Celesq® Programs

Preparing for the Unexpected: The Ethical Obligation to Plan Ahead

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Attorneys have an ethical obligation to plan ahead for continued client service and potential matter transition - a responsibility with heightened importance in our uncertain times. This program will review the Rules of Professional Conduct requiring preparedness, and then focus on practical suggestions and steps attorneys can take to fulfill their obligations to their clients. Learning Objectives: Review the relevant Rules of Professional Conduct requiring attorneys to be prepared to transition their matters and responsibilities in particular: Model Rule 1.3 Model Rule 1.4 Model Rule 3.2 Model Rule 1.16(d) Identify when and to whom the obligation to plan ahead for transitioning applies Discuss practical steps attorneys can take in their daily practice to be prepared

Available in States

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

Program Categories

  • Administrative Law & Regulations
  • Business Law
  • Business Organizations & Contracts
  • Ethics & Professionalism
  • Federal Courts
  • In-House Counsel
  • Information Technology
  • Law Practice Management
  • Regulatory and Administrative Law


  • Legal Ethics : 1 Credit