1-hour program is included in the 4.3-hour compilation course entitled
Legal Ethics Roundup (NLF course #549). You will earn CLE credit by
completing EITHER the individual
program listed below OR that
compilation. You may not earn CLE credit for BOTH this program and
the 4.3-hour compilation.
Increasingly, many legal matters involve lawyers who are married, lawyers who
are related, or lawyers who are significant others. In this useful June 26, 2019
Patrick M. Connors, Esquire explains how to correctly honor the ethical
rules governing conflicts and confidentiality in these situations.
Mr. Connors is a Professor of Law at Albany Law School
where he teaches, inter alia, Legal Ethics. He is also a member of the New York
State Bar Association's Committee on Professional Ethics and a highly-respected
speaker, author, frequent expert witness, and consultant on legal ethics.
Major topics include:
ABA Model Rule 1.7: Conflict of Interest: Current Clients
ABA Model Rule 1.8: Current Clients: Specific Rules
ABA Model Rule 1.10: Imputation of Conflicts of Interest: General Rule
Relevant Caselaw & Ethics Opinions
FORMS FOR LAWYERS: For fully-editable immediately downloadable forms in many practice areas, please go to www.NLFforms.com.
BOOKS FOR LAWYERS: Over
125 useful books on important legal issues facing attorneys are now available for immediate download at www.NLFforms.com. (Reading books without also listening to or viewing a recorded seminar earns NO CLE credits.)