ODC Best Practices for Solos & Small Firms: A CLE to CYA on Your CTA's
Every lawyer knows that you can't misappropriate or commingle client funds, but so few lawyers know how to avoid doing it. This CLE is designed to help small firms and solo practitioners more fully understand their trust accounting obligations, while learning how to avoid some of the most common trust accounting mistakes.
Ryan Little, Assistant Disciplinary Counsel at the Hawai'i Office of Disciplinary Counsel
Ryan Little has served as an Assistant Disciplinary Counsel at the Office of Disciplinary Counsel since 2018. Since joining ODC, Ryan has been inspired by Hawai?i-licensed attorneys’ general desire to conduct themselves ethically. Understanding how stressful it is to receive an ODC letter, Ryan is excited to assist with this CLE – after all, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. When not at work, Ryan is likely spending time with his wife at the beach, a pau hana, or both.
Diane Haar, Hawaii Disability Legal Services, LLLC (HDLS)
Diane Haar operates the solo, private, public interest law firm, Hawaii Disability Legal Services, LLLC. Diane has offices in Honolulu and Kona, but represents people with disabilities throughout the Hawaiian islands and across the Pacific, including in Guam, American Samoa, and the Philippines. Particularly involved in addressing homelessness and veteran issues among the disabled population. She leverages the power of legal tech to accommodate her busy travel schedule and also to enhance her productivity in a way that allows her to fully realize her personal and law firm goals. As such, Diane is able to spend considerable time doing government advocacy, seminars, pro bono legal work, and other public-interest activities.
Duration: approximately 1 hour
Credit: This seminar qualifies for 1 CLE Ethics Credit.
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