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2017 Ethics in Civil Litigation Update, Part 1 & Part II (teleseminar)
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The panel will also cover the latest and never ending ethical issues involving technology in law practice. Please join for this annual program which will provide you with a lively discussion of ethical developments important to civil litigation practice.

 Export to Your Calendar 12/28/2017 to 12/29/2017
When: 12/28/2017 - 12/29/2017
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Where: United States
Contact: (404) 521-0781


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2017 ETHICS IN CIVIL LITIGATION UPDATE, PART 1 & PART 2, 2 CLE hours
 

This annual ethics update will cover a wide range of ethical developments important to your civil litigation practice.  In addition to our detailed review of developments in conflicts of interest, the program will discuss how technology, the speed of law practice, and common law office practices may compromise confidentiality and preservation of the attorney-client privilege and related work product protections.  The panel will also discuss the sensitive topic of dishonesty in litigation.  What are the issues when your client or a witness you are working with is dishonest?  The panel will also cover the latest and never ending ethical issues involving technology in law practice.  Please join for this annual program which will provide you with a lively discussion of ethical developments important to civil litigation practice. 

 

Day 1 – December 28, 2017:

 

·       Ethics and technology in law practice review

·       Ethics and negotiating and drafting settlement agreements

·       Recent developments in conflicts of interest, part 1

 

Day 2 – December 29, 2017:

 

·       Ethics and dishonest clients and witnesses

·       Confidentiality and preserving the attorney-client privilege and work product protections

·       Recent developments in conflicts of interest, part 2

 

Speakers:

 

Lucian T. Pera is a partner in the Memphis office of Adams & Reese, LLP.  His practice includes professional malpractice litigation as well as counseling lawyers and law firms in the area of ethics and professional responsibility.  He was a member of the ABA’s Ethics 2000 Commission and is co-author of "Ethics and Lawyering Today," a national e-mail newsletter on lawyer ethics, which is accessible at: www.ethicsandlawyering.com.  He is the immediate past Treasurer of the ABA and currently serves as Vice President of the Tennessee Bar Association.  Before entering private practice, he served as a judicial clerk to Judge Harry W. Wellford of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.  Mr. Pera received his A.B. with honors from Princeton University and his J.D. from Vanderbilt University School of Law.

 

William Freivogel is the principal of Freivogel Ethics Consulting and is an independent consultant to law firms on ethics and risk management.  He was a trial lawyer for 22 years and has practiced in the areas of legal ethics and lawyer malpractice for more than 25 years.  He is chair of the Editorial Board of the ABA/BNA Lawyers’ Manual on Professional Conduct. He maintains the Web site “Freivogel on Conflicts” at www.freivogelonconflicts.com.  Mr. Freivogel is a graduate of the University of Illinois (Champaign), where he received his B.S. and LL.B.



  

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