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Ethics of Working With Your Paralegal & Legal Assistant WSSFC 2023

Product ID: CA3589R4
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

This seminar is an excerpt from Wisconsin Solo & Small Firm Conference 2023.

It’s a team effort

Understand and account for ethical considerations when supervising legal assistants, staff, and paralegals, while developing a strong relationship that benefits the entire firm. Discuss the requirements for the supervisory lawyer under the Rules of Professional Conduct and get tips for developing a great work relationship with your staff.

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Member $99.00

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Credits

1 CLE, 1 EPR

Date and Time

Thursday, May 23, 20242:00 PM - 2:50 PM CT

Add to Calendar 5/23/2024 2:00:00 PM 5/23/2024 2:50:00 PM America/Chicago Ethics of Working With Your Paralegal & Legal Assistant WSSFC 2023

This seminar is an excerpt from Wisconsin Solo & Small Firm Conference 2023.

It’s a team effort

Understand and account for ethical considerations when supervising legal assistants, staff, and paralegals, while developing a strong relationship that benefits the entire firm. Discuss the requirements for the supervisory lawyer under the Rules of Professional Conduct and get tips for developing a great work relationship with your staff.

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This seminar is an excerpt from Wisconsin Solo & Small Firm Conference 2023.

It’s a team effort

Understand and account for ethical considerations when supervising legal assistants, staff, and paralegals, while developing a strong relationship that benefits the entire firm. Discuss the requirements for the supervisory lawyer under the Rules of Professional Conduct and get tips for developing a great work relationship with your staff.

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Dean R. Dietrich, a shareholder with Weld Riley, S.C., has represented clients in the areas of lawyer ethics and professional responsibility for more than 45 years. He has represented attorneys in matters before the Wisconsin Supreme Court and the Office of Lawyer Regulation and consults with law firms and lawyers regarding compliance with the Rules of Professional Conduct.  Dean has served as Chair of the State Bar Committee on Professional Ethics in addition to past service on the Committee appointed by the Wisconsin Supreme Court to review changes to the Wisconsin Rules of Professional Conduct for Attorneys. Dean currently serves as President of the State Bar of Wisconsin.  He is a member of the ABA’s Center for Professional Responsibility and the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers. He is a graduate of Marquette University Law School.

Matthew S. Mayer, a shareholder with Weld Riley, S.C., has represented clients in the areas of civil litigation, family law, subrogation, mediation, and personal injury. He also acts as a guardian ad litem in both family and juvenile court actions. Mr. Mayer also serves on the management committee of Weld Riley, S.C. Matthew Mayer is a 1990 graduate of Marquette University Law School. Mr. Mayer is certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy in both Civil Trial Advocacy and Civil Pretrial Practice Advocacy.

Rhonda R. Rindo, a paralegal with Weld Riley, S.C., has worked as Attorney Mayer’s paralegal for over 15 years. She works in conjunction with Attorney Mayer in the areas of civil litigation, subrogation, family law and personal injury. Rhonda is also the assistant director of computer information and software implementation with Weld Riley, S.C.

  • Understand ethical considerations for lawyers supervising paralegals and legal assistants
  • Explore effective communication methods that contribute to a collaborative and supportive work environment
  • Identify common challenges in staff supervision and practical solutions to overcome them
  • Recognize the symbiotic relationship between ethical supervision and overall firm success
  • Discover how ethical supervision positively impacts the professional growth and job satisfaction of legal assistants, paralegals, and other staff

 

  • Paralegals
  • Legal assistants
  • Attorneys
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