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Ethical Law Office Management for Solo Practitioners (Update)

1h 3m

Created on March 05, 2019




When starting your first law practice, whether a solo or small partnership, there are a number of considerations that must be reviewed to ensure compliance with the ABA Code of Ethics. Join Joseph Vozza as he examines the ethical obligations to consider when starting your own practice. He reviews the various ethical standards for partnerships, starting a virtual office, advertising, legal fees, and client management. He also includes his own advice from his experiences as a successful solo practitioner. If you already have, or are considering starting your own law practice this is an essential course to expand your knowledge of what ethics rules you must follow, and also how to best manage your practice. Specific topics to be covered include advertising and social media, proper client retainer agreements, and effective client management.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Examine the various ethical considerations for solo practices vs. small partnerships
  2. Comprehend ethical considerations when setting up a virtual office
  3. Grasp how to set up proper client retainer and fee agreements
  4. Conduct effective client management
  5. Explore the ethical guidelines concerning attorney advertising and social media

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