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Legal Ethical Issues

Date: Friday, June 8, 2018
Time: 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST
Length: 90 minutes

Sponsored by Lorman Education Services


Registration for Session Only: $199.00

Registration plus Session Recording and Written Materials: $268.00
 

Description:

Protect your practice - know the ins and outs of solving ethical dilemmas.

Ethical issues present themselves in all aspects of an attorney's professional life. Knowledge of these ethical standards will assist you in properly representing a client and at the same time protect you from the adverse consequences of a violation of the ethical standards.

This topic will provide an overview of typical ethical issues affecting the various areas of the practice of law, and how to address and resolve those issues.

Areas Covered in the Session:

Client Relations

  • Scope, Competence and Diligence
  • Communication
  • Confidentiality
  • Declining or Terminating Representation

Conflicts

  • General Rules for an Existing Client
  • Former Clients
  • Prohibited Transactions

Organization as a Client

  • General Issues
  • Criminal and Fraudulent Acts

Ethical Rules of Advocacy

  • Meritorious Claims
  • Candor Toward the Tribunal
  • Fairness to Opposing Counsel
  • Impartiality and Decorum

Ethical Rules Regarding Nonclients

  • Truthfulness
  • Communications
  • Respect for Third Parties

Credit Information (Sponsored by Lorman Education Services):

  • CLE
  • NALA
For Detailed Credit Information page click here

Only registered attendee will receive continuing education credit.

Instructor Profile:

John A. Snow, Prince Yeates & Geldzahler

  • Attorney with Prince Yeates & Geldzahler, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Practice consists of general civil litigation; including commercial, professional malpractice, construction, and insurance coverage and defense
  • Designated in The Best Lawyers in America as Lawyer of the Year in litigation, real estate and construction law; and designated in the areas of practice of legal malpractice-defense, commercial litigation and construction
  • Designated in Utah Business magazine’s Utah Legal Elite in the areas of business and civil litigation and construction law, and as a Super Lawyer in the Mountain States in Super Lawyer magazine
  • Ranked in Chambers USA for Utah in general commercial litigation
  • Chair of the Ethics Advisory Opinion Committee of the Utah State Bar
  • Can be contacted at 801-524-1073 or jsnow@princeyeates.com

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