Making certain your legal representation of one client does nothing to harm any of your other current or former clients is one of the key tasks in maintaining an ethical practice. This practical course offers effective tips for filtering out the cases that you ethically cannot or shouldn't take. Get simple tips for staying in compliance - order today!
Session Time: 1:00 - 2:00 PM Eastern
Presenter: James D. Blume
JAMES D. BLUME is the managing member for the firm Blume & Associates, located in Rockwall, Texas. He has held various positions with the State Comptroller's Department, including Director of Claims and Associate Deputy Comptroller. As Associate Deputy Comptroller, Mr. Blume supervised the legal services and hearings divisions and established the Administrative Law Judge program. He also had authority over the fiscal side of the comptroller's department. Mr. Blume was asked to serve on the Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee for the Texas Supreme Court after acting as an investigator and chairman to the Dallas subcommittee. He holds appointment by the State Bar of Texas as a Special Assistant Disciplinary Counsel and has prosecuted a number of cases against attorneys for misconduct. Mr. Blume is a certified mediator and has mediated numerous cases. He has published articles on state taxation issues, legal ethics, non-profit corporations, and trial preparation for paralegals. Mr. Blume received his B.A. degree, cum laude, from Cornell University and his J.D. degree from The University of Texas School of Law.