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Dealing With A Problem Partner (2013)

Dealing With A Problem Partner (2013)

The Trouble with Larry: Dealing with a Problem Partner
2013 NYSBA Annual Meeting Program
CLE Online Video – Available for Immediate Download

Member Price | $95.00
Non-Member Price | $195.00
3.0 MCLE Ethics Credits

Panelists will assess and respond to “problem partner” scenarios from the perspectives of the Lawyer Assistance Program, Law Practice Management and Attorney Professionalism. After examining the many faces of “Larry,” the problem partner, the second half of this program will address several possible ways to help "Larry" including training, coaching, counseling, confrontation, intervention, peer review or possible termination of a partnership interest (firing). Panelists from different disciplines will discuss the pros and cons of these different approaches.

This program will cover Narcissist Larry, Larry Past His Prime, Larry the Screamer, Good Time Larry, Ethically Challenged Larry, Larry Liar Pants on Fire, Misogynist Larry and Larry Later. View the Program Flyer.

Program Agenda

Welcome and Introductions | A Tribute to Gary Munneke
Marian C. Rice, Esq.

Dealing with a Problem Partner | Scenarios and Ethical Considerations
(1.5 Credits in Ethics)

Solutions to Protect Your Practice and Assist a Problem Partner Ethically and Practically | Partnership Detoxification
(1.5 Credits in Ethics)


Marion Hancock Fish, Esq. | Hancock Estabrook, LLP
Thomas C. Grella, Esq. | McGuire, Wood & Bissette, P.A.
Henry E. Kruman, Esq.
Marian C. Rice, Esq.
| L-Abbate Balkan Colavita & Contini, LLP
Philip H. Schaeffer, Esq. | General Counsel, White & Case LLP
Patricia Spataro | Director, NYSBA Lawyer Assistance Program

This program was recorded on January 24, 2013 at the New York State Bar Association Annual Meeting.

Co-sponsored by the Law Practice Management Committee, the Committee on Attorney Professionalism, the Electronic Communications Committee and the Lawyer Assistance Committee of the New York State Bar Association.

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This archived webcast is a video online program that you will view and listen to on your computer screen.

Total Credits: 3.00 | Ethics: 3.00

Non-Member Price: $195.00
Published Date:
  • January 24, 2013
  • Online On-Demand
Product Code:
  • VD744
Ethics and Professionalism Credit(s):
  • 3.0
Total Credit(s):
  • 3.0