Ethics: Current Topics for New (and Not so New) Lawyers CLE Seminar


Ethics: Current Topics for New (and Not so New) Lawyers CLE Seminar

Dennis L. Kennedy

Produced by Amanda Stevens, Esq., Co-Chair of the New Lawyers Committee

Speaker: Dennis Kennedy, Esq. of Bailey Kennedy


1. New Clients and Conflict Checks
2. Four letters: Engagement, Disengagement, Declined Client, and “I’m Not Your Lawyer” letters
3. Fees and Costs
4. Conflicts: Who is the Client?
a. Prospective Clients
b. Co-parties
c. Entities and Principals
d. Former Clients
e. Consents and Waivers
5. Trust Accounts and Retainers
6. Making Threats
7. Files and Attorneys’ Liens
8. Lawyer Mobility
9. Settling Cases:
a. Authority
b. Secrecy
10. Doing Business with Clients
11. Advertising and Marketing
12. Fee Sharing
13. Disputes with Clients
Appendix Nevada Rules of Professional Conduct and Select Supreme Court Rules

Continuing Legal Education (CLE): 1.5 Ethics CLE Credits for Nevada lawyers

Date: Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Time: 12:00 to 1:30 pm – Complimentary Pizza lunch from 11:30 am to 12 pm!

Location: Depo International’s Mock Trial Courtroom, 703 S. 8th Street, Las Vegas

Register to attend this event: Seating will be limited. Please register in advance using one of the following methods:

Event registration form (Online via Constant Contact)
Event registration form (PDF to download)
• Call CCBA with your registration info at 702-387-6011 (M-F, 8am-4pm)


  • $30/CCBA Member
  • $50/Non-Member
  • FREE to 2018 CCBA New Attorney Members

Special thanks to Amanda Stevens, Co-Chair of the CCBA’s New Lawyers Committee for helping to produce this event.

Clark County Bar’s CLE Programming is sponsored by

A division of Western Alliance Bank. Member FDIC.

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2018-05-09 12:00:002018-05-09 13:30:00America/Los_AngelesEthics: Current Topics for New (and Not so New) Lawyers CLE SeminarDepo International - Las Vegas, South 8th Street, Las Vegas, NV, USA
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