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Legal Ethics Collection
Legal Ethics Collection

 

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This 3.3-hour program includes the 3 short Ethics courses listed below (and sold individually as NLF course #s 566, 567, and 568). You will earn CLE credit by completing EITHER some or all of the individual programs listed below OR this compilation. You may not earn CLE credit for BOTH this 3.3-hour compilation and any or all of the three individual titles.

This 200-minute (3.3-hour), September 25, 2020 3-part program provides a useful explanation of many law practice areas in which the relevant legal ethics rules can present a minefield. Professor Patrick M. Connors, Esquire explains those rules and gives practical suggestions for complying with them

Mr. Connors is the Albert and Angela Farone Distinguished Professor In New York Civil Practice 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.

Section 1 Ethically Avoiding Client Conflicts (80 minutes):
- ABA Model Rules 1.7and 1.8
- recent cases
- helpful state ethics opinions
Rules governing conflicts with former clients
- ABA Model Rule 1.9
- helpful state ethics opinions

Section 2 - Ethics Considerations In Drafting Enforceable Fee Agreements (60 minutes):
ABA Model Rule 1.5: Fees
- fixed and contingent fees
- fee disputes
- scope of representation
Fees and division of fees
Written letters of engagement

Section 3 - Important Developing Legal Ethics Topics (60 minutes):
Rules for registration of in-house counsel
Communicating with represented and unrepresented parties and persons
Conduct before a tribunal
- ABA Model Rule 3.3
Duties To prospective clients
- ABA Model Rule 1.18
More

FORMS FOR LAWYERS: For fully-editable immediately downloadable forms in many practice areas, please go to www.NLFforms.com.

BOOKS FOR LAWYERS: Over 100 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.)


 
Price: $169.00


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