From structuring million dollar deals to negotiating high level partnership agreements, transactional attorneys must deploy a broad quiver of skills when counseling businesses and the entrepreneurs and executives that start and run them. Ethics for Transactional Attorneys In this highly practical CLE, R. Shawn McBride provides numerous case examples and common sense measures that can be deployed to remain ethical when working…
Brian shares his story and firsthand insights from his work at LCLPA by mainly discussing: the ethical Duties of Diligence & Competence, the link between ethical legal practice & mental health, the early warning signs of alcoholism and depression, how Lawyer Assistance Programs (LAPs) help attorneys, barriers to help, action steps to combat stress and cultivate well-being and why lawyers face stiff barriers to everyday ethical practice.
Janet Sobel has put words to action and she has a plan. A plan to spread the word about the stress and anxiety many lawyers cope with on a daily basis and a new path to bring wellness to the legal profession.
Philip King highlights common ethical pitfalls for small law attorneys and provides numerous helpful points to spot and avoid these routine practice traps.
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.
Yes, your online conduct and social media activities can get you into ethical trouble! Use good judgement when using social media in your practice and your personal life.
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.
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.
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.