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Thursday, December 5, 2019, 1:00-2:00pm

Despite best efforts, lawyers may develop ethical conflicts with their clients.

Sometimes these conflicts may initially seem like positive developments. The lawyer may seek to buy into a client’s business enterprise or participate in a transaction, be offered a gift by a client, or even develop a romantic relationship with a client.

But these and many others come with substantial ethical issues.

Sometimes these conflicts may be more immediately problematic, as when a lawyer leaves a law firm and wants to take his or her clients to the new firm, or when a client refuses to pay legal fees, or worse, as when the lawyer has a duty to disclose certain acts of his or her own malpractice.

This program provides a real world guide to lawyer conflicts with their clients and how to avoid or resolve them.

Part 1 topics include:

  • Ethical issues when lawyers develop conflicts with their clients
  • Gifts – can lawyers accept from clients?
  • Business – can lawyers go into business with a client?
  • Departure – can lawyers take their clients to a firm?
  • Former clients – what duties does a lawyer have?

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Product Information
Date Presented:
December 05, 2019 1:00 PM Eastern
Length:
1 hour
Registration Fee:
Free
Ethics and Conflicts with Clients - Part 1 | Phone/Audio Streaming
TUITION RATE.    

All Attendees: $80


Early discount and CLE Premier Pass rates are not available for this program. 

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Speaker Information
William Freivogel   [ view bio ]
Individual topic purchase: Selected
NC State Bar
Ethics/Professional Responsibility: 1.00
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