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Ethics: Advance Waivers And Client Consent To Future Conflicts
Ethics: Advance Waivers And Client Consent To Future Conflicts

 

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This 1.3-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.

Obtaining an advance waiver from a client (with their consent to future conflicts) can be very desirable and helpful to an attorney. However, the relevant ethics rules can be a minefield. In this important June 26, 2019 1.3-hour presentation, Patrick M. Connors, Esquire explains those ethics rules and how to comply with them when using advance waivers.

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 1.9: Duties To Former Clients
ABA Model Rule 1.10: Imputation of Conflicts of Interest: General Rule
Relevant Comments To ABA Model Rules
State Distinctions
Relevant Caselaw
Suggested Advance Conflicts Waiver Language

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Price: $84.00


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