Ethics/Professional Responsibility

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Robert A. Hawley

Robert A. Hawley ~ Deputy Executive Director, The State Bar of California
Speaking at Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2014 (Free) Practising Law Institute Sep. 4, 2014

While the ethical obligations of pro bono legal practice are no different than a commercial law practice, there are practical considerations regarding

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Featured Seminar

Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2014 (Free)

Sep. 4, 2014

Practising Law Institute - San Francisco, CA

While the ethical obligations of pro bono legal practice are no different than a commercial law practice, there are practical considerations regarding eligibility of clients, challenging clients, conflicts (similar in theory, different in practice settings), expectations on both sides, case management responsibility, and different delivery models, such as limited scope representation, that cause many professionals to hesitate offering pro bono le... Read More

News & Expert Analysis

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