Key Ethical Considerations for Lawyers Acting as Local Counsel: Practical Tips and Best Practices
Recording Available: Friday, June 11, 2021
It has been a common practice for lawyers to act as local counsel in lawsuits. Local counsel are typically relied on by out-of-state attorneys when it comes to complying with local rules, reviewing pleadings, and moving for the pro hac vice admission of lead counsel. While acting as local counsel can be beneficial to clients and counsel alike, if not properly guided, various ethical issues may arise.
Thus, it is of utmost importance for lawyers to properly navigate the governing ethical rules and regulations before acting as local counsel in order to mitigate exposure to unanticipated obligations or risks.
In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide an informative discussion of the key ethical considerations which lawyers should keep in mind when acting as local counsel. Speakers will also share real-world cases to illustrate helpful tips and best practices on how lawyers can manage potential ethical issues.
Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:
- Lawyers Acting as Local Counsel
- Trends, Issues, and Common Missteps
- Ethical Considerations
- Real-World Cases
- Practical Tips and Best Practices
Who Should Attend:
- Legal Assistants
- Law Office Managers
Print and review course materials
Method of Presentation:
NY Category of CLE Credit:
Ethics and Professionalism
Unlock All The Knowledge and Credit You Need
Leading Provider of Online Continuing Education
It's As Easy as 1, 2, 3
Get Your 1-Year All Access Pass For Only $199