AC22: Risk Management Best Practices for Immigration Lawyers

AC22: Risk Management Best Practices for Immigration Lawyers

Release Date: 6/15/2022
Format Length CLE Eligible
MP4 60 min. Yes

Panelists will provide guidance on avoiding common grounds of malpractice and advise on what to do if you have been sued for malpractice. Even if the suit is frivolous, and even if you have malpractice insurance, defending yourself against malpractice allegations will be disruptive to your practice and law office. Come to this session to learn valuable risk management tips to avoid this.

  • Determining Whether You Are Qualified to Take on a Case
  • Common Malpractice Claims Against Lawyers
  • What You Can Do to Prevent a Malpractice Claim
  • Dealing with a Malpractice Claim and Maintaining Your Firm’s Reputation

Please review the following information:

  • AILA applies for accreditation upon attorneys’ request after participation for the following states: AR, DE, IA, ID, KS, KY, LA, ME, MN, MS, OR, TN and WY. Programs are typically approved.
  • Florida and Rhode Island - Attorneys must apply on their own for approval of seminars in FL and RI. Programs are typically approved.
  • The OnDemand Recording format does not qualify for CLE credit in the following jurisdictions: MO and PR. Please note that your jurisdiction may limit OnDemand credit based on the date of the original presentation. View the OnDemand Downloadable Expiration Chart for more details.

Eligible participants can receive up to 1.2 ethics in 50-minute jurisdictions and 1 ethics credit in 60-minute jurisdictions. AILA will administer CLE credit only to individuals who register and log into the web seminar. AILA cannot verify your attendance and participation in this program unless you register directly for the web seminar and use your name to log in to participate in the program. Therefore, persons who log in or listen in on the web seminar as part of a group will not be able to obtain CLE credit.

Please note that your jurisdiction may limit the amount of distance learning credit you can earn. To view details on your jurisdiction's credit restrictions and CLE requirements, visit the CLE Center. The 2022 AILA Annual Conference Recordings are valid 1 year through June 15th, 2023.

AILA has filed for CLE and specialized credit in all jurisdictions with mandatory CLE requirements. For details about specific approvals, contact us at

Contact us at or visit AILA’s Web Seminar Recordings page for more information about receiving CLE credit for a seminar recording.