Practical Ethics Guide for Lawyers: Best Practices You Should Consider
Legal professionals should uphold a high standard of integrity and accountability. However, in this changing legal climate, they are also becoming more vulnerable to a wide array of ethical issues. Failure to live up to the Code of Professional Liability could result in reputational damage and disbarment. It is, therefore, imperative that they develop robust and effective practices to help them mitigate possible risk issues and safeguard them from malpractice claims.
Join the seasoned legal ethics expert, Mr. Dennis J. Quinn in a LIVE Webcast as he presents an in-depth discussion of the best practices in ensuring lawyers’ compliance with ethics rules in the 2019 landscape. Mr. Quinn will dig deeper as he analyzes critical issues and compliance hurdles, and offer latest insights on how to address them in this rapidly changing legal climate.
This LIVE Webcast will discuss the following:
- Choosing Clients and Cases Carefully
- How to Decline Representation
- Conflicts of Interest
- Engagement Agreements
Carr Maloney P.C.
- Ethics and Compliance Program: Overview and Statistics
- Implementing a Compliance and Ethics Program
- Compliance Hurdles
- Risk Mitigation Strategies
- Best Practices
Who Should Attend:
- Legal Assistants
- Law Office Managers
Dennis Quinn has over 25 years of experience in ethics counseling, professional liability, and commercial litigation. Dennis regularly advises lawyers and law firms on ethical issues and has successfully represented hundreds of clients in legal malpractice actions, accounting malpractice actions, and in ethical complaints. Dennis also serves as Carr Maloney’s General Counsel.
Dennis remains active in numerous bar activities and is currently serving as member of VSB Standing Committee on Legal Ethics, and as an Elected Member of VSB Council. He formerly served on the Faculty of VSB Harry Carrico Professionalism Course, and on the VSB Legal Malpractice Committee. He regularly speaks to bar associations and professional groups on ethics, risk management, and how to avoid malpractice claims and bar complaints.
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Ethics and Professionalism
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About Carr Maloney P.C.
Carr Maloney PC is a business and litigation law firm with a diverse client base including national, regional, and local businesses. With decades of experience, our attorneys deliver comprehensive legal advice and representation for the most challenging legal issues. Established in 1984, Carr Maloney serves the mid- Atlantic region with offices in Washington D.C., Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. For more information, please visit www.carrmaloney.com.