The Business of Practicing Law - What You Didn't Learn in Law School
Chairs: J.D. Smith & Jomel McNair
5.0 CLE Credits, includes 1.5 Ethics/Professionalism Approved
Recorded, November 18, 2015, Washington State Convention Center
Welcome & Introduction
Jomel McNair, Seminar Co-chair, Seattle Attorney
J.D. Smith, Seminar Co-chair, Seattle Attorney
25:48 min Exempt or Non-Exempt – That is the Question: Law firm attorney and non-attorney staff – are they independent contractors, or exempt or nonexempt from overtime?
Elizabeth Hanley, Seattle
34:17 min ETHICS - Attorneys Working Together: Ethics of concurrent representation of a client with outside counsel.
Pat LePley, Bellevue Attorney
17:50 min On the Job Coverage for Owners: Engaging with DLI as an Employer.
Tuyen Manikhoth, Outreach Specialist, Department of Labor & Industries, Tumwater
29:31 min I’m Ready, I’m Ready: Retirement planning with a contingent practice. (0 CLE credit)
Wesley Burns, Northwestern Mutual, Seattle
27:01 min I Did It My Way: Buying a practice and transitioning it to your vision.
Elijah Forde, Olympia Attorney
26:41 min Why Can’t We Be Friends in a Dissolution: Friendly and supportive partnership dissolutions.
Jill Karmy, Vancouver Attorney
39:34 min Unemployment Insurance: Impacts to Your Unemployment Insurance Rate, Unemployment Insurance coverage for employees, contractors, consultants, and others in your employ; UI Hearing Basics.
Scott Michael, Washington State Employment Security Department, Olympia
24:58 min ETHICS - When the Client Moves On: Attorney liens and file transfer ethical best practices when client hires a replacement attorney.
Jon Ferguson, Ellensburg, Attorney
32:50 min I’ve Got It All Covered! Insurance products for attorneys and small business owners. (0 CLE Credit)
Doug Olsen, AAA Washington, Tacoma
21:31 min Being in Two Places at Once: Opening a remote office location.
Mike Costello, Seattle Attorney
33:29 min Changes in a Practice: Rebranding a classic – one firm’s evolution.
Steve Bulzomi, Tacoma Attorney
Bobbie Bailey, Marketing Puget Sound, Tacoma
31:02 min Ethics of Client Data Security
J.D. Smith, Seattle Attorney