Avoid Conflicts of Interest and Ethically Terminate Legal Representation
You're devoted to your firm’s clients and to upholding the law. However, as a paralegal, new ethical challenges and traps are constantly surfacing. Trying to mediate the risks and uphold an ethical reputation are not easy tasks. Do you have all the latest information you need to guard against conflicts of interest and terminate legal representation while avoiding malpractice? This fast-paced program offers legal ethics tactics that will help you maintain your impeccable professional reputation while avoiding risks and liability. Register today!
Clarify the types of conflicts of interest and the consequences that go along with them.
Find out when you must terminate representation.
Determine how to ethically end the attorney-client relationship.
Learn the steps you need to take when reporting a client for unlawful behavior.
FARNOOSH FARYABI is an attorney with MDK Law, where she focuses her practice in the areas of contract law, health law and business litigation. Ms. Faryabi is admitted to practice in Washington and California. She earned her B.S. and B.A. degrees from the University of Washington, her J.D. degree from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, and her LL.M. degree in health law from the University of Washington.
HOWARD L. LOTVEN is a sole practitioner with the law office of Howard L. Lotven P.C. Mr. Lotven primarily represents clients in criminal/municipal courts and traffic courts. He has been either a prosecutor or a defense attorney in more than 10,000 cases. Mr. Lotven also represents clients in family law matters, including divorce, paternity, modification of child support, custody and visitation. His professional associations and memberships include the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (Municipal Court Committee; Family Law Committee; Criminal Law Section; Volunteer Attorney Project), The Missouri Bar (Criminal Law Committee; General Practice Committee), the Municipal Court Prosecutors Association of Western Missouri, the Missouri Municipal and Associate Circuit Judges Association, and the Association of Women Lawyers. Mr. Lotven is admitted to practice in Missouri and before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri and the U.S. Federal Court. He presently serves as a lecturer for the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association on practicing in municipal and traffic courts. Mr. Lotven earned his B.A. degree, with honors, from Drake University; and his J.D. degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law.
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