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December 7 - In For a Penny, In for a Pound: Ethical Issues Associated with Co-Counsel Arrangements

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In For a Penny, In For a Pound:
Ethical Issues Associated with Co-Counsel Arrangements

Presented by: The Lawyers Professional Liability and Insurance Committee


Date: Tuesday, December 7, 2021
Time: 1 - 2 p.m.
Credits: 1.0 EP

Join members of the Lawyers Professional Liability and Insurance Committee and they discuss the ethical issues associate with co-counsel arrangements, including fee-splitting, joint responsibility, referral fees, and local counsel’s responsibility when working with an out-of-state attorney appearing in New Mexico pro hac vice.

Speakers:
Briggs Cheney practices with Dixon Scholl Carrillo, PA in Albuquerque. His practice for 49 years has focused on the representation of lawyers in the civil and disciplinary arenas. He has been active in local, state and national bars in all matters relating to lawyers and the legal profession and has been recognized for his efforts.

David C. Kramer is from Los Alamos and has litigated full-time in New Mexico since 2006. Mr. Kramer clerked for the Hon. Cynthia Fry at the New Mexico Court of Appeals. He is a magna cum laude graduate of Suffolk University Law School in Boston. Prior to opening his own firm, Mr. Kramer was an Assistant Attorney General with the Office of the Attorney General where he focused on consumer protection matters and operated a program to help homeowners avoid foreclosure. His practice is focused primarily on vindicating consumer rights against lenders and other corporations.

Eleanor Werenko graduated from the University of New Mexico School of Law in 2008 and has a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish Language and Literature. She is an attorney at Stelzner, Winter, Warburton, Flores & Dawes, P.A. where she is a partner practicing primarily in the areas of business and government law with an emphasis in affordable housing and community development.


Important information & login instructions:

  • Registration closes the day before the program; registration and payment must be received prior to 10 a.m. MT the day before the event.
  • To pay with check or PO, please contact us at cleonline@sbnm.org. Online registration is only available for credit card payments.