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Withdrawing from a Client Representation: Breaking Up is Hard to Do 2020 *In-person at D.C. Bar*

February 24, 2020
Credits: 2.0 Ethics Credit Hours

Description: This informative class will guide the practicing attorney through the maze of ethics issues surrounding the termination of a representation prior to the conclusion of a matter.  Our knowledgeable faculty will address situations where a lawyer must withdraw and where a lawyer may withdraw.  They will cover the steps a lawyer should take in order to withdraw from a client matter, including issues relating to permission from courts or tribunals, notice to clients, deadlines, and confidentiality.  The panel will also address obligations that ripen upon withdrawal, including the lawyer’s duties toward client files and funds.
Faculty: Hilary P. Gerzhoy, Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP; Thomas B. Mason, Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP
Fees: $89 D.C. Bar Community Members; $99 D.C. Bar Members; $109 Government and Non-profit Attorneys; $129 Others

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Thomas Mason, Harris Wiltshire & Grannis LLP

Hilary Gerzhoy, Harris Wiltshire & Grannis LLP

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