Ethics in Drafting Claims (Live Audio Streaming)

Event Details

Sponsored by the Idaho Law Foundation, Inc. in partnership with Abila and WebCredenza, Inc.

**Live Audio Stream Only

1.0 Ethics credit

This program will cover the following topics:

  • Duty to investigate client facts before filing a claim v. duty to investigate the law
  • Conflicting approaches of ethics rules and the courts to sanctioning ghostwriting in litigation
  • Understanding when you are required to be candid and when you are allowed to be silent, or engage in “puffery”
  • Ethics tension between duty of loyalty to client and duties as officer of the court
  • Ethics of serving unenforceable subpoenas in the hope of obtaining witness cooperation
  • Ethics in settlements – silence about facts, the law, mistakes in settlement documents, and the death of witnesses
  • Enforceability of settlement agreements and ethics challenges

Online Registration for Audio Streaming Only