Ethics

Litigators Behaving Badly: Ethics and Trial Tactics

A discussion of what to do when you are in the middle of “Litigators Gone Wild” while maintaining your ethics and your cool.

$25.00
$25.00

Practical Ethical Pitfalls in Chapter 11 Representations

A chapter 11 case can present a host of ethical pitfalls for unsuspecting attorney. Whether you represent debtors or creditors, this panel will discuss common ethical issues facing practitioners in a chapter 11 case.

$25.00
$25.00

Best Ethical Practices for the Consumer Lawyer

Ethics is not just a course you must take to keep your license. Ethical guidelines are something that should be incorporated in your day-to-day practice.

$25.00
$25.00

Tech Tock, Tech Tock: New Technologies and the Countdown to Your Ethical Demise

Social media and other new technologies are part of the legal landscape, and it’s all charging forward — but the ethics rules are struggling to keep up. Sure, there are obvious concerns that everyone is talking about (like confidentiality (Rule 1.1)), but there are hidden hazards that few people consider (trial publicity (Rule 3.6) concerns — really?). Join “the CLE Performer” Stuart Teicher and legal ethics counsel Erika Stillabower as they discuss ethics opinions from across the country, and their impact on Rules 1.3 (diligence) and 7.2 (advertising), in a substantive-but-amusing manner.

$25.00
$25.00

Ethics: Have I Gone Too Far?

This panel discusses attorney’s duty to uphold the law and how bankruptcy counsel must avoid “crossing the line” while representing his client, the result being not just civil, but criminal, liability.

$25.00
$25.00

A Perfect Storm: The Ethical Dilemma of Just Asking to Be Paid

Does an approved fee application shelter counsel from malpractice claims brought by the client? If it does, how do you advise your client about how the application and its approval affects a client’s future claim against you? Does asking for it to be paid pit you against your client and create an unavoidable conflict of interest? Get the tools to navigate these murky ethical considerations.

$25.00
$25.00

ESI and Ethics: How to Avoid Sanctions — and Worse

Emails, text messages, Snapchat: Nobody ever calls anymore. Firing off an email three minutes after somebody made you angry gives rise to any number of issues, one of them being that once the “send” button is hit, electronically stored information (ESI) is created.

$25.00
$25.00

A Perfect Storm: The Ethical Dilemma of Just Asking to Be Paid

Does an approved fee application shelter counsel from malpractice claims brought by the client? If it does, how do you advise your client about how the application and its approval affects a client’s future claim against you? Does asking for it to be paid pit you against your client and create an unavoidable conflict of interest? Get the tools to navigate these murky ethical considerations.

$25.00
$25.00

ABI Talks: Ethics and Bankruptcy Ideas Worth Spreading

Join us for another round of the infamous “ABI Talks,” with speakers focusing on topics only a bankruptcy guru could love, such as whether courts delegate too much authority to trustees, spoliation of evidence and ESI issues, ethical obligations between debtor’s counsel and creditors and trustees to their clients, and more!

$25.00
$25.00
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Fraudulent Transfers, Pre-Bankruptcy Planning Workshop

Avoiding being sued along with or in lieu of your client and avoiding ethical violations and malpractice.

$25.00
$25.00
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