The Ethics of Conflicts of Interest – Legal Do’s & Don’ts (On-Demand)

$194.00

This course begins with the ABA Rules of Professional Conduct relevant to performing a conflict of interest analysis and also considers the policies and interests that underlie the conflict rules. It then walks through, in detail, how to analyze a conflict of interest scenario. It concludes with application of these principles by reviewing examples and hypotheticals involving conflicts of interest practitioners may face.

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Event Details

Course Type

Course Instructor

Amy Richardson, Esq., Lauren E. Snyder, Esq.

Original Date Of Course

Ethics Credits

2

Course Description

This course begins with the ABA Rules of Professional Conduct relevant to performing a conflict of interest analysis and also considers the policies and interests that underlie the conflict rules. It then walks through, in detail, how to analyze a conflict of interest scenario. It concludes with application of these principles by reviewing examples and hypotheticals involving conflicts of interest practitioners may face.

Principles

  • Relevant Rules of Professional Conduct
  • Policies and Interests of Conflict Rules
  • How to Analyze a Conflict of Interest Scenario
  • Examples and Hypotheticals

Syllabus

  1. Relevant Rules of Professional Conduct
  2. Policies and Interests of Conflict Rules
  3. How to Analyze a Conflict of Interest Scenario
      • Who is the client?
      • How many clients do you have?
      • Is there adversity among the clients involved?
      • Is the client to which the lawyer is adverse a current or former client?
  4. Selected Examples and Hypotheticals

Instructor

Lauren E. Synder, Esq.

Amy Richardson, Esq