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LegalFuel Speaker Series: Ten Ways to Avoid Bar Discipline

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Course Number

3101

CLE

Approved for 0.5 hours of General CLE Credit including 0.5 hours of Ethics CLE credit.

Description

Presented by: Brian L. Tannebaum

Ethical and professionalism issues arise during many facets of an attorney’s professional life. Knowledge of these issues enables attorneys and legal professionals to best represent clients and mitigate adverse consequences of ethical violations. This program will provide an overview of typical ethical issues affecting common practices, as well as means to address and resolve these issues.

Outline

  1. Communicate and Explain
  2. Have a Witness
  3. Turn Down Clients
  4. Have a CPA, Bookkeeper, and Ethics Counsel
  5. Consider the Length of Your Career
  6. Hit “Save” instead of “Send”
  7. Be Competent About Your Incompetence
  8. Understand the Bar’s Role
  9. Ask the Bar
  10. Know When You Have a Problem

You must report your completed courses online using the course number referenced above.
Post CLE Credits

LEGALFUEL CLE PRESENTATIONS ARE INTENDED FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND DO NOT REPLACE PROFESSIONAL JUDGMENT. STATEMENTS OF FACT AND OPINIONS EXPRESSED ARE THOSE OF THE PRESENTERS INDIVIDUALLY AND, UNLESS EXPRESSLY STATED TO THE CONTRARY, ARE NOT THE OPINION OF THE FLORIDA BAR OR ITS COMMITTEES. THE FLORIDA BAR DOES NOT ENDORSE OR APPROVE, AND ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR, THE CONTENT, ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE INFORMATION PRESENTED. ANY FEEDBACK SHOULD BE PROVIDED TO THE EVENT ORGANIZER.