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This course will illustrate ethical issues and malpractice claims that are unique to corporate lawyers, even those who practice as in-house counsel. The risks for lawyers are increasing, as are the costs of defending bar grievances and malpractice lawsuits. By identifying some common pitfalls and risks, attorneys are better positioned to prevent or defeat claims.
Alanna Clair is a Senior Managing Associate at Dentons US LLP in Washington, DC. She is a member of the Litigation team, where her focus is professional liability, insurance defense, and appellate issues. Alanna is the co-author of The Lawyer’s Handbook: Ethics Compliance and Claim Avoidance (2013), a practical guide on malpractice prevention for attorneys, published by American Lawyer Media. Alanna is a graduate of Wellesley College and The University of Michigan Law School.
Craig Giometti is a Managing Associate at Dentons US LLP in Washington, D.C. He represents clients in jurisdictions across the country in connection with professional liability and insurance matters, with a particular focus on legal malpractice claims and ethics advice for attorneys. Craig also has written several articles on a wide range of insurance and professional liability issues. He received his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Illinois.
The best ethics course I took!
Excellent presenters and content
Very concrete suggestions Thanks.
Good presentation. Informative. well organized.
Really learned a lot here, and about improvements we can make onto our client onboarding processes, and offboarding processes, too.
Good advice, well-presented.
Good exchange between the two speakers and good pace - not too fast and not too slow
Good presentation - and interesting issues raised.
thank you very much for your time and an interesting and important presentation
Excellent presentations by both, and very informative.
Very knowledgeable faculty who made an often dry topic much more approachable and accessible
These two were amazing! Great course.
Excellent program with great speakers
Good program. Thanks !
Excellent speaker! Very interesting and informative! Great topic! Helpful information!