Dumb Things Lawyers Do: Avoidable Risks and the Elimination of the Unforced Error
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When: Thursday, July 16, 2020
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CT

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NE MCLE #190274.  2.0 CLE Hours, including 2.0 Ethics (Distance Learning)
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Registration Fees
$130 – Regular Registration
$100 – NSBA Dues-Paying Member
$50 - NSBA Junior Active Dues-Paying Member
FREE- Dues paying members who use their two free ethics credit benefit
FREE – Law students

NSBA Dues Paying Members:  If you have not already claimed your 2 hours of FREE Ethics for 2020, please enter the Promo Code ethics2020 when checking out in store.  Be sure to click the "Apply" button to ensure the discount is applied.***

***PLEASE NOTE: As a voluntary dues-paying member you are only eligible to attend ONE NSBA two-hour FREE ethics program each year.  If you are unsure whether you have already used the promo code to attend one of the member benefit ethics CLE programs for free, then please contact Lisa Henrichs at 402-475-7091 or email her at lhenrichs@nebar.com before registering, otherwise you will be invoiced the full registration price.

Legal practice is just that: practice. Every day, lawyers make decisions that affect their clients, and possibly themselves. Many of those decisions are good, some are debatable, and a few are just dumb. Join us as we discuss some of the dumb things lawyers do, and explain how attorneys can avoid obvious mistakes arising from unthinking action or inaction.

Among other things, we'll discuss the pitfalls of holding client money, how to handle multiple client representation, the ever-present risks of disclosing confidential information, and managing social media involvement. Finally, we'll provide guidance on preventing time and money lost in defending related claims and complaints.

Noah D. Fiedler, Lawyers for the Profession© Practice Group, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
Noah Fiedler helps his clients—from lawyers and law firms to corporations and public entities—navigate through the roadblocks and difficulties they face. Noah's clients value his pragmatic approach to both litigation and counseling. By assessing potential impacts on the organization as a whole, he provides his clients with the best solution to their situation, going beyond the context of litigation. He has extensive experience defending lawyers in malpractice claims and in disciplinary proceedings, as well as counseling individual lawyers, law firms and legal departments on risk management and ethics issues.

In addition, Noah provides risk management counsel for corporations and public entities and resolves commercial disputes through negation, mediation or, if necessary, litigation.

With his vast knowledge on the subject, Noah has been vital in developing a variety of risk management resources, including Hinshaw's Safety Net®. He is also the co-editor of Hinshaw's Lawyers' Lawyer Newsletter and Cyber Alerts.


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