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Mixed Signals: Why Business Relationships Between Lawyers Need Boundaries


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Categories:
How to Start a Law Firm |  Law Practice Management |  Solo and Small Firm Resources
Faculty:
Mark Bassingthwaighte, Esq
Duration:
60 minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
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Access for 3 month(s) after purchase.


Description

This program will address ethical, malpractice, and risk management issues that can arise when lawyers enter into various business relationships with other lawyers. Topics presented will include co-counsel and of counsel relationships, the use of contract attorneys, office sharing concerns, and things to think about when buying a law practice.

Program Table of Contents:

1. Co-Counsel Relationship Hazards

2. The Decision to Hire Contract Attorneys Should Never Be Just About the Money

3. When Sharing Office Space, Make Sure You Have Your Ducks in a Row

4. A Special Concern - Indemnity Provisions

5. Counsel for Those Considering Entering into Of Counsel Relationships

6. Buying a Law Practice

7. Why Agreeing to Rent Out Your Law License May Not Be the Best Idea

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Risk Manager

ALPS


Since 1998, Mark Bassingthwaighte, Esq., has been a Risk Manager with ALPS, the nation’s largest direct writer of lawyers’ malpractice insurance. In his tenure with our company, Mr. Bassingthwaighte has conducted over 1200 law firm risk management assessment visits, presented over 600 continuing legal education seminars throughout the United States, and written extensively on risk management, ethics, and technology. Mr. Bassingthwaighte is a member of the State Bar of Montana as well as the American Bar Association where he currently sits on the ABA Center for Professional Responsibility’s Conference Planning Committee. He received his J.D. from Drake University Law School.


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