Washington, D.C. (August 20, 2020): On September 15, 2020, 11:00 AM- 1:00 PM ET, Partner Dennis Quinn and Eileen Garczynski of Ames & Gough will be presenting in Virginia State Bar’s 9th Annual Avoiding Legal Malpractice Seminar 2020.
This unique program will provide both new and experienced practitioners with an overview of the most common legal malpractice claims (and related risks, such as cyber, management, and employment-related claims), and how to avoid them. During this 2-hour interactive seminar, Eileen Garczynski and Dennis Quinn will explain how to avoid the errors that frequently occur and how to respond appropriately to risky situations. They will also dive deep into the ethical issues associated with these risks.
The speakers will discuss Virginia Rules of Professional Conduct 1.1 Competence, 1.2 Scope of Representation, 1.3 Diligence, 1.4 Communication, 1.5 Fees, 1.6 Confidentiality, 1.7 and 1.9 Conflict of Interest, 1.15 Safekeeping Property, 4.2 Ex Parte Communications with Represented Person, 7.1 Communications Concerning a Lawyer’s Services, as well as ABA Formal Opinion 489. Attendees should be able to come away from this session with ways to reduce risk while also making the firm eligible for favorable Lawyers’ Professional Liability Insurance pricing and coverage.
Please click here to register for this event.