Bonnie Richardson discusses "How to Avoid Ethics Demogorgons"




Richardson Wright attorneys Bonnie Richardson, Kirc Emerson, and Melina Martinez attended the 2019 Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA) Annual Convention held in Ashland, Oregon. At the Convention, Bonnie Richardson presented the Ethics CLE on the Top Ten Ethics Issues for Personal Injury Plaintiffs' Attorneys:


  1. Client Communication

  2. Client Neglect

  3. Flat Fee Agreements

  4. Lawyer Trust Accounts and Banking Fees

  5. Retaining Disputed Funds in Trust - Dispute between Client and Third Party

  6. Retaining Disputed Funds in Trust - Dispute between Client and Lawyer

  7. Timing of Disbursements of Funds to Client

  8. Disbursing and Accounting Funds to Client

  9. Do not Loan or Advance Money to your Client

  10. Contingency Fee to Hourly



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