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2020 Ethics Update - Part 2 (Live Replay from February 7, 2020)

Description

This annual ethics program provides a round-table discussion of practical ethical issues important to your practice.

The program provides an engaging discussion of ethics developments involving technology and law practice, conflicts of interest, and attorney-client communications in a digital world where no one is truly unplugged.

The panel also discusses the ethics of withdrawing from a matter and firing a client and the ethics of developing new business.

This program provides a wide-ranging discussion of practical ethics developments important to your practice.

Part 2 topics include:

  • Ethics of firing a client
  • Ethics and client development
  • Emerging issues in conflicts of interest, part 2

Contributors

  • William Freivogel

    William Freivogel is the principal of Freivogel Ethics Consulting and is an independent consultant to law firms on ethics and risk management. He was a trial lawyer for 22 years and has practiced in the areas of legal ethics and lawyer malpractice for more than 25 years. He is chair of the Editorial Board of the ABA/BNA Lawyers' Manual on Professional Conduct. He maintains the website Freivogel on Conflicts. Mr. Freivogel is a graduate of the University of Illinois (Champaign), where he received his B.S. and LL.B.

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  • Lucian T. Pera

    Lucian T. Pera is a partner in the Memphis office of Adams & Reese, LLP. His practice includes professional malpractice litigation as well as counseling lawyers and law firms in the area of ethics and professional responsibility. He was a member of the ABA's Ethics 2000 Commission and is co-author of "Ethics and Lawyering Today," a national e-mail newsletter on lawyer ethics. He is the immediate past Treasurer of the ABA and currently serves as Vice President of the Tennessee Bar Association. Before entering private practice, he served as a judicial clerk to Judge Harry W. Wellford of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Mr. Pera received his A.B. with honors from Princeton University and his J.D. from Vanderbilt University School of Law.

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  • Thomas E. Spahn

    Thomas E. Spahn is a partner in the McLean, Virginia office of McGuireWoods, LLP, where he has a broad complex commercial, business and securities litigation practice. He also has a substantial practice advising businesses on properly creating and preserving the attorney-client privilege and work product protections. For more than 20 years he has lectured extensively on legal ethics and professionalism and has written "The Attorney-Client Privilege and the Work Product Doctrine: A Practitioner's Guide," a 750 page treatise published by the Virginia Law Foundation. Mr. Spahn has served as member of the ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility and as a member of the Virginia State Bar's Legal Ethics Committee. He received his B.A., magna cum laude, from Yale University and his J.D. from Yale Law School

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December 29, 2020
Tue 1:00 PM EST

Duration 1H 0M

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