Ethical and Legislative Issues in Legal Outsourcing Industry”.
06/22/2012

This web conference is designed for:

- Buyers of legal outsourcing services – law firm partners, counsels, IP counsels and IP lawyers,LPO executives.

- Investors, Software Vendors, Researchers, Academicians and other interested stake holders of LPO industry.

Online PR News – 22-June-2012 – San Clemente, CALIFORNIA. – GOAL to host a Web Conference on “Ethical and Legislative Issues in Legal Outsourcing Industry”.
Date: 3 July 2012.
Time: 09:00 AM – 11:00 AM (PDT).
Duration: 100-120 minutes including Q & A.
Setting another benchmark in the LPO Industry with the concept of go-green, (Global Outsourcing Association of Lawyers) GOAL presents – “Ethical and Legislative Issues in Legal Outsourcing Industry”.

The Speaker Board includes:

- David A. Sorensen, Partner, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, USA.
- Jay Koza, Esq. Founder & CEO, Innovative Discovery LPO, LLC, USA.
- James King, Attorney, King Law Corporation, USA
- Pankaj Parnami, Founder Director, Global Outsourcing Association of Lawyers (GOAL), USA

More details: http://www.connect-goal.com/conferences-2012/ethical-and-legislative-issues-in-legal-outsourcing-industry-03-july-2012.html

Key topics to be discussed:

- Understanding the impact on LPO and the U.S. legal profession, including ABA and other US Bar Associations' guidance
- Keeping up-to-date with developments from relevant regulatory bodies on both sides of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans (ABA, Law Society and SRA)
- Examining the ethical issues regarding outsourcing legal work to any offshore destination o unauthorized practice of law
Duty to supervise
o Confidentiality
o Client conflicts of interest
o Data and personnel security
o Export control compliance (patent specific)
o Document retention
o Billing issues for private practitioners
- State Bar Association issued opinions regarding the outsourcing of legal services and the unauthorized practice of law.
- Liability questions with respect to malpractice coverage.
- Ensuring compliance with appropriate legislation impacting on U.S. lawyers' ability to outsource legal work.
- Avoiding aiding and abetting the unauthorized practice of law or permitting your LPO provider to undertake “reserved activities”.
- Complying with the duty to supervise.
- Real world examples of why legal process outsourcing succeeds and fails from the ethics and business points of view- case study examples of the launch of LPO initiatives.

This web conference is designed for:

- Buyers of legal outsourcing services – law firm partners, counsels, IP counsels and IP lawyers, solo practitioners based in US, UK and other markets;
- Service Providers of legal outsourcing services – LPO executives, emerging LPOs from vendor locations in Asia, Africa, UK/Europe, America and others;
- Investors, Software Vendors, Researchers, Academicians and other interested stake holders of LPO industry.

About GOAL:

GOAL is the first membership based international non-profit trade association for the legal outsourcing industry made up of the top international legal/IP outsourcing service providers, law firm partners, counsels, solo practitioners, government representatives, legal association representatives, other outsourcing service providers, consultants, academicians, investors, training and placement companies, software companies and other affiliated companies and members with the common goal of promoting the highest level of quality of legal outsourcing in a global environment.