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Paralegals and Unauthorized Practice of Law in 2019
September 12, 2019 at 12:00 PM EDT
Speaker: Toni Marsh, J.D.
As the paralegal profession grows in numbers, prestige, and range, highly educated and sophisticated paralegals are taking on ever more responsibility and working with increasing independence. This is wonderful for the profession and the public, which enjoys increased access to justice and reduced legal costs. But as the profession expands, it becomes ever more important to define the boundaries of unauthorized practice of law and clearly describe what is. ln this interactive session, Professor Marsh will explain what it means to practice law, provide a concise e-element test to recognize when a situation involves giving legal advice, and take through real and hypothetical situations to demonstratè thJcoñcepts reviewed.
1. Describe the Practice of Law
2. Define Legal Advice
3. Identify the codes, rules, opinions and case law that relate to UPL
4. Avoid UPL.
This session is approved for 1.0 CLE | Cost of webinar is $25 for NFPA Members, $50 for nonmembers.
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