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Ethics and Conflicts with Clients - Part 1 (Live Replay from December 20, 2021)


Despite best efforts, lawyers may develop ethical conflicts with their clients. Sometimes these conflicts may initially seem like positive developments. The lawyer may seek to buy into a client's business enterprise or participate in a transaction, be offered a gift by a client, or even develop a romantic relationship with a client. But these and many others come with substantial ethical issues.

Sometimes these conflicts may be more immediately problematic, as when a lawyer leaves a law firm and wants to take his or her clients to the new firm, or when a client refuses to pay legal fees, or worse, as when the lawyer has a duty to disclose certain acts of his or her own malpractice.

This program provides a real world guide to lawyer conflicts with their clients and how to avoid or resolve them.

Part 1 topics include:

  • Gifts – can lawyers accept from clients?
  • Business – can lawyers go into business with a client?
  • Departure – can lawyers take their clients to a firm?
  • Former clients – what duties does a lawyer have?

DETAILS
Phone/Audio
Thursday, December 29, 2022
1:00–2:00 PM

SPEAKERS

  • William Freivogel, Freivogel Ethics Consulting, Chicago

PRODUCED
December 20, 2021

APPROVED CREDIT
North Carolina: 1.00 MCLE Hour

Includes
1.00 Ethics/Professional Responsibility


PROGRAM PRICING

See pricing below.