On Demand

Ethical Boundaries for Aggressive New York Litigators

1h 15m

Created on June 09, 2017




This program, presented by legal ethics and professional responsibility attorneys Richard Maltz, John B. Harris, and Vitaly Lipkansky, explores how you may aggressively pursue your clients' goals without running afoul of the ethics rules that could land you before an attorney grievance committee.

The program presents challenging issues by discussing real life hypotheticals that include such subjects as: using social media before, during and after a litigation; how to preserve the record without being held in contempt; how to address an overzealous adversary; how to stand up to a hostile judge and avoid a grievance; and controlling an over-demanding client.   

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Discuss how to represent your client aggressively, without violating ethical rules
  2. Review how to use social media throughout the duration of a case
  3. Understand how to ethically preserve the record, communicate with an overzealous or difficult adversary, and more

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