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Paralegals Ethics: Administrative Pitfalls to Avoid

  • 12/12/2023
  • 11:00 AM - 1:15 PM
  • Webcast

Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Paralegal-Ethics-Administrative-Pitfalls-to-Avoid/Video-Webinar/97725ER_3992980?st=WA

Program Description

An Ethical Troubleshooting Guide for Paralegals

Don't fall victim to these embarrassing gaffes! This paralegal-focused course digs deep into the top administrative mistakes you can't afford to make. From clerical errors to the pitfalls of failing to take proper precautions with trust accounts, our experienced faculty will provide you with the foresight you need to sidestep these administrative mistakes altogether. Register today!

  • Discover the pitfalls of inadequate communication.
  • Find out the dangers posed by calendaring mistakes and missed deadlines.
  • Examine the unintended consequences of misplacing documents and losing files.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level program is designed to provide attendees with best practices for preventing and addressing administrative errors. Those who should attend include:

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

Course Content

  1. Missed Deadlines and Calendaring Issues
  2. Failure to Proofread Documents
  3. Lost Files, Misplaced Documents, and Clerical Errors
  4. Consequences of Sending Emails to Unintended Recipients
  5. Failure to Take Proper Precautions With Trust Accounts
  6. Dangers Posed By Failing to Document Conflict Checks
  7. Dropping the Ball on Communication
  8. When Is the Error Egregious Enough to Get Your Attorney Sued or Sanctioned?

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



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