Legal malpractice claims against trusts and estates practitioners have risen by more than fifty percent over the course of the past twenty five years. As such, trusts and estates practitioners must recognize their exposure and incorporate risk management into their daily practice of law. This course reviews the trusts and estates practitioner’s increasing exposure to legal malpractice claims, the activities that lead to malpractice claims, ways to reduce exposure to potential claims, and insurance considerations for the trusts and estates practitioner.
I. Understand the increasing malpractice risks associated with the trusts and estates practice
II. Review the ongoing erosion of the privity requirement in legal malpractice actions against trusts and estates attorneys
III. Identify the activities that result in the most malpractice claims against trusts and estates attorneys
IV. Learn best practices to avoid legal malpractice claims
V. Consider insurance implications for the trusts and estates practice
Good overview for the trusts/estates lawyer.
he was very clear.
It was interesting to hear the history of the privity rules.
Very good and informative presentation.
Excellent program and speaker. I could not recommend it more highly for a trusts and estates practitioner.
The course was an excellent primer for avoiding legal malpractice in area of a law practice involving the individual client.
Informative and interesting!
Really good information and well presented.
Very good presenter.
Very informational video. Thank you.
Great examples and perspective. Thank you!
Excellent presentation and speaker!
Excellent presentation. The attorney was well spoken and imparted valuable information.
simply excellent treasure trove of information.
Well done and thank you !
very practical and applicable
Very informative with good advice provided especially concerning obtaining malpractice insurance.
Comprehensive and relevant, very helpful and practical.
Excellent and informative. Superior cross-over advice for any area of the practice.
Excellent presentation. Instructor was articulate and engaging.
Well presented and informative. Thanks.
good content and speaker
very well structured presentation.
Although provided from the viewpoint of an advocate for prosecuting other attorneys for malpractice in this field, I felt it very effective to look at these matters from this viewpoint. Can't be cautious enough.
Good common sense information - a quality presentation
very suitable for start uo counsel or ongoing counsel in field.
The content was excellent as well as the person who presented same.
He was very informative
Very well organized and informative.
really good advice from the instructor
Good to have an ethics course dedicated to a certain area of law.
incredibly informative course
Very good presentation.
Good advice for every attorney, not only estate and trust lawyers
Good review and reminder of how important client communication is
shows good grasp of subject matter. Well done.
basic subject in today's legal/financial/family law environment
It's a very decent presentation.
Solid course. Many good points, guidelines and reminders
Very useful for a new practitioner wishing to avoid common pitfalls.
The speaker was excellent as was the presentation. Very helpful material.