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Ethics and Law Office Management for Paralegals

OnDemand Webinar (62 minutes)

Understand your paralegal duties to identify and prevent ethical violations and manage the law office.Paralegals are a valuable part of the law firm's legal team and participate in almost all aspects of supplying legal services to clients. Paralegals can perform multiple tasks and projects under the supervision of a licensed attorney and must be on the front lines to manage the law office and prevent ethics violations. This topic will help paralegals identify crucial ethics issues and traps for the unwary and either prevent these issues from occurring or manage these issues when they occur.

Authors

Joseph A. Corsmeier, Esq., The Law Office of Joseph A. Corsmeier, P.A.

Agenda

How to Handle Client Intake

How to Avoid Conflicts of Interest

How to Preserve Client Confidentiality

How to Avoid Ethics and Social Media Pitfalls

How to Manage Client Matters and Files

How to Handle File Closing and Records Management/Retention

Non-Lawyers and Ethics Rules

Ethical Fees and Fee Agreements