If you’re a California attorney don’t forget to complete at least 4 hours of Legal Ethics, 1 hour of Competence Issues and 1 hour of Elimination of Bias. These are the required “specialty” credits included in the 25 hour CA CLE requirement.
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…
Philip King highlights common ethical pitfalls for small law attorneys and provides numerous helpful points to spot and avoid these routine practice traps.
California has new ethics rules effective November 1, 2018. A former litigator and current ethics attorney, Ed McIntyre fills you in on what’s changed… and what’s stayed the same.
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.
Your tweets, Facebook posts and blogs can greatly affect your real world law practice. From discovery to advertising your practice, you must remain ethical in our new social media world.
Do you know about the 69 changes or revisions made to the California ethics rules and how it will affect your practice?
Completing your 25 hours of California MCLE… don’t forget to complete at least 4 hours of Legal Ethics, 1 hour of Competence Issues and 1 hour of Elimination of Bias.
Quick reminder for California attorneys coming up for MCLE compliance in February 2019. The former 1 hour Substance Abuse requirement has been expanded out to include mental health concerns and is now called Competence Issues. CA MCLE Requirements 25 — Total hours 12.5 — Participatory Credit 4 — Legal Ethics 1– Competence Issues 1 — Elimination of Bias California attorneys must make…
Pick up the phone and call your clients, don’t “borrow” money from trust accounts, calendar every key deadline & date – the same fundamental ethics principles still hold true for the 21st century lawyer. That’s because the same traditional ethics issues continue to plague lawyers, leading to countless ethics violations and malpractice lawsuits. Lawyers & Ethics The same traditional legal ethics issues…