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Cloud Computing for Legal Professionals
Course Overview The objective of this on-demand course is to provide legal professionals with an understanding of cloud computing and how it can assist with effective case management.
Depositions and Trial Preparation
Register for this course to access a 60 minute on-demand presentation on depositions.
Document Classification and Management
Course Overview This on-demand course will provide instruction on proper file management procedures necessary to create professional, well-managed files. File maintenance concepts will be discussed, as will file-retention and file-destruction procedures. This course will also discuss each element of a records management system and will give the student knowledge of the various filing systems used in today's law office. This course will prepare registrants to participate in a firm's file and record management system. The information provided in this course can be used in any law firm and will allow the display of excellent organizational skills.
Effective Utilization of Evidence
Course Overview According to the American Bar Association a paralegal or legal assistant is someone trained to assist an attorney with substantive legal functions. Evidence management is a key area where paralegals can be of great use to attorneys. Assisting an attorney with evidence collection, management, preservation, and presentation at trial can be both rewarding and challenging. The challenges of evidence management can be minimized with proper knowledge and tools. The purpose of this live 60 minute on-demand course is to provide an overview of the effective evidence management process for a paralegal.
Essentials of Legal Case Management
Course Overview The goal of this course is to provide essential skills. In this course you will learn the types of law office systems and how to develop a system. Legal Professionals work with systems everyday. If a law office does not have formal systems, paralegals often develop their own systems for getting work done. Developing and implementing a system is a skill a legal professional will use throughout his or her legal career.
Fundamentals of Law Office Management
Course Overview In this course management’s objectives, employees’ objectives, and the team approach is discussed.
Obtaining and Organizing Documentary Evidence
Course Overview Documentary evidence is a huge aspect of trial preparation and a paralegal that knows how to handle documentary evidence in an efficient and effective manner is integral to a winning trial team. In this 60 minute on-demand course paralegals will be introduced to the concept of documentary evidence and its utilization during trial.
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Effective Utilization of Evidence
According to the American Bar Association a paralegal or legal assistant is someone trained to assist an attorney with substantive legal functions. Evidence management is a key area where paralegals can be of great use to attorneys. Assisting an attorney with evidence at a trial can be both rewarding and challenging. The challenges of evidence management can be minimized with proper knowledge and tools.
The purpose of this 60 minute on-line course is to provide an overview of the effective evidence management process for a paralegal.
Oftentimes legal professionals approach the legal case management process in a haphazard fashion that wastes time and results in increased costs. Six Sigma can be extremely useful with legal case management from start to finish. Six Sigma is not a new methodology. It has been used by major corporations since the 1980’s and legal professionals can also utilize it to assist with effective case management.
Course Objectives: Basic Overview of the Six Sigma Methodology
Understanding the project lifecycle
Defining legal project goals in relation to a project lifecycle
Defining the goals of a case, matter, or job function
Effectively planning the key deadlines for a case, matter, or job function
Measurement tools and techniques
Implementing legal project reviews and/or audits
Key skills needed for effective case management
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The need for the paralegal as part of the trial team becomes more evident as a case progresses. The planning and creating of evidence for trial is one that the paralegal is typically tasked with. Although, enough evidence may have been collected during the earlier parts of a case to prove a case if it is not demonstrated to a judge and/or jury in way that they can understand the information it is meaningless. During this 60 minute on-line course paralegal's will discover how to effectively create and display evidence for trial.
The following topics will be covered:
Overview of what constitutes demonstrative evidence
The various types of demonstrative evidence
Understanding photogrammetry and its usage
Computer animation and the re-creation of events or actions
Understanding video text synchronization and its usage
How to effectively create PowerPoint Presentations