While we practice in an adversarial legal system, attorneys are still under a duty to conduct themselves in a civil and professional manner. This CLE course will analyze the ethical rules mandating civilized & professional behavior, provide case examples of unprofessional behavior and present some of the unintended consequences of uncivilized behavior.
Cybersecurity – it’s not just for Bill Gates and computer geeks anymore. Many attorneys now have ethical and legal duties to be compliant with cybersecurity laws and also protect sensitive client information.
Difficult clients and ethical minefields are lurking everywhere for family law attorneys. In this CLE, Angela Scafuri’s insights will help both new and seasoned family law practitioners to understand the contours of the attorney-client relationship, the problems that arise with difficult clients, client communications and issues involving experts.
Have you ever had a terrible client that made your life miserable? It probably was not you that was the problem – more than likely it was probably the client or the opposing counsel’s high conflict personality (HCP) that was the issue.
The goal of this CLE program is to lay out some of the different people groups that you represent and leave you with a better understanding of Arabic-speaking clients. This course qualifies for Professionalism and Bias credits in numerous states.
Illinois attorneys are now required to take one hour of Diversity & Inclusion CLE and one hour of Mental Health & Substance Abuse CLE as part of their 6 hour Professional Responsibility requirement.
Recognizing conflicts at the outset of the representation is key to avoiding ethical headaches and disqualification. Properly deploying conflict software, conflict waivers and engagement letters can prevent many potential problems.
Illinois attorneys must now complete the new required hour of Bias & Diversity and Mental Health & Substance Abuse.
The goal of bankruptcy is the discharge – when the debtor is released from personal liability for certain specified types of debts. Unfortunately, your client may commit certain actions that can prevent them from discharging their debt due to Bankruptcy Code Section 727(a).
Illinois attorneys are now required to take one hour of diversity and inclusion CLE and one hour of mental health and substance abuse during each two-year reporting period.