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Ethical Implications of Technology: A Paralegal's Guide

  • 10/17/2019
  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
  • Audio Webinar


Program Description

What You Need to Know to Maintain Compliance

Ensuring ethical compliance in the ever-changing world of technology can be overwhelming. Take a closer look at the do's and don'ts for the use of technology in client communications and case management. Make sure your firm remains on the right track - register today!

  • Review ways to stay abreast of changing technology.
  • Discuss how to properly handle communications via email.
  • Learn tips for avoiding inadvertent disclosure.
  • Stay clear of dangers associated with social media relationships.

Who Should Attend

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

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

Course Content

  1. Methods for Keeping up With Changing Technology
  2. Email, Smartphone and Other Electronic Communication
  3. Avoiding Inadvertent Disclosure 
  4. Accessing Files Through Outside Service Providers
  5. Attorney-Client Relationship Dangers on Social Media
  6. Unauthorized Practice of Law

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



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