April 01, 2009

Naperville, IL
Jenner & Block Partner William D. Heinz will speak at a Lorman Education Services seminar titled, “Legal Ethics in Illinois,” on April 1 at the Country Inn & Suites in Naperville, Illinois. The program will discuss Illinois’ rules of professional conduct, methods to avoid malpractice claims and survival tactics when facing such claims.

Mr. Heinz will speak on the topic, “Establishing a Conflict-Checking Procedure for Your Firm.” Other session topics will examine professional responsibility in electronic discovery and ethical considerations regarding the various attorney privileges. In addition, several hypothetical scenarios will be addressed including multiple representation issues, conflicts in existing attorney-client relationships, conflict waiver issues, and tensions between duties of confidentiality and loyalty.

Mr. Heinz is a member of the Firm’s Litigation Department and Co-Chair of the Firm’s Professional Liability Litigation Practice.  Mr. Heinz serves as General Counsel to the Firm and also serves as Chair of the Firm’s Conflicts Resolution Committee.