Do you have opportunities to represent more than one party in litigation or in business transactions? How do you balance your duty to keep clients informed while protecting their confidences? Can you be disciplined for this sort of thing? Can you be disqualified? Can you get sued? Can you go to jail? All that and more in just one hour.
The live presentation of this program was approved for 1.0 hour of ethics in Illinois, 1.0 hour of professional responsibility in California, and 1.2 hours of ethics in Missouri. CLE credit is no longer available for this recording.
June 17, 2015
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