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Ethics of Freelance Legal Services- Hiring and Being Hired as a Contract Attorney

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Many lawyers find work as freelance attorneys or contract lawyers, who do work for other lawyers and firms. But what are the ethical implications when hiring, or being hired as a contract or freelance lawyer. Does the contract lawyer always have an attorney-client relationship with the underlying client? Do flat fees need to be kept in your trust account? Learn the answers to these questions and more in this one-hour presentation.
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1.00 | 1.00 ethics     Credit Info

TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2021

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1. Ethics of Freelance Legal Services- Hiring and Being Hired as a Contract Attorney (Apr 2020)

Claude E. Ducloux

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Ethics of Freelance Legal Services- Hiring and Being Hired as a Contract Attorney (Apr 2020)

Many lawyers find work as freelance attorneys or contract lawyers, who do work for other lawyers and firms. But what are the ethical implications when hiring, or being hired as a contract or freelance lawyer. Does  the contract lawyer always have an attorney client relationship with the underlying client? Do flat fees need to be kept in your trust account? Learn the answers to these questions and more in this one hour presentation.

Originally presented at: Apr 2020 Ethics of Freelance Legal Services: Hiring and Being Hired as a Contract Attorney

Claude E. Ducloux, Attorney at Law - Austin, TX