Working With Co-Counsel: Solos and Small Firms

New York City Bar
Working with Co-Counsel: Solos and Small Firms
Originally held on Thursday, April 7, 2022 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Program Fee:
$149 for Members | $249 for Nonmembers
Small Law Firm: $79
Members who are Recent Law Graduates, Newly Admitted Lawyers (admitted for the first time in any state or country 2020-2022), In-House/Corporate Counsel, Judges, and attorneys who practice within the Government, Academic or Not-for-Profit sectors attend this program for free.

CLE Credit:
New York: 2.0 Ethics
New Jersey: 2.0 Professional Responsibility 
California: 1.5 Professional Responsibility 
Pennsylvania: 1.5 Professional Responsibility 
Connecticut: Available to Licensed Attorneys

This program provides transitional/non-transitional credit to all attorneys

Attorneys frequently require the assistance of co-counsel for matters outside of their practice area(s) or jurisdiction(s). For sole practitioners and small firm lawyers, this commonly requires working with co-counsel outside of their firms, which presents issues not faced by lawyers working within a large firm.This program will explore the practical and ethical considerations for solos and small firm lawyers in these situations. Attendees will receive guidance on of specific issues in this context, including competence, the unauthorized practice of law, scope of representation, fee arrangements, communication and confidentiality. Each segment will be supplemented with an illustrative hypothetical. 

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Program Chair:
Patrick T McCloskey, McCloskey Law PLLC

Sponsored by:

Sponsoring Association Committee:
Professional Ethics
Tyler Maulsby, Chair 
Small Law Firm, Anne Wolfson, Chair

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Thursday, 07 April 2022


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