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As more attorneys settle into the new normal of working in a virtual environment, and more bar associations offer informal guidance and ethics opinions on the subject, it’s important to take a look the unique ethical obligations remote lawyering presents. This one-hour audio briefing will help attorneys understand the potential ethical pitfalls of remote lawyering and how to avoid them. Our experts will offer a cross-jurisdictional discussion of the ethics issues, recent bar association guidance, and ethics best practices for lawyers working remotely.
What You Will Learn
• Ethical issues and best practices when working remotely
• Competence and supervision (5.1, 5.3)
• Preservation of client confidential information (1.6)
• Potential conflicts of interest (1.7)
Program Level: Overview
Intended Audience: In-house counsel, outside attorneys, and related professionals who want to learn about legal ethical and practice concerns when working remotely.
Advanced Preparation: None