Scott Rhodes will be a speaker at the upcoming State Bar of Arizona CLE titled Avoiding Ethical Pitfalls: Navigating the Ethics Rules. Below is the list of items that will be covered in the presentation. 

Top Ten List

  1. What is the scope of representation and why is it important?
  2. What are your duties to prospective clients?
  3. How, when and why do you need to communicate with your clients?
  4. What do the new rules say regarding communicating with clients about fees?
  5. What is most likely to get you a bar complaint?
  6. What, if any, changes have been made to the rule about confidentiality?
  7. How do you know when you have a conflict?
  8. What do you have to do upon termination of representation?
  9. Trust accounts-what is expected under the new rules?
  10. What are the most common types of bar complaints?