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The Of Counsel Agreement

Author : Harold G. Wren
ISBN : 1590312465
Genre : Law
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Provides every lawyer who is currently Of Counsel or contemplating such a position--and every firm that recognizes the status--with the background, understanding and language required to protect the interests of all concerned.

Of Counsel

Author : Jean L. Batman
ISBN : 1627221433
Genre : Law
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In the eight years since the last edition was published, important changes have been made to the Model Rules of Professional Conduct that benefit firms and attorneys engaged in "Of Counsel" arrangements, such as the recognition of screening as a method of avoiding the disqualification of an entire firm as the result of one attorney's conflict. There is an increase in popularity "Of Counsel" as law firms and attorneys discover benefits of these arrangements.

The Complete Guide To Contract Lawyering

Author : Deborah L. Arron
ISBN : 0940675455
Genre : Business & Economics
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Guide To Foreign Law Firms

Author : James R. Silkenat
ISBN : 1590313917
Genre : Law
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Designed for all lawyers with clients doing business in foreign countries, this book assists lawyers in identifying qualified legal counsel in more than 130 foreign jurisdictions, with particular emphasis on countries that are emerging as major centres for international commercial transactions. Listings in this guide provide: the firm name and address of the main and worldwide offices; telephone and fax numbers; the name(s) of the partner(s), the number of lawyers in the firm, and the firms' areas of practice.

Model Rules Of Professional Conduct

Author : ABA Center for Professional Conduct
ISBN : 1604425172
Genre : Law
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The Model Rules of Professional Conduct offers timely information on lawyer ethics. The black-letter Rules of Professional Conduct are followed by numbered Comments that explain each Rule's purpose and provide suggestions for its practical application. The Rules help lawyers identify proper conduct in a variety of given situations, review those instances where discretionary action is possible, and define the nature of the lawyer's relationship with clients, colleagues, and the courts.

Lawyers In Practice

Author : Leslie C. Levin
ISBN : 9780226475158
Genre : Law
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How do lawyers resolve ethical dilemmas in the everyday context of their practice? What are the issues that commonly arise, and how do lawyers determine the best ways to resolve them? Until recently, efforts to answer these questions have focused primarily on rules and legal doctrine rather than the real-life situations lawyers face in legal practice. The first book to present empirical research on ethical decision making in a variety of practice contexts, including corporate litigation, securities, immigration, and divorce law, Lawyers in Practice fills a substantial gap in the existing literature. Following an introduction emphasizing the increasing importance of understanding context in the legal profession, contributions focus on ethical dilemmas ranging from relatively narrow ethical issues to broader problems of professionalism, including the prosecutor’s obligation to disclose evidence, the management of conflicts of interest, and loyalty to clients and the court. Each chapter details the resolution of a dilemma from the practitioner’s point of view that is, in turn, set within a particular community of practice. Timely and practical, this book should be required reading for law students as well as students and scholars of law and society.

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Handbook

Author : Robert W. Tarun
ISBN : 1604429518
Genre : Law
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Identifies all of the major FCPA risk areas and then offers very thoughtful and practical suggestions for how companies can most effectively address these risks and conduct credible investigations. You'll find information on anti-bribery conventions; board of directors and management responsibilities; transaction issues and considerations; gifts, travel, lodging and entertainment; charitable donations and political contributions; and conducting and defending an FCPA Investigation.

Managing The Modern Law Firm

Author : Laura Empson
ISBN : 9780191615405
Genre : Business & Economics
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The last ten years have been a period of extraordinary change for law firms. The rapid growth of corporate law firms and the emergence of global mega-firms such as Clifford Chance, Linklaters, and Freshfields, have strained the traditional partnership model of management. Some managers of law firms are appalled at the creeping 'corporatism' that they fear may result. However a growing number believe that it is time to move on and adopt more contemporary forms of structure and management. Successfully meeting the challenges of this new business environment is vital for the continuing prosperity of law firms. Featuring contributions from both management researchers and legal practitioners, Managing the Modern Law Firm presents the latest insights from Management Studies in an approachable, practical, and relevant manner for lawyers and other professionals involved directly and indirectly with the management of law firms.

Whistleblower Law

Author : Lisa J. Banks
ISBN : 1588523985
Genre : Whistle blowing
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Over the last two decades, state and federal lawmakers have passed a considerable amount of legislation to incentivize and protect whistleblowers in both the private and public sectors. Whistleblowers are increasingly seen as the best source of information about waste, fraud, and abuse in the public sector, and as helping promote accountability, compliance and safety in the private sector. However, whistleblowing continues to raise significant concerns around privacy, security, and confidentiality. In this volume, you will access an in-depth, balanced overview of whistleblower law and the many issues facing practitioners today. Topics include: 1. Major legislation, including the False Claims Act of 1863, the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002, and The Dodd-Frank Act 2. Whistleblower protections in the areas of consumer and investor affairs, nuclear and environmental law, and transportation 3. Survey of state laws and the District of Columbia 4. Whistleblower incentive programs, including those from the SEC, CFTC, and IRS 5. Unique challenges faced by whistleblowing attorneys and compliance officers 6 Employer considerations, including preventative measures, investigations, disclosures, privilege, and settlements. This online, interactive treatise offers both state-by-state coverage of the various laws for those representing whistleblower and employer risk mitigation advice for companies. Updates are included in an annual subscription. Also available in eBook and Print (looseleaf) formats.

Be The Ceo Of Your Law Firm

Author : Alexandra Lozano
ISBN : 1732082502
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Be the CEO of Your Law Firm: Gain Control, Turn a Profit, and Reclaim Your Life is written for attorneys who are struggling to get out from under a mindset that is holding them back from building their dream law firm. A law practice is a business and you must treat it like one in order to be successful. Many of us became attorneys because we care about people. But our passion for our work doesn¿t always translate to making a good living. This book prepares you for the journey from barely keeping your head above water to being in control of your practice, your finances, and your life. Be the CEO of Your Law Firm defines what it means to be the CEO and outlines the Roles and Responsibilities you must master in order to grow and prosper: (1) Creating Your Vision and Strategy; (2) Marketing Your Services; (3) Taming Your Finances; (4) Managing Your Firm; (5) Cultivating Your Relationships; and (6) Attaining Client Satisfaction. It is designed to guide you through the most important aspects of what it takes to master your new CEO role and mindset. It is designed to make you think. It forces you to analyze the problems you face in running your law firm. It forces you to write down things that you may not necessarily feel good about when it comes to how your law firm has been operating. Ultimately, the book empowers you to look at the things you¿ve been hiding from in your firm, face them head on, and take control of the firm rather than the firm continuing to take control of you.

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