Current Ethical Issues for In-House Lawyers
May 10th, 2017 1:00 PM to 2:15 PM ET
Can't attend live? By registering, you will be able to view the course live, view a recording at any time for 12 months, or both.
This webinar will address current, complex ethical issues faced by in-house counsel. You will learn how to handle ethical dilemmas relating to:
- Ethical issues regarding in-house compensation
- Maintaining client confidences and protecting the attorney-client privilege
- The organization as client
- Identifying and resolving conflicts of interest
- The duty of independent judgment
- Dealing with a represented party
- Dealing with an unrepresented party
- Duties of supervision
- How to deal with misconduct (both your own and your colleagues)
About the Presenter
Jack Tanner helps businesses solve disputes. He employs many tools, including negotiation, alternative dispute resolution and both traditional and atypical litigation tactics. He has represented clients in all aspects of commercial litigation, including contract disputes, receiverships, intellectual property and construction matters. Jack is proud to count Microsoft, tw telecom inc. f/k/a Time Warner Telecom, Noble Energy, the University of Denver and the Denver Museum of Nature and Science among his clients.
Jack has been in the Colorado Bar Association Ethics Committee since 1995. He concentrates on ethical issues for in-house counsel, and is a frequent author and lecturer in that area, as well as other issues in legal ethics.
Jack has practiced with Fairfield and Woods since 1987. Prior to private practice, he served as law clerk to Justice (later Chief Justice) Luis Rovira of the Colorado Supreme Court.