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Steering Clear of Discipline/Malpractice Trouble - OnDemand Audio CLE--All Ethics! June 2014

Total Credits: 3.5 including 3.5 Ethics

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Ethics |  General Legal |  OnDemand
3 Hours 45 Minutes
Audio and Video
Access for 90 day(s) after purchase.


Ethics/Discipline session

Join Arizona's Presiding Discipline Judge, the Chair of the Attorney Discipline Probable Cause Committee, and our own Arizona Supreme Court Justice who authored the last three opinions on discipline, as they discuss their perspectives on what gets lawyers into trouble.  What is the most typical mistake lawyers make that get them a bar charge?  What is one type of conduct that is guaranteed to get a lawyer sanctioned?  What is the Court's role in lawyer discipline? Hear from the insiders on how our "new" discipline system is working.


Legal Malpractice session

Hear from leading legal malpractice plaintiffs & defense counsel and prominent carrier representative about how to limit your risk. What are the most frequent mistakes that result in a claim?  What can you do to prevent a claim against you? What should you do if a claim is filed - and what should you not do at all costs!  What is a "gap" - and how can it affect your coverage?  What will you have to pay out of pocket to defend yourself?  What's the impact of a "reservation of rights"?  Do you have any control over your own defense?  What might make you uninsurable?  What's in your policy - and why it matters!


Highlights include:

•       Top Lawyer Discipline authority's perspectives on how to avoid ethical minefields

•       Cutting edge discipline and legal malpractice cases

•       Top Five Things you need to know about E&O insurance policies

•       Five essential measures to prevent legal malpractice claims