Basic

Basic Level Courses

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

CP Review - Ethics

This session will assist those in taking the Certified Paralegal Exam review for the Ethics portion of the exam.

The session will focus on the following:

  • Ethical responsibilities centering on performance of delegated work
  • Paralegal professional responsibility
  • Professional relationships
  • Client and public contract
  • Attorney code of ethics and discipline

CP Review - Contracts

This session is intended to provide an overall survey of the law of contracts. The basics of contract law presented includes:

  • A discussion of contracts in general
  • The elements required for the formation of a contract
  • The classification of types of contracts
  • Parties' contractual obligations and rights
  • The requirements of an enforceable contract
  • Legal and equitable remedies for a breach of contract

Skills of an Indispensable Paralegal

There are three kinds of crucial traits that paralegals need to have to be effective and help their lawyers. These traits are dependability, flexibility, and durability.

Dependability. We are all part of a big team. Your lawyer, you, other paralegals, your client, court personnel, all one team trying to accomplish a similar goal. It’s not much different than members of a sports team, and what most of us have learned growing up about teams is that we need to be able to depend on each other; whether we are winning or losing.

CP Review - Civil Litigation

This session will assist those in taking the Certified Paralegal Exam review for the Civil Litigation portion of the knowledge exam. The session offers a broad and basic view of the fundamentals of Civil Litigation.

The session will include discussions in the areas of:

  • Jurisdiction
  • Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Pleadings
  • Discovery
  • Motion Practice
  • Trial Process
  • Appeal Process

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.  

In sovereign Indian nations throughout the US, there’s a severe lawyer shortage and nonlawyer tribal advocates representing clients in tribal courts. Some of these advocates are caring and skilled; others do more harm than good. 

Many citizens of these nations can’t even access tribal advocates and desperately reach out to court personnel for assistance. 

This on-demand webinar describes the severity of the access to justice crisis in Indian country and explores the roles paralegals might play in alleviating the crisis.

Technology has become an essential part of a modern law practice. It is commonly used to do everyday tasks such as sending communication to clients and opposing counsel, receiving, sending, and storing client documents, and even filing documents with the courts. In the digital age we now live and work in, it is more important than ever to understand how technology should be used competently per the Rules of Professional Conduct and know what safe guards should be in place to protect client confidences.

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