who supports equality, stands up for the rights of others, and is a powerful voice alongside marginalized individuals or groups.
Topics include the following: 

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 12:00pm
The onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic and its associated health risks forced much of the legal community to conduct depositions, arbitration hearings, and other proceedings remotely. That shift also presented an opportunity to reshape the model for memorializing and managing testimony that has existed for more than a century. The industry has embraced cloud-based technology platforms, allowing cases to move forward efficiently. Yet the technology itself is proving it does not need to be a temporary fix.
Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 1:00pm

This On-demand webinar series explores the importance of incorporating current legal citations or footnotes into your professional documentation. The presenter guides the learner through the changes between the 20th and 21st editions of The Bluebook, identifying key pages and tables to highlight and tab.

Session 1 – 60 Minutes – The first session provides a detailed overview of the changes between the 20th and 21st editions of The Bluebook. 

This on-demand webinar explores the ethical obligations, and pitfalls, that surround the ABA’s Model Rule for Professional Conduct 1.1 with particular attention to comment 8.  “To maintain the requisite knowledge and skill, a lawyer should keep abreast of changes in the law and its practice, including the benefits and risks associated with relevant technology, engage in continuing study and education and comply with all continuing legal education requirements to which the lawyer is subject.”  

In this on-demand webinar, we will discuss the nomination process of a Supreme Court Justice and what the vetting process entails. Additionally, we will review some controversial Supreme Court nominations and the current appointment of Amy Coney Barrett. Lastly, we will review what “packing the court” means and the impeachment of a Supreme Court Justice.  

As part of a learning series designed to maximize effectiveness in trial presentation, this intermediate level course will provide essential tools to properly prepare for an upcoming trial in this new, ever-evolving virtual environment. The course will guide you through project management techniques as well as provide strategies to navigate the virtual workflow process. New key features and practical pointers will be explored to enable efficient data processing and document review in a remote platform.

This on-demand webinar provides information about Nursing Home cases with respect to personal injury practice. Nursing home cases are an important part of any personal injury practice, both plaintiff’s and defense. The role of the paralegal is critical to evaluating, litigating, and trying a nursing home case. This course focuses on the plaintiff’s firm process, but much of the material overlaps with defense-oriented litigation. Critical questions and red flags will be identified to ensure that nursing home cases are properly evaluated before signing them up and investing firm resources.

As part of a learning series designed to maximize effectiveness in trial presentation, this on-demand webinar will provide essential tools to properly prepare for an upcoming trial in this new, ever-evolving virtual environment. It will guide you through project management techniques as well as provide strategies to navigate the virtual workflow process. New key features and practical pointers will be explored to enable efficient data processing and document review in a remote platform.

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