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Robert B. Hille, a partner in the firm’s Healthcare and Litigation Departments, will be a panelist for the live webinar “How to Ethically Close a Practice,” which will be presented on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 from 9:00am – 10:40am by the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education.

More than 70% of privately held businesses will be changing hands within the next two decades. Over the next 20 years, close to 80 million baby boomers will retire. Aging, and even the possibility of becoming disabled, are facts of life for attorneys and clients alike. This raises several issues for lawyers in firms of all sizes regarding what steps need to be taken to protect a firm, its clients, employees, and the families of all parties involved in the event of retirement or the sale of a business.

This comprehensive seminar will examine all these issues of succession planning. Beginning with the discussion of the formation of a firm, then going into succession and the act of the physical breaking up of the firm, and finally, confidentiality and record keeping.  Panelists will review what steps should be taken to avoid costly problems through planning, including what an ideal succession plan looks like.

Mr. Hille focuses his practice in litigation, with a particular emphasis on trial advocacy. His areas of concentration include insurance, healthcare law, professional liability and ethics, and white-collar criminal matters. including those related to professional ethics. He has extensive trial expertise that encompasses insurance defense and coverage cases, healthcare disputes, professional liability defense, fraud and abuse, and regulatory issues.

Mr. Hille has published and lectured widely in his areas of concentration.  He is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney and lectures frequently on issues related to attorney ethics and professional liability.

Registration and additional details on the NJICLE website.