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Ethics and Legal Practice: The Paralegal's Role

  • 09/25/2018
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Audio Webinar

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Program Description

Avoid Ethical Liability and Manage Risks

As a paralegal, you communicate with attorneys, your attorney's clients, third parties, and others on a daily basis. Ethical rules primarily provide guidance regarding these relationships and assist you in working through and resolving issues you encounter. In this concentrated legal primer, you will gain a better understanding of the ethical rules that preside over your profession to help you avoid ethical liability and manage risks - register today!

  • Analyze confidentiality, professionalism and conflicts of interest concerns.
  • Review the ethical rules governing your relationship with clients.
  • Prevent misunderstandings and avoid engaging in unauthorized practice of law.

Who Should Attend

This course will allow attendees to effectively prepare for trial, whether or not it goes to the courtroom. Those who should attend include:

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

Course Content

  1. Model Codes of Ethical and Professional Responsibility
  2. Confidentiality
  3. Conflicts of Interest
  4. Unauthorized Practice of Law
  5. World of Litigation: Competence and Integrity

Continuing Education Credit

Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 1.00 


Fee: $99.00


Washington State Paralegal Association
PO Box 58530
Seattle, WA 98138-1530
info@wspaonline.org 

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