Avoiding Legal Malpractice

Date: Sep 14, 2022 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Location: Online

Event Code: I139822

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Earn up to 4 credits, including 4.0 in Ethics! (More Information)

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Do you know how to avoid the sticky spots when practicing law?
Do you know how to avoid placing yourself in a bad situation?


Gain insight from three of New Jersey’s leading attorneys on the cases and situations that likely lead to infractions. Learn how to avoid legal malpractice claims. Understand the situations where lawyers most commonly get into trouble when handling cases so that you can recognize the possibility of a bad situation BEFORE you jeopardize your career.


Know what to do if malpractice had been committed. What do you do? Who do you contact?
What are the ramifications of a malpractice claim on your practice?


Jenifer Fowler, Esq., Patrick B. Minter, Esq., and David L. Wikstrom, Esq. have compiled a list of infractions and law pertaining to legal malpractice claims. The list includes both litigation and transactional situations.  They also have some advice for those that may be involved in legal malpractice litigation. Learn from the experts and receive a handbook that will serve as a guide to avoiding legal malpractice in the years to come.


Learn everything you need to know to avoid costly malpractice issues, including:


  • Common and easily avoided situations many attorneys inadvertently face

  • What you should immediately do if an infraction has been committed

  • A list of the top infractions, and laws pertaining to those claims

  • Advice for attorneys dealing with current issues

  • ... and more!


CLE Credits
NJ CLE:NJ CLE information: This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 4 hours of total CLE credit, including 4.0 in Ethics (Full Credits Available: NJ Ethics: 4.0).
NY CLE (t&nt):NY Ethics Transitional: 4.0

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