(6 hr needed – 4 hr Ethics, 1 hr Elim. Of Bias, 1 hr Substance Abuse)
Ethics 2010 Keeping Current in a World of Change (3.75 hr ethics)
LACBA’s January 9, 2010 ethics seminar gives lawyers the opportunity to learn about three critically important ethical areas that are at the heart of their practices: conflicts of interest, legal fees and the termination of the attorney-client relationship. Additionally, an expert panel will review 2009’s important ethics case law and statutes. This 3.75 hours CLE program is a don’t miss opportunity for those who want to keep current in these demanding times.
Ethics and Privilege Issues in M&A Transactions (1 hr ethics)
The program addresses issues regarding attorney-client privilege, attorney work product, and the intentional and inadvertent disclosure of privileged information in communications among the parties to an M&A transaction. The topics will include privilege, waiver, and ethics in the context of anticipated or ongoing deal-related litigation, handling of board minutes and other discoverable documentation, the presence of non-legal advisors and other third parties, document preservation and other litigation overlays. It will also provide practice pointers to attorneys involved in M&A transactions.
Open Mouth, Insert Foot: Avoiding Cross-Cultural Mishaps When Dealing With Foreign Clients, Counsel and Opposing Parties (1 hr elim. of bias)
This program will explore and discuss the cross-cultural differences that exist in the international law practice setting and provide useful guidance to avoid miscommunications and gaffes caused by lack of understanding of such differences.
Addiction, The Equal Opportunity Destroyer (1 hr substance abuse)
Product #: 010990
Product Format: On-Demand Video
Product Name: An Evening About Substance Abuse - Addiction, The Equal Opportunity Destroyer
The program will include: Substance Abuse, Addiction, and The Workplace; Symptoms of Dependency; Treatment and Assistance.
Greg Dorst received certification in 2002 as an Addiction Specialist while directing the largest Drug Court in the County of Los Angeles. In 2004 Greg became a consultant to The Other Bar as well as a statewide trainer of treatment professionals from the “desert to the sea”. He currently consults for recovery and treatment centers throughout the state of California. Greg graduated University of La Verne College of Law in 1984 and worked as an associate civil practitioner in the Law Offices of Tracy Loman Tibbals for one year before becoming a Deputy District Attorney for the County of San Bernardino, handling all types of criminal cases from DUIs to murders. In 1988 Greg left the practice of criminal law to become a civil practitioner once again, with the Law Offices of Richard G. Anderson. By 1991 the practice had become Anderson and Dorst. In 1993, Greg opened his own criminal practice as the Law Offices of Greg J. Dorst. In 1998, the Law Offices of Greg J. Dorst closed and he resigned from the practice of law.
Product #: 010611
Product Name: Ethics 2010 - Keeping Current In A World Of Change
A Year-End Review of Ethics Highlights
John W. Amberg, Esq. (Bryan Cave)
Jon L. Rewinski, Esq. (Locke, Lord, Bissell & Liddell)
What to do when the Attorney-Client Relationship Ends
David L. Brandon, Esq. (Morris, Polich & Purdy)
Evan A. Jenness, Esq. (Law Offices of Evan A. Jenness)
Really Interesting Stuff about Legal Fees
Diane L Karpman, Esq. (Karpman & Associates)
Joan Mack, Esq. (Caldwell, Leslie & Proctor)
Conflicts of Interest
Joel Alan Osman, Esq. (Osman & Associates)
David B. Parker, Esq. (Parker Mills)
Product #: 010613
Product Name: Ethics and Privilege Issues in M&A Transactions
Product #: 010567
Product Name: Open Mouth, Insert Foot: Avoiding Cross-Cultural Mishaps When Dealing With Foreign Clients, Counsel and Opposing Parties
The panel will touch upon the topics of traditions, customs and practices as found in cultures and subcultures around the world and how these can impact interactions with foreign clients, foreign attorneys and foreign opposing parties.
The panelists will specifically discuss certain cross-cultural differences that exist with cultures and subcultures from China, Japan and some European and Latin American countries.