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AVOIDING ETHICAL DILEMMAS AND CHALLENGES-MOUNTAINEER SERIES-MP3 SEMINAR-(1230-1603)AVOIDING ETHICAL DILEMMAS AND CHALLENGES-MOUNTAINEER SERIES-MP3 SEMINAR-(1230-1603)
$155.00

AVOIDING ETHICAL DILEMMAS & CHALLENGES 2015
Recorded September 5, 2015


UPDATE ON THE NEW AMENDMENTS TO THE WEST VIRGINIA RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT AND OTHER LEGAL ISSUES
On January 1, 2015, significant amendments were made to the WV Rules of Professional Conduct, by order of the WV Supreme Court of Appeals. Nearly every Rule of Professional Conduct and/or official comment has been amended. This presentation will highlight the impact of these new rules and other ethical issues.
Rachael L. Fletcher Cipoletti, Chief Lawyer
WV Office of Disciplinary Counsel – Charleston, WV

THE TOP TEN ETHICAL DILEMMAS FOR PLAINTIFFS' LAWYERS
This presentation will address issues such as: attorney-client relationship, failure to disclose, candor to the court, disqualification of an attorney, conflict of interest, negotiation and mediation ethics, client funds, and rules involving ghostwriting and other ethical issues.
Allan N. Karlin, Esquire
Allan N. Karlin & Associates, Attorneys at Law – Morgantown, WV

PERSPECTIVES ON WHAT DEFENSE LAWYERS DO THAT THEY SHOULD NOT DO
This presentation will identify and describe a number of recurring ethical and strategic issues that confront lawyers engaged in civil litigation on behalf of a defendant. These ethical issues can and have resulted in the filing of Lawyer Disciplinary Committee and legal malpractice complaints.
Michael J. Farrell, Esquire
Farrell, White & Legg, PLLC – Huntington, WV

HOW TO IMPLEMENT THE NEW AMENDMENTS TO THE WEST VIRGINIA RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT IN YOUR EVERYDAY PRACTICE
Topics include:
   - Succession plans
   - Ghostwriting
   - Engagement letters
   - Obtaining client’s informed consent
   - Settlement sheets
   - Closing letters
Ann L. Haight, Esquire
Office of the West Virginia Attorney General – Charleston, WV

This seminar is accredited for 4.8 WV MCLE credits, including 4.8 Ethics/L.O.M credits.