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Impact of the New Professional Rules of Conduct on Contingency Fee Retainers and Co-Counseling Agreements

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Date Published

October 26, 2018

Publisher

California Employment Lawyers Association

Subjects

New CA State Bar Rules of Professional Conduct

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Summary

On May 10, 2018, the California Supreme Court issued an order approving new Rules of Professional Conduct, which will go into effect November 1, 2018. Our speakers will cover the new rules that apply to CELA members and their practices, including billing and trust accounts.

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Presenters

Emily Nugent
Partner - Dickson Geesman, LLP, Oakland

Emily Nugent is a committed and tenacious advocate for whistleblowers and employees who have experienced harassment,... Read More

Jessica Riggin
Partner - Rukin Hyland & Riggin LLP

Jessica Riggin is a partner at Rukin Hyland & Riggin LLP. Jessica advocates for employees facing a wide range of... Read More

Steven Diaz

Steven R. Diaz has extensive litigation experience in all types of FEHA and wrongful termination claims, including... Read More

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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

Impact of the New Professional Rules of Conduct on Contingency Fee Retainers and Co-Counseling Agreements - Video
Impact of the New Professional Rules of Conduct on Contingency Fee Retainers and Co-Counseling Agreements - Slide Handout
Doc 161 Order Granting Sanctions - Paper
Mediation Disclosure Notification - Paper
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