Washington State Paralegal Association

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Damage Control for Paralegals: Missed Deadline, Document Mistakes, and More

  • 08/31/2020
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Audio Webinar

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Program Description

What to Do When You Mess Up

Everyone makes mistakes. When those mistakes occur in the legal context, they can have some serious consequences. Knowing how to own up to your mistakes and repair the damage done will produce far better results than letting them sit and waiting for them to come back and bite you. This program will show you how to recover from misfiled documents, missed deadlines and other common mistakes paralegals make. Clean up your mistakes gracefully - register today!

  • Discover how to best proceed when you've made a calendaring error or missed a major deadline.
  • Learn the most professional way to confess that you've made a mistake.
  • Build trust with your attorney by coming to them with solutions, not problems.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course will teach attendees how to take control of their mistakes. Those who should attend include:

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

Course Content

  1. Misfiling or Misplacing Documents
  2. Making Calendaring Errors
  3. Blowing Deadlines
  4. Failing to Properly Apply Court Rules
  5. Typos, Grammatical Errors and Spelling Mistakes
  6. Violating Confidentiality
  7. Producing Privileged Documents to Opposing Counsel
  8. Accidentally Giving Legal Advice
  9. Failing to Track Your Time
  10. Mishandling Potential (or Current) Clients
  11. Reporting Your Mistakes - Tips for Telling Your Attorney You Screwed Up

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



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