Talk to me! Best Practices for Communicating with Clients
This program is a recording of the Live Seminar held on November 9, 2020.
If you attended the live webcast via zoom program; You cannot claim CLE for watching this recorded program.
One of the most important practices for maintaining positive attorney-client relations is to communicate well with your client. This CLE will discuss the applicable Rules of Professional Conduct regarding communicating with clients, and include best practices tips for communicating with clients from two legal practitioners.
Vladimir Devens, Law Offices of Vladimir Devens
Vladimir Devens has successfully litigated a variety of cases at all levels in our Hawaii State courts, including the Hawaii Supreme Court, Intermediate Court of Appeals, Circuit Court, District Court, Family Court, the federal courts (District of Hawaii, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals), and before various administrative agencies, including the Disability Compensation Division, Labor and Industrial Relations Appeals Board and Hawaii Labor Relations Board.
In what is considered one of the highest settlements in the country, Mr. Devens was the lead trial attorney in a class action that settled for over $30 million dollars and consisted of over 2,000 police officers and firefighters based on a violation of the Fair Labor and Standards Act (“FLSA”), which was filed against the City and County of Honolulu, County of Kauai, County of Maui and County of Hawaii.
In a landmark and groundbreaking decision issued by the Hawaii Supreme Court in 2008, Mr. Devens successfully litigated and obtained a verdict in excess of $1 million dollars against the State’s Child Protective Services for failing to protect an abused child on Maui.
Mr. Devens has successfully litigated a variety of cases, including wrongful death cases, car, pedestrian, moped and bicycle accidents, bus accidents, slip and falls, work/construction accidents, medical malpractice and many complex injury cases that have resulted in substantial settlements and/or verdicts. He has also represented the State of Hawaii Organization of Police Officers in many high profile labor matters, including major contract arbitrations and grievances.
Chloe M.R. Fasi, Deputy Chief Disciplinary Counsel for the Office of Disciplinary Counsel
Chloe M.R. Fasi is the Deputy Chief Disciplinary Counsel for the Office of Disciplinary Counsel. Chloe was born and raised in Honolulu, and graduated from the William S. Richardson School of Law. After graduating from law school, Chloe served as law clerk to the Honorable Dexter D. Del Rosario (retired), and subsequently served as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for the City and County of Honolulu in the Traffic, Domestic Violence Misdemeanors, and Felony Trials Divisions..