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Paralegal Ethics: Overcoming Daily Challenges

  • 12/10/2020
  • 10:00 AM - 12:15 PM
  • Webcast

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Program Description

Everyday Strategies for Staying Out of Trouble

When it comes to applying the rules of ethics in real life, even the most well-intentioned paralegals can make minor missteps that carry catastrophic consequences. Easier said than done, "staying ethical" takes a firm understanding of what nebulous rules like diligence actually require in a modern legal practice. Join our distinguished faculty as they clarify what paralegals need to know and do to confidently overcome everyday ethical challenges in law - register today!

  • Learn how to avoid unauthorized practice of law and ethically manage active client communications.
  • Get practical strategies for staying diligent and preserving confidentiality in a digital world.
  • Discover best practices for spotting and avoiding conflicts of interest
  • Learn where the risks lie when it comes to handling fees and client property.
  • Identify online advertising risks and get best practices for triaging issues before they unravel.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level legal ethics program is designed for paralegals.


Course Content

  1. Unauthorized Practice of Law, Explained
  2. Everyday Strategies for Ethical Active Client Communications
  3. Maintaining Competence and Diligence Throughout Your Work
  4. Preserving Confidentiality in the Digital Age
  5. Spotting and Avoiding Conflicts of Interest 
  6. Ethically Handling Fees and Client Property
  7. Traditional and Online Advertising Risks for Law Firms
  8. Escalating Ethical Issues That Arise Within the Firm

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

206.653.7259

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