Risk Management: It’s All About the Basics
September 21, 2023
Date: September 21, 2023
Time: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Location: McNees Wallace & Nurick Conference Center or via Teams
This program examines leading causes of malpractice claims against ALAS firms and the related professional responsibility rules. (Rules 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.6, 1.7) It uses examples from the ALAS experience with actual malpractice claims. The program also includes practical tips for decreasing the risk of an ethics violation or malpractice claim, along with advice about reacting to a potential problem, and some suggestions on dealing with the risks of working remotely.
1 – Introduction: Understanding the Risks (5 minutes, Ethics)
2 – Top Four Causes of Claims
- Conflicts of Interest (10 minutes, Ethics)
- Mistakes (10 minutes, Ethics)
- Unworthy Clients (10 minutes, Ethics)
- Problem Lawyers (10 minutes, Ethics)
3 – Outside Counsel Guidelines (10 minutes, Ethics)
4 – Reacting to Concerns and Q&A (5 minutes, Ethics)
RSVP to Karen Swaringen by September 20