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Unique Issues With Real Estate Litigation

Be prepared for the types of issues encountered by real estate attorneys and how to resolve the issue.

Real estate attorneys encounter specific types of ethical issues more than others. The topic will discuss issues such as ethical conflicts in real estate transactions and the ways to resolve those issues before they can lead to a mandatory withdrawal or an ethics complaint. The material will cover the duties of confidentiality and the duty of truthfulness, and how those two duties can create a conflict for the real estate attorney. The topic will address issues with limiting or defining the scope of the representation to areas of practice the attorneys is qualified and omitting areas the attorney is unqualified. The material will also cover the duties of safe keeping of property, i.e. funds, related to the transaction.

Runtime: 91 minutes
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Agenda

Conflicts of Interest

  • Conflicts Between Current Clients
  • Conflicts With Former Clients
  • Special Conflict Rules
  • Imputation of Conflicts
  • Conflicts Created by Prospective Clients

Duty of Confidentiality

  • General Rule
  • Permissive Disclosures

Duty of Truthfulness

  • General Rule
  • Prohibition of Assisting Fraudulent Client

Termination of Representation/Dishonest Client

  • Basis for Termination
  • Noisy Withdrawal

Scope of Representation

Safekeeping of Property

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This course was last revised on April 9, 2018.

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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Faculty

John A. Snow

John A. Snow

Parsons Behle & Latimer

  • Attorney with Parsons Behle & Latimer, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Practice consists of general civil litigation; including commercial, professional malpractice, construction, and insurance coverage and defense
  • Designated in The Best Lawyers in America as Lawyer of the Year in litigation, real estate and construction law; and designated in the areas of practice of legal malpractice defense, commercial litigation and construction
  • Designated in Utah Business magazine‚Äôs Utah Legal Elite in the areas of business and civil litigation and construction law, and as a Super Lawyer in the Mountain States in Super Lawyer magazine
  • Ranked in Chambers USA for Utah in general commercial litigation
  • Chair of the Ethics Advisory Opinion Committee of the Utah State Bar
  • Can be contacted at 801-536-6772 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 402208
Published 2018
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