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2 May 2012


  • Cary J. Malkin
    T +1 312 701 7181

Ethics: Obligations and Risk for In-House Lawyers—Key Ethical Duties of Lawyers

Please join Mayer Brown partners throughout the month of May as they discuss the complex ethical duties and issues facing corporate lawyers. In this four-part webinar series, Mayer Brown lawyers will address a variety of ethical issues that in-house attorneys face in the course of doing business, including:

May 2

Key Ethical Duties of Lawyers

May 9

Common Conflicts Issues

May 16

Lawyers & Social Media: The Legal Ethics of Tweeting, Facebooking and Blogging

May 23

Avoiding Sand-Traps and Moguls: A Refresher Course for In-House Counsel

On May 2, please join Mayer Brown Professional Responsibility Partner Cary Malkin as he presents Key Ethical Duties of Lawyers, including a discussion of the issues that arise for in-house lawyers concerning the ABA Model Rules’ key provisions. This webinar will specifically address the following issues:

  • Basic conflicts rule—ABA Model Rule 1.7
  • Organization as the client
  • Keeping confidences, even of former clients
  • Communication to others
  • Role as advisor
  • No frivolous claims
  • Candor and fairness to opposing party and counsel
  • Responsibilities of a partner/supervisory lawyer

CLE is not available for individual viewing/self-study.

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