Consentable vs. Prohibited Conflicts, Conflict Checks, Disqualification Motions, and More
This program teaches you effective techniques for identifying and curing conflicts of interest. From best practices for avoiding conflicts to tips for determining when and how to use a waiver, get the skills you need to handle whatever curveball gets thrown your way. Register today!
Examine legal best practices for identifying and analyzing conflicts of interest.
Determine how to proceed when a conflict exists.
Scrutinize real-life examples of conflict checks gone wrong.
Uncover practical guidance for handling imputed conflicts.
Unearth the consequences of failing to detect a conflict.
Analyzing Conflicts of Interest: Legal Essentials
When a Conflict Exists: Key Steps to Take
Grey Areas and Conflict Checks Gone Wrong (With Real-Life Examples)
Cari L Sheehan is of counsel in Barnes & Thornburg LLP's Indianapolis office and is a member of the litigation department. Ms. Sheehan serves as professional responsibility counsel to the firm and focuses on various legal ethics and professional responsibility matters. She has represented clients in state and federal courts in Indiana and Illinois. Ms. Sheehan is admitted to practice in Indiana and Illinois. Ms. Sheehan also is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern districts of Indiana, U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern districts of Illinois, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Indiana and Northern District of Illinois, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. She is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association, Indianapolis Bar Association, and the Saint Thomas More Legal Society. She earned her B.A. degree, cum laude, from the University of Southern Indiana and her J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law.
Brian J Waid is a principal in Waid Law Office, PLLC in Seattle. Mr. Waid has more than 40 years of experience in civil litigation and appeals, including substantial experience representing clients in legal malpractice claims and attorney fee disputes. His legal practice is focused primarily on malpractice claims by clients against their former attorneys. However, he also is the author of the winning briefs in two of the Washington Supreme Court's seminal insurance bad faith cases, Mutual of Enumclaw Ins. Co. v. Dan Paulson Construction Co. and Kirk v. Mt. Airy Insurance Co.; and represented the plaintiff class in the Microsoft "perma-temps" litigation as its designated trial attorney. Mr. Waid received his J.D. degree from the University of Nebraska College of Law, Lincoln, Nebraska. He has been a frequent lecturer and author on a wide variety of legal ethics and malpractice topics for numerous professional groups. Mr. Waid is a member of the Washington State, American and King County bar associations.
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