--- ethics - fiscal responsibility
--- course production date: 2/24/2017
--- presented by CHAD HINTZ

This course is designed to build a basic understanding of the tricky concept of conflicts of interest for those lawyers who represent businesses and their subsidiaries and affiliates.

The course provides real-life scenarios to help identify issues associated with client identification in the business context, the role of in-house counsel, attorney fee issues and business transactions with clients, as well as duties to non-clients.

Key course points are:
• An understanding of conflicts of interest for the business attorney.
• Joint representation, representation of subsidiaries and affiliates and closely held businesses.
• In house counsel issues.
• Business transactions with clients.
• Practical guidance on how to avoid pitfalls.

--- presented by CHAD HINTZ

Chad J. Hintz is an attorney in the law firm of Burke & Thomas, PLLP in the Twin Cities of Minnesota, where a large part of his practice includes defending legal and medical professionals in malpractice litigation and administrative matters before the various licensing boards.

In addition to practicing law at Burke & Thomas, Mr. Hintz has served as an adjunct appellate professor at William Mitchell College of Law (now Mitchell Hamline) since 2005. He also served two terms on the Ramsey County Bar Association’s Ethics Committee from 2007 to 2013, investigating ethics complaints against attorneys.

Mr. Hintz received his B.A. degree from the University of Minnesota and his J.D. degree from William Mitchell College of Law (Mitchell Hamline). He is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association, the Ramsey County Bar Association and the Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association.