Learn When and How Waivers and Consents Are Needed and Used
This practical legal ethics program focuses on attorneys' appropriate use of waivers and consents. Understand what situations and potential problems call for express client acquiescence and how to properly obtain it. Protect your professional reputation - register today!
Clarify the definition and limits of "informed consent."
Walk through the steps of obtaining a conflict waiver.
Review a sample waiver request to save time drafting yours.
Learn to predict and prevent negative outcomes with a review of some worst-case ethical scenarios.
Getting Clients' "Informed Consent" to Disclose Information
Dealing With Client Consent to Disclose in Cases of Joint Representation
Obtaining a Conflict Waiver
Review of a Sample Waiver Request: What Information to Include
Worst-Case Scenarios - What Happens When the Waiver or Consent Backfires
JESSICA DAGLEY is an attorney with O'Hagan Meyer, LLC, in Chicago, focusing her practice on professional liability and insurance litigation. She has participated in trials in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois as well as Cook, Kane and Lake counties. Ms. Dagley is a member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association; Chicago, Illinois State and American bar associations; and the American Association of Justice. Ms. Dagley earned her B.S. degree from Marquette University College of Business and her J.D. degree from John Marshall Law School.
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