A Fast-Paced Guide to Avoiding Common Ethical Perils
While most attorneys strive for professionalism throughout their practice, it can be difficult to find clear answers when stepping into one of the many grey areas that exist under the model rules today. This program walks attendees through 20 opaque, slippery, or otherwise perplexing ethical predicaments that can stump any lawyer, as well as best practices for handling them. From billing practices to puffery, explore a wide array of common issues in a format designed to be engaging and practical for all - register today!
Learn how to avoid unintentional clients and common engagement and fee agreement traps.
Delve into risks presented by migrating attorneys, permissible conflicts, and waivers.
Identify and overcome present-day ethics and technology challenges.
Explore billing and trust fund issues that can land you in hot water.
Get practical strategies for handling disputes over case strategy and withdrawing from representation.
Who Should Attend
This program is designed for attorneys. Paralegals may also benefit.
BRIAN J. PEZZILLO is a member of Howard & Howard Attorneys, PLLC, where he practices in the areas of medical and recreational marijuana, construction law, and litigation and appeals. He is admitted to practice in New Mexico, Nevada, North Dakota, Arizona, and Colorado; and before the U.S. District Court, districts of Nevada and New Mexico; and U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th and 11th circuits. Mr. Pezzillo is a member of the State Bar of Nevada, State Bar of New Mexico, American Bar Association, and Clark County Bar Association. He serves as an arbitrator and mediator with the American Arbitration Association and the State Bar of Nevada's Fee Dispute Committee, as well as serving as a non-public arbitrator for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and as a member of the Southern Nevada Disciplinary Panel. Mr. Pezzillo is also accredited by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) as a certified information privacy professional/Europe (CIPP/E) and a certified information privacy manager (CIPM). He is also a fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America (CLSA) and has been listed as a Mountain States Super Lawyer, and a Best Lawyer in America. Mr. Pezzillo earned his B.B.A. degree from the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque; and his J.D. degree from the University of New Mexico School of Law in Albuquerque, New Mexico; and a graduate certificate from Drexel University in privacy and cybersecurity.
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