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Ethically Working with Contract Attorneys

Learn about the ethical issues implicated with contracting relationships in the legal industry. Best practices will be highlighted along with tips on how to avoid creating contracting relationships you might come to regret.

 

1 hour MCLE Credit including 1 hour in Legal Ethics

 

Do you have overflow work you are considering handing off to a contract attorney? Or are you an attorney thinking about taking work on a contract basis? Learn about the ethical issues implicated with contracting relationships in the legal industry. Best practices will be highlighted along with tips on how to avoid creating contracting relationships you might come to regret.

 Program Highlights:

  • Conflict checks
  • Who is the attorney?
  • Compensation issues
  • Professional liability coverage
  • Ending the relationship

This program is appropriate for all levels.

On Demand MI59875-191

Recorded 5/18/17. 

 

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$ 79.00

Do you have overflow work you are considering handing off to a contract attorney? Or are you an attorney thinking about taking work on a contract basis? Learn about the ethical issues implicated with contracting relationships in the legal industry. Best practices will be highlighted along with tips on how to avoid creating contracting relationships you might come to regret.

 Program Highlights:

  • Conflict checks
  • Who is the attorney?
  • Compensation issues
  • Professional liability coverage
  • Ending the relationship

This program is appropriate for all levels.

DAVID PARKER

DAVID PARKER is a founding partner of Parker Mills LLP, and is a Certified Specialist, Legal Malpractice Law, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specilization. He is a recognized expert in the areas of: professional liability, including legal malpractice and ethics; business insurance, including Directors' and Officers' liability insurance, and lawyers' professional liability insurance; and business litigation, including entertainment matters, corporate disputes among shareholders, liabilities of corporate officers and directors, derivative and class actions, and nonprofit litigation. Mr. Parker was selected to be among California’s “Super Lawyers” (2004 – 2016) and was identified among the “Top 100 Southern California Lawyers” (www.superlawyers.com) in 2009, 2011 – 2012, and 2014 – 2016. He a Martindale-Hubbell “AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated” lawyer, the highest designation possible. Mr. Parker has contributed to multiple CEB publications, and he has authored numerous publications for other organizations. He also frequently lectures in his areas of expertise for law firms, legal departments, bar associations, and other professional and business groups in addition to CEB. Mr. Parker is a former a member of the State Bar’s Standing Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct and is a longtime member and former chair of the Professional Responsibility and Ethics Committee of the Los Angeles County Bar Association. He currently serves as a member of the California State Bar’s Standing Committee on Mandatory Fee Arbitrations.

Products specifications
By Month May 2017
PRODUCT GROUP CLE
PRODUCT GROUP Digital
MCLE HOUR 0.5 - 2
PRACTICE AREA Law Practice Skills
SUBTOPICS General Interest
REQUIRED SUBJECTS Legal Ethics
Products specifications
By Month May 2017
PRODUCT GROUP CLE
PRODUCT GROUP Digital
MCLE HOUR 0.5 - 2
PRACTICE AREA Law Practice Skills
SUBTOPICS General Interest
REQUIRED SUBJECTS Legal Ethics