Conflicts of Interest, Duty of Loyalty and Other Top Concerns
Creative financing solutions present significant opportunities for many law firms and clients seeking to pursue litigation with limited means. However, there are many ethical pitfalls that arise when it comes to putting a funding plan in action. Learn how to identify and navigate common ethical issues presented by litigation financing arrangements. Register today!
Spot and overcome ethical areas of concern when using litigation financing.
Learn what conflicts of interest you need to watch out for.
Discover how litigation financing impacts your duty of loyalty and trust account management.
Where Ethical Issues Arise in Litigation Financing
RICHARD S. KOBLENTZ is an attorney with Koblentz & Penvose, LLC. Mr. Koblentz devotes the greatest portion of his practice to the area of professional responsibility, including legal ethics; attorney discipline; bar admission representation; representation in the areas of attorney conflicts of interest, disqualification of counsel, law firm formations and dissolutions, legal malpractice representation as both plaintiff and defense counsel, and service as an expert witness. He also practices in the areas of complex and general civil litigation, criminal defense, probate, real estate, small business counseling, and domestic relations. Mr. Koblentz serves as president of the Cleveland-Marshall Law Alumni Association, is an officer of the Cuyahoga County Bar Association, and is a member of the Council of Visitors at California Western School of Law in San Diego, California. He earned his B.S. degree from The Ohio State University and his J.D. degree from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.
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