Professional liability: updates on attorney and accountant liability in Texas

CLE event: During Lunch Adventure Series

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24 JAN 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (UTC-06:00)
DLA Piper LLP (US)
1000 Louisiana Street
Suite 2800
Houston, Texas
77002-5005
United States of America

Lawyers and accountants frequently find themselves targeted in cases where the primary wrongdoer no longer exists or has the financial ability to satisfy a substantial judgment. At this installment of our During Lunch Adventure Series, Ileana Blanco, partner in DLA Piper's litigation practice, lead a discussion on legal and accountant liability and shared updates on legal malpractice in Texas. She highlight recent cases and best practices for avoiding claims by disgruntled third parties as well as the ethics required for enforceable waivers of conflicts of interest.

TOPICS
  • Liability to third parties for negligent misrepresentation and fraud
  • Enforceable arbitration clauses
  • Attorney immunity
  • Attorney disqualification, advance waiver of conflicts of interest and immunity

SCHEDULE
11:30 a.m. – Noon – Registration and lunch
Noon – 1:00 p.m – Program

FOR MORE INFORMATION
Please contact Elisabeth Anderson.