Washington, D.C. (October 14, 2021): Dennis Quinn and Julia L. Porter from the D.C. Office of Disciplinary Counsel will be presenting in DC Bar’s CLE presentation titled, “Avoiding Malpractice and Bar Complaints 2021” on October 27, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:15 PM EST.
Legal malpractice claims are on the rise. In most recent years, more than 35,000 legal malpractice claims have been filed annually against attorneys with malpractice insurance. Many more complaints have been filed against those who were not insured. Dennis and Julia will address daily practice and risk prevention techniques to help reduce the possibility of a bar complaint and related malpractice claims from being filed. Among the topics our expert faculty will cover are:
- Choosing clients and cases to avoiding conflicts
- Communicating effectively
- Handling client funds properly
The will also provide examples and practical advice to those who attend focus on problem areas that so often lead to complaints. They also will discuss the major differences between relevant ethics rules in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia.
For more information or to register for this event, please click on the link here.