Stay Up to Date on the Most Important Legal Ethics Rules and Risks
You're devoted to your clients and to upholding the law. But legal practice is never static, and the changes constantly create new ethical challenges and traps for the unwary. Are you unwittingly jeopardizing your clients' welfare and possibly your license? Do you have all the latest information you need to protect confidentiality, guard against conflicts of interest, and prevent malpractice? This fast-paced guide offers legal ethics tactics that will help you maintain your impeccable professional reputation. Find out where the areas of most contention lie and avoid missteps that lead to legal and financial exposure. Register today!
Clarify what restrictions on attorney communications on- and offline are currently vigorously enforced.
Understand what must be done with each client file when an attorney changes firms and in firm dissolution.
Find out what new conflicts of interest you may not be checking for.
Mitigate the ethical risks of practicing law in another state.
Make certain the clients' or your move to cloud computing does not jeopardize client confidentiality.
Ethically and effectively deal with financially distressed clients who owe you money.
Get a procedural update on resolving bar grievances and other disciplinary actions.
Attorney Speech - What Lawyers Can and Cannot Say...
Attorney Fees in the Current Market
Confidentiality, Loyalty and Attorney-Client Privilege
Conflicts of Interest: Recent Developments
Attorneys Changing Firm Affiliations
Handling Bar Grievances and Other Disciplinary Actions
BRIANE M. HOUSE is an attorney at Pritzke & Davis. His practice areas include civil litigation with a concentration in the defense of legal malpractice claims, mediation/arbitration, business/corporate counseling, commercial litigation, and appellate practice. Mr. House currently serves as the vice chair of the Board of Directors of Quality Connection, a labor management partnership representing more than 100 union NECA electrical contractors and 2500 IBEW members. He is the former board chair of the Indianapolis Local Public Improvement Bond Bank. Mr. House earned his B.A. degree, with honors, from Wabash College, and his J.D. degree from the Indiana University McKinney School of Law.
KARL L. MULVANEY is a partner with the Indianapolis, Indiana law firm of Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP, where he practices in the areas of appellate, litigation and disciplinary law. He is a member of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers; and the American, Indiana State, Indianapolis and the Seventh Circuit bar associations. Mr. Mulvaney's professional leadership consist of Advisory Committee to Indiana Supreme Court on Rules of Practice and Procedure, 1991-2003; chair, 1995-2003; officer, Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity, 1987-2003; 44th international president, 1993-1995; Indiana Judicial Nominating and Qualifications Commission, 1999-2001; and Indianapolis Bar Foundation, Executive Committee, 2003-2008. He earned his B.S. degree, cum laude, from The Ohio State University and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law.
JON R. PACTOR is a solo practitioner. He concentrates his practice in attorney malpractice cases, fee disputes, and ethical issues. Mr. Pactor is a member of the Indiana State and Indianapolis bar associations. He earned his A.B. degree from Wabash College and his J.D. degree from the McKinney School of Law.
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