Monday, August 30, 2010

Prof. Periman presents on paralegal ethics to Alaska Bar

Left to right: Sue Tyree of Turner & Mede PC, Prof. Periman, and Alaska Bar Counsel Steve Van Goor.

Prof. Deb Periman, Justice faculty, was a panel member for the Alaska Bar continuing legal education (CLE) program, "2010 Ethics: No Rewind in the Real World," on August 24, 2010 at the Hotel Captain Cook. Her presentation on "Paralegals - Helping Them Help Your Firm," highlighted ways for attorneys to ethically and efficiently use paralegals in their practice, and focused on how to avoid common pitfalls. This program and course materials are available free online from the Alaska Bar.

Other panelists included Sue Tyree, law firm administrator with Turner & Mede PC; Thomas Van Flein with Clapp, Peterson, Van Flein, Tiemessen & Thorsness LLC; Katherine Alteneder with Alteneder Law; Louise Driscoll, Alaska Assistant Bar Counsel; and Steve Van Goor, Alaska Bar Counsel.

This seminar is an annual Alaska Bar CLE offering on professional responsibility and legal ethics.