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Cradle to Grave: Ethics Over the Life of Client Files
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When: Thursday, June 11
1:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Where: HCBA Office
600 Nicollet Mall
Suite 390
Minneapolis, Minnesota  55402
United States
Contact: Larry Schultz

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Cradle to Grave: Ethics Over the Life of Client Files 

3.0 Ethics CLE credits applied for this program.

Featuring: Eric Cooperstein, Law Office of Eric T. Cooperstein PLLC. Eric T. Cooperstein, the "Ethics Maven,” has a solo practice devoted to representing and consulting with lawyers in a wide variety of legal ethics and law practice conundrums. Eric defends lawyers against ethics complaints, provides advice and expert opinions, and represents lawyers in fee disputes and law firm break-ups. Eric is a frequent CLE presenter, webcaster, and moderator in Minnesota and nationwide on legal ethics and practice management. Eric served as President of the Hennepin County Bar Association in 2013-14. He has also served as chair of the Minnesota State Bar Association’s Rules of Professional Conduct Committee (July 2009 through June 2012), serves on the editorial board for Minnesota Lawyers Mutual’s law practice pamphlet series, and is a member of the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers.


Join Eric Cooperstein for a half-day session discussing ethical issues in handling client matters from start to finish. Part lecture, part discussion, Eric will take you through the following 30-minute segments: 

  1. Handling prospective clients and consultations
  2. Key Provisions for Your Retainer Agreements
  3. Too Close for Comfort: Conflicts in Representing Closely-Held Businesses
  4. Liar, Liar: What to do When Your Client Lies
  5. Enough is Enough - Withdrawing from Representation
  6. Guidelines for File Retention and Destruction 

Plus, you are invited to join Eric after the seminar from 4:45 to 6:00 to continue your conversations and avoid rush hour (location TBA, dutch treat).


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