Fees, Communication, Confidentiality, Conflicts, and More
Lawyers in solo and small law firms are uniquely vulnerable when it comes to ethical issues and discipline. If you want to avoid becoming a statistic, you need to exercise caution in your day-to-day practice. We have taken the opportunity to round up some of the most common and recurring ethics issues that small firms face. From communication shortfalls to conflicts traps and financial misconduct, get the best practices you need to stay out of the quicksand. Register today!
Get tips for drafting retainer agreements that can stand up to scrutiny.
Clarify your obligations regarding client communications and confidentiality.
Watch out for common conflict of interest traps small firm attorneys fall prey to.
Learn how to mitigate the dangers of sharing office space.
WILLIAM J. DELANEY is a member of The Delaney Law Firm LLC. Mr. Delaney is a lifetime fellow of the Rhode Island Bar Foundation, as well as a fellow of the American Bar Association. He is a member of the Rhode Island Supreme Court's MCLE Committee and the Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York State, Pennsylvania and Connecticut bar associations. He earned his A.B. degree from the University of Notre Dame, his M.B.A. degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, his J.D. degree from Albany Law School of Union University, and his L.L.M. degree from the Morin Center, Boston University School of Law.
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