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Don’t get blindsided by unforeseeable or thrust-upon conflicts of interest

USA - December 8 2011 Even the most careful lawyer may sometimes come face to face with a conflict of interest that was not apparent or did not exist when the lawyer's work commenced.

Can you script your client’s direct settlement communications with an adversary?

USA - October 11 2011 Many skillful lawyers help their clients craft successful settlements; yet, other lawyers are perceived to get in the way of settlement.

Avoiding conflicts of interest when sanctions motions are filed jointly against lawyer and client

USA - August 3 2011 Even careful law firms and clients involved in significant litigation might have their conduct jointly questioned in a sanctions motion filed against them.

The perils of mobility: the challenge of meeting Bar admissions requirements

USA - June 10 2011 In most states, lawyers practicing as solo practitioners, in law firms or public offices are governed by Rule 5.5 or its counterpart, governing multijurisdictional practice and prohibiting aiding in or engaging in the unauthorized practice of law.

Silencing departing lawyers: how corporate legal departments avoid restrictive covenants when hiring lawyers

USA - May 4 2011 It is well established that lawyers, including lawyers employed by corporate legal departments, cannot enter into agreements that restrict their future ability to practice law after they leave their employment with their corporate employer.

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