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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.

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.

Recent employment laws have made many employers aware of needed changes to ensure compliance. This on-demand 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 on-demand webinar will cover the importance of knowing the protected classes in your state.

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.

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.

During this on-demand webinar we explore the field of intellectual property law, and identify the basic differences between a copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, and other suis generis forms of intellectual property. Real world examples are included to help you recognize and identify the role intellectual property plays in your daily life. We also discuss the basic criteria and processes for filing copyright, patent, and trademark applications.

This on-demand webinar is designed for paralegals taking the Certified Paralegal Examination. This course introduces participants to fundamental principles of law, including statutory and common law, U.S. federalism, the adversary system and alternative dispute resolution. 

This on-demand webinar assists those taking the Certified Paralegal (“CP”) Exam review for the real estate property rights and ownership of the knowledge portion of the CP Exam. Our review begins with bedrock concepts of real estate law that were formed as early as Europe’s feudal era through the development of modern principles and practices.   

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