This lively and substantive program explores a wide variety of ethics issues impacting lawyers in any practice area and any work setting. It looks at what has regulators’ attention, highlights the latest developments, offers real-world examples and up-to-date advice on how today’s courts and disciplinary authorities are interpreting the rules of professional conduct, and examines how the rules are being used in claims against attorneys. Taught by two industry-leading attorneys whose practices focus on ethics and professional responsibility, this program doesn’t go in-depth, but rather takes a rapid-fire approach to briefly highlighting evolving – and sometimes newsworthy – legal ethics issues you need to know. Topics will include:
Judicial ethics and recusal
Conflicts of interest
Responding to negative online reviews
Settlement talks and extortion
Bad client conduct
In just one hour, you can stay on top of the evolving guidance on a lawyer’s professional obligations, help mitigate your ethical risks, and protect your clients’ interests and your professional reputation.