Common Ethics Mistakes Lawyers Make with Clients and How to Avoid Them (On-Demand)

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Course Description

Many lawyers may not fully understand the Bar rules and ethical considerations regarding client representation and make ethical mistakes regarding whether to take on a client representation, during the representation and terminating the representation (and everything in between). This course will address some very important ethical considerations to help lawyers avoid making mistakes with clients.


  1. Client Intake
  2. Conflicts of Interest
  3. Client Confidentiality
  4. Ethics and Social Media
  5. Supervising Non-Lawyers and Ethics Rules
  6. Managing Client Files/Matters
  7. Records Management and File Closing
  8. Withdrawal/Termination of Representation
  9. Nonengagement/Disengagement Letters
  10. Fees and Fee Agreements
  11. Trust Accounting


Joseph Corsmeier, Esq.

Credit Details

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Original Date Of Course

Course Instructor

Joseph Corsmeier, Esq.

Ethics Credits