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Stopping Legal Malpractice in Its Tracks in Your Law Practice (Audio Only Moderated Live Webcast)`



Content Partner:  NBI, Inc (National Business Institute, Inc.)
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Chances are you studied ethics in law school. But now that you're a practicing attorney, you may find the "rules" taught in textbooks don't easily apply to the ethical decisions you're confronted with in the real world. You're concerned, because more and more attorneys are facing disciplinary action and litigation for their failure to "do the right thing." And you know you're not immune.

 

That's why taking just an hour out of your busy schedule to attend that webcast is so important. Learn how to recognize where ethical conflicts commonly arise in the practice of law, anticipate problems and take action to protect yourself from charges of ethical negligence. Expand your understanding of the rules and how to apply them to resolve dilemmas in ways that won't come back to haunt you. Don't put yourself at risk. Attend this webcast and gain the knowledge you need to do the right thing without fear of disciplinary action or litigation.

 

  1. STOP LEGAL MALPRACTICE IN ITS TRACKS
    1. Why Clients File Malpractice Cases
    2. Watch Out for These Areas of Potential Legal Malpractice
    3. Identify Routine Errors and Know What to Do About Them
    4. Head Off Problems with Tighter Screening of Cases and Clients
    5. Define the Scope of Retention
    6. Communication With Clients - How It Pays Off
    7. How to Implement Internal Controls in the Office
    8. Why It's Important to Acknowledge "This Could Happen to Me"
    9. Common Ethical Violations You Must Be Aware Of


Practice Areas: Accounting & Business of Law, Professional Liability, Trial Skills
Online Media Type: Audio
Production Date: 12/29/2006 3:30 PM EST
Level: Advanced
Category: Standard
Duration: 1 Hours, 0 Minutes
Online Format: Live

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Purchase of this product provides online access for 180 days. If you are purchasing a live webcast, you will receive complimentary access to the on demand version for 180 days once it becomes available. Please note that the on demand and podcast versions may, or may not be accredited in your state.

If you intend to take a course for CLE credit, please make sure your state is listed in the "Accreditation" section to the upper right of the program description. Accreditation displayed is unique to the purchased program format (live conference, live webcast, on demand, podcast). Credit totals listed for live conferences are the maximum credits available. Credits issued will be based upon actual time in attendance.  Credit totals for other formats are for complete programs.  Partial credit is not available for any online or downloadable format. 

 

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This product is intended for individual use by the named purchaser. Group viewings for online programs may be arranged for five or more attorneys within the same organization prior to viewing by emailing sales@westlegaledcenter.com.







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Total Credits: 1
Specialty Credits: Ethics 1
Status: Reciprocal Credit Available
Expiration: N/A
Training Type: Online

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Speakers:
Melinda Ward - Van Osdol, Magruder, Erickson and Redmond, P.C., Kansas City, MO
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