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When: Wednesday, December 15, 2021 from 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. CST

Why You Should Attend: Lucian Pera, Partner at Adams and Reese, provides a wide-ranging review of the most important and useful developments over the last year in legal ethics, the law of lawyering, and attorney-client privilege. In this one-hour discussion, Lucian distills practical guidance from ethics opinions and case law which lawyers should understand to protect their clients and themselves and to practice more effectively. This lively and interactive webinar explores a wide variety of issues impacting lawyers across various practices.


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Topics include:

  • Arbitration clauses in engagement agreements
  • Client digital payments and litigation funding
  • Conflicts of interest
  • Screening and laterally-moving lawyers
  • Lawyer impairment
  • Responding to online criticism
  • Cybersecurity
  • Remote work, multijurisdictional practice, and the unlicensed practice of law
  • Trade names for lawyers and law firms
  • Lawyer misconduct

The session will be interactive, so come prepared to engage with questions. All registrants will receive a copy of the program materials.

This program has been submitted for a 1-hour ethics or dual CLE credit for the states of AL, FL, GA, LA, MS, TX, TN, and SC.

About Lucian Pera:

Lucian Pera HeadshotLucian is a partner with Adams and Reese in Memphis, Tennessee. He focuses his practice on commercial litigation, legal ethics work, and media law. A Memphis native, Lucian has practiced law there since 1986. He was the youngest member of the ABA “Ethics 2000” Commission that rewrote the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct, and he served recently as chair of the ABA Center for Professional Responsibility. He speaks and writes extensively on the ethical and regulatory aspects of the rapidly-changing legal services market, and he is the founding chair of the Practising Law Institute’s annual full-day program, “The Ethics of NewLaw.” Lucian served as President of the Tennessee Bar Association and is a past Treasurer of the American Bar Association. Lucian’s extensive bar association work in the law of legal ethics and professional responsibility has resulted in a successful local, state, and national practice and leadership in this emerging field. He represents and advises attorneys, law firms, their clients, and businesses that deal with lawyers about all aspects of the law. Recent assignments have included defense of lawyers in a disciplinary investigation, counseling clients with disciplinary and other claims against lawyers, advising law firms about loss prevention and claims, and defending and prosecuting motions to disqualify lawyers or for sanctions. Lucian can be reached at 901-524-5278 or via email at lucian.pera@arlaw.com. Learn more about Lucian here