HWG’s Tom Mason and Hilary Gerzhoy presented “Withdrawing from a Client Representation” at the D.C. Bar CLE Program in Washington, D.C.

Tom and Hilary’s presentation covered the ethics issues surrounding the termination of a representation prior to the conclusion of a matter including situations in which a lawyer must withdraw and where a lawyer may withdraw from a representation.  The presentation also covered the steps a lawyer should take in order to withdraw from a client matter, including issues relating to permission from courts or tribunals, notice to clients, deadlines, and confidentiality.