Category: Event

ISBA Mutual Lunch and Learn: Managing and Avoiding Conflicts of Interest

By ISBA Mutual

August 20, 2020 (Chicago) Part of a series of Lunch and Learns presented by ISBA Mutual Insurance Company. Conflicts of interest are one of the primary causes of legal malpractice claims in Illinois. Claims may arise when checks are not undertaken or are performed ineffectively, where conflict waivers are either not used or fail to identify or explain the conflict properly, or where conflicts that arise during the course of an engagement go unaddressed. This lunch and learn is focused on helping lawyers avoid conflicts, through appropriate conflict check systems and via effective conflict waivers.
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ISBA Mutual Lunch and Learn: The Jaded Lawyer: Compassion Fatigue & Burnout

By ISBA Mutual

August 6, 2020 (Chicago) Part of a series of Lunch and Learns presented by ISBA Mutual Insurance Company. Dr. Diana Uchiyama, JD, PsyD, Executive Director at the Lawyers’ Assistance Program will present. Participants will learn about the small changes that have been scientifically shown to mitigate the negative impact of stress, reducing the likelihood of compassion fatigue and burnout.
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ISBA Mutual Lunch and Learn: How to Achieve Work-Life Balance

By ISBA Mutual

July 15, 2020 (Chicago) Part of a series of Lunch and Learns presented by ISBA Mutual Insurance Company. Dr. Diana Uchiyama, JD, PsyD, Executive Director at the Lawyers’ Assistance Program will present. Participants will learn about proper prioritizing between work and lifestyle, that is difficult to achieve given the changes that have evolved in the workplace and individual factors.
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ISBA Mutual Lunch and Learn: Civility: Difficult People and Conversations in the Workplace

By ISBA Mutual

June 25, 2020 (Chicago) Part of a series of Lunch and Learns presented by ISBA Mutual Insurance Company. Dr. Diana Uchiyama, JD, PsyD, Executive Director at the Lawyers’ Assistance Program will present. This presentation will provide skills and behaviors which will help you feel more empowered and in control while working with difficult people or engaging in difficult conversations.
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ISBA Mutual Lunch and Learn: Managing and Avoiding Conflicts of Interest (Naperville)

By ISBA Mutual

May 20, 2020 (Naperville) Part of a series of Lunch and Learns presented by ISBA Mutual Insurance Company. Conflicts of interest are one of the primary causes of legal malpractice claims in Illinois. Claims may arise when checks are not undertaken or are performed ineffectively, where conflict waivers are either not used or fail to identify or explain the conflict properly, or where conflicts that arise during the course of an engagement go unaddressed. This lunch and learn is focused on helping lawyers avoid conflicts, through appropriate conflict check systems and via effective conflict waivers.
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ISBA Mutual Lunch and Learn: What to Learn from Real-Life Malpractice Claims – Avoiding Pitfalls & Adopting Best Practices (DeKalb)

By ISBA Mutual

May 13, 2020 (DeKalb) Part of a series of Lunch and Learns presented by ISBA Mutual Insurance Company. Dan Konicek, of Konicek & Dillon, P.C., and panel counsel for ISBA Mutual will present. Participants will learn about real-life legal malpractice claims, how those claims were defended and litigated, and what “best practices” they can adopt so as to avoid and/or minimize the risk of being sued for legal malpractice.
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