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Competency and Confidentiality for Paralegals (Paralegal Lunchtime Webcast)

11:55      Welcome and Introductions

12:00      Competency and Confidentiality for Paralegals*

Catherine Sanders Reach, North Carolina Bar Association, Cary

Misfired emails. Erroneous attachments. Spoliation in eDiscovery. The Internet of Things. Improperly applied redaction. Overactive spam filters. Phishing. Exposed metadata. Weak passwords. Lost mobile devices. The list goes on. A lawyer's duties of competence and confidentiality extend to the paralegals they supervise.

Learn how to avoid end user error, maintain a security first stance, guard client confidentiality, and protect sensitive data. In this session we explore common threats to law firm security and how to avoid them.

1:00        Adjourn

* Indicates portion providing Ethics/Professional Responsibility credit

Description

Learn how to avoid end user error, maintain a security first stance, guard client confidentiality, and protect sensitive data. In this session we explore common threats to law firm security and how to avoid them.

Contributors

  • Alice L. Johnson

    Alice L. Johnson is the Senior Litigation Paralegal at ABB in Cary. She currently works as a paralegal for 10 attorneys specializing in labor and employment litigation and business immigration. She performs numerous tasks including organizing and coordinating documents, legal writing, drafting legal documents and agreements. She also prepares visa applications and petitions for immigrant and nonimmigrant workers.

    Click here for more information about Alice.

  • Kimberly M. Johnson

    Kimberly M. Johnson, North Carolina State Board of Examiners of Plumbing Heating & Fire Sprinkler Contractors, Raleigh

  • Paulene Scott Kearney

    Paulene Scott Kearney is the Legal Operatoins Manager at Smith Debnam Narron Drake Saintsing & Myers LLP in Raleigh. She manages up to 20 paralegals and paralegal assistants in the NC, SC and VA high volume practice areas. She has extensive paralegal, compliance, regulatory, project management, vendor management and staff management skills. She developed and currently maintains a training program for new hire litigation staff using training materials organized in SharePoint. She created SOPs for specialized tasks in her area and perform monthly internal audits to ensure compliance to SLA by staff.

    Click here for more information about Paulene.

  • Catherine Sanders Reach

    Catherine Sanders Reach is Director for the Center for Practice Management at the North Carolina Bar Association. Formerly she was Director, Law Practice Management and Technology for the Chicago Bar Association and the Director at the American Bar Association's Legal Technology Resource Center.

    Catherine was co-chair of ABA TECHSHOW 2020.

    Click here for more information about Catherine.

December 14, 2021
Tue 11:55 AM EST

Duration 1H 5M

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