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Litigator Brad McCullough to Speak on Ethics Panel at Bar Association of Montgomery County Law Day

Litigator Brad McCullough will speak about ethics and firm best practices on April 22 during the Bar Association of Montgomery County's 2016 Law Day. Brad will participate on a panel titled "Lawyer Ethics, Cutting Edge Best Practices and the Use of Ethics Counsel: What Should You and Your Firm be Considering?"

Brad is chair of Lerch Early's in-house legal committee, and a member of the Ethics Committees of both the Maryland State Bar Association and the Bar Association of Montgomery County.

Topics to be covered during the panel discussion include:

  • Preserving the attorney-client privilege for the sole practitioner or a member of a firm, small and large.
  • Protecting the privilege intra-firm; the use of in-house counsel as well as outside counsel.
  • How best to handle situations where a claim is threatened and/or where a claim is made by a client.
  • Who should advise the involved lawyer and/or the firm and when?
  • Who should be involved when a grievance is presented and when should counsel become involved?
  • Is a small firm or solo-practitioner in a different situation that a law firm?
  • Should firms have designated ethics counsel?
  • Best practices for checking for and handling conflicts of interest.
  • Lateral transfer by lawyers and potential firm disqualifications.

For more information and to register for BAMC's 2016 Law Day, visit Annual Meeting & Law Day Celebration.

Brad McCullough is a commercial and business litigator and appellate attorney at Lerch, Early & Brewer in Bethesda, Maryland who represents businesses and individuals in a wide variety of cases in federal and state trial and appellate courts, as well as before arbitration panels and in mediation proceedings.

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