Do I have to? Determining whether WITHDRAW is mandatory



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Credit Details
Credit Hours:
Specialty Area:
Legal Malpractice Law
Credit Type:
Legal Ethics
Original Air Date:
January 31, 2023
Accredited In:

You may be able to self apply for credits in states not listed. BHBA provides CLE accreditation as described above. 

About the Program

The lines between ethically mandated and permissive withdrawal from a client?s representation are often unclear, making it difficult for attorneys to determine their ethical obligations and how to satisfy them. This program will explore where the lines are drawn, how they are applied, and what an attorney?s duties are when withdrawing from representation.

Meet the Speakers
Deborah Wolfe


Founder Wolfe Legal Solutions, PC.

Deborah Wolfe has been licensed to practice law in California since 1981, and in Arizona since 1982. 

Currently, Ms. Wolfe acts as a trial and legal ethics consultant to other attorneys and as an expert witness in the areas of legal ethics and civil litigation. She frequently lectures on topics related to legal malpractice and ethics, and is currently a member of the San Diego County Bar Association Legal Ethics Committee, on which she has served since 2006. Ms. Wolfe served as member, then Chair of the Legal Malpractice Law Advisory Commission to the State Bar of California from 2010 through 2013. She has authored articles in legal ethics in the San Diego Lawyer magazine, the County Bar weekly newsletter, and on the San Diego County Bar Association’s website. Ms. Wolfe is a co-author of “Opening and Managing a Law Office”, published by the State Bar of California.

Certified Legal Specialties: Legal Malpractice Law by State Bar of California; Civil Trial Advocacy by National Board of Trial Advocacy

Ms. Wolfe is the recipient of two Trial Lawyer of the Year Awards and several Outstanding Trial Lawyer awards from the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego. In 2017, Ms. Wolfe received the annual Daniel T. Broderick, III Award for Civility, Integrity, and Professionalism.

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