Ethical Negotiations: Six Principles for Effective (But Not Deceptive) Advocacy

American Law Institute CLE
Webinar, CLE Available
November 8, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET

Legal Ethics attorney Peter Jarvis will participate in a webinar titled, "Ethical Negotiations: Six Principles for Effective (But Not Deceptive) Advocacy," hosted by the American Law Institute CLE. This session will discuss six principles every attorney should follow while engaging in negotiations to help ensure they are staying within ethical guidelines while trying to get the best – and later enforceable – outcome for their client.

Topics include: 

  • Obeying substantive rules of law
  • What constitutes a material misrepresentation or material facts
  • Correcting errors or misunderstandings to avoid detrimental reliance
  • Moral or ethical consequences of a proposed course of action
  • Refusing to engage in a particular course of conduct; withdrawal from representation
  • Preventing a client from cheating or defrauding others
  • Model Rules 1.2, 1.6, 1.16, 2.1, 3.3, and 4.1

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