The practice of law is stressful. Incorporating sound management procedures into you everyday routine from the time you first begin the practice of law – before the bad habits are learned – is one of the most important ways you can control the level of stress that comes with the occupation. Sound risk management practices can dramatically decrease the possibility of the preventable malpractice claim or grievance.
Mandatory CLE, effective 1998: MCLE is required for all attorneys. Click here to view a PDF of mandatory requirements. This sheet should be circulated throughout the law firm every six months.
Conflicts of Interest
Clients expectations[DR 6-101;7-101;& 7-102;9-101] (PDF)
Statement of Clients Rights and Responsibilities;[22 N.Y.C.R.R.1210.1]
Sample engagement letter (PDF)
Withdrawal from Employment[DR 2-110] (PDF)