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How to Avoid Unauthorized Practice of Law: A Paralegal's Guide

  • 10/06/2020
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Audio Webinar

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Program Description

Steer Clear of Unauthorized Practice of Law Pitfalls

Potential ethical pitfalls concerning the unauthorized practice of law lurk in your daily work environment - can you effectively spot them and uphold ethical standards? Learn from experienced faculty on how to avoid ethics violations in even the stickiest of scenarios, such as when someone asks you to engage in unauthorized conducts. Avoid UPL landmines and handle uncomfortable situations with ease - register today!

  • Understand how seemingly innocuous actions can cross over the line into UPL.
  • Review the potential hazards associated with inadvertently giving legal advice.
  • Learn how to establish your role as a paralegal with clients and others you may come in contact with.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course will teach attendees how to confidently avoid the unauthorized practice of law. Those who should attend include:

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

Course Content

  • The Practice of Law - Defined
  • Actions That Cross the Line into UPL
  • Dangers of Inadvertently Giving LegalAdvice
  • How to Effectively HandleUncomfortable Situations
  • Making Clear Your Role as Paralegal
  • When to Seek Attorney Supervision

Washington State Paralegal Association
19540 International Blvd., Ste. 105
SeaTac, WA 98188

206.653.7259

info@wspaonline.org 

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