Ethical considerations fundamental to litigation practice in California. This webinar offers attorneys entering a litigation practice in California with an understanding of the ethical issues at work, and tracks a mock lawsuit from the prospective client all the way to the appeals stage.
Why Should You Attend
Practicing attorneys must be aware of the contents of the California Rules of Professional Conduct and how they apply to the real world, especially because they are significantly different from the ABA Model code. Most attorneys, at some point in their career, will be rendering community legal services in the litigation context. Even for those who do not practice litigation, encountering prospective clients with litigation needs is very common. Being aware of your duties and responsibilities in this large segment of the law will be valuable, regardless of your intended career path.
Areas Covered in this Webinar
Understand and anticipate the fundamental ethical issues that may arise during the course of litigation in California.
Ethical issues underlying in nearly any litigation practice in California, including:
Who Will Benefit
Steven Lehat is an attorney with over thirty years of experience. He has worked with many multinational corporations including Hyundai, Pier 1 Imports and Bacardi, managing accounts worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
An entrepreneur, Steven has founded several successful businesses. He has been featured in “Who’s Who in American Law” as well as in “Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America.” Steven’s work has been published all over the world, including the “Hong Kong Shipping Gazette,” “The European Intellectual Property Review” and “Accounting Today.”
Steven is passionate about business, the law and helping others succeed. He has a BBA in Finance from the University of Cincinnati and a JD from Southwestern University School of Law. He is a mentor to membership of twenty organizations across the country (including Chambers of Commerce, World Trade Centers, State Economic Agencies, Business Schools at the Universities of Cincinnati and Maryland and USC’s Marshall School of Business, as well as trade groups).View all trainings by this speaker