Legal Malpractice Litigation and Risk Management (2007)
This timely program brings you up to date on recent developments in the area of legal malpractice and offers guidance for managing and reducing legal risks in everyday practice.
The seminar explores risk management techniques, procedures for identification of potential conflicts and waiver issues, the importance of defining the scope of the engagement and the role of the disengagement letter in preventing potential claims. Professional liability insurance industry leaders will discuss the major issues that regularly give rise to legal malpractice claims and offer insights on how to avoid them.
The seminar features a discussion of emerging areas of potential liability exposure including document retention in the electronic warehousing age, steps necessary to maintaining attorney-client confidentiality and managing potential internal conflicts of interest.
The faculty includes attorneys directly involved in litigating legal malpractice cases. They offer practice tips and advice on proving and defending legal malpractice claims.
· Common Sources of Legal Malpractice Claims
· Risk Management Techniques for Law Firms
· Legal Malpractice Principles and Litigation Strategy
· Professional Liability Insurance Coverage Issues
Furman, Esq. (Chair)
Noelle Albanese, Esq.
Colleen McNicholas, Esq.
* Each additional person who uses the tapes for MCLE credit must purchase a copy of the “MCLE coursebook.”
* This recording already includes one copy of the MCLE course materials. Course materials provided electronically for all CLE Online Programs, and for CD/DVD Programs from 2010 and later. CD/DVD Programs prior to 2010 include a printed copy of the course materials.