The Reporter – May 2019

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The Reporter – May 2019

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IN THIS ISSUE:
  • Paralegal-Client Privilege: Does It Exist?
  • How to Tap Less on Your Phone and Get More Done
  • 5 Document Management Tips for Better Organization and Smoother eFiling
  • When Emojis and the Law Collide
  • 10 Ways to Manage Your Email Box

From the President

Hello,

For this month’s collection of articles, we included interesting articles to help you stay organized and to excel in the workplace. If there’s anything else you’d like to read about in the Reporter, feel free to let me know.

As a reminder, our 2019 wall calendar with all legal holidays is still available from our website.

Have a great month!

Best,

Sheila Atkinson-Baker

Paralegal-Client Privilege: Does It Exist?

By Jan Hill

Most people are familiar with the term attorney-client privilege, which is to protect all confidential communications exchanged between a client and their lawyer. While a paralegal is not a lawyer and is instead required to work under the supervision of a licensed attorney, there are still ethical obligations that must be followed by all legal professionals with regard to their dealings with clients and hold attorneys accountable for the conduct of their employees. 

A paralegal may not establish an attorney-client relationship, provide legal advice, and advocate on behalf of clients in court, and lawyers should take steps to avoid putting their paralegals into difficult positions due to client demands, including putting policies in place to protect client information and provide training for paralegals regarding the importance of safeguarding client confidentiality.  

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How to Tap Less on Your Phone and Get More Done

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5 Document Management Tips for Better Organization and Smoother eFiling

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