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Setting Up and Maintaining Client Relations (2015)

Setting Up and Maintaining Client Relations (2015)


4.0 Total MCLE Credits: 2.0 Ethics, 2.0 Law Practice Management

This dynamic panel of women practitioners from the field of ethics, professionalism and law practice management will present a hypothetical scenario to simulate the different stages of the client-attorney relationship from inception through closing the client file. The panel will cite case law precedent, the New York Rules of Professional Conduct, the New York Rules of Court, and Bar Association Advisory Opinions to present best practices for creating and maintaining client relationships, dos and don'ts with regard to an attorney's ethical obligations and risk management to avoid ethical dilemmas.



Program Topics

Prospective Clients, Confidences and Conflicts

Scope of the Representation/Attorney Competence

Retainers, Billing, Fees and Expenses

Communication, Working with Unreasonable Clients/Withdrawal from Representation


Program Speakers

Deborah A. Scalise
Scalise, Hamilton & Sheridan LLP
Scarsdale, NY

Devika Kewalramani
Moses & Singer LLP
New York, NY

Marian C. Rice
L’Abbate, Balkan, Colavita & Contini, LLP,
Garden City, NY


Total Credits: 4.00 | Law Practice Management: 2.00, Ethics: 2.00

Non-Member Price: $235.00
Published Date:
  • May 1, 2015
  • Online On-Demand
Product Code:
  • VDY74
Ethics and Professionalism Credit(s):
  • 2.0
Skills Credit(s):
  • 2.0
Total Credit(s):
  • 4.0
Recorded Date:
  • 4hr