Walking the Line: Avoiding Unauthorized Practice of Law

National Business Institute
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Walking the Line: Avoiding Unauthorized Practice of Law

When it comes to working as a paralegal, it's essential that you refrain from giving out legal advice and make your role clear. However, sometimes this proves easier said than done. This program walks you through sticky scenarios and best practices for preventing the unauthorized practice of law (UPL). Steer clear of legal messes - register today!

  • Determine what does - and does not - constitute UPL.
  • Discover the dangers of supervising the signing of legal documents, failing to seek out attorney supervision, and more.
  • Find out why independent paralegals often fall victim to UPL.
  • Uncover practical guidance for navigating tricky situations.

Training content

  • What Is the Unauthorized Practice of Law (UPL)?
  • Understanding What's Permissible
  • Crossing the Line Into UPL: Avoiding Critical Mistakes
    • Failing to Identify Yourself as a Paralegal: Why It Matters
    • Client Management and Advice Giving
    • Document Preparation and Research
    • Signing Documents
    • Failing to Seek Attorney Supervision
  • The Consequences of Inadvertently Providing Legal Advice
  • Independent Paralegals: What You Need to Know
  • Guidelines for Handling Difficult Situations: With Examples

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At NBI, we believe that enhancing professional knowledge through continuing education empowers our customers to better serve their community. With over 35 years of experience, we understand the needs of legal professionals seeking continuing education and we are dedicated to...

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