Ethics for Trial Lawyers

Published by Virginia Trial Lawyers Association


Join Josh Silverman and Leslie Haley for an in-depth discussion on important ethical issues affecting your daily practice:

* How do the new advertising rules impact your practice?
o How to ethically advertise case results
o What types of blogging, tweeting, gossiping, etc. about our cases and services constitute “advertising”
o New rules on in-person and written solicitation
o Compensating others for a referral
o Is your firm name “misleading?”
* LEO 1886 – Duty of Supervising Attorneys When Another Lawyer Suffers from Significant Impairment – Reporting Impairment before misconduct
* Duty to reveal confidences without client consent. A review of Amendments to Rules 1.6 and 3.3
Recurring lien issues:
o When must a lawyer investigate a potential lien?
o Are outstanding medicals bills a lien?
o What constitutes “notice” of a lien?

Phone seminar recorded live on Oct. 19, 2017.

2018 credit expires 10/31/18.

Joshua D. Silverman
For over 18 years, Joshua Silverman has represented Virginians harmed by medical malpractice, defective products, abuse at nursing homes and assisted living facilities, and serious automobile and trucking accidents.

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Leslie Haley
Assistant Ethics Counsel - Virginia State Bar
Leslie A.T. Haley is currently providing legal ethics and law office management advice and counsel to lawyers and law firms, as well as representing lawyers and judges in disciplinary and admissions actions. Ms. Haley is the former Senior Assistant...More

Originally Published

October 19, 2017

Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

  • Ethics for Trial Lawyers - Paper
  • Ethics for Trial Lawyers - Audio

How To Attend

Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like.

Technical Requirements

You may access this course on a computer or mobile device with high speed internet (iPhones require iOS 10 or higher). Recommended browsers are Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.


If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below). If electing credit for this program, registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a Certificate of Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions. Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant completing all the requirements of the program as determined by the selected accreditation authority.

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