W2301 – Ethics and Professionalism for Paralegals

Ethics and Paralegals go hand in hand. Come join us as we learn about NALA's Code of Ethics and how to work ethically in the areas of unauthorized practice of law, client confidentiality, attorney-client privilege, and responsible social media usage.

Course Category: Live Webinars

Course Level: Basic

CLE Credit: Legal Ethics

Start Date and Time (CT): Wednesday, April 5, 2023 12:00 pm

CLE Hours: 1.0

Fees: $45 for Members and $65 for Non-members

Course Materials: Most live webinars include the ability to ask questions during the webinar about the topic, view slides of the presentation and have access to a recording of the webinar.

Description: This webinar will review the NALA Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility and other rules and guidelines related to paralegal and legal-assistant ethics. It will also cover the tasks a paralegal generally may perform without engaging in the unauthorized practice of law, issues around protecting client confidentiality and the attorney-client privilege, and considerations for responsible use of social media and electronic communications by law firms and their clients during litigation. 

Course Year: 2023

Instructor: Madeline (Molly) McNeeley

Madeline E. McNeeley is a partner at Harris Lowry Manton LLP in Atlanta, where she focuses on catastrophic injury litigation. She previously served at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit as a staff attorney and as a clerk for Judge Peter Fay. Molly writes and presents regularly on roadway safety, commercial transportation, ethics, and litigation practice. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Tennessee College of Law, where she was selected to the Order of the Coif.


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Yes, these courses qualify for mandatory continuing legal education for: National Association of Legal Assistants, State Bar of California, North Carolina, and Louisiana State Paralegal Association.  For all others please check with the corresponding institutions.

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