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The Basics of Everyday Legal Ethics: The Paralegal's Guide

  • 02/29/2024
  • 11:00 AM - 1:15 PM
  • Webcast

Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/The-Basics-of-Everyday-Legal-Ethics-The-Paralegal-s-Guide/Video-Webinar/98056ER_4019215?st=WA

Program Description

The Essentials of Confidentiality, Competence, Client Communications, and More

Get familiar with what it takes to operate ethically in daily practice as a paralegal. Join our experienced faculty as they walk you through best practices for handling fees, maintaining ethical client communications, and more. Don't miss this chance to review the basics and hone your skills - register today!

  • Know how to avoid conflicts of interest in daily practice.
  • Discuss the ethical hurdles and risks associated with using technology in the law firm.
  • Be able to properly preserve client confidentiality.

Who Should Attend

This basic level program is designed to provide attendees with the essentials of handling common 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 Client Confidentiality
  3. Ethical Client Communication Practices
  4. Handling Fees and Client Property
  5. Ethical Issues Related to Technology and Social Media
  6. Avoiding Unauthorized Practice of Law (UPL)
  7. Conflicts of Interest

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



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