About the Seminar - Recorded 08/01/2020
Attorneys will be presented with a video link and power point (power point included) and will be able to view materials via same power point presentation regarding Risk Management for the Defense Attorney.
 
Discussion on the increased prevalence of claims against defense attorneys.
 
Discussion on the ABA Standing Committee on Lawyers' Professional Liability Study Profile of Legal Malpractice Claims 2012 - 2015 and Ames and Gough claims study with particular attention to the insurance defense arena.
 
Discussion on communication and file documentation, including ABA model rule 1.4 and the ethical duty to communicate with the client.
 
Discussion on file documentation including use of engagement letters.
 
Discussion on managing client expectations and client v. lawyer power shifts.
 
Discussion of conflict of interest pitfalls including ABA Model Rules 1.7 and 1.9.
 
Speaker: Deborah Bjes, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions

Mandatory MCLE Credit Hours
This seminar qualifies for 1.01 MCLE credit hours, including up to 1.01 LEPR credit hour.

Note: When submitting your compliance reports to the SC Commission on CLE and Specialization, if you completed this in 2020, please use this course code: 208674ADO