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Paralegal's Guide to the Unauthorized Practice of Law: Avoiding the Top Landmines

  • 07/14/2022
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Webcast

Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Paralegal-s-Guide-to-the-Unauthorized-Practice-of-Law-Avoiding-the-Top-Landmines/Video-Webinar/92518ER_3725749?st=WA

Program Description

Tackle Problems With Pushy Clients, Negligent Lawyers, Attorney Supervision, and More

From failing to make your role as a paralegal clear to inadvertently giving out legal advice, it's all-too easy to cross the line into the unauthorized practice of law (UPL). In this program, our faculty provides you with solutions for overcoming difficulties that often result in UPL. Develop strategies for dealing with whatever obstacle gets thrown your way - register today!

  • Overcome hurdles with difficult clients.
  • Find out how to deal with friends and family members who request legal advice.
  • Identify the hazards of “handling” things for your attorney.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course is designed to give attendees the information they need to avoid UPL. Those who should attend include:

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

Course Content

  1. Making Your Role as a Paralegal Clear: Challenges Created by Misleading Information
  2. Inadvertently Giving Clients Legal Advice - Avoiding Situations That Constitute UPL
  3. Challenges When Handling Difficult, Pushy Clients
  4. Fighting Against the Family and Friends Trap
  5. Obstacles in Seeking Attorney Supervision
  6. "I'm Really Busy, Can You Handle It?" - How to Handle Negligent Attorneys
  7. Challenges Involving Independent Paralegals

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



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