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It’s Not Your Money: The Care and Handling of Client Trust Accounts


Speaker(s): Cassidy E. Chivers, Noah D. Fiedler
Recorded on: May. 7, 2021
PLI Program #: 323246

Noah Fiedler helps his lawyer and law firm clients navigate many, and varied, difficulties. Noah's clients value his pragmatic approach to both litigation and counseling. By assessing potential impacts on the practice as a whole, he advises legal service providers regarding creative and practical solutions to their situations. He has extensive experience defending lawyers in malpractice claims and in disciplinary proceedings, as well as counseling individual lawyers, law firms, and legal departments on risk management and ethics issues.

With his vast knowledge on the subject, Noah has been vital in developing a variety of law firm risk-management resources, including Hinshaw's LawyeringLaw. He is the editor of Hinshaw's Lawyers' Lawyer Newsletter, co-editor of its Cyber Alerts, and serves on the planning committee for the annual Legal Malpractice and Risk Management Conference.

Noah has wide-ranging experience as an appointed and elected official in Wisconsin. He has served in multiple elected leadership positions in his local community with varying responsibilities and areas of oversight, including planning and public works.

Noah teaches Professional Responsibility as an adjunct professor at the University of Wisconsin Law School.

 


Cassidy Chivers is a Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP partner in the San Francisco office. She focuses her practice on the defense of lawyers and counseling lawyers and law firms on risk management and ethics issues, as well as law firm formation and registration. She also handles risk management hotline counseling for attorney-insureds on behalf of Hinshaw's various insurer clients. She is a regular contributor to various publications on risk management and ethics issues involving lawyers and law firms.