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Professional Responsibility Counsel

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Organization Type

Law Firm

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Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Indianapolis, IN

Date Last Verified

Oct 18,2017

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Jul 15,2017
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Professional Responsibility Counsel Duties: Serves as in-house counsel to the firm – work centers on legal ethics, professional responsibility and loss prevention. Analyzing conflicts; advising firm attorneys on ethical issues; reviewing and approving all new firm business, performing due diligence for all legal/lateral hires, conducting ethics orientation for lateral and new attorneys; presenting training on legal and business ethics, reviewing all marketing materials; drafting and reviewing conflicts waivers; engagement letters; outside counsel guidelines; and other documents to ensure ethical compliance; advising lawyers on bar admission; licensure and continuing legal education issues; assisting in research and defense of malpractice claims brought versus the Firm assisting with practice mergers: serving as a liaison with the firm’s professional liability carrier. Assist with department projects and special requests. Occasional monitoring of emergency conflict requests on the weekends or after hours.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD degree required. 2 + year of conflicts experience in a law firm setting required. Organized, analytical, detail oriented, demonstrate independent thinking and decision making skills and be familiar with use of various reference materials and internet searching. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and proven ability to provide quality, accurate and efficient work product in a high volume environment are required.

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