Avoid Mistakes That Can Land You and Your Attorney in Hot Water
Administrative mistakes head the list of top reasons for legal malpractice claims. Are you taking the proper precautions? Get an update on the rules and hear an experienced faculty member share their proven best practices for protecting your and your attorney's reputation - in and outside of the law office. Register today!
Analyze and interpret the rules most relevant in administrative error cases.
Adopt impeccable habits to prevent missing key dates and deadlines.
Learn what inadvertent mistakes often result in "misuse of client funds" claims.
Avoid common clerical errors, lost files, or misplaced documents.
Ethics Rules Implicated Most Often by Administrative Errors
Failure to Complete Work by Deadline
Mistakes in Preparation and Filing of Documents (With Deadlines and Without)
Maintaining Files and Recordkeeping
Clerical Errors, Lost Files, or Misplaced Documents
Failure to Take Proper Precautions With Trust Accounts
When is the Error Egregious Enough to Get Your Attorney Sued or Sanctioned?
RUSSELL W. GERNEY is a sole practitioner with offices in both Wheeling, West Virginia and Toledo, Ohio. Mr. Gerney focuses his practice on Social Security disability law. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice and the Ohio Association for Justice. Mr. Gerney is licensed to practice in Ohio and Pennsylvania, as well as before the U.S. Supreme Court. He earned his B.A. degree from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown and his J.D. degree from Duquesne University.
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