JOIN ALPS, THE NATION’S LARGEST DIRECT WRITER OF LAWYERS' MALPRACTICE INSURANCE, FOR A FREE ACCREDITED WEBINAR SERIES CUSTOMIZED TO YOUNG LAWYERS LIKE YOU. THE LINE-UP INCLUDES A PANEL OF PARTNERS—WELL VERSED IN THE UNIQUE EXPERIENCES OF YOUNG LAWYERS’—ADDRESSING TOPICS AFFECTING YOU ALONG YOUR PROFESSIONAL JOURNEY. FLEXIBLE WITH YOUR SCHEDULE, THIS 3-PART SERIES MAY BE TAKEN INDIVIDUALLY OR IN A COMBINATION PACKAGE.
My Generation: the future of the legal profession
Chad Burton, CEo, curolegal
Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
A lot of lip service is paid to the notion that young lawyers are the "future of the profession." But, what does this really mean?
Burton addresses where profession is headed, and how young lawyers can help shape it. Furthermore, he will explore the role of technology and emerging law models in the future of legal service delivery.
that's what i like about you: ethical considerations for social media & marketing
Troy R Rackham, esq., Director, fennemore craig, p.c.
Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
Lawyers regularly use Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social media devices to connect with clients and colleagues as well as to advertise and market their services to prospective clients. However, lawyers’ use of social media can create professional liability exposures, from inadvertent creation of attorney-client relationships to breach of fiduciary duty. Rackham will discuss these professional liability considerations and identify strategies to avoid or mitigate the risks.
school's out for summer: 10 things i wish i'd learned in law school
karen thalacker, attorney and judicial magistrate
Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017
Every attorney can probably agree that learning about the law is very different from actually practicing the law. New practitioners have entered a profession where conflict is everywhere and they are trying to manage an assistant, clients, co-workers, opposing counsel, the court, and their personal lives. Most days they may feel like the acrobat in the circus whose job it is to balance spinning plates on sticks while doing gymnastics. This program will touch on 10 things that help keep the plates spinning.