Did you know that California approved new ethics rules effective November 1, 2018?? Do you know what’s changed… and what remains the same?  There were almost 70 new rules approved.

California Rules of Professional Conduct

California has new ethics rules effective November 1, 2018.

A former litigator and current ethics attorney, Ed provides an in-depth review of the major rule changes and how it might affect your practice. Ed also provides a quick recap on the 20 year revision process and he further discusses ethics as risk mitigation, truthfulness in statements to others, inadvertent disclosure and the duties when supervising other lawyers & legal personnel. To access the course click here: How the New California Ethics Rules Affect Your Practice.

The main rules that Ed analyzes are:

*Rule 1.1 – Competence

* Rule 1.3 – Diligence

* Rule 1.4 – Communication

* Rule 1.6 – Competence

* Rule 1.7 – Conflicts of Interest

* Rule 3.1 – Meritorious Claims

* Rule 3.2 – Delay of Litigation

* Rule 3.3 – Candor Toward the Tribunal

* Rule 3.7 –  Lawyer as Witness

* Rule 4.3 – Communicating with an Unrepresented Person

A veteran trial attorney, Edward J. McIntyre practices complex business litigation in federal and state courts.  An expert on the topic of professional responsibility, he also now advises and represents attorneys on issues of professional responsibility, risk mitigation and professional negligence issues.

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.