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Shari Klevens

Partner

Dentons US LLP

1900 K St NEW

Washington, DC 20006

Phone: (202) 496-7612

Email: shari.klevens@dentons.com



Columns
Title Category Published
Inadvertent emails and confidential information Law Practice, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Feb. 23, 2018
Avoiding unintended attorney-client relationships Law Practice, Law Office Management, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Feb. 9, 2018
Law firm associates have obligations, too Law Practice, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Feb. 2, 2018
Lawyers shouldn’t let themselves drown in emails Law Practice, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Jan. 19, 2018
The many benefits of using engagement letters Law Practice Jan. 5, 2018
Tips on how to obtain ‘informed written consent’ Law Practice, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Dec. 22, 2017
Tips for avoiding common risks in the holiday season Law Practice, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Dec. 8, 2017
Five tips for effective billing and collection as the year comes to a close Law Practice, Law Office Management, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Dec. 1, 2017
Understanding what constitutes legal malpractice Ethics/Professional Responsibility Nov. 10, 2017
Alternative fee arrangements and ethics Law Practice, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Oct. 20, 2017
Three tips for attorneys acting as neutrals Civil Litigation, Law Practice, Alternative Dispute Resolution Oct. 6, 2017
All lawyers should make a habit of checking for conflicts Law Practice, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Sep. 20, 2017
Spot warning signs in the quest for new clients Law Practice, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Sep. 8, 2017
Identifying law firm cybersecurity solutions Law Practice, Law Office Management, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Aug. 25, 2017
All law firms are at risk of a cyberattack Law Practice, Law Office Management, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Aug. 11, 2017
Law firm cybersecurity: It’s a big deal Law Practice, Law Office Management, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Jul. 21, 2017
Partners, associates and ethics Law Practice, Law Office Management, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Jul. 7, 2017
How to help lawyers who are in distress Ethics/Professional Responsibility Jun. 23, 2017
Are you on track for your annual goals? Law Practice Jun. 9, 2017
Maintain professionalism in depositions Judges and Judiciary May. 19, 2017
Don't let conflicts of interest get you down Law Practice, Ethics/Professional Responsibility May. 5, 2017
Ethics when the feds come knocking Ethics/Professional Responsibility Apr. 21, 2017
Avoiding unintentional attorney-client relationships Law Practice, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Apr. 7, 2017
Create a culture of compliance Ethics/Professional Responsibility Mar. 24, 2017
Act fast if hackers compromise client escrow funds Law Practice, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Mar. 10, 2017
Max out joint defense agreements Law Practice, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Feb. 24, 2017
Tread carefully as a debt collection attorney Ethics/Professional Responsibility Feb. 10, 2017
Duties owed by Cumis counsel to the insurer Insurance, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Jan. 20, 2017
Review the restrictions on attorney-client agreements Law Practice, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Jan. 6, 2017
Profile of a legal malpractice claim: 2012-2015 Law Practice, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Dec. 23, 2016
More contract attorney complications Ethics/Professional Responsibility, Contracts Dec. 2, 2016
Contract attorney complications Ethics/Professional Responsibility, Contracts Nov. 11, 2016
Don't let your firm's digital assets walk out the door Law Practice, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Oct. 21, 2016
Evolving standards of litigator conduct in California Civil Litigation, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Oct. 7, 2016
Misrepresentations can expose your entire firm Law Practice, Law Office Management, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Sep. 23, 2016
How to deal with motions for sanctions Ethics/Professional Responsibility Sep. 16, 2016
Considerations for choosing legal malpractice insurance Insurance, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Aug. 19, 2016
Tips for fighting motions to disqualify Ethics/Professional Responsibility Aug. 5, 2016
Protect yourself from over-disclosing Ethics/Professional Responsibility Jul. 29, 2016
The ethics of investing in a client Ethics/Professional Responsibility Jul. 1, 2016
Replacement counsel incurs risks as well as rewards Ethics/Professional Responsibility Jun. 10, 2016
Avoiding a law firm worst-case scenario Law Practice, Law Office Management, Ethics/Professional Responsibility May. 27, 2016
Ethically emerging from the recession Ethics/Professional Responsibility May. 20, 2016
Considerations for when it's time to change malpractice insurers Insurance, Ethics/Professional Responsibility May. 6, 2016
Following legal malpractice trends helps to manage risk Insurance, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Apr. 8, 2016
What to do when facing nonrenewal of malpractice insurance Insurance, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Mar. 18, 2016
Picking the right insurance coverage for your firm Insurance, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Mar. 10, 2016
Is your firm considering a merger? Mergers & Acquisitions, Law Practice, Law Office Management, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Feb. 19, 2016
What to consider when negotiating a hire or merger Mergers & Acquisitions, Law Practice, Law Office Management, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Feb. 4, 2016
Law firms should consider new insurance options Insurance, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Jan. 22, 2016
Cagey causation in legal malpractice cases Insurance, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Jan. 6, 2016
Don't become another legal malpractice statistic Insurance, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Dec. 18, 2015
Tips for minimizing your firm's malpractice exposure Insurance, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Dec. 4, 2015
The biggest mistakes in law firm mergers Mergers & Acquisitions, Law Practice, Law Office Management, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Nov. 20, 2015
Jettison high malpractice premiums Insurance, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Nov. 13, 2015
Who owns unfinished business? Law Practice, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Oct. 23, 2015
Ethically navigate law firm downsizing Law Practice, Law Office Management, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Oct. 16, 2015
Billy Graham and the modern day firm Law Practice, Labor/Employment Oct. 25, 2014

