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Staying Out of Trouble 2016: The In-House Attorney-Client Privilege and Ethics and Technology Quiz Show

Released on: Dec. 31, 2016
Running Time: 03:06:40

A panel of experts will examine a number of important new developments in New York ethics law, all of which you need to know to protect yourself and your firm against claims of malpractice and ethical misconduct.

You will learn:

  • How to Protect Your Firm When Claims of Malpractice Arise
  • The Scope of the Law Firm In-House Privilege
  • Client’s Outside Counsel Guidelines
  • New Developments in Conflicts and Screening
  • Multi-Jurisdictional Practice Rules
  • New Model Rule 8.4(g)
  • The No-Contact Rule

This program is valuable to attorneys in private practice at all levels of experience.


Lecture Topics [Total time 03:06:40]

Segments with an asterisk (*) are available only with the purchase of the entire program.


  • Opening Remarks* [00:05:24]
  • The Stack Decision and the Law Firm In-House Privilege [01:02:41]
    Ronald C. Minkoff, Amar D. Sarwal, Roy D. Simon
  • Ethics Quiz Show [01:58:35]
    Naomi F. Goldstein, Ronald C. Minkoff, Deborah A. Scalise, J. Richard Supple Jr.

The purchase price of this Web Program includes the following articles from the Course Handbook available online:


  • COMPLETE COURSE HANDBOOK
  • New York Rules of Professional Conduct (Effective April 1, 2009 as amended through January 1, 2014 with Commentary as amended through March 28, 2015)
  • Why the “Stock” Decision Is Wrong—And Why It Is Right; New York Legal Ethics Reporter, New York Legal Ethics (October 10, 2016)
    Ronald C. Minkoff
  • Keeping the Privilege: A Primer on the “Stock” Decision; New York Legal Ethics Reporter, New York Legal Ethics (October 10, 2016)
    Tyler Maulsby, Ronald C. Minkoff
  • How to Lose Your Legal Fee, Part 1: Excessive Fees; New York Legal Ethics Reporter, New York Legal Ethics (February 2016)
    Ronald C. Minkoff
  • How to Lose Your Legal Fee, Part 2: Legal Fee Forfeiture; New York Legal Ethics Reporter, New York Legal Ethics (June/July 2016)
    Ronald C. Minkoff
  • The New York Professional Responsibility Report: In-House Ethics Consultations and the Attorney-Client Privilege: Case Law (January 2009)
    Roy D. Simon
  • PLI Quiz Show Questions
    Ronald C. Minkoff
  • Ethics Resources 2016
    Deborah A. Scalise
  • Ethics Update 2016
    Sarah Jo Hamilton, Deborah A. Scalise
  • Dealing With an Ethical Dilemma
    Deborah A. Scalise
  • Outline for the “Rasputin” Investigation—Ethics, Privilege and Investigations
    David G. Keyko
  • The “Rasputin” Investigation—Ethics, Privilege and Investigations (Script)
    David G. Keyko
  • Conflicts Arising from Determining Who Is the Client, Who Holds the Privilege, and Advance Waivers
    James Q. Walker

Presentation Material


  • The Intra-Firm Privilege: How to protect your law firm’s internal communications without getting disciplined
    Ronald C. Minkoff, Jennifer A. Paradise, Amar D. Sarwal, Roy D. Simon
  • PLI Quiz Show Questions
    Naomi F. Goldstein, Ronald C. Minkoff, Deborah A. Scalise, J. Richard Supple Jr.
Chairperson(s)
Ronald C. Minkoff ~ Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz, PC
Speaker(s)
Naomi F. Goldstein ~ Deputy Attorney, Attorney Grievance Committee, First Judicial Department
Amar D. Sarwal ~ Vice President and Chief Legal Strategist, Association of Corporate Counsel
Deborah A. Scalise ~ Scalise & Hamilton LLP
Roy D. Simon ~ Professor Emeritus, Maurice A. Deane School of Law, Hofstra University
J. Richard Supple, Jr. ~ Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
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