Avoiding Ethical Mistakes, Malpractice, and Cyber Liability Claims (Online Seminar)

MCLE Credits: 2.0
Ethics Credits Included: 2.0

MCLE Credit: 2.0 (Ethics: 2.0)
Live-Interactive Credit: 0.0
Price: $140 (Includes a downloadable audio version.)
Viewable Through: 9/30/2021

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A pre-recorded streaming video replay of the September 2018 webcast, Avoiding Ethical Mistakes, Malpractice, and Cyber Liability Claims.

Topics Covered

Simple Steps Your Firm Can Take Immediately

  • Know your responsibilities for handling conflicts, client communication, and cyber-related issues
  • Learn strategies to professionally and ethically manage the firm’s practices and procedures to avoid legal malpractice claims
  • Find out how to make your firm eligible for favorable Lawyers’ Professional Liability Insurance pricing and coverage

This program is intended to give law firms an overview of the most common legal malpractice claims (and related risks, such as cyber, management, and employment-related claims), and how to avoid them. We will provide firms a framework to identify and proactively address risks and opportunities across their entire firm. Ultimately, viewers should be able to come away from the session with ways to reduce risk while also making the firm eligible for favorable Lawyers’ Professional Liability Insurance pricing and coverage.

 
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ABOUT THE SPEAKERS

Eileen Garczynski, Ames & Gough / McLean

Eileen Garczynski is a senior vice president and equity partner of Ames & Gough. She is a lawyer by training and has more than 30 years of risk management and insurance experience. She leads the law firm initiative at Ames & Gough, focusing on the risk management and insurance needs of law firms. She is a Special Liaison to the American Bar Association's (ABA) Standing Committee on Lawyers' Professional Liability, having been a former member of that committee. She is also the former vice chair of the Insurance & Risk Management Committee for the Section of Intellectual Property Law of the ABA. Ms. Garczynski recently authored a book on How to Place a Cyber Liability Insurance Policy for the American Bar Association.

Dennis Quinn, Carr Maloney / Washington, DC

Dennis Quinn is a partner at Carr Maloney. He concentrates his practice on professional liability, commercial litigation, and ethics counseling. He has successfully represented hundreds of clients in legal malpractice actions, accounting malpractice actions, and ethical complaints, trying cases in most of the state and federal courts in the District of Columbia, Virginia, and Maryland. Mr. Quinn regularly advises lawyers and law firms on ethical issues, frequently speaking to bar associations and professional groups on ethics, risk management, and the avoidance of malpractice claims and bar complaints.  He is an elected representative to the Virginia State Bar Council and currently sits on the Bar’s Standing Committee on Legal Ethics.

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