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The Ethics of Time Management for Lawyers

June 20th, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm Central Time

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Overview

This 3-hour online live webcast takes a very practical look at one of the greatest challenges of private law practice -- time management!  Presented in the context of the ethical duties of diligence and competence, this course provides practical, real-world tips for staying in control of your workload, including:

  • Managing the constant flood of e-mails
  • Creating big blocks of time for big projects (e.g. brief writing and planning of trial openings and closings)
  • Handling unrealistic client expectations
  • Much more!

Speakers

  • William R Newman of The University of Southern Mississippi
  • Agenda for Wednesday, the 20th of June 2018

    1:00 pm Central Time - Webcast Begins

    (Please register and sign into the website at least 10 minutes before the scheduled start)

    (Agenda is approximate and tentative)

    1:00pm     1:10pm       The Interplay between the Rules of Ethics and Time Management  (ethics)

    1:10pm     2:00pm        Managing e-Mail Inboxes and Other Electronic Distractions (in relation to Rule 1.1 and Rule 1.2 of the Model Rules of Professional Conduct)   (ethics)

    2:00pm     2:10pm         Break

    2:10pm    2:40pm         Finding Big Blocks of Time for Big Projects  (as it relates to  Rule 1.3 of the Model Rules of Professional Conduct)  (ethics)

    2:40pm    3:10pm          To Do Lists and Priorities; The Art of Delegating  (as it relates to Rule 5.3 of the Model Rules of Professional  Conduct)  (ethics)

    3:10pm     3:15pm           Break  

    3:15pm     4:15pm           Practical Gadgets and Programs That Work

    Due to technical requirements, customers must attend a live webcast in its entirety to receive credit for attendance. No partial credit can be accommodated.