Unreasonable Fees, Unacceptable Litigation Tactics, Poor Communication, and More
The legal profession is overflowing with landmines. In this program, seasoned practitioners share 12 of the most common pitfalls and provide you with the tools you need to prevent them. Identify the risks of falling into an accidental attorney-client relationship, review the do's and don'ts of setting fees, stay informed of the dangers posed by exaggerating credentials, and much more. Register today!
Analyze the dangers of taking on too many cases at once.
Develop strategies for avoiding conflicts of interest.
Examine the legal hazards of mismanaging client files.
Evaluate the pitfalls and perils of using unacceptable negotiation tactics.
Determine the landmines of refusing to admit you made a mistake.
Pitfalls and Perils of Taking on Too Many Cases at Once
Conflicts of Interest Catastrophes
Mismanagement of Client Files: Top Risks
Dangers Posed by Beginning an Accidental Attorney-Client Relationship
Using Unacceptable Litigation or Negotiation Tactics
Setting Unreasonable Fees
Refusing to Admit You Made a Mistake: Legal Hazards
Client Confidentiality Oversights
Engaging In Inappropriate Contact With Judges, Clients, and More
Failure to Understand Technology and Safeguard Client Data
ROBERT J. KASIETA is the founder of Kasieta Legal Group, LLC, in Madison, Wisconsin. He is a certified civil pretrial and trial specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocates. Mr. Kasieta practices in civil litigation, with an emphasis on plaintiff personal injury and employment cases, as well as commercial litigation. He has written and taught extensively in the areas of trial practice, personal injury law, and insurance law; and is an instructor of trial practice at the University of Wisconsin Law School. Mr. Kasieta is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, and all Wisconsin courts. He is a member of the Dane County Bar Association, State Bar of Wisconsin, and the American Association for Justice. Mr. Kasieta earned his B.S. degree, summa cum laude, from Northern Michigan University and his J.D. degree from Marquette University Law School.
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