14th Annual Ethics and Civil Litigation (September 2016) [16651-MP3 / 16651-FSV]

14th Annual Ethics and Civil Litigation (September 2016) [16651-MP3 / 16651-FSV]

Original Program Date: September 19, 2016
Duration: 6 hours, 21 minutes
Credits: Ethics: 6.25
List Price:$275.00
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In this popular annual recorded seminar, satisfy all your required ethics credits while analyzing real-life ethics issues with Washington Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu and an all-star faculty of litigators. Areas covered include:
  • Ethics of representing an organization: Who is your client? Is the answer different (1) during the entity formation stage of a startup or (2) if the organization files for bankruptcy and/or has a receiver appointed? With whom should you communicate, and which communications come under RPC 1.6?
  • Ethics in mediation: Are you violating RPC 4.1 if you do not disclose a client’s “bottom line”? What issues can arise under RPC 1.7 when you represent multiple clients? What are the ethics requirement when you serve as a neutral under RPC 2.4?
  • Ethics and privacy issues: Under what circumstances may you or investigators working under your supervision surreptitiously monitor or record parties or witnesses? What do you do if a client brings you an illegal recording that contains “smoking gun” evidence?
  • Ethics and the Washington Lawyer Discipline System: An overview of the grievance process and tips on responding to a grievance from a former adjudicator and a current disciplinary counsel.
  • Ethics in family law: 20% of grievances filed against lawyer involve family law. How do you stay out of this group?
Program Chair: Karen Sutherland – Ogden Murphy Wallace, P.L.L.C., Seattle

This program was a live seminar and webcast presented on September 19, 2016, in Seattle, WA. If you attended the live seminar or webcast and reported CLE credits, you cannot also report credits from watching or listening to this recording.

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