Celesq® Programs

Navigating the Ethical Minefield of the New Normal Due to COVID-19: Legal Malpractice Issues Emerging from the Pandemic

Active
Program Number
30239
Program Date
2020-10-20

COVID-19 has had a profound impact on the legal profession and forced attorneys to adapt to changing conditions like never before. As lawyers adjust to practicing law in the new reality, they must remain vigilant of the need to abide by ethical rules. This program will discuss common ethical issues emerging from the pandemic and how to avoid them while staying safe. Learning objectives and topics include: Keeping up with continuing advancements in technology; the ongoing duty to communicate with clients; maintaining civility with adversaries; the importance of remaining cognizant of deadlines; and maintaining confidentiality in a virtual environment. This program will cover ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct 1.1 (competence), 1.3 (diligence), 3.2 (courtesy and respect), 5.1 and 5.3 (monitoring for data breach).

Available in States

  • California
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Texas Self Study

Program Categories

  • Administrative Law & Regulations
  • Business Law
  • Communication Skills
  • Communications and Media Law
  • Computer, Internet & E-Commerce Law
  • Covid-19
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Security and Outsourcing
  • Ethics & Professionalism
  • Federal Courts
  • Florida Eligible
  • In-House Counsel
  • Information Technology
  • Law Practice Management
  • Media & Communication Law
  • Negligence, Malpractice & Personal Injury
  • Privacy and Data Security
  • Privacy Law
  • Technology Law