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Ethical issues for corporate lawyers

Friday, October 21, 2016

9:30 a.m.

Welcome and Introduction to the Program

9:45 a.m.

Conflicts of Interest, Including Prior Work Conflicts

The panel will discuss conflicts of interest generally, including the issues related to prior work conflicts where the conflict may involve the lawyer’s or firm’s own prior work product.

10:45 a.m.

Break

11:00 a.m.

Practical and Ethical Issues of Secondment of Law Firm Attorneys

The panel will explore the practical and legal issues of Secondment, where a law firm provides an attorney to assist a client. Specific ethics issues include the imputation of conflicts to the firm from the lawyer “seconded” by the firm, including to what extent the attorney can still be “associated” with the firm.

12:00 p.m.

Networking Lunch (Included)

Enjoy lunch with the panelists and other attendees.

12:50 p.m.

Mindfulness and Stress Reduction -- Practical Tips That You Can Use

In this session, Will Frey, an instructor of mindfulness-based stress reduction for the Program on Integrative Medicine at UNC-Chapel Hill, will offer some practical tips for reducing stress. Frey is the author of Ease Into Freedom: Keys for Reducing Stress and Unlocking Your Potential published in 2016.

1:50 p.m.

Break

2:00 p.m.

Negotiation Ethics

The panel will discuss ethical issues that arise in negotiations, including conflicts that attorneys may encounter during negotiations.

3:00 p.m.

Adjourn

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