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Paralegal Ethics: Avoiding Administrative Errors

  • 08/26/2021
  • 11:00 AM - 1:15 PM
  • webcast

Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Paralegal-Ethics-Avoiding-Administrative-Errors/Video-Webinar/90193ER_3404662?st=WA&pt=1

Program Description

Avoid Mistakes That Can Land You and Your Attorney in Hot Water

Administrative mistakes head the list of top reasons for legal malpractice claims. Are you taking the proper precautions? Get an update on the rules and hear an experienced faculty member share their proven best practices for protecting your and your attorney's reputation - in and outside of the law office. Register today!

  • Analyze and interpret the rules most relevant in administrative error cases.
  • Adopt impeccable habits to prevent missing key dates and deadlines.
  • Learn what inadvertent mistakes often result in "misuse of client funds" claims.
  • Avoid common clerical errors, lost files, or misplaced documents.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course will teach attendees how to confidently avoid administrative errors. Those who should attend include:

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

Course Content

  • Ethics Rules Implicated Most Often by Administrative Errors
  • Failure to Complete Work by Deadline
  • Mistakes in Preparation and Filing of Documents (With Deadlines and Without)
  • Maintaining Files and Recordkeeping
  • Clerical Errors, Lost Files, or Misplaced Documents
  • Failure to Take Proper Precautions With Trust Accounts
  • When is the Error Egregious Enough to Get Your Attorney Sued or Sanctioned?

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



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