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Paralegal Ethics in Application: A Practical Toolkit

  • 06/27/2023
  • 6:00 AM - 8:15 AM
  • Webcast

Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Paralegal-Ethics-in-Application-A-Practical-Toolkit/Video-Webinar/96819ER_3937246?st=WA

Program Description

Gain Tips for Identifying Conflicts, Handling Issues With Fee Agreements, and More

Develop strategies for handling whatever ethical obstacle gets thrown your way! In this program, our seasoned faculty show you how to minimize risks in your day-to-day work. From communication best practices to tips for avoiding conflicts of interest, enhance your knowledge. Register today!

  • Dodge ethics risks while using electronic communications.
  • Examine best practices for client file management.
  • Discover the dos and don'ts of safeguarding attorney-client confidentiality.
  • Review essential guidelines for preventing unauthorized practice of law (UPL).

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level program is designed to provide attendees with guidelines for avoiding ethical mishaps in legal settings. Those who should attend include:

  • Paralegals
  • Legal Technicians
  • Legal Assistants
  • Legal Support Staff

Course Content

  1. Rules on Electronic Communications and Email
  2. Paralegal Use of Social Media
  3. Managing Client Files: Legal Essentials
  4. Communication Best Practices
  5. Useful Tips for Maintaining Attorney-Client Confidentiality
  6. Insidious UPL Risks
  7. Avoiding and Identifying Conflicts of Interest
  8. Ethical Issues Related to Fees and Fee Agreements: What Paralegals Need to Know
  9. Top 5 Ethical Problems for Paralegals, Solved

Washington State Paralegal Association
1402 Lake Tapps Parkway SE
Ste. F104/PMB133
Auburn, WA. 98092



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