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Risk Management for Lawyers

1h 33m

Created on October 18, 2016



Join attorneys Evan Schwartz and Matthew Conroy as they guide lawyers through the risk management process of practicing law. Evan and Matt explain how to identify and avoid claims for legal malpractice and how best to prevent litigation between lawyer co-owners of a law practice. They also guide attorneys through avoidance of and management of fee disputes with clients, as well as strategies for avoiding problems with a disabled partner and the management of that process.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Appreciate risk management strategies that avoid claims for legal malpractice
  2. Understand how client fee disputes arise and strategies for managing them
  3. Comprehend the situations that lead to disputes between co-owners of law firms and how best to prevent and manage them
  4. Identify strategies to manage the process and avoid problems when a partner files a long-term disability claim

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