In this focused legal program, our distinguished faculty will walk you through a wide array of conflicts of interest traps. Review guidelines for determining whether a conflict exists, brush up on the requirements for conflict-of-interest waivers, and dissect real-world examples to sharpen your understanding. Get the basics down - register today!
Examine best practices for recognizing and resolving conflicts.
Find out how to apply the rules by analyzing everyday examples of conflicts of interest.
Identify key steps to take when a conflict exists.
Discover how the rules surrounding imputed conflicts relate to other conflict rules.
Who Should Attend
This program is designed for attorneys. Paralegals may also benefit.
Analyzing Client and Former Client Conflicts of Interest
JOHN C. COOK is a partner with the law firm of Cook Craig & Francuzenko, PLLC, where he practices in the areas of civil litigation and employment law. Mr. Cook has lectured and published articles on civil litigation and employment law issues. He is a member of the Fairfax County Bar Association (co-chair, Employment Law Section), the New York State Bar Association, the Virginia Bar Association (Labor and Employment Law Section), the Virginia State Bar and The District of Columbia Bar. Mr. Cook is a former mediator for the District of Columbia Superior Court. He served on the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors from 2009 through 2019. Mr. Cook earned his B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from Gettysburg College and his J.D. degree from George Washington University.
STEVEN L. LOVETT, J.D., is an associate professor of business law and ethics at School of Business, Emporia State University (AACSB accredited). He teaches business law and international business law courses, along with business ethics, social responsibility, and sustainability, at the undergraduate and graduate level. Prior to his teaching career, Mr. Lovett served as legal counsel for a multi-billion dollar credit union, regional banking clients, and private companies on a wide variety of corporate governance issues, compliance and regulatory issues, best practices, SEC filings review, outside counsel management, and business-to-business transactional matters. Mr. Lovett is the author of Corporate Counsel Guides: Practice Basics (1st ed., ABA Publishing, 2013), a textbook on applied ethics, and several trade and journal articles, book chapters, and scholarly papers. He is a member, or former member, of the State Bar of Texas, State Bar of New Mexico, and the American (Corporate Governance, Commercial & Business Litigation and Financial Institution Litigation committees) and Federal bar associations. Mr. Lovett earned his B.A. degree from Texas A&M University and his J.D. degree from St. Mary's University School of Law.
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