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Everyday Legal Ethics for Paralegals

  • 11/28/2022
  • 10:00 AM - 12:15 PM
  • Webcast

Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Everyday-Legal-Ethics-for-Paralegals/Video-Webinar/95788ER_3808485?st=WA

Program Description

A Paralegal's Guide to Ethical Client Communications, Confidentiality, UPL, and More

Whether you're new to the paralegal profession, or you just need a refresher, this program is for you! This course helps you understand your ethics duties in day-to-day practice, from best practices for maintaining ethical communications to essential guidelines for avoiding common violations that constitute the unauthorized practice of law (UPL). Don't miss this opportunity to enhance your knowledge - register today!

  • Examine best practices for preserving confidentiality.
  • Identify essential guidelines for ethically handling client property and fees.
  • Uncover practical guidance for spotting and dealing with conflicts of interest.
  • Discover the ethical risks of using social media in legal practice.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level program is designed to provide attendees with the dos and don'ts of navigating ethics issues in daily practice. Those who should attend include:

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

Course Content

  1. Maintaining Competence, Integrity, and Diligence
  2. Preserving Confidentiality
  3. Ethically Handling Fees and Client Property
  4. Maintaining Ethical Communications
  5. Avoiding the Unauthorized Practice of Law (UPL)
  6. Conflicts of Interest
  7. Ethical Issues Related to Technology and Social Media
  8. Risks in Advertising and Marketing

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



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