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Legal Malpractice (2011)

Lawsuits against lawyers arising from errors and/or omissions in the performance of legal services are on the rise. It is now an integral part of a law firm's business practice to evaluate its legal risk and malpractice insurance needs.

Additional Information:

This program is designed to educate attorneys on how to prosecute and/or defend a legal malpractice action. In addition, this program will educate attorneys about their legal malpractice exposures, what they should do in the event that a lawsuit is filed against them, and what they should do when situations arise that indicate that a legal malpractice claim is likely. Both solo practitioners and members of larger firms would benefit from knowing how to assess professional liability risk and manage legal malpractice litigation.|
The faculty consists of experienced attorneys and representatives from leading insurance companies.
Program Topics

• Identifying and Responding to Professional Liability Claims
• Sources of Legal Malpractice Claims
• Legal Malpractice Causes of Action and Litigation Strategy
• Risk Management for Lawyers Discussion of Law Firm Risk Management Principles and Issues


Program Faculty

A. Michael Furman, Esq.(Chair)
Furman Kornfeld & Brennan LLP
David Ackerman, Esq.
Valiant Insurance Company
Faye Dottheim Brooks, Esq.
Hartford Financial Products
Lawyers- Professional Liability Claims
Wileen Chick, Esq.
CAN
Charles Levine, Esq.
Liberty International Underwriters
Andrew L. Margulis, Esq.
Ropers Majeski Kohn Bentley PC
Richard Mather, Esq.
Allied World National Assurance Company
Gary Schmidt, Esq.
Zurich North America-
Professional Programs Claims
John Sorrentino, Esq.
USI Holdings
Philip Touitou, Esq.
Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
Sanford Young, Esq.
Law Offices of Sanford F. Young, P.C.
Total MCLE Credits4.0
Ethics MCLE Credits0.0

The product type below that starts with the letter 'V' is a video online program that you will view and listen to on your computer screen. The program code for each topic that you write on the included MCLE Form only appears on the screen and is not announced by audio.

The product type beginning with the number '8' is an audio-only online program that you may listen to through your computer OR download to a portable media player. You will hear the program codes for the MCLE Form announced by audio during the substantive presentations.

Product Code:
DB074
Member Price:
$115.00
Non-Member Price:
$195.00
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