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Top 6 Ethical Mistakes Paralegals Make

  • 09/29/2020
  • 11:00 AM - 1:15 PM
  • Webcast

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Program Description

Learn How to Spot and Avoid Ugly Ethical Dilemmas

Successfully navigating ethical predicaments is perhaps the most important part of a paralegal's job - and it isn't easy. Learn how to identify the top 6 ethical pitfalls that paralegals face on a day-to-day basis. Get practical guidance for triaging thorny issues before they land you in hot water. Register today!

  • Learn how to stay ethical and avoid top UPL risks.
  • Get practical guidance for keeping billing practices in line with ethical norms.
  • Explore risks and best practices for spotting and avoiding conflicts of interest.
  • Discover how to spot and avoid common confidentiality issues.
  • Discover strategies for triaging issues before they turn ugly.

Who Should Attend

This basic level course will allow attendees to gain a better understanding of ethical issues facing paraprofessionals. Those who should attend include:

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

Course Content

  1. Engaging in UPL
  2. Dropping the Ball on Routine Billing
  3. Failing to Recognize Conflicts of Interest
  4. Breaking Confidentiality
  5. Mishandling Ethical Dilemmas
  6. Misunderstanding the Ethical Consequences to You and Your Firm

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



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