Friday, 14. December 2018, RUTGERS LAW SCHOOL, CLE - Bridge the Gap: Ethics and Law Practice Management Essentials

from 14. December 2018 - 9:00 till 13:15


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This program focuses on key issues of ethics, professionalism, and law practice management that are essential for new attorneys and, indeed, all attorneys. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in a lively discussion of ethical hypotheticals to illustrate the relevant and practical application of the Rules of Professional Conduct in the daily practice of law. Topics include:
Ethical issues

forming the attorney-client relationship
evaluating, limiting and addressing conflicts
communicating with clients, opposing counsel, third parties, and the courts
handling client funds and confidential information
handling ethical lapses

Law practice management

managing staff

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utilizing technology
managing time and files
establishing an effective conflict management system
retainer agreements, declination letters
billing best practices

Though the program follows the curriculum and utilizes an instructional video set forth by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court for the PA Bridge the Gap requirement, it also covers New Jersey practice and divergences between New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York rules.
Faculty:Andrew L. RossnerAssociate Dean for Professional and Skills Education, Practice Professor of Law, and Director of Rutgers Institute for Professional EducationRutgers Law School | Newark, NJ
CLE Credit: 4.8 NJ (incl. 3.0 ethics) | 4.5 NY (incl. up to 4.5 ethics) | 4.0 PA (incl. 4.0 ethics)
NJ CLE Information: This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 4.8 hours of total CLE credit. Of these, 3.0 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism and 1.8 qualify as hours of credit for NJ newly admitted credit.
Cost: $125
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