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Crossing the Finish Line: Best Practices in Avoiding Malpractice During Mediation and Settlement

This webinar discussed the attorney’s ethical duties regarding settlement and mediation, avoiding malpractice claims due to conduct prior to a settlement and special issues involved in the settlement process such as agreements limiting an attorney’s right to practice, tax consequences of a settlement and a lawyer’s agreement to hold funds or act as an escrow agent. It also addressed consent to settle clauses and how they can stir the malpractice pot.

Please note, MCLE credit can only be provided to those who attended the live presentation.

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You may download a copy of the presentation materials here.

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