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Handling Thorny Ethical Issues in Commercial Litigation CLE
April 24, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Commercial trial lawyers encounter thorny ethical issues at almost every stage of work, starting with a prospective client’s first contact and extending through the end of trial. By analyzing a series of hypothetical fact patterns modeled on real-life events, participants will learn how spot and quickly deal with ethical issues effectively and professionally.
You Will Learn
How to decide whether or not to represent a client
About using Limited Scope Appearance in representation
About preparing pleadings and discovery
Your responsibilities when representing an organization and its constituents
About preparing your client for deposition and representing your client at deposition
About contacting former employees of an opposing party
What to do when you suspect your client may testify untruthfully
Stephen J. Conover, Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey LLP
Stewart Edelstein, American Arbitration Association