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March 2017

Gordon & Rees to Present March 15 Webinar on The Ethics of Conflicts of Interest

As part of the firm’s 2017 National Professional Liability Webinar Series, Gordon & Rees will hold a webinar titled “The Ethics of Conflicts of Interest,” on March 15 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. PST.

The live, bi-monthly webinars offer free, practical tips on current and emerging legal issue for professionals to more effectively manage their practice. Gordon & Rees attorneys provide claims professionals, in house and general counsel, and attorneys in all practice areas with a convenient way to stay up to speed with simple steps they can implement to protect themselves and their firms from malpractice exposure.

For the March webinar, attorneys from Gordon & Rees’s Professional Liability Defense Practice Group will give practical advice about how to handle common conflicts of interest issues. Gordon & Rees partner Paul Gamboa and associate Stephanie Jones will address issues such as: when is one barred from representing multiple clients or appearing adversely to a current or former client? When is the representation permitted with the clients’ informed consent, and how should consent be obtained? How do courts handle alleged conflicts when they are raised in disqualification motions? Which conflicts are the most frequent subject of disciplinary decisions and lawsuits – and how can they be avoided? A Q&A session will follow the webinar.

To register for the March 15 webinar or for more information about Gordon & Rees’s 2017 National Professional Liability Webinar Series, click here. Webinars are archived online at

Gordon & Rees’s Professional Liability Defense Group consists of nearly 100 attorneys nationwide. The team has extensive experience in the defense of attorneys, health care providers, architects, engineers, dentists, accountants, directors and officers, real estate brokers and agents, insurance brokers and financial planners. Gordon & Rees represents professionals under insurers’ errors and omissions policies and also directly when the professional is self-insured. With experience in all aspects of professional liability defense, attorneys in the group are well qualified to handle sensitive issues of confidentiality, the impact of the case on the professional’s ongoing practice, and the need to work closely with the client in litigation strategy and settlement.

Paul Gamboa
Stephanie F. Jones