We all have likely heard about “diversity,” “inclusion,” “equity,” and “belonging,” and we all have probably attended at least one program or learning opportunity on these topics. In this webinar, we will briefly overview how the terms are currently understood. We will also discuss other terms that are used when talking about DEI efforts. 

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 12:00pm

Have you ever wondered why there are so many closed doors in law firms? Does it seem like you are surrounded by introverted attorneys, paralegals, and support staff employed at your firm? Introversion and the law go hand in hand, and this webinar will reveal the keys to why so many lawyers tend to have introverted traits. This webinar will help you understand the introverts you work with, and if you too are an introvert, understand yourself.

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 12:00pm

Every minute of every day, companies are generating millions of digital documents filled with sensitive information. With the competitive environment, mergers and acquisitions, and other company transactions, they are also required to share more data than ever before. Important questions to ask are the following: What is identifying information? How can it be discovered, as well as completely scrubbed, from the data? What are the ramifications of releasing sensitive content?

Diversity and inclusion are buzz words heard all over the news and media, and yet, for many law firms and corporations where paralegals work, there seems to be a lack of dialogue or sense of value within the profession. For many paralegals, engaging with clients, lawyers, vendors, and other colleagues is an integral part of their job. This webinar will help paralegals understand that to be a successful paralegal – one that stands out among the rest – one must interact and collaborate with an inclusive mindset.

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 12:00pm

The disability community is an historically disadvantaged sect of population and one that is broadly dismissed and widely forgotten in conversations about diversity. This course explores the discrimination individuals with disabilities have experienced and how perceptive shifts in society have evolved. We dive into the laws that provide equal rights and protect against discrimination, such as the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act, and cover some case law to analyze how these laws are applied.

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 12:00pm

This webinar steps through how to create an operationalized privacy program. Presentation includes addressing privacy programs, whether they are in their infancy or are mature. Topics include: Key components of a privacy program, effectively rate your program maturity, and how to embed the privacy components as part of your everyday business model. 

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 12:00pm

Cases pertaining to disability benefits for any specialty areas such as veterans, social security, and retired coal miners can be complicated. This course covers the basic principles of evidence development, maximizing medical reports, and preparing the miner for depositions regarding their coal mine employment history, coal dust exposure, and the physical nature of their past employment. Proving clinical pneumoconiosis can sometimes be tricky, but this course provides alternate methods for successful pursuit of a claim. 

Lawyers make the record. Court reporters preserve the record. Learn the importance of hiring the right court reporter for your legal proceeding. Just as clients take a lot of time to select legal representation, law firms will see the benefits of selecting the best court reporting services. Moreover, learn why it's crucial to ensure the best-suited court reporter for legal proceedings held outside of the courthouse.

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 12:00pm

Many paralegals know that they are capable of doing more complex and important projects, but how do you convince others that you are ready for these assignments? This webinar discusses multiple methods to advocate for work assignments that increase your employer's reliance on your skills, knowledge, and talents. Some of the concepts include:

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 12:00pm

Paralegals are caseload managers, and their main job is to do just that – manage a caseload. However, how can you do this when you have so many other elements and obstacles in between? This webinar – engaging for all levels of experience – covers how to efficiently manage your caseload, tasks, colleagues, and clients by providing attainable goals, tips, and strategies.