What is NOT Competence?

What is NOT Competence?

Event Date: 02/16/2022
Recording Available 7-14 Days After Event Date
Format Length CLE Eligible
Video Roundtable 60 minutes No

Discussion Topics

  • What Things Clearly Mark a Lack of Competence for Immigration Lawyers?
  • Can Lawyers Take Cases Outside of Their Area of Expertise?
  • When Should a Mentor or Co-Counsel Be Called In?
  • What Steps Should a Lawyer Take to Get Competent Fast, So They Can Help in Instances Like the Afghan Crisis?

This roundtable is available only to AILA members and not CLE eligible. AILA University Video Roundtables are free learning opportunities for AILA members provided via a weekly schedule of live video programming for members to come together from across the country and world to discuss hot topics and network with colleagues in the field. Video Roundtables are part of AILA University programming and each session is hosted by faculty selected for their expertise.

Kenneth Craig Dobson, Lawyer Well-Being Committee Chair/Ethics Committee, New York, NY

Beth S. Persky, Ethics Committee, Atlanta, GA

The speaker's/author's views do not necessarily represent the views of AILA, nor do they constitute legal advice or representation. Practice tips provided are based on the speaker's/author's experiences and the current state of the law. Please be sure to conduct legal research and analysis for your unique situation as the law changes quickly and experiences may differ from your own.