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Ethics and Legal Practice: The Paralegal's Role

  • 05/23/2019
  • 1:00 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 intermediate level course will give attendees an overview of paralegal ethics. 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

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

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