Know Your Client: Recognizing Risks Before it is Too Late

About the Course

The presentation will focus on the professional fiduciaries’ risks in representing clients who have diminished capacity, mental and/or physical limitations, or limited English-speaking skills in understanding what a “fiduciary duty” means in high-stress situations. This program will present illustrations of typical problems encountered by professional fiduciaries and provide risk management suggestions to avoid ethics complaints or civil actions.
Member Price: $50.00
Non-Member Price: $70.00
CE Awarded:
1.0
Presented Date: November 17, 2020

Karen Goodman is an attorney who has been litigating fiduciary duty cases since the mid-1980s. She is President of her own law firm, Goodman Law Corp, which has a trial practice focusing on professional liability and ethics matters. She is Vice President of the Sacramento Valley Chapter for the American Board of Trial Advocates. She is designated as a Certified Specialist by the California State Bar in the Legal Malpractice field. She is consulted by other professionals concerning ethics issues on a regular basis. She is a Vice-Chairperson of the California Lawyers Association Ethics Committee.