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The Ethics Of Outsourcing: Outsourcing And The New Small Firm

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Produced on April 26, 2018

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Course Information

Time 60 minutes
Difficulty Intermediate
Categories Ethics

Course Description

Imagine a world where your firm is always awake and working ‐ even while your opposing counsel sleeps. Join attorney Tamar Cerafici in an updated installment of her popular discussion on outsourcing as she explains how this is a growing occurrence among firms across the United States.

Specifically, Ms. Cerafici will explore the realm of legal outsourcing and the demographic trends associated with it both nationally and abroad. Ms. Cerafici will illuminate the impacts that such practices have on the U.S. legal market as well as the ethical issues that may arise. She will also provide insight into how the ABA has continued to approach this increasingly popular strategy and how such "outsourcing" can work for various U.S. practices.


Learning Objectives:

  1. Define “legal outsourcing”
  2. Identify ethical issues in the use of outsourcing in the legal industry
  3. Discuss how the ABA and local bar counsel tend to respond
  4. Implement outsourcing in the small practice
  5. Address cybersecurity issues in legal outsourcing

Credit Information

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Faculty

Tamar Cerafici

Cerafici Law Firm

Tamar Cerafici has been a member of the Lawline faculty for nearly ten years, teaching popular courses on law practice management, ethics, and nuclear issues.

For most of the last thirty years, Tamar’s practice has included wide-ranging environmental issues, from representing small businesses with regulators to build a new generation of nuclear plants.

In 2016, Tamar was sidelined by chronic Lyme and associated cognitive issues, including ADHD. These conditions were exacerbated by a cascade of tragedies, life events, and impulsive choices that challenged her desire to practice law at all, let alone competently. Fortunately, she assigned her caseload to other attorneys before Bar Counsel got involved.

During her Odyssey, she learned a few things about her ethical obligation to stay mentally fit, and made wellness her primary practice goal that are worth sharing. She now provides support for attorneys and other professionals who are struggling with isolation in their practice through her website, thebluebookofhappiness.com

Bar Admissions:

Utah (active) and Idaho (inactive)

Specialties

National Environmental Policy Act for licensing new nuclear facilities; negotiation with regulatory agencies, dispute resolution



Reviews

MS
Manish C. S.

interesting speaker

DW
Deborah Lynn W.

Not sure I agree with her, but she was very good!

LV
Laura V.

EVERY lawyer should listen to or watch this seminar!

JS
Julie S.

excellent presenter, very engaging, helpful info to think about

CS
Clarence S.

Excellent presentation on developing area of law and law firm administration.

CS
Cory S.

Great course! This is directly on point for one of my major practice areas.

JZ
John Robert Z.

Interesting and informative.

CK
Claire K.

Best CLE I've ever taken. PLEASE request more courses from this instructor, particularly on this topic. She was engaging, competent, and truly had a knack for presenting relevant information in a useful way.

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Ankur P.

Just amazingly helpful and informative

JB
James B.

Interesting.

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B.A. S.

Good speaker, easy to follow and very informative.

JF
Jeremy F.

great information all around, especially in giving an overview of the rapidly-changing industry!

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Andrew S.

Very useful primer on current legal market.

WH
Wayne H.

One of the best Lawline instructors I’ve had. Very informative, knows her material.

JT
John T.

Very good presentation.

WM
Walter M.

Very pleasant and knowledgeable presenter.

JM
Jo M.

Knowledgeable, engaged, and interesting presenter. I didn't expect to be as fascinated by the topic as I was. Well done.

BR
Brian R.

Another good one.

GK
Gregory K.

Great course!

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JEANINE G.

VERY INTERESTING.

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Yvenne K.

EXCELLENT presentation. Tamar opened my eyes to the changing landscape of the business of law. Thank you!!!

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Paul S.

Very interesting program!

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Carl K.

Really innovative thinking!

JL
Justin L.

Great CLE. Useful and inspiring.

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Shana B.

Very important information

DM
Daniel M.

Well done.

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david m.

Best presentation ever. Amazing topics- thank-you

KO
Kelley O.

This was the best CLE I have ever taken; excellent presentation

JT
James T.

excellent

MS
Marlon S.

Lecturer was terrific. so much so that I am now thinking of contacting her to see how I can change my involvement in law to do/re-brand my entire work flow. Bravo! Engaging, informative and down to earth.

SK
Stephen K.

Another Great course by Lawline

PM
Paul M.

Very relevant information for the solo practitioner.

SB
Sheila B.

Loved this program! Please ask the presenter to do another program on how to set up a cloud practice.

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Karen J.

The presenter read several quotes during her presentation; I would have liked to have those quotes included with the slides so that I could refer back to them at a later time, as I found the quotes insightful.

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Frank B.

Tamar was very good and also answered the questions presented in real time - very well done!

LD
Luann D.

Very interesting program! So many issues raised it could have been a much longer program and still have kept your interest.

LK
Lisa K.

Appreciated the speaking style. Good presentation.

MS
Mark S.

Very good written materials and presentation.

DH
Diane H.

Great slides. Excellent presenter. Interesting topic.

JT
Jamie T.

Excellent program, thank you!

AL
Allison L.

Timely topic. Good recommendations.

AM
Antoine M.

As always, excellent presentation and superb moderator support.

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nina m.

Interesting topic & engaging speaker!

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