Legal Ethics: Top mistakes in everyday practice

Steve Herman
Steve Herman | Herman, Herman & Katz LLC

Steve Herman practices with Herman, Herman & Katz, in New Orleans, Louisiana. The author of America and the Law: Challenges for the 21st Century, Herman teaches an advanced torts seminar on class actions at Loyola Law School and an advanced civil procedure course in complex litigation at Tulane.

On-Demand: November 9, 2022

Legal Ethics: Top mistakes in everyday practice

$95.00 1 hour CLE

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Program Summary

This webinar is intended to explore some of the mistakes that lawyers tend to make in their everyday practices, both from a disciplinary standpoint and with respect to potential legal malpractice claims.

This course is co-sponsored with myLawCLE.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • Client intake and evaluation
  • Retainer agreement and other client communication
  • Co-Counsel arrangements
  • Settlement considerations
  • Trial strategy pitfalls
  • Dealing with fee disputes

Date: November 9, 2022

Closed-captioning available

Speakers

Steve-Herman_Herman,-Herman-&-Katz-LLC_FedBarSteve Herman | Herman, Herman & Katz LLC

Steve Herman practices with Herman, Herman & Katz, in New Orleans, Louisiana. The author of America and the Law: Challenges for the 21st Century, Herman teaches an advanced torts seminar on class actions at Loyola Law School and an advanced civil procedure course in complex litigation at Tulane.

He is a past president of the Pound Civil Justice Institute, a past president of the Louisiana Association for Justice, and a fellow of both the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and the Litigation Counsel of America. Herman served for six years as a Lawyer Chair for one of the Louisiana Disciplinary Board Hearing Committees and currently serves on the LSBA’s standing Rules of Professional Conduct Committee. For the past twelve years, he has served as Co-Liaison / Co-Lead Class Counsel for Plaintiffs in the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Litigation.

Agenda

I. Client intake and evaluation | 1:00pm – 1:10pm

II. Retainer agreement and other client communication | 1:10pm – 1:20pm

III. Co-Counsel arrangements | 1:20pm – 1:30pm

IV. Settlement considerations | 1:30pm – 1:40pm

V. Trial strategy pitfalls | 1:40pm – 1:50pm

VI. Dealing with fee disputes | 1:50pm – 2:00pm