Presenters will describe the ABA and California Rules of Professional Responsibility as they relate to common challenges with volunteers (including the duty to supervise, the unlawful practice of law, and the duty of confidentiality). Presenters will also discuss challenges and successful strategies for hiring, supervising, managing, and wrapping up the term for volunteers and interns.
Date training recorded: May 31, 2018
Trainer(s): Eva DeLair, Brittany Stonesifer, Margaret Stevenson
Sponsoring Organization(s): Legal Services for Prisoners with Children (LSPC), Record Clearance Project


DETAILS

Summer internship time is nearly upon us. Have you wondered what your professional responsibilities are in regards to supervising non-attorney interns and volunteers? Do you want to learn how to use volunteer power more effectively in order to serve your clients better? Do you need Ethics CLE credit? If so, attend this webinar in which presenters will describe the ABA and California Rules of Professional Responsibility as they relate to common challenges with volunteers (including the duty to supervise, the unlawful practice of law, and the duty of confidentiality). Presenters will also discuss challenges and successful strategies for hiring, supervising, managing, and wrapping up the term for volunteers and interns.

1.25 hour of Ethics CLE.

Presenters:
Peggy Stevenson, director of the Record Clearance Project at San Jose State University.
Brittany Stonesifer, staff attorney and intern coordinator at Legal Services for Prisoners with Children
Eva DeLair, staff attorney at Legal Services for Prisoners with Children and lead attorney at the Prisoner Advocacy Network.

To use this training for self-study MCLE credit, please complete the evaluation form on our website and submit it to trainings@laaconline.org in order to receive certification for your self-study records.

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This webinar is intended to provide legal information, not legal advice for the purposes of training only practicing attorneys. The legal information in this webinar is not intended to be a substitute for seeking personalized legal advice from an attorney licensed to practice in your jurisdiction. Further, we do not intend to create an attorney-client relationship with any listener.

Supervising Interns and Volunteers: Professional Responsibility & Best Practices


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Series: Members-Only, Specialty MCLE Credits
MCLE: 1.25 hours (Legal Ethics)
Last revised: Oct 23, 2018 11:14 am