Speaking Presentations

October 18, 2016

Presentation to the Nassau County Bar Association

“Signing on the Dotted Line: The Ethics of Retainer Agreements.”

More information which can be linked on the site is here.


September 24, 2016

Dan is teaching a new, two-part class (“Off To A Good Start: The Ethics Of Client Selection and Retainer Agreements”) which will help lawyers select clients and draft retainer agreements in a manner that minimizes ethics problems and malpractice exposure. The class is being offered as part of a day-long “Bridge the Gap” course by Lawline.com at the Andaz Hotel, 75 Wall Street, on September 24, 2016.

Dan’s portion of the class is good for 3 CLE ethics credits.

More information about my class and the other classes is available here.


June 3, 2016

“Avoiding Ethical Violations and Malpractice Suits”
National Academy of Continuing Education
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February 2, 2016

Dan Abrams appeared as Program Chair for the New York City Bar Association’s program on “Answers to Everyday Ethical Questions.”
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September 25, 2015

“Avoiding Ethical Violations and Legal Malpractice Lawsuits” (Update of 2011 Course)
Lawline.Com Live Webinar
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July 23, 2015

“Who’s In Charge? The Ethics of Listening, And Not Listening, To Clients”
Lawline.com Live Webinar – Available On Demand
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July 18. 2015

“Who’s In Charge? The Ethics of Listening, and Not Listening, to Clients”
New York State Bar Association, Annual Elder Law Meeting, Newport, RI


April 21, 2015

“Who’s In Charge? The Ethics of Listening, and Not Listening, to Clients”
Mental Hygiene Lawyers’ Annual Meeting, White Plains, NY


December 2, 2014

“Prosecuting Legal Malpractice Claims”
Lawline.com Live Webinar – Available On Demand
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January 2, 2014

“Ethics And The Start-Up Client”
Lawline.com Live Webinar – Available on Demand
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November 16, 2013

“Ethics and The Start-Up Client”
New York State Bar Association, New York, NY


December 17, 2012

“Ethics and Legal Writing”
Lawline Live – Available on Demand, King of Prussia, PA
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May 17, 2012

“Challenging Arbitration Awards in Court”
Lawline Live Webinar – Available on Demand
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December, 2011 and December, 2005

Appeared As A Panelist On “Staying Out of Trouble” Ethics Presentation For Lawyers

Practicing Law Institute