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Unauthorized Practice of Law, Confidentiality and More:

  • 06/20/2019
  • 7:00 AM - 9:15 AM
  • Webcast

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Program Description

Avoid Ethical Traps in Everyday Situations

Potential ethical pitfalls lurk in your daily work environment - can you effectively spot them and uphold ethical standards? Learn from experienced faculty and gain strategies for avoiding ethics violations in even the stickiest of scenarios. Smoothly handle uncomfortable situations in which someone asks you to engage in unauthorized conduct; protect confidentiality in emails, phones and computers; maintain proper billing practices and much more. Register today!

  • Ground ethical rules in everyday, real-world examples.
  • Understand how seemingly innocuous actions can cross over the line into UPL.
  • Find out how to successfully protect client confidentiality when using emails, phones and computers.
  • Examine when a reasonable expectation of privacy does or does not exist.
  • Explore the ethical implications of law practice management.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course will teach attendees how to confidently avoid ethical pitfalls. Those who should attend include:

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

Course Content

  • Avoiding Unauthorized Practice of Law Traps
  • Emails, Phones and Computers: Protecting Attorney-Client Confidentiality
  • Identifying and Avoiding Conflicts of Interest
  • Client Fees, Communications and Record Retention

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

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