Updates on Legal Ethics as 2018 Concludes

As 2018 comes to a close, I've been busy presenting on key developments in legal ethics in what has proven to be a year of significant developments. On December 29 I spoke before the Orange County Bar Association at their annual Ethics Update 2018 presentation. I covered recent legal developments in legal ethics, legal malpractice …

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California’ New Rules of Professional Conduct are Coming

November 1, 2018, is almost here. That's when California's New Rules of Professional Conduct go into effect. Are you ready for these changes, and how they'll impact your practice? Join me on Wednesday, October 17, 2018, as I and others present on this topic in a seminar conducted by the Orange County Bar Association Education …

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The Disappearing Attorney-Client Privilege

This story first appeared in the OC Lawyer magazine and the Orange County Bar Association website – April 2017 by Carole J. Buckner The Disappearing Attorney-Client Privilege As you record your billing entries to send to clients, you probably expect that your descriptions will be covered by the attorney-client privilege. You may not be thinking …

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