Presented by the Workers' Compensation Section
CLE Credit: 4.0 Hours Ethics Credit
About the Program:
This program will survey a myriad of ethical issues facing the workers' compensation practitioner on both the claimants' and respondents' side. Issues will range from the simplest of communications requirements to complex insurance coverage and multi-client conflict identification and resolution.
Who Should Attend:
This program will deal with advanced issues of ethics facing the
workers' compensation practitioner in particular, but will be valuable
for any attorney handling workers' compensation
matters on any level.
You Will Learn:
- How to identify conflicts and successfully navigate them
- Proper determination of what an attorney should and should not charge for representing an injured worker
- Helpful analysis and tips on avoiding ethical dilemmas and complaints
- How to deal with ethical issues that come up on a regular basis in workers' compensation practice
Lawrence Morizio, Cousins Desrosiers & Morizio PC, Stratford
Joseph J. Passaretti, Jr., Monstream & May LLP, Newington
Hon. Jack R. Goldberg, Workers' Compensation Commissioner, Third District
Michael Kerin, Kerin Law Offices, Milford
Nathan J. Shafner, Embry & Neusner, Groton
Brian L. Smith, Pomeranz Drayton & Stabnick, Glastonbury
James F. Sullivan, Howard Kohn Sprague & FitzGerald, Hartford
9:00 Conflicts of Interest and Other Ethical Concerns in Workers' Compensation - Identifying, Navigating, and Resolving the Problems
James F. Sullivan
10:10 The Rule 4.2 Debate - Communication with Represented Parties - Both Sides of the Argument
11:05 Attorneys' Fees in Workers' Compensation
11:45 Town Hall Meeting - Selected Ethics Problems in Workers' Compensation
Hon. Jack Goldberg and Panel
Event Cost: Member $135
Law/Paralegal Student $60
** CLE materials for this seminar will be e-mailed to registrants prior to the seminar for download. Please note that refunds will not be granted once course materials have been received. Refunds require a minimum of two business days notice.
The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. Financial hardship information available upon request.