Learn how to increase productivity and efficiency in this interactive and engaging course for beginner to advanced paralegals.
This on-demand session will focus on how to improve paralegal productivity and efficiency by utilizing the M.O.B.I.L.E legal technology efficiency method. This session will specifically address methods to incorporate the Six Sigma methodology into the technological aspects of various functions that paralegals routinely perform. What is Six Sigma? Six Sigma is not a new methodology. It has been utilizing by organizations like Motorola, General Electric, and Hyundai Motor Co. for decades to improve quality and processes within their organizations. Client communication breakdowns and legal process failure are at the core of malpractice lawsuits and complaints to the Bar. Incorporating a successful tried and true quality enhancement program like Six Sigma into a legal organization, legal role, or legal specific job function will reap both measurable financial and productivity results for those that successfully implement the concepts that are taught in this course.
The following topics will be covered in on-line advanced course:
This is an advanced legal communication course that focuses on customer service excellence and quality communication.
This is an advanced legal communication course that focuses on customer service excellence and quality communication with an emphasis on overcoming communication barriers. Due to globalization and the widespread reliance on technology the legal landscape is experiencing rapid change. Legal organizations are beginning to open practices and offices in other countries. It’s important for paralegal's to understand how important communication is to their careers. In order for paralegals to remain competitive they must ensure that they have a mix of technical and "soft skills". Some paralegals mistakenly assume that their technical ability or other skill sets will be their key to success, but without solid communication skills, the others become much less valuable. Technical skills are what gets you the job. Soft skills are what helps you to keep the job and grow in the paralegal career. In this on-line course paralegals and aspiring paralegals are provided with the tools and information that will allow them to conduct periodic progress checks on their performance which over the long haul will create systematic improvements in quality and productivity that is quantitative in nature. This approach to the paralegal career ensures that paralegals are utilized to their fullest capabilites and do not meander as legal secretaries. Overall this approach to completing paralegal specific duties will allow those who successfully complete the program to outperform and outearn their counterparts. Their are numerous studies that prove that those with Six Sigma training earn significantly more than their counterparts.
Discover how to research smarter, faster, and better in this interactive and engaging course for beginner to advanced paralegals.
In legal organizations legal research is an integral part of understanding and supporting the claims in a case and to better provide legal services to clients. Unbeknownst to some paralegals the less efficient you are at handling legal research projects the more productivity and service costs suffer. Applying the P.R.O.O.F. legal research proficiency method to the legal research process can transform it from a time consuming guessing game into an effective method that results in increased productivity. The purpose of this on-line session is to transform legal research from being performed as a creative artistic approach that is oftentimes haphazard into a scientific approach that can be successfully applied and measured for maximum paralegal efficiency. After completing this unique live session participants will have a thorough understanding of the Six Sigma for paralegals legal research process and the scientific method of legal researching.
5 Week On-line Session
This program assists students with navigating the complexities of working on real world legal cases and also prepares students to transition to the University of Phoenix to earn a Bachelors's degree immediately after completing the program.
The program explores how computers have revolutionized the modern law office. Paralegals can take advantage of the new computer technology to make word processing easier, legal research faster and more effective, and the gathering and organization of information more streamlined than ever before. Computers have also complex legal databases of information and being aware of issues of electronic privacy. In this program, you will learn how computers are used in the modern law office.
This program is also designed to introduce paralegal students to the use of evidence in a lawsuit or criminal action, the various types of evidence available, the paralegal’s role in gathering and organizing that evidence, and how to use it during alternative dispute resolution or trial. Students will also be taught the importance of the preservation of evidence and chain of custody. Fact patterns in four different areas of the law, intellectual property, medical malpractice, criminal law, and product liability will be used to illustrate scenarios a paralegal may encounter while attempting to gather evidence to support the client’s case. Published court decisions also provide real-life illustrations of admissibility issues involving different types of evidence.
Mindtap:MindTap is designed to help you master the material including interactive videos, animations, and activities.
Paralegal Law Practice Experience: The Paralegal Practice Experience simulates a busy litigation firm that helps students to apply concepts taught in the course.
Date: January 8, 2020
Time: 6pm to 10pm EST
The increase in electronic data has spawned new careers in digital investigation, electronic data management, preservation, and processing. This program will provide a detailed understanding of eDiscovery and Digital Forensics as rewarding career options as well as the various tools, techniques, and processes to manage the electronic data evidence workflow from beginning to end.
Without a concise and thorough understanding of electronic discovery rules, procedures, and workflow legal professionals are not equipped to handle one of the most complex aspects of litigation. This hands on program aims to not only create eDiscovery professionals but to allow legal professionals to better understand the nuances, theory, and practice of digital evidence.
Includes college credit to be applied towards a degree at over 2000 accredited Universities across the U.S. for participants who choose to complete the entire Computer Forensics portion of the program and pass the exam with 70% or higher.
This is a four week on-line program. Learn more
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Now take paralegal training on your own schedule within your budget. This is our method of training. Take one course at a time, take the complete program at once, and/or get certified. The training integrates live and on-demand components. Learn more
Our program is the first and only paralegal program that incorporates Six Sigma into its paralegal training. Due to Six Sigma's process improvement and project management aspects it is extremely beneficial for paralegals to learn how to apply the methodology to their careers and job functions. Learn more about Six Sigma and the Six Sigma belt colors.
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