Team Management: Effective Collaboration Among Attorneys, Paralegals and Legal Support Staff – Law Practice Management CLE

When:
October 8, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
2020-10-08T18:00:00-04:00
2020-10-08T19:00:00-04:00
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30 DAYS OF MBBA

Team Management: Effective Collaboration Among Attorneys, Paralegals and Legal Support Staff

Law Practice Management CLE (1 Credit)

Thursday, October 8th
6:00 - 7:00 PM

Panelists

Christina Carter
Practice Support Manager, Hogans Lovell LLP
Chair, MBBA Paralegal and Legal Professionals Division

Jennifer Abelaj
Senior Counsel, Davidoff Hutcher & Citron LLP
Chair, MBBA Trust & Estate Section

Moderator:
Anta Cissé-Green
MBBA President

The program will provide a framework for how attorneys and legal professionals can develop relationships that will aid in the efficient and effective management of caseloads. It will provide a discussion on how attorneys can work with paralegals and legal professionals, while avoiding the pitfalls that can occur due to the ethical rules and statutes prohibiting the unauthorized practice of law by non-lawyers. The panelists will review the ABA Model Rules, New York state best practice and court decisions regarding the unauthorized practice of law, managing workload, and delegating tasks.

Topics to be addressed:

  • Paralegal profession and regulation

  • ABA guide for the utilization and supervision of paralegals and legal assistants

  • Management of legal work and collaboration among teams

Sponsored by The MBBA Paralegal & Legal Professionals Division & Trusts & Estates Law Section

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