disciplinary counsel v. hernandez | Paralegal

Step 1 Read and Review:

  1. Review ABA Model Guidelines for the Utilization of Paralegal Services, Preamble, Guideline 1, and Comments from last week.
  2. Read ABA Model Guidelines for the Utilization of Paralegal Services, Guideline 3-4 and Comments
  3. Read: Disciplinary Counsel v. Hernandez, Supreme Court of Ohio (2013)

Step 2 Post: 

Discuss the Hernandez case as it relates to Guidelines 3 and 4. Your discussion should include the following:

  1. Identify the ruling Court, state the issue(s) of the case, and state the Court’s holding in the case.
  2. How does Hernandez relate to Guidelines 3 and 4?
  3. Does Hernandez offer any practical guidance for the Paralegal on the job? If so what guidance is offered or implied for the Paralegal in the workplace?