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Alphabetical List of Recorded Courses – Available Upon Request to 541 854-0673 – Please Call With Method of Payment and We’ll Email All Sessions to You

 

 

1. Advanced eDiscovery Bootcamp - $150

This 6 hour, 4 session (1 1/2 hour) practical and interactive webinar is a fantastic option for legal professionals who want to advance their knowledge about EDiscovery. The course will address the key competencies of eDiscovery that must be integrated and aligned, to achieve success across core topic areas involved during the process of preserving, collecting, preparing, reviewing, and producing electronic data and documents in proceedings at the state and federal level. Course content will address methods and legal technology with emphasis on case law and practical application. Attendees will receive instruction as to the latest eDiscovery topics including intersection with Information Governance and data disposition, BYOD and COPE, use of Artificial Intelligence (AI), GDPR and privacy laws. 

6 Hours CLE

 

 

 

2. Advanced PowerPoint Techniques for Attorneys and Paralegals - $150

The following tools can be quite effective in presenting information for clients at meetings or in court for juries and judges.  Getting a bullseye presentation requires a deeper knowledge of PowerPoint's strengthens and weaknesses and how to strengthen its weaknesses.  The lessons outlined below will teach you how to use this presentation tool to the greatest legal advantage.

1. Learn how to insert frames from a video, annotate the individual frames and play the video forward and backward, enhancing any frames that are too dark or light.

 2. Learn how to insert over 100 images into a slideshow in one second.

 3. Learn how to insert a video on a slide but also how to clip out just the portion you wish to play and how in PowerPoint to adjust its volume.

 4. Learn how to use advanced animation tools to effectively emphasize a piece of evidence and to draw attention to details.

 5. Learn how to zoom in more effectively with both the built in zoom tool but also using a hyperlink and windows photo viewer.

 6. Learn how to create in PowerPoint animated timelines with smart objects.

 7. Learn how to use animated gif files with transparent backgrounds to give good poignant humor to points being made.

 8. Learn how to record your narration into each slide and them produce a video of the presentation with your narration synchronized to each slide.

 9. Learn how to use the insert snip tool to harvest into slides images and information off of websites and other screens.

 10. Learn how to create kiosk presentations of your PowerPoints that include your audio track

 and much more!!!

This 6 session course is designed to provide you with the essentials of being an excellent presenter of fact during trial.  Whether the facts are videos, audios, images, depositions - and whatever the data - being able to present the evidence in a compelling, efficient and professional manner can win your case.

 During the sessions, we will provide you with opportunity to engage in discussion about the features and the video how-to-do-it presentations.

 6 HRS. CLE APPROVED  

 

 

 

 3. Advanced-Intermediate Excel for Attorneys, Paralegals and Legal Secretaries - $100

 In this 4 session course you will learn the following using Excel 2019:

(Although most of these lessons will work with older versions of Excel, the steps may be a bit different and the features may be a bit different though these differences will be explained.)

Advanced/Intermediate Excel in 4 Sessions:

1. How to Import Data from CSV files

2. How to use the Hyperlink function

3. How to Create Graphs of Your Data

4. How to Search Through all the Worksheets in a Workbook

5. Auto Fill function using cell handle for data and dates and more

6. Search and Replace Function to Correct Links

7. Inserting and working with graphics

8. Inserting video links in Excel

9. Using the Format Painter in Excel

10. Formulas Average, Minimum, Maximum

 


 

4. Advanced-Intermediate Word for Attorneys, Paralegals and Legal Secretaries - $100

In this 4 session course you will learn the following using Word 2019:

(Although most of these lessons will work with older versions of Word, the steps may be a bit different and the features may be a bit different though these differences will be explained.)

