Legal Issues Related to a Lawyer Leaving a Firm

David Lefkowitz
David Lefkowitz | The Lefkowitz Firm

David Lefkowitz graduated from Columbia University with a B.A. in 1985 and earned his J.D. from Emory University School of Law in 1988. The Lefkowitz Firm, LLC, represents individuals and corporations in their claims for legal malpractice (legal negligence) and similar claims such as breach of fiduciary duty, executor misconduct, and ethical misconduct by attorneys and other fiduciaries.

Live Video-Broadcast: July 8, 2022

Legal Issues Related to a Lawyer Leaving a Firm

$195.00 2 hour CLE

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Program Summary

This seminar will deal with the ethical, legal, and fiduciary dilemmas that lawyers (and firms) face when a lawyer has decided to leave the firm. Can the lawyer take their clients with them? If so, what are the rules? What can the law firm do to protect its business interests?

This course is co-sponsored with myLawCLE.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • When lawyers want to take clients to the new firm
  • Conflicts of interest
  • Fiduciary duties the departing lawyer owes the firm
  • Fiduciary duties the departing lawyer owes the client

Date / Time: July 8, 2022

  • 12:00 pm – 2:10 pm Eastern
  • 11:00 am – 1:10 pm Central
  • 10:00 am – 12:10 pm Mountain
  • 9:00 am – 11:10 am Pacific

 

Closed-captioning available

Speakers

Daniel-Lefkowitz_The-Lefkowitz-Firm_myLawCLEDavid Lefkowitz | The Lefkowitz Firm

David Lefkowitz graduated from Columbia University with a B.A. in 1985 and earned his J.D. from Emory University School of Law in 1988. The Lefkowitz Firm, LLC, represents individuals and corporations in their claims for legal malpractice (legal negligence) and similar claims such as breach of fiduciary duty, executor misconduct, and ethical misconduct by attorneys and other fiduciaries. The firm also represents attorneys and law firms with regard to risk management and attorney’s fee disputes. David is an adjunct professor of legal malpractice law, ethics and risk management at the University of Georgia School of Law and is a frequent speaker at continuing legal education seminars. David has offices in Atlanta, Georgia and Athens, Georgia.

Agenda

I. When lawyers want to take clients to the new firm | 12:00pm – 12:30pm
II. Conflicts of interest | 12:30pm – 1:00pm

Break | 1:00pm – 1:10pm

III. Fiduciary duties the departing lawyer owes the firm | 1:10pm – 1:40pm
IV. Fiduciary duties the departing lawyer owes the client | 1:40pm – 2:10pm