National Law Foundation
Continuing Legal Education
Live Seminars and Self-Study Materials
Flash Drive Containing .mp3 Audio File and .pdf Course Book File
This course is the first 3.3 hours of our longer program entitled A Potpourri
Of Useful Legal Ethics Suggestions: 4.3-Hour Edition (Course #460). You will
earn CLE credit by completing EITHER that course or
this program. However, most states will not grant you credit for taking both
In this May 29, 2015 3.3-hour (200-minute) program, Patrick M. Connors,
a Professor of Law at Albany Law School, where he teaches, inter alia, Legal
Ethics, provides useful suggestions on how to handle commonly encountered ethics
issues in everyday law practice.
Major topics include:
Advising a criminal defendant on whether to accept a plea agreement
Outsourcing legal and support services and billing practices
Lawyer’s responsibility for another lawyer’s theft of clients funds
Lawyer’s responsibility for a nonlawyer’s theft of clients funds
Virtual law office
Does use of sign language interpreter waive attorney-client privilege?
Business transactions with client
Duties to prospective clients
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