Most serious legal malpractice claims and successful disciplinary actions are not brought for debatable violations of arcane, ambiguous, provisions of the Rules of Professional Conduct, but, in fact, for clear breaches of obvious, well-defined ethical obligations. Some of these issues include:
- Don’t take money from the client trust account. - Don’t sleep with the attractive domestic client you are representing in an ongoing divorce proceeding. - Be candid with the court., etc.
It’s not rocket science - in fact, anyone who has sat in on a basic Professional Responsibility class would know such conduct is ethically problematic. And yet it happens. A lot. Even to our own friends and colleagues.
Get Strategies that WorkThis engaging, highly interactive program will provide you with a fresh and practical perspective on the fundamental question: “Why do ‘good’ lawyers ‘go bad’?” Based on a brand new original short film, and interspersed with a discussion among experienced legal malpractice defense attorneys regarding the intersection of ethical decision-making and the manifold sources of stress encountered by attorneys in day-to-day practice, this program will give you concrete strategies you can put to work immediately in your practice. Don’t become another statistic, and don’t get caught off guard. Mark your plans to attend today.
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