There is an old saying that the only constant is change. Well, California finally changed the state’s Rules of Professional Conduct after a nearly 30 year process. Yes… 30 years!!!
California Rules of Professional Conduct
Do you know about the 69 changes or revisions made to the California ethics rules and how it will affect your practice?
From competence to conflicts of interest, malpractice attorney Joel Selik will discuss the major changes and provide tips on how to proceed accordingly to continue to practice ethically. In addition to discussing the new ethics rules, Joel will also discuss the new mediation requirement under Evidence Code § 1129 and the new live scan fingerprinting requirement. To access this course please click here: Understanding the New California Ethics Rules.
Joel will cover the following rules:
* Rule 1.1 – Competence
* Rule 1.2 – Scope of the Representation
* Rule 1.3 – Diligence
* Rule 1.4 – Communication with Clients
* Rule 1.5 – Fees for Legal Services
* Rule 1.7, 1.8.11 & 1.10 – Conflicts of Interest
* Rule 1.15 – Safekeeping of Fund and Property
* Rule 1.18 – Duties to Prospective Clients
* Rule 4.2 – Communication with Non-Clients
* Rule 4.4 – Duties Concerning Inadvertently Transmitted Writings
A malpractice attorney and ethics expert, Joel G. Selik has practiced law for over 30 years and frequently represents attorney clients in malpractice cases. Joel is licensed to practice law in both California and Nevada and he frequently presents seminars on Estate Planning, Nursing Home Litigation, Legal Ethics and Malpracti
This CLE course is offered in the following states:
* California (CA)
Attorney Credits offers CLE for attorneys in California and around the country. For more information about CLE in California please click the following link: CA CLE.