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2022 Coffee & Core Concepts: Basics of a Settlement Agreement: Some Key Considerations for Young Lawyers

Total Credits: 1.0 Self Study

Practice Area:
General Practice |  New Attorney
Audio and Video


Original program date 5/25/2022

Sponsored by MoBarCLE & The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers' Section

Settlement agreements may seem straightforward but there can often be key issues that need to be addressed and special circumstances that should not be overlooked. This webinar will address some basic things to keep in mind when it comes to a settlement agreement. 

Key points that will be covered: 
•    Reviewing employer/employee and principal/agent issues when it comes to settling your clients claim
•    Communication between you and your client when reviewing a settlement agreement together
•    Relevant ethical rules for lawyers when signing settlement agreements
•    General Releases vs Limited Releases and the implications of both

Speaker:  Jack Yarbrough, Schlapprizzi Attorneys at Law, St. Louis

Note: This material qualifies for self-study credit only. Pursuant to Regulation 15.04.5, a lawyer may receive up to six hours of self-study credit in a reporting year. Self-study programs do not qualify for GAL Certification, ethics, elimination of bias or Kansas credit.


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