MCLE
Title Category Published
Partners, associates and ethics Legal Ethics Jul. 7, 2017
Don't let conflicts of interest get you down Law Practice Management May. 5, 2017
Title Category Published
Inadvertent emails and confidential information Law Practice, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Feb. 23, 2018
Avoiding unintended attorney-client relationships Law Practice, Law Office Management, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Feb. 9, 2018
Law firm associates have obligations, too Law Practice, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Feb. 2, 2018
Lawyers shouldn’t let themselves drown in emails Law Practice, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Jan. 19, 2018
The many benefits of using engagement letters Law Practice Jan. 5, 2018
Tips on how to obtain ‘informed written consent’ Law Practice, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Dec. 22, 2017
Tips for avoiding common risks in the holiday season Law Practice, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Dec. 8, 2017
Five tips for effective billing and collection as the year comes to a close Law Practice, Law Office Management, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Dec. 1, 2017
Understanding what constitutes legal malpractice Ethics/Professional Responsibility Nov. 10, 2017
Alternative fee arrangements and ethics Law Practice, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Oct. 20, 2017
Three tips for attorneys acting as neutrals Civil Litigation, Law Practice, Alternative Dispute Resolution Oct. 6, 2017
All lawyers should make a habit of checking for conflicts Law Practice, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Sep. 20, 2017
Spot warning signs in the quest for new clients Law Practice, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Sep. 8, 2017
Identifying law firm cybersecurity solutions Law Practice, Law Office Management, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Aug. 25, 2017
All law firms are at risk of a cyberattack Law Practice, Law Office Management, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Aug. 11, 2017
Law firm cybersecurity: It’s a big deal Law Practice, Law Office Management, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Jul. 21, 2017
Partners, associates and ethics Law Practice, Law Office Management, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Jul. 7, 2017
How to help lawyers who are in distress Ethics/Professional Responsibility Jun. 23, 2017
Are you on track for your annual goals? Law Practice Jun. 9, 2017
Maintain professionalism in depositions Judges and Judiciary May. 19, 2017
Don't let conflicts of interest get you down Law Practice, Ethics/Professional Responsibility May. 5, 2017
Ethics when the feds come knocking Ethics/Professional Responsibility Apr. 21, 2017
Avoiding unintentional attorney-client relationships Law Practice, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Apr. 7, 2017
Create a culture of compliance Ethics/Professional Responsibility Mar. 24, 2017
Act fast if hackers compromise client escrow funds Law Practice, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Mar. 10, 2017
Max out joint defense agreements Law Practice, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Feb. 24, 2017
Tread carefully as a debt collection attorney Ethics/Professional Responsibility Feb. 10, 2017
Duties owed by Cumis counsel to the insurer Insurance, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Jan. 20, 2017
Review the restrictions on attorney-client agreements Law Practice, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Jan. 6, 2017
Profile of a legal malpractice claim: 2012-2015 Law Practice, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Dec. 23, 2016
More contract attorney complications Ethics/Professional Responsibility, Contracts Dec. 2, 2016
Contract attorney complications Ethics/Professional Responsibility, Contracts Nov. 11, 2016
Don't let your firm's digital assets walk out the door Law Practice, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Oct. 21, 2016
Evolving standards of litigator conduct in California Civil Litigation, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Oct. 7, 2016
Misrepresentations can expose your entire firm Law Practice, Law Office Management, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Sep. 23, 2016
How to deal with motions for sanctions Ethics/Professional Responsibility Sep. 16, 2016
Considerations for choosing legal malpractice insurance Insurance, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Aug. 19, 2016
Tips for fighting motions to disqualify Ethics/Professional Responsibility Aug. 5, 2016
Protect yourself from over-disclosing Ethics/Professional Responsibility Jul. 29, 2016
The ethics of investing in a client Ethics/Professional Responsibility Jul. 1, 2016
Replacement counsel incurs risks as well as rewards Ethics/Professional Responsibility Jun. 10, 2016
Avoiding a law firm worst-case scenario Law Practice, Law Office Management, Ethics/Professional Responsibility May. 27, 2016
Ethically emerging from the recession Ethics/Professional Responsibility May. 20, 2016
Considerations for when it's time to change malpractice insurers Insurance, Ethics/Professional Responsibility May. 6, 2016
Following legal malpractice trends helps to manage risk Insurance, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Apr. 8, 2016
What to do when facing nonrenewal of malpractice insurance Insurance, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Mar. 18, 2016
Picking the right insurance coverage for your firm Insurance, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Mar. 10, 2016
Is your firm considering a merger? Mergers & Acquisitions, Law Practice, Law Office Management, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Feb. 19, 2016
What to consider when negotiating a hire or merger Mergers & Acquisitions, Law Practice, Law Office Management, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Feb. 4, 2016
Law firms should consider new insurance options Insurance, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Jan. 22, 2016
Cagey causation in legal malpractice cases Insurance, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Jan. 6, 2016
Don't become another legal malpractice statistic Insurance, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Dec. 18, 2015
Tips for minimizing your firm's malpractice exposure Insurance, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Dec. 4, 2015
The biggest mistakes in law firm mergers Mergers & Acquisitions, Law Practice, Law Office Management, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Nov. 20, 2015
Jettison high malpractice premiums Insurance, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Nov. 13, 2015
Who owns unfinished business? Law Practice, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Oct. 23, 2015
Ethically navigate law firm downsizing Law Practice, Law Office Management, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Oct. 16, 2015
Billy Graham and the modern day firm Law Practice, Labor/Employment Oct. 25, 2014
Title Category Published
Partners, associates and ethics Legal Ethics Jul. 7, 2017
Don't let conflicts of interest get you down Law Practice Management May. 5, 2017