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2022 Summer Risk Management Catch-Up Webinar

The Lawyer’s Duty of Communication

Approved for 3.0 Hours of Ethics Credit INCLUDING 1.0 of Diversity & Inclusion Credit

Speakers:  Chris Stiegemeyer, Director of Risk Management

Description: From an initial client interview to completing a representation, a lawyer’s duty of communication with a client creates on-going potential for ethics missteps and legal malpractice liability.  Learn what you can do to effectively meet this important attorney-client duty.

Course Schedule –

Hour One – The QUIZ – A potpourri of the hottest topics in legal malpractice and ethics, and what you need to know to protect yourself from novel malpractice risks and ethics complaints.

10 Minute Break

Hour Two – A look at Rules 4-1.4 Communication and 4-1.0 Terminology and how these Rules of Professional Conduct establish the contours of required client communication.

Ten Minute Break

Hour Three – Elimination of Bias and The Lawyer’s Duty of Communication.  An analysis of: ABA Formal Opinion 500; lawyer’s responsibility to clients under the ADA; and an application of communication techniques to build cross-cultural competency.

Dates and Times

Wednesday August 10 @ 2:00 p.m. – 4:50 p.m.

Monday August 15 @Noon – 2:50 p.m.

Friday August 26 @ 9:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.

Price:  $110.

This is a Pre-recorded webinar.  It will be moderated by Chris Stiegemeyer to answer questions in real time and facilitate the program.

NOTE: This program was previously presented on May 4, May 17, June 14, June 23 & June 30.  Attendees may not claim credit for attending multiple presentations of the same program.

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