Professional Liability and Malpractice Prevention

        
  
     
Legal Area:        Ethics Professional Responsibility
Total Credit Hours:        1.50
Ethics Credit Included:        1.50
Registration Fee:        $38.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        12/31/2018
Information:        
  

** available any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through end date above **


CLEonline.com, together with the Houston Bar Association, are pleased to present a special online CLE legal ethics program designed to provide an extremely thorough and excellent in-depth analysis of professional liabilities associated with the practice of law and how to prevent legal malpractice. This course features streaming video and audio (as well as downloadable MP3 audio) presentations from a live CLE seminar on this topic that was originally conducted by the Houston Bar Association on August 4, 2016. You can access this presentation on demand at any time during the course of the seminar session.



Some of the subjects for this course include:

    • Theories and Defense

    • Steps to Reduce Exposure

    • Insurance Coverage

    • Negligence: Duty and Breach

    • Causation

    • Expert Witnesses

    • Fraud and Non-Disclosure

    • Negligent Misrepresentation

    • Breach of Fiduciary Duty

    • Tips to Avoid Malpractice Claims

    • Risks and Benefits of Arbitration in a Nutshell

    • Non-acceptance, Disengagement Letters, and Managing Conflicts of Interest

    • Cybersecurity and Document Retention Policy

    • Insurance Coverage: DTPA, Fraud and Punitive Damage




    One of the speakers for this course is Gregg Weinberg, who is an attorney with the firm of Roberts Markel Weinberg Butler Hailey, P.C.  Education:   J.D., Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law, 1982; B.A., University of Texas, with honors, 1979. Among his honors and awards, Gregg is listed in Thomson Reuters 'Super Lawyers' (through 2017), American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), National Board of Trial Advocacy, SPE Society of Petroleum Engineers and National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD).  An extensive biography for Gregg Weinberg may be found on his firm's website.


    One of the speakers for this course is Rick Anderson, who is an attorney with the firm of Roberts Markel Weinberg Butler Hailey, P.C.  Education:  J.D., Baylor University School of Law, 2007; B.B.A., Baylor University, 2003. Among Rick's honors and awards, he is listed in: Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers "Texas Rising Star" (Edition 2012-2017); AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and The National Black Lawyers Top 40 under 40, 2017.  An extensive biography for Gregg Weinberg may be found on his firm's website.



    ACCREDITATION INFORMATION


    This course is approved for credit by the MCLE Committees of the STATE BAR OF TEXAS and the STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA (MCLE Provider #8648).
    These are not self-study credits, but rather 'participatory' credits as you would receive for attending a traditional, live CLE seminar.


    In addition, regular CLE credits for this seminar may also be available in a number of other states through CLE Reciprocity, such as FLORIDA, or as an "Approved Jurisdiction", such as TENNESSEE. * Please check with the Tennessee State Bar for accreditation information. *


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