Wilck on Panel of ACI’s LPL Legal Malpractice Conference

October 12, 2016 | Professional Liability

David Wilck will be a presenter at the American Conference Institute’s LPL Legal Malpractice Conference to be held on Oct. 24-25, 2016.  The Conference will provide insights and strategies addressing the latest challenges including:

  • What does an LPL policy cover and what does a cyber policy cover?
  • Attorneys’ being sued by third-parties
  • Claims against attorneys’ providing wills, trusts, and estates services to baby boomers
  • Social media: What are lawyers supposed to do about their LinkedIn pages or Facebook pages and social media in jury selection, jury monitoring and jury investigation
  • Law firm general counsel: what they do internally in order to manage and stave off risk?

David will co-present, “Third-Party Claims against Attorneys and Judiciary Law, Section 487 Developments: What Are the Third- Party Claims?; What Are the Coverage Implications?; and a Brief Examination of When Section 487 Gets Triggered and How It Is Being Used.”

Session Descriptive:

  • Courts are expanding different kinds of claims that can be brought against attorneys in addition to a legal malpractice claim, what are some of these claims?
  • Who can sue, who does actually sue, and who is successful in suing an attorney?
  • When should/shouldn’t a third-party be allowed to sue an attorney?
  • When an attorney represents an insured, should insurance carrier be allowed to sue that attorney?
  • There has been a market uptick in the number of actions that have been brought based on Section 487. What triggers this activity and what exactly is the significance behind this statute?

Recommended CPE Credit:  15.5 hours for the main conference and an additional 2.0 hours for the master class.

Click here for more information and to register for the conference.

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