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Complimentary Continuing Legal Education (Ethics Credit Eligible)[ X ]
Date: Wed, Feb 13, 2013
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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Complimentary Continuing Legal Education (Ethics Credit Eligible)
A complimentary luncheon and CLE course on the "Ethics of Legal Outsourcing" will be held Wednesday, February 13th from 12noon to 1:00pm in the City Club’s Washington Room. The event will be hosted by Integreon, an Arlington-based global provider of legal discovery and other professional services. The course is CLE ethics credit eligible in California, Florida, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, Texas, and Virginia.
Seating will be limited, so please RSVP as soon as possible to CLE@integreon.com.
About the Course
With the maturation of the Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) industry, legal services are now being outsourced en-masse and the American Bar Association has recently turned its attention to this subject and provided guidance. The outsourcing of legal work raises specific issues pertaining to the outsourcing lawyer's ethical obligations to his or her client. Topics covered in this course include:
• Regulatory and Professional Body Guidance Update
• Avoiding Unauthorized Practice of Law and Duty to Supervise
• Duty to Act Competently
• Duty to Disclose
• Client Confidentiality
• How to Bill Appropriately
• Limitation of Liability in LPO
• Export Control Regulations
• Data Protection
About the Instructor
The course instructor Mark Ross’ experience in the LPO field is such that he is only person to have been invited to address the American Bar Association, UK Law Society, Solicitor's Regulation Authority and the International Bar Association on this topic.
Further information about the course and the instructor are available at: http://www.integreon.com/ethics-of-legal-outsourcing.