Live Program Date October 25, 2017
Accredited through October 24, 2020
MCLE Credits: .50 Ethics .50 Practical Skills
OSB Program No. 6724*7
Includes program materials, live polling questions, MCLE Form 6 for self-reporting of MCLE credits, and audio/video files of the CLE.
Learn the ethical principles behind conflict management, avoiding common conflict traps, and how to select and operate an effective conflict system.
Laying the ethical foundation
Identifying the client and the client's status: prospect, current client, or former client.
Choosing a reliable system
The In Re Knappenberger standard; DIY vs. stand-alone vs. practice management software; how to choose the best system for your firm.
Understanding conflict tracking
When to run a conflict check; how to use your system effectively; parties to include in your conflict system.
Avoiding common conflict traps
Former client conflicts; acting in dual roles; doing business with clients; representing multiple clients in the same matter; firm transitions; acting as a contract lawyer; office sharing arrangements.