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Learn-By-Doing Ethics: Compensation and Conflicts

Date: 12/17/2014

Learn-by-Doing Ethics

COMPENSATION AND CONFLICTS

Chairpersons:  Mark Johnson & Virginia DeCosta
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Washington State Convention Center, Seattle

3.0 Ethics Credits valid through 12-16-2019
WSBA Activity ID:  389501

 

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12:50pm-1:00 pm-Introduction to the program
Mark Johnson of Johnson Flora PLLC
Virginia DeCosta, DeCosta Law Firm

1:00 pm- 2:30 pm- A FEE FOR ALL– A wide ranging discussion, with hypotheticals and audience participation, of the ethical issues and professional liability exposure relating to RPC 1.5 and attorney’s fees, including forms of fee agreements, the determination of reasonableness, CPA claims, billing practices and fee disputes. The panel: JDR mediator and retired King County Superior Court Judge Paris Kallas, Appellate attorney Catherine Wright Smith, WSBA DisciplinaryCounsel Joanne Abelson, criminal defense lawyer Amanda Lee and Seattle University Law School Professor John Strait
Moderated by Mark Johnson.

2:30pm- 2:45 pm-Break

2:45 pm- 4:15 pm- I OWE HOW MANY DUTIES OF UNDIVIDED LOYALTY?  
An examination of conflicts of interest, focusing on RPC’s 1.7-1.9, with Holland and Knight ethics and legal malpractice defense lawyer Dayna Underhill, WSBA Disciplinary Counsel Joanne Abelson, McNaul Ebel legal malpractice defense lawyer Malaika Eaton and Seattle University Law School Professor John Strait.examine the RPC’s through hypotheticals with audience participation.
Moderated by Mark Johnson.