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Ethical Considerations to Uphold With New Client Inquiries
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Sponsored by Lorman Education Services
Understanding how to manage conflicts of interest while maintaining an overview of the professionalism is essential in representing new clients within your legal practice.
The client intake process can be fraught with ethics issues. When a lawyer takes on a new client, or even speaks with a prospective client, conflicts can arise, the scope of the engagement may be unclear, or the client may have unrealistic expectations.
This topic will help lawyers identify the key ethics issues that can arise when a lawyer is deciding whether to take on a new client. The material will also provide some practical and helpful risk management tips for lawyers during the client intake process.
Areas Covered in the Session:
Overview of the Rules of Professional Conduct
Conflicts of Interest: Analyzing Conflicts Before Taking on a New Client
Defining the Representation and Effective Communication
Credit Information (Sponsored by Lorman Education Services):
Only registered attendee will receive continuing education credit.
Tyler Maulsby, Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC
(Not available outside the US)