ETHICAL RULES FOR LICENSED PARALEGAL PRACTITIONERS (LPP)

Dates:April 1 - June 30, 2019
Meets:Online Course
Hours:30.00
CEUs:3.00
Location:Online
Instructor:Sharee Laidlaw
Fee: $180.00

Description

The course is required for anyone planning to practice as an LPP in Utah and must be completed before taking the LPP Ethics Licensing Exam offered by the Utah State Bar. This course explores the ethical standards for LPP’s. The focus will be on the ethical rules for LPP’s as well as actual problems that LPP’s will confront in their practice. Topics include the unauthorized practice of law, conflicts of interest, confidentiality, client funds and professionalism. The disciplinary process will also be addressed. Ideally, students will take this course shortly after completing 1500 hours as a paralegal and shortly before taking the licensing exam. For all of the requirements to become a Licensed Paralegal Practitioner, please see Rule 15-703 of the Utah Rules of Professional Responsibility for LPP’s. THIS COURSE IS NOT A PREPATORY COURSE FOR THE LPP ETHICS LICENSING EXAM OFFERED BY THE UTAH STATE BAR. ACCESS TO THIS COURSE WILL END JULY 19, 2019.

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