Bridge-the-Gap I: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2015

August 5, 2015
Practising Law Institute

Jennifer Smith Finnegan was a panelist at a session titled, “How to Avoid Tripping on Ethical Pitfalls When You’re Learning to Walk” as part of the Practising Law Institute’s Bridge-the-Gap I series for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys.The program addressed everyday ethics issues that arise in law practice, including: handling inadvertently produced documents; the attorney-client privilege; the duty of confidentiality; conflicts of interest; candor to the tribunal; the “no-contact” rule; attorney advertising, social media use; unauthorized practice of law; who is the client; and escrow accounts. She also contributed to the course handbook for the series.