[Webinar] The Legal Ethics Year in Review: News You Can Use for Corporate Counsel

December 15th, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST
Adams and Reese LLP
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December 15th, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST

Why You Should Attend: Lucian Pera provides a wide-ranging, thorough review of the most important developments over the last year in legal ethics, the law of lawyering, and attorney-client privilege. In the one-hour discussion, Lucian distills practical guidance from ethics opinions and case law which lawyers should understand to protect their clients and themselves and to practice more effectively. This webinar will explore a wide variety of issues impacting lawyers across various practices.

Covered Topics:

• Conflicts of interest
• Lawyer departures from law firms
• Attorney-client arbitration agreements
• Electronic payments from clients
• Responding to negative online reviews
• Lawyer cybersecurity

Questions submitted during the webinar will be answered live at the end of the program. All registrants will receive a copy of the program materials.

This program has been submitted for a 1-hour CLE credit for the states of AL, FL, GA, LA, MS, TX, TN, and SC.

About Lucian Pera:

Lucian is a partner with Adams and Reese in Memphis, Tennessee. He focuses his practice on commercial litigation, legal ethics work and media law. A Memphis native, Lucian has practiced law there since 1986. He was the youngest member of the ABA “Ethics 2000” Commission that rewrote the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct, and he served recently as chair of the ABA Center for Professional Responsibility. He speaks and writes extensively on the ethical and regulatory aspects of the rapidly-changing legal services market, and he is founding chair of the Practising Law Institute’s annual full-day program, “The Ethics of NewLaw.” Lucian served as President of the Tennessee Bar Association and is a past Treasurer of the American Bar Association. Lucian’s extensive bar association work in the law of legal ethics and professional responsibility has resulted in a successful local, state, and national practice and leadership in this emerging field. He represents and advises attorneys, law firms, their clients, and businesses that deal with lawyers about all aspects of the law. Recent assignments have included defense of lawyers in a disciplinary investigation, counseling clients with disciplinary and other claims against lawyers, advising law firms about loss prevention and claims, and defending and prosecuting motions to disqualify lawyers or for sanctions. Lucian can be reached at 901-524-5278 or via email at lucian.pera@arlaw.com. Learn more about Lucian here.

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