Did you know that every paralegal in the state of California except for those who are employed by the state are required to take mandatory continuing legal education credits just like attorneys do? You may ask "What does that have to do with me I'm not a paralegal". Well if you are an attorney, human resource manager, or manage paralegals the paralegals that you employ are to report these CLE's to you. This may not seem like a big deal until you consider the entirety of Business and Professions Codes 6450-6456, which not only describes the responsibility of maintaining CLE's it describes who a paralegal is.
Understanding these codes will ensure that you are not placed in the situation where paralegal fees are disputed and or denied due to you or your paralegal staff not meeting the requirements of who is considered to be a paralegal and who is simply an overpaid secretary whose fees can not be billed back to clients.
This 60 minute live webinar will discuss the following:
The path to learning any area of the law takes dedication and time, but if you put your mind to it, you'll have no problem becoming one of the best. What are you waiting for?
Lakisha Lynette Bealer founded Agility Legal Solutions in 2011. Agility offers Estate Planning and Administration services in San Diego, California and virtual paralegal services to attorneys across the globe.
Ms. Bealer has over 20 years experience in the legal industry. She has worked for law firms in both California and Alabama and various financial institutions. In addition to her experience Ms. Bealer holds an Associates degree in Business/Legal Assistant Studies, a Bachelors in Business/Accounting, a Master's in Business Administration, and a Master's in Paralegal Studies. She teaches on-line CLE's for Rainmakers Legal Education and paralegal programs for the Paralegal Academy on-line and on campus in San Diego, California.