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Philadelphia Bar Association

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Date:
Thursday, June 08, 2017

Time:
4:00 PM

Location:
Philadelphia Bar Association
11th Floor Conference Center
1101 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

2 ETH

Registration Info:
Registration:
3:30 PM

Program:
4:00 PM - 6:15 PM

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THIS CLE PROGRAM

Faculty:
Course planner :

Shelly Lawson
Vice President, Bar Association Programs
USI Affinity
Philadelphia

Panelists:

Greg Cooke
Sales Manager
USI Affinity
Philadelphia

Jeffrey B. McCarron, Esq.
Swartz Campbell, LLC
Philadelphia

Stephanie D. Propos, Esq.
Claims Consultant, Lawyers Professional Liability Claims
CNA Insurance

Robert S. Tintner, Esq.
Partner, Fox Rothschild
Philadelphia

Paul C. Troy, Esq.
Kane, Pugh, Knoell, Troy & Kramer, LLP
Philadelphia

Ethics & Malpractice Avoidance

CLE_Ethics & Malpractice Avoidance

Join your colleagues for this 2-hour CLE program, applicable to attorneys in all practice areas, that provides simple tips, pointers, and advice on how to avoid common malpractice pitfalls.

This program will provide guidance to attorneys regarding how to protect themselves and minimize their chances of being sued for malpractice or being subject to other ethical issues. Panelists will address the primary reasons why attorneys are sued, the stages of a representation where attorneys get into trouble, practical steps an attorney can take to minimize risk, as well as professional liability insurance, which is critical in protecting the law firm and the attorney in the event of legal malpractice.

Panelists will address the following:

  • Understand the fundamentals of a malpractice claim
  • Identify conflicts of interest
  • Recognize tools to aid in defense if you are sued
  • Tips to strengthen the attorney-client relationship
  • Gain insight and miscellaneous tips to minimize risk
  • Choosing and understanding the policy, coverage details and list of provisions

Network at the wine and cheese reception immediately following the program, sponsored by USI Affinity.

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Attend and earn a discount on your malpractice insurance, advised and administered by USI Affinity. The discount does not apply to part-time policies.

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