Advanced/Intermediate Word in 4 Sessions:

1. Macros

2. Quick Part and Building Blocks

3. Mail Merge

4. Collapsible Outlines

5. Using Word Like a Website for Case data, images, documents, videos with Hyperlinks

6. How to Export Word Outlines to PowerPoint

7. Inserting video links in Word

8. Using the format painter in Word

9. Autotext

10. Create fillable forms

11. Inserting and working with Images in Word

12. Creating and Using Word Styles

 

 


5. eDiscovery Bootcamp - $150

This 6 hour, 4 session (1 1/2 hours each) practical and interactive webinar is a fantastic option for legal professionals who want to increase their knowledge about EDiscovery. The course will cover the core competencies of eDiscovery including the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM), case law and practical application.  Attendees will receive instruction as to the latest eDiscovery topics including the Amended Rules of Discovery Related to Federal Court and Jurisdictional Specific eDiscovery Guidelines. 6 Hours CLE

 

 

 

6. Effective Use of Images, Audio and Video - $150

Gigapan, Adobe Photoshop Elements, Pixlr, Windows Movie Maker,

Adobe Premiere Elements, Microsoft PowerPoint and more

 Learn how to prepare images, audio and video for use in your presentations in court as well as in your work with clients.

Learn to Detect Compromised Media!

Explore both the software and hardware necessary to create, edit and present media and look at methods of detecting if any of this media has been altered, redacted or otherwise compromised. 

Get More Expertise!

We will learn how to: 

  • create amazingly zoomable detailed images of objects and places using Gigapan technology. 
  • create, enhance and edit audio and determine if an audio file has been altered. 
  • explore the technology for creating images using particular digital cameras and how to create and edit video. 
  • remove a background and remove objects from an image, enhance images to increase their clarity and how images can be combined and manipulated legally and illegally using Adobe Photoshop Elements and Pixlr. 
  • use video editing software including Movie Maker, Adobe Premiere Elements and video extraction and download tools. 
  • capture into a video with all the audio and video a full website that contains both audio and video clips using a program called BSL screen recorder. 
  • print out a sequence of frames from a video and how to put these frames into a PowerPoint presentation, how to integrate the multi-media into our presentations both to clients and for them.

6 Hours CLE

 

 

 

 7. Human Resources for Those New to HR - $150

Strengthen your HR game with training for beginners to experienced administrators and office managers.

A crash course covering key issues, top techniques, and best practices.

Recently been asked to take on greater HR responsibilities? This program is ideal if you are just starting out in the HR profession, planning to make a career change into an HR position, or performing HR duties as a part of a non-HR job.

Human Resources for Those New to HR is critical new material designed especially for professionals like you who are new to the demanding responsibilities of HR. Fast-paced and information-rich, this program condenses the most important HR basics into clear, concise, easy-to-understand training.

This course will swiftly get you up to speed on all aspects of HR - from legal and compliance issues to hiring and firing, benefits administration, building a great team, retention and more!

Now more than ever before, good HR professionals are in high demand. This course covers what you need to move your career forward. Taught by seasoned pros, the sessions give you inside tips and techniques used by top law firms today. Take a positive and proactive step in learning what you need to stand out as a leader in your firm. 

In four 90-minute sessions of intensive training, you'll cover:

  •       The Brave New HR Writer - How to Write Powerful Emails
  •       Interviewing Techniques to Hire Long-Term Employees
  •       The Right Way to Terminate Employees
  •       Managing Difficult Employees and Their Supervisors
  •       An HR Legal Primer on FLSA, EEO, FMLA, ADA, FCRA and more
  •       Ban the Box" (BTB) policies  - applicants' criminal histories 
  •       What Questions You Can't Ask a Candidate
  •       Fostering and Cultivating a High-Performance Team
  •       Recruiting: The Ins, the Outs, the Agencies

Build skills, confidence and know-how. Whether you are new to the field or experienced and need a refresher, this course covers the basics necessary for a dynamic career.

When it comes to HR, you've got to know your stuff. Your organization and its employees are depending on you to provide accurate information, advice and answers on everything from government regulatory issues and benefits administration to the finer points of recruiting, terminations, reviews, and building a high performance winning team.

