Ethical Traps for the Unwary Bankruptcy Lawyer
The Chicago Bar Association
321 S. Plymouth Ct.
Chicago, IL 60604
The practical application of ethical rules to legal practices is not always straightforward, particularly in a complex area of the law such as bankruptcy. Using the ABA Model Rules of Professional Responsibility and hypotheticals drawn with the bankruptcy practitioner in mind, this panel — including Fox Partner Peter J. Roberts and moderated by Fox Partner Allen J. Guon — discusses some of the common ethical traps that bankruptcy lawyers may face in their practices, and offers techniques and solutions to avoid these traps.