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The Bar Association of San Francisco Presents
Last Chance Online CLE Weekend

January 27, 2019: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
MCLE Credits - 5 H, in various credit types.
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Just in time for the MCLE compliance ending. BASF's Last Minute Online CLE Weekend offers you the opportunity to grab any of those last minute MCLE credits before the February 1, 2019 deadline!

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9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Fearless Female Firm Founders
MCLE: 1.0 Hour in Elimination of Bias

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Gender bias is an important issue in the practice of law, affecting people of all genders in many different ways. Each of the program panelists have built successful, thriving law firms while dealing with and overcoming gender bias. We will have an inclusive discussion about the full scope of this important issue, as well as how to overcome it.

Topics
• Recognizing gender bias as an attorney
• How gender bias affects you
• Tips to overcome gender bias when you are faced by it
• How to build a thriving practice despite gender bias



10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Maintaining Happiness in the Legal Profession
MCLE: 1.0 Hour in Competence Issues

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Topics
• Recognizing addiction problems in attorneys and their colleagues
• Increased their understanding of the occupational causes of job dissatisfaction and unhappiness in attorneys.
• Increased their understanding of the impact of vicarious traumatization on attorneys who work with trauma exposed clients
• Increased their understanding of individual and institutional strategies to counteract the emotional toll of legal practice



12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Top Ten Ethical Blunders Made by Attorneys and How to Avoid Them
MCLE: 1.0 Hour in Legal Ethics

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Topic
• Client engagement and termination
• Litigation hazards
• Social media pitfalls
• Cyber security concerns
• Vicarious liability
• Pursuing unpaid fees



2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Ethical Walls: What They Are and Consequences for Breaching Them
MCLE: 1.0 Hour in Legal Ethics

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Topic
Employee conflicts can impact the client and firm in a negative way. Learn how to recognize when a client or employee conflict appears and how building and maintaining an ethical wall can have a positive result for your client and avoid consequences resulting from breaches.

• What is an Ethical Wall
• How to recognize if you need one
• Who is responsible for maintaining it
• How to determine if it is breached and what are the consequences of the breach
• How do you handle an ethical wall for contract attorneys, paralegals, vendors and others working on the matter



3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
So You Wanna Join a Nonprofit Board?: Ethical Issue Spotting for Lawyers
MCLE: 1.0 Hour in Legal Ethics


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Topic
• Wearing two hats: should you provide legal advice?
• Officer and Director liability
• Conflicts of interest
• Role of the Board of Directors in governing the nonprofit
• Fidicuary duties of Directors

 

 

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Online Only
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Event Code: R190016

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