DiGennaro Speaker at New York State Bar Association’s 2016 Risk Management Program

October 11, 2016 | Professional Liability

Janice DiGennaro is a speaker at New York State Bar Association’s Risk Management program on Friday, Oct. 14, 2016. Janice’s session is entitled, “Relations with Others, Including Partners and Non-Clients.”

The session includes:

  • Integrity in dealing with non-clients – Standards of Civility
  • Intra-firm relationships
  • Dealing with partners
  • Supervisory responsibilities of law firms and attorneys
  • Scope of supervisory responsibility of lawyers
  • Ethical issues facing newly admitted attorneys
  • Stress management and Lawyers’ Assistance Programs
  • The “innocent” partner
  • Lawyer advertising and marketing (1.0 ethics)

Other programs include:

  • Competency in Area of Practice
  • Recognizing and Handling Conflicts of Interest – Proper Client Intake
  • Effective Client Relations and Resolving Attorney-Client Disputes
  • Insurance Considerations, including the Appropriate Coverage and the Importance of Proper and Timely Notice

You will earn 4 Ethics credits; learn about standardization of engagement, non-engagement and disengagement letters; learn about malpractice insurance considerations and purchasing the appropriate coverage; learn about dangers in office sharing and implied partnership; and includes a segment on conflicts of interest.

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