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Sex With Clients
Sex with clients? It's a bad idea. Sexual relationships with clients, their spouses and/or opposing lawyers create conflicts of interest that can negatively impact an attorney's ability to provide ... Read More »
Sex with clients? It's a bad idea. Sexual relationships with clients, their spouses and/or opposing lawyers create conflicts of interest that can negatively impact an attorney's ability to provide fair legal representation. This holds true even when the relationships don't quite reach the level of sex. Renowned Duquesne University professor Mark Yochum will explore this issue, one that can ruin an attorney's career.  The evolution of the modern rule restricting this behavior is instructive as a matter of professionalism and as a lesson in lawyers' attitudes toward conflicts of interests generally. Close Full Description
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Transitioning Your Practice: The Mind, the Money and the Rules
This program features an in-depth discussion regarding the necessity of careful practice and insurance planning for firms and solo practitioners when the structure of a practice changes. Situations... Read More »
This program features an in-depth discussion regarding the necessity of careful practice and insurance planning for firms and solo practitioners when the structure of a practice changes. Situations such as a firm merging, a firm bringing in lateral hires, a group of attorneys within a firm "spinning off" or even when lawyers decide to retire all have specific nuances and liability implications. The discussion will include the ethical issues that lawyers face when their practice changes, as well as risk management issues to keep in mind. Presenters also will discuss what to look for in a "claims made and reported policy" and with "tail coverage." Close Full Description

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