Paralegals: Thursday’s Trivia Question

Paralegals: Thursday’s Trivia Question

Thursday, December 15, 2011: What is the best answer to this ethics trivia question?

Paralegals who give legal advice to clients are committing the unauthorized practice of law (UPL). Which of the following functions is NOT considered to be giving legal advice?

A. Telling the client what you think his case is worth.

B. Explaining contract provisions to a client and his duties pursuant to the provisions.

C. Reading and analyzing cases at the lawyer’s direction.

D. Directing or recommending to a client that he take a specific course of action. 

What do you think? I’ll be back later with the answer and to add my comments.

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