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|Your Duty to be Technologically Competent||
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.”
|Wrongful Convictions: The WILLOW Project||
Are there innocent people in jail? Are there people in jail who are technically “guilty” and yet are not morally or ethically culpable due to violence, coercion, desperation, low mental functioning or even poverty? How do theories of punishment based on culpability comport with plea bargaining? Is imprisonment always the best option for achieving societal justice? This on-demand webinar deals with the theory, practice, and investigation of actual cases in which exoneration, commutation, and clemency are an issue. We look at the results of past “mercy” cases in an attempt to ascertain what
|Working From Home - Confidentiality Best Practices||
Without proper preparation, legal professionals of any level can be at fault for mishandling confidential information. Don’t let this happen to you! This on-demand webinar will not only help you avoid commonly made mistakes, but dives into the importance of professionalism when working remotely with confidential information. Legal professionals must be flexible and readily available to assist with reviewing practices, procedures, and policies to verify that they provide sufficient protection.
|Workers Compensation - A Guide for Paralegals to Effectively Handle WC Cases||
This on-demand webinar will discuss the primary duties of a paralegal in workers compensation from both the plaintiff and defense sides of the case. We will discuss the roles of a paralegal from the commencement of the case to the settlement of the case. This on-demand webinar will benefit both the intermediate and more experienced paralegal.
|Work Smarter, Not Harder: Tech Tips for the Office and Courtroom||
From organizing your email inbox to presenting exhibits at trial, registrants 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.
|What’s Happening in Certification?||
Find out the latest updates in NALA’s Certification program.
|Water in the U.S. Supreme Court||
The U.S. Supreme Court is the court of last resort regarding federal water issues. These issues include both resolution of what the federal Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. §§ 1251-1388, means and how it applies and of certain aspects of water law, including tribal water rights and interstate water disputes.
|Veterans Law and the Paralegal: Sorting out VA's Errors and Appeal Decisions||
Through review of the foundational concepts of veteran's law and case studies we review basic errors made with the initial filing of claims for VA Disability Compensation benefits, the impact of those errors on the veteran, the process of disagreeing with a VA decision, and resolving issues outside of the VA appeals process if at all possible. We cover the filing of good appeals and obtaining supporting evidence, medical evidence, medical opinions, and legal arguments in support of the claim.
|Utilizing Revocable Trusts in Estate Planning||
During this on-demand webinar, we will discuss distinguishing between typical uses of Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts; recognizing common scenarios where Revocable Trust Planning is utilized; and identifying common clauses and elements of a Revocable Trust Agreement.
|Utilizing Realtime Court Reporters||
This on-demand webinar addresses the question, "Why Utilize Realtime Reporters?"