The Missouri Department of Insurance Legal Malpractice Report recently was published for the 2013 calendar year. Notably, the average payment on a successful claim in 2013 was $149,794, down from $189,209 in 2012. The majority of attorneys
Do you still need to complete your 2014 Ethics CLE requirements? On September 24, The Bar Plan will host an encore presentation of its 2014 Ethics and Risk Management webinar.
Attendance at this program will satisfy the Missouri MCLE ethics requirement for the 2013-2014 reporting year that just ended.
It’s About Time: Learning How to Recognize the Hidden Timeliness Issues in Your Representations
It has been said that in life, timing is everything. And it pretty much is in the legal profession as well. So take sometime to learn how timeliness in your representations, from client intake procedures to concluding the attorney-client relationship, can help you avoid malpractice claims and ethics allegations and save you…TIME!
In the daily rush of practicing law it is easy to occasionally fail to recognize when your procedures are putting you at risk. This program will highlight common and commonly overlooked malpractice risk scenarios and what you can do to protect yourself and your clients’ interests.
- 8:00a.m. – 9:00a.m – Log In
- 9:00a.m. – 9:50a.m – Hour One – The QUIZ – The hottest topics in legal malpractice and ethics, and what you need to know to protect yourself from novel malpractice risks and ethics complaints.
- 9:50a.m. – 10:00a.m. – Break
- 10:00a.m. – 10:50a.m. – Hour Two – A look at the importance of timeliness in your representations. Rules 1.3 Diligence, 1.4 Communication, 1.5 Fees, Client Intake Issues, In re Alberg, Parallel Iron, LLC v Adobe Systems Inc.
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