The new antidiscrimination rule for attorneys has posed some significant questions on how to avoid discrimination in daily legal practice. This timely briefing will clarify how the rule translates into concrete actions you can take to protect your professional reputation and uphold the highest ideals of the legal profession. Order today!
The New Model Rule 8.4(g) and its Implications for Attorneys' Daily Practices
The Definition of Discrimination and Harassment
Attorney Conduct Extending Beyond the "Law Office"
What Attorneys Can and Cannot Say
Gray Areas That Can Land Attorneys in Hot Water
The "Knowledge" Factor (Did the Attorney "Knowingly" Discriminate or Harass?)
DANNY M. HOWELL is the founding member of The Law Offices of Danny M. Howell, PLLC, a small firm in McLean, Virginia. His practice focuses on insurance coverage, professional liability defense, and commercial litigation at the trial and appellate levels in the state and federal courts in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. Throughout his practice, Mr. Howell has represented attorneys in malpractice suits, bar complaints, and federal court disbarment proceedings; corporate officials in negligence actions; and insurers and policyholders in coverage and bad faith cases. His insurance coverage practice focuses on commercial general liability insurance in the areas of residential and commercial construction, professional liability insurance, and directors and officers insurance. Mr. Howell frequently teaches, lectures and publishes on legal ethics, insurance coverage, and risk management for law firms and insurers. He was selected as a 2007 fellow of the National Institute for Teaching Ethics and Professionalism. Mr. Howell earned his B.A. degree from Indiana University and his J.D. degree from George Mason University.
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