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About the Teleseminar
Every attorney has a duty to practice ethically. Those attorneys that also supervise other attorneys or non-attorney legal professionals have additional supervisory obligations that may expose them to liability. This program will provide a framework for understanding the ethical obligations of attorneys supervising the legal work of others, whether attorneys or paralegals, common areas of liability and best supervisory practices for avoiding liability.
About the Speaker
Thomas E. Spahn is a partner in the McLean, Virginia office of McGuireWoods, LLP, where he has a broad complex commercial, business and securities litigation practice. He also has a substantial practice advising businesses on properly creating and preserving the attorney-client privilege and work product protections. For more than 20 years he has lectured extensively on legal ethics and professionalism and has written “The Attorney-Client Privilege and the Work Product Doctrine: A Practitioner’s Guide,” a 750 page treatise published by the Virginia Law Foundation. Mr. Spahn has served as member of the ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility and as a member of the Virginia State Bar's Legal Ethics Committee. He received his B.A., magna cum laude, from Yale University and his J.D. from Yale Law School.
Mandatory MCLE Credit Hours
This seminar qualifies for 1.0 MCLE credit hour, including up to 1.0 LEPR credit hour.