You can’t afford to learn HR skills by trial and error – enroll today!
Mark your calendar and enroll today in this must-attend HR training. Don’t wait any longer to get the know-how you need to handle your HR duties effectively and with greater confidence. You’ll leave knowing you’ve got all your bases covered.

 

 

 

 8. Managing Paralegals - $175

Paralegals capable of successfully managing teams are in high demand. Few possess the complete skill set and the evidence indicates those wanting to gain the skills often don’t know how to learn them.

 

A number of programs teach management basics. Our program, delivered by the Paralegal Knowledge Institute, gives you an intimate understanding of the real-world techniques and strategies of the complex and quickly evolving field.

You complete the course with a giant leg-up on the majority of paralegals in law practices today. Get ready to learn a lot.

Learn faster and retain more with student-centric technologies delivered in real-time, multimedia coaching environments.

You’ll be able to participate in collaborative learning environments, view multimedia presentations of the
course content, and engage in ongoing forum discussions with the instructors and other students.

When the course concludes, you'll be ready to manage your firm's entire paralegal program (or find a more challenging and rewarding position).

 

Managers who will be promoted are the ones who not only manage efficiently but also lead their paralegal teams successfully. Learn how to effectively manage paralegals in your current or future leadership position.

 

This five session course shows
you how to apply the most effective leadership style
and develop the keys to a motivated paralegal workforce. Build a high-performing team by understanding team dynamics, aligning vision and performance and applying a consistent theory in leading your team.

 

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING

·         Understand leadership skills for paralegals

·         Know when to manage and when to lead your team

·         Visualize your goals and communicate them to your team

·         Develop a high-performance team by first developing leadership skills

·         Use effective communication to motivate and coach

·         Discover which critical leadership skills you
must teach your team members so they can
work effectively in your absence.


Skills For Management

·         Assigning Projects & Projecting Workflow

·         Developing Your Leadership Style

·         Motivation & Morale

·         Fostering Teamwork

·         Driving Change

·         Coaching for Success

·         Motivating the Complacent Employee

·         Corporate Storytelling: Writing with Leadership and Authority
                                                                     

 Law Office Management

·         Office Politics

·         Technology

·         Orientation and On-boarding Programs

·         Developing Training Programs

·         Workflow systems

                                                                     
HR Skills Interviewing & Hiring

·         Conducting In-depth, Meaningful Interviews

·         Salary Negotiations

·         Conducting Reviews

·         Terminations

Leadership

·         Improving Leadership Through Corporate Storytelling

·         Communication at All Levels

Here is an overview of some of the topics we'll cover:

Administration

·         Assessment, Evaluation & Review Process

·         Insider’s Guide to Recruiting From the Hidden Market

·         Hiring and Terminations - How and When

·         High Stakes Negotiations

Organizational Development and Training & Utilization

·         Developing Smooth Running Paralegal Depts.

·         Motivation & Rewards

·         Getting Buy-In From Your Firm

·         Utilization of Firm Resources

·         What to do with Senior Paralegals

·         Effective Team Building

·         Professional Development & Training

·         Training Attorneys on Proper Utilization of Paralegals

Development and Initiation of Workflow Systems

·         Project Management and Workflow Systems

·         Assigning Matters and Managing Workflow
Charts That Work

·         Dealing with Difficult Personalities

These five sessions include:
1.  Brave New Writer: Corporate Storytelling - Demonstrating Leadership Through eMails

2.   Structuring Your Paralegal Program - Assigning Workflow, Upgrading Assignments, Increasing Proper Utilization

3.   Interviewing Candidates for Long-Term Employment; Successful On-Boarding and Orientation for Keeping Employees and Preventing Turnover

4.   Proper Terminations; Working with Staffing Agencies and Financial Controls

5.  Motivating the Complacent Employee for Revenue Growth; Wrap-Up

7.5 Hours CLE

 

 

 

 9. PowerPoint in the Courtroom - $175

This course explores the problems and solutions of using PowerPoint in a courtroom environment to present your case information.  The 8 sessions will provide detailed procedures for insuring that the judge and jury are presented with the evidence and arguments in a compelling, effectively clear and technically problem free manner using PowerPoint in various types of courtroom environments.

