A unique opportunity to learn about the constitutionality and history of pandemic-related restrictions and mandates in a society devoted to individual rights from a renowned scholar.
This presentation will survey recent ethics opinions and cases, and will apply ethical duties, including for example, the duties of loyalty (conflicts and disqualification) and candor, confidentiality and privilege, and more to different stages throughout the IP lifecycle, including Inter Partes Review proceedings, prosecution practice, and litigation.
For attorneys interested in learning more about immigration law, this is an ideal opportunity to take a survey through the most common employment based work visas.
The General Counsel of a national intellectual property law firm will address three of the top ethics issues relating to the practice of IP law by in-house counsel: assessing potential outside IP counsel subject matter conflicts; multi-jurisdictional practice issues pertaining to in-house counsel working in California, counsel working remotely from home in another state, and counsel handling arbitrations in a state in which they are not licensed; and using ethical walls when conducting merger and acquisition due diligence.
This program will explore the ethical responsibilities of attorneys working in a law firm. Topics include; properly maintaining a system to run conflict checks; the types of things to check for; imputation of conflicts of interest; effective ethical screens; use of contract lawyers; multijurisdictional practices; lawyers performing non-legal functions; and supervision.
Join us for an entertaining legal ethics presentation on Richard Liebowitz, who has been sanctioned in dozens of cases, with one federal judge labeling him a "copyright troll." Presented by copyright litigation and legal ethics experts, this webinar will focus on what NOT to do in copyright cases by examining the “growing body of law…devoted to the question of whether and when to impose sanctions on Mr. Liebowitz.”
This webinar explains the cybersecurity ethics rules in a work-from-home environment, provides cybersecurity statistics relating to the COVID-19 pandemic, and offers practical and budget-friendly tips for making the work-from-home environment secure for lawyers and their clients.
This class is a full-body workout combining elements of dance, pilates, yoga, and barre – in an efficient 45-minute format. We use optional props like light weights, ankle weights, and resistance bands, to maximize our time together and ensure that you leave class feeling stronger, mobilized, and more clear-headed. All skill levels welcome.
ABA Model Rule 1.2 and the California Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 1.2, as well as various court rules, permit a lawyer to limit the scope of representation when reasonable under the circumstances, yet many lawyers do not take advantage of this opportunity to provide limited scope and unbundled legal services.
The epidemic of stress and burnout is affecting every sector of our society, but even more so the legal profession. A study by the American Bar Association found that over 25% of lawyers suffer from depression, 21% have a drinking problem, and 19% experience anxiety.