ABA Standing Committee on Lawyers’ Professional Liability’s National Legal Malpractice Conference

Date(s) of Conference:

April 14-16, 2010

Location:

The JW Marriott Hotel
Washington, DC 20004

Spring conference sessions include:

  • An opening plenary on legal writing presented by The Honorable Antonin Scalia, Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States and Bryan Garner
  • An examination of the interface between emerging social media and law firm culture and practice
  • An examination of whether emergent legal technology is transforming legal standards of care
  • An entertaining look at how the best poker strategies and current psychological research can give you a negotiating edge
  • How intentional tort and fraud claims can transform a garden variety malpractice claim into a complex litigation puzzle
  • Legal malpractice trends and developments in the real estate realm
  • The potential for malpractice liability in international practice settings
  • A roundtable discussion on the teaching of legal liability in law schools

Contact Information:

American Bar Association
Attn: Maria Bartolo
321 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60654

http://www.abanet.org/legalservices/lpl/conference.html

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