Natalie P. Vance, Esq., Klinedinst PC

Competency and Succession Planning: Protecting Your Practice While You Still Can

An exploration of issues that impact attorney competency, including, common impairments, as well as how to protect clients when competency or capacity issues develop. Among the topics discussed: addiction, physical and mental disabilities, incapacity, what can happen to a practice / clients when competency and incapacity occur. Dealing with the impaired lawyer and related ethical responsibilities, creating a succession plan for sudden incapacity or disability.