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ABA - National Legal Malpractice Conference

April 14 - 16, 2010 • Washington, DC


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.
  • A survey of new web-based products that can make the practice of law more effective, and more affordable.
  • 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.
  • A careful review of important new case law and its implication for lawyers’ professional liability practice.
  • 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.
  • Firm-counsel roundtable on potential liability exposure of investigators in internal investigations.

Barry Cohen is one of speakers addressing "The Game Changer: How Emergent Legal Technology May Be Reshaping Legal Standards of Care". Nilam Sharma is a speaker on the subject of "When in Rome – Why U.S. Lawyers Should Tread Carefully Abroad".

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Official Event Site

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