Effective Conflict Checks and Top Problems to Avoid
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Conflicts of interest are one of the top legal ethics concerns for attorneys. Are you confident in your ability to spot and avert trouble? This practical guide will give you the tools to identify potential and existing conflicts, determine the right course of action, and protect your professional reputation. Order today!
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
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.