Everyone makes mistakes. When those mistakes occur in the legal context, they can have some serious consequences. Knowing how to own up to your mistakes and repair the damage done will produce far better results than letting them sit and waiting for them to come back and bite you. This program will show you how to recover from misfiled documents, missed deadlines and other common mistakes paralegals make. Clean up your mistakes gracefully - register today!
Discover how to best proceed when you've made a calendaring error or missed a major deadline.
Learn the most professional way to confess that you've made a mistake.
Build trust with your attorney by coming to them with solutions, not problems.
Misfiling or Misplacing Documents
Making Calendaring Errors
Failing to Properly Apply Court Rules
Typos, Grammatical Errors and Spelling Mistakes
Producing Privileged Documents to Opposing Counsel
Accidentally Giving Legal Advice
Failing to Track Your Time
Mishandling Potential (or Current) Clients
Reporting Your Mistakes - Tips for Telling Your Attorney You Screwed Up
Paralegal Education CA MCLE Paralegal
- 1.00Approval Exp. 8/31/2022
This program meets the California MCLE Paralegal requirement as specified in Business and Professions Code Section 6450(d).
MT CLE Credit for Paralegals
- 1.00Approval Exp. 8/31/2022
This program may qualify for up to 1.0 hours of self-study CLE credit by the Montana Commission of Continuing Legal Education, including 0.0 hour of ethics. No more than 4.0 hours of self-study CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.
NH Office of Career School Licensing
NBI, Inc. is licensed by the New Hampshire Department of Education Office of Career School Licensing. There are no enrollment prerequisites or admissions requirements for this course, and there is no exam or grading system. Satisfactory progress is based solely on attendance at the course. Credits may not be transferred. All refunds shall be paid within 30 days upon written notification from a student of cancellation or withdrawal. Students receiving benefits from federal programs shall be subject to federal refund policies, rules and regulation. Student complaints should be directed to our office at (800) 930-6182. Upon exhausting all avenues with NBI, Inc. for resolution, students may file a complaint with the Office of Career School Licensing at (603) 271-6443.
JENNIFER HASSETT is a senior paralegal and case manager for the law firm of Bellah Perez PLLC, in Glendale, Arizona. Ms. Hassett has extensive knowledge of family and civil litigation, court procedure, and all aspects of preparing cases for trial. Her experience includes research and drafting case pleadings, resolving chronic and contentious case issues, and case management. The firm carries a caseload of 80 to 120 cases in the family law department, of which Ms. Hassett is part of a team, including her attorney and legal assistant. The present caseload includes consenting and complex cases for dissolution, paternity, post-decree ligation, mediation, and document preparation. Approximately one-third of those cases require a high acuity in resolving mental health, drug dependency, abuse, financial and/or property issues. These cases often involve the Arizona Department of Child Safety, multiple law enforcement agencies, private and court-appointed professionals, and others. Ms. Hassett has two associate of arts degrees in applied natural sciences and behavioral psychology, as well as a paralegal certificate from The Center for Legal Studies. She is currently at the University of Arizona obtaining her bachelors degree in law focusing on family law and mediation. Her goal is to apply for law school thereafter.
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