This course will examine typical conflict situations that can arise and how a lawyer should handle those conflicts to stay in compliance with the California Rules of Professional Conduct that went into effect on November 1, 2018.
Rachelle Cohen, Member at Kehr, Schiff & Crane LLP, will provide an overview of the conflict rules and provide examples that cover common conflicts situations with current, former, and potential clients.
Rachelle Cohen is an attorney with Kehr, Schiff & Crane LLP in Los Angeles. Her practice focuses on assisting clients with their business transactions, including forming entities, acquiring and selling business units or entities, obtaining funding, and negotiating contracts and buy-outs. Rachelle served on and was the Chair of the California State Bar's Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies Committee. Currently, she serves on the Executive Committee of the California State Bar’s Business Law Section.
Rachelle speaks frequently and has written about limited liability company and partnership issues, including the current limited liability company law in California. In addition, she has served as a lecturer at the USC Gould School of Law. She attended the UCLA School of Law and received a B.S. in Marketing and Management from Cornell University.