OXFORD, Miss.–Ben Cooper, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Frank Montague, Jr. Professor of Legal Studies and Professionalism at the University of Mississippi School of Law, will serve on a panel at the ABA’s 42nd National Conference on Professional Responsibility being held June 1-3 in Philadelphia. The panel will discuss the process of withdrawal from representing a client, covering concepts such as unreasonable financial burden withdrawal, how to advise lawyer-clients contemplating withdrawal, and what to do about unpaid fees; mandatory withdrawal situations such as fraud by the client or irreconcilable conflicts between the lawyer and client, as well as permissive withdrawal situations. Cooper will serve on the panel with the Honorable Anne E. Lazarus, Superior Court of Pennsylvania, and Thomas Mason, partner Harris, Wiltshire & Granniss, LLP.
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