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Ethics Tips For Successful Plaintiffs' Employment Lawyers



Summary
As plaintiffs’ employment lawyers, we face many ethics questions and challenges in our practices. Our fee agreements need to balance the tension between serving client needs and getting ourselves paid. Some of our clients face mental health or other challenges that require our accommodations as well as (ethical) creativity. Potential conflicts lurk in multiple-plaintiff cases. We need robust office systems so nothing slips through the cracks. Members of NELA’s highly active and experienced Ethics & Sanctions Committee will share practical and strategic advice on some key trouble areas that will help keep your employment practice ethical and successful.

The proceeds from this webinar will be directed to NELA’s Sanctions Assistance Fund for Emergency Relief (SAFER), which provides grants to assist employee rights advocates in defraying the costs and expenses associated with defending against sanctions motions and awards that can cripple their practices. Find more information about SAFER at our website.

Presenters
Carla D. Brown
Carla D. Brown is a Co-Chair of NELA’s Ethics & Sanctions Committee. She received her J.D. from George Mason University School of Law in 1999. She was recognized as a rising star in Virginia Super Lawyers magazine in 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012, as...More
Christopher Houk
Christopher Houk graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Arizona, and attended law school at Arizona State University. Following his graduation from law school, he clerked for a Superior Court Judge in New Jersey. He later worked for the...More
Cheri L. McCracken
Cheri L. McCracken earned her law degree at the Arizona State University College of Law and began practicing in 1979. She worked for various federal agencies and departments as an Attorney/Advisor before founding my practice in the in 1984. Ms....More
Paul H. Merry
Paul H. Merry has practiced employment law in Boston since 1990 with emphasis on representing employees in race, sex, age, religion, disability, and national origin discrimination matters; and wrongful discharge, non-competition agreements, and...More
Ellen J. Messing
Ellen J. Messing is a partner in the Boston firm of Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, PC, which concentrates its practice in representing employees in labor and employment litigation, including wrongful termination, discrimination, contract, sexual...More
Matthew C. Koski
Program Director - NELA
Matthew C. (Matt) Koski is the Program Director for NELA and The Institute. Mr. Koski re-joined NELA and The Institute in 2015, after spending two years as a contract attorney for two plaintiffs-side employment law firms, during which time he also...More
Program Agenda
5 minute introduction
70 minute program
15 minute Q&A

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