Key Ethical Considerations for Lawyers Acting as Local Counsel: Practical Tips and Best Practices
The Knowledge Group
Legal Ethics and Risk Management attorney Christopher Heredia will join an informative discussion hosted by The Knowledge Group about key ethical considerations which lawyers should keep in mind when acting as local counsel. It has been a common practice for lawyers to act as local counsel in lawsuits. While acting as local counsel can be beneficial to clients and counsel alike, if not properly guided, various ethical issues may arise. Thus, it is of utmost importance for lawyers to properly navigate the governing ethical rules and regulations before acting as local counsel in order to mitigate exposure to unanticipated obligations or risks. Speakers will also share real-world cases to illustrate helpful tips and best practices on how lawyers can manage potential ethical issues.