 The topics of our 8 sessions:  

 1. PowerPoint Presentations and courtroom technical challenges and how to meet these challenges - this will include hardware needed to insure the jury and judge both hear and see the PowerPoint presentation without problems.

2. How to get your evidence ready for PowerPoint and into PowerPoint slides and how to tweak the audio/video and images so they are clearly heard, visible and concise. What Audio/Visual technology is best and how to use it to get the best digital files for incorporation into your slides.

3. New features in PowerPoint 2019 that are useful in presenting evidence.

4. When presenting the evidence with PowerPoint often you are not certain of the sequence of presentation and how to setup a PowerPoint slideshow that permits you to pick and choose the order of presentation - PowerPoints with a clickable table of contents slide.

5. Certain images of evidence require zooming in upon details and so we will explore how to use PowerPoint's zooming features so the judge and jury can clearly see this detail in so over all picture.  But we will also learn how to create digital images of evidence that are high enough in resolution to enable zooming in upon detail while also seeing the whole picture.

6. Size of fonts and types of typography in PowerPoint along with animation of key words and text.

7. Inserting deposition video clips on slides with significant exhibits on the same slides.

8. Ascertaining the courtroom's technology that is available or absent and how best to configure your PowerPoint for the technical environment with which you will be presented.

 8 HRS. CLE APPROVED 

 

 

 

 10. Presenting Evidence at Trial Using New TrialDirector 360 - $175

TrialDirector 360 offers powerful new features for both creating, organizing and presenting evidence.   

 The topics we shall cover in our 8 hours include:

 1.   Creating Cases and Creating Associated Case

 2.  Management of cases - collaborative issues

 3. Customize labels/exhibit stickers

 4. Importing files

 5. Adding Notes, Issue Codes and Designations

 6. Generating Reports

 7. Administrative tasks including assigning persons to work on cases and backing up your case data and the case itself.

 8. Transcript clips

 9. Interface options

 10. Presenting the Evidence

This 8 session course is designed to provide you with the essentials of being an excellent presenter of fact during trial.  Whether the facts are videos, audios, images, depositions - and whatever the data - being able to present the evidence in a compelling, efficient and professional manner can win your case.

 Trial Director is the premier presentation tool for paralegals and attorneys who wish to make a dynamic and efficient presentation of the facts of any matter.

 Each session will deal with these aspects of the software - and although these links will take you to Indata's training videos, this course will involve lectures on each of these topics and presentations using PowerPoint to enhance the video training provided.  During the sessions, we will provide you with opportunity to engage in discussion about the features and the video how-to-do-it presentations.
 
8 hrs. CLE. NALA Approved  

 

 

 

11. Presenting Evidence at Trial Using Trial Director 6.8 & 360 - $175

 New Features in TD 360:

1. You can associate cases

2. The management of cases has changed 

3. You can customize labels

4. Importing files has changed

5. Putting notes in cases has changed 

6. Reports have changed 

7. Creating cases has changed 

8. Assigning persons to work on cases has changed 

9. Some transcript clips methodology has changed

This 8 session course is designed to provide you with the essentials of being an excellent presenter of fact during trial.  Whether the facts are videos, audios, images, depositions - and whatever the data - being able to present the evidence in a compelling, efficient and professional manner can win your case.

Trial Director is the premier presentation tool for paralegals and attorneys who wish to make a dynamic and efficient presentation of the facts of any matter.

Each session will deal with these aspects of the software - and although these links will take you to IproTech's training videos, this course will involve lectures on each of these topics and presentations using PowerPoint to enhance the video training provided.  During the sessions, we will provide you with opportunity to engage in discussion about the features and the video how-to-do-it presentations. 7 sessions will concentrate on Trial Director 6.8, and one session will feature what's new in TD 360. 

 8 hrs. CLE / NALA Approved  

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