Seminar  One-Hour Briefing

Ethical Issues in Working with Pro Bono Clients in 2017


  • Webcast


    Oct. 27, 2017

    1:00 PM Eastern

Pro Bono clients are like any other clients in many ways. But some Pro Bono clients present ethical issues for attorneys that are often different than presented by fee-paying or contingent fee clients. Lawyers sometimes face difficult questions about defining who the client is, communication with clients, clients with diminished capacity, conflicts with fee-paying clients, and many others. Representation of nonprofit organizations also can present difficult ethical issues not faced with most for profit organizations. 

As part of the ABA’s National Celebrate Pro Bono Week, please join Toby J. Rothschild, Of Counsel to OneJustice and retired general counsel of the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, for a free One-Hour Briefing as the following topics are addressed: 

  • In brief, what is Pro Bono?
  • What ethical issues can arise in representation of Pro Bono clients?
  • How can you make sure your representation is conducted within the Rules of Professional Conduct?
  • How do ethical issues apply in hypothetical situations? 

Don’t miss this important free presentation!


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Speaker(s)
Toby J. Rothschild ~ Of Counsel, OneJustice
Program Attorney(s)
Amy Taub ~ Practising Law Institute
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U.S. MCLE States

Alabama:  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.

Alaska:  All PLI products can fulfill Alaska’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Arizona:  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “interactive CLE” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via interactive CLE programs.

Arkansas:  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.

California:  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “participatory” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via participatory programs.

Colorado:  All PLI products can fulfill Colorado’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Connecticut: Effective January 1, 2017, all PLI products can fulfill Connecticut’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Delaware:  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “eCLE” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of eCLE per reporting period.

Florida:  All PLI products can fulfill Florida’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Georgia:  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “in-house” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 in-house credits per reporting period.

Hawaii:  All PLI products can fulfill Hawaii’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Idaho:  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.

Illinois:  All PLI products can fulfill Illinois' CLE requirements for experienced attorneys. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Indiana:  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “distance education” credit. Attorneys are limited to 9 credits of distance education per reporting period.

Iowa:  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.

Kansas:  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.

Kentucky:  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.

Louisiana:  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 4 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Maine:  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.

Minnesota:  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.

Mississippi:  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “distance learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of distance learning per reporting period.

Missouri:  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.

Montana:  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.

Nebraska:  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “computer-based learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 5 credits of computer-based learning per reporting period.

Nevada:  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.

New Hampshire:  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.

New Jersey:  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “alternative verifiable learning formats” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of alternative verifiable learning formats per reporting period.

New Mexico:  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.

New York

Experienced Attorneys:  All PLI products can fulfill New York’s CLE requirements for experienced attorneys. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Newly Admitted Attorneys:  PLI’s transitional live one-hour briefings can be used to fulfill the requirements for New York newly admitted attorneys. Ethics credit, professional practice credit, and law practice management credit may be earned via transitional live one-hour briefings. Skills credits may not be earned via live one-hour briefings.

North Carolina:  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.

North Dakota:  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.

Ohio:  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Oklahoma:  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.

Oregon:  All PLI products can fulfill Oregon’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Pennsylvania:  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “distance learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of distance learning per reporting period.

Puerto Rico:  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “non-traditional” credit. Attorneys are limited to 8 credits of non-traditional programs per reporting period.

Rhode Island:  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.

South Carolina:  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “alternatively delivered” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of alternatively delivered programs per reporting period.

Tennessee:  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “distance learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 8 credits of distance learning per reporting period.

Texas:  All PLI products can fulfill Texas’ CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Utah:  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Vermont:  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.

Virgin Islands:  All PLI products can fulfill the Virgin Islands’ CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Virginia:  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live interactive” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live interactive programs.

Washington:  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.

West Virginia:  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “online” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of online instruction per reporting period.

Wisconsin:  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.

Wyoming:  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.


CPD Jurisdictions

British Columbia (CPD-BC):  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “real-time” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via real-time programs.

Ontario (CPD-ON):  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “interactive” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via interactive programs.

Quebec (CPD-QC):  PLI’s live one-hour briefings can fulfill Quebec’s CPD requirements.

Hong Kong (CPD-HK):  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “distance learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 15 points of distance learning programs per reporting period.

United Kingdom (CPD-UK):  PLI’s live one-hour briefings can fulfill the United Kingdom’s CPD requirements.


Other Credit Types

CPE Credit (NASBA):  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “Group-Internet-Based” (GIB) credit.

IRS Continuing Education (IRS-CE):  PLI’s live one-hour briefings may fulfill IRS-CE requirements. To request IRS-CE credit, please notify PLI at cleadministrator@pli.edu of your request and include your Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN).

Certified Fraud Examiner CPE:  PLI’s live one-hour briefings may fulfill Certified Fraud Examiner CPE requirements. To request CPE credit or find out which programs offer CPE, please contact PLI at cleadministrator@pli.edu.

IAPP Continuing Privacy Credit (CPE):  PLI’s live one-hour briefings may fulfill Privacy CPE credit requirements.

HR Recertification (HRCI):  PLI’s live one-hour briefings may fulfill HR credit requirements.

Compliance Certification Board (CCB):  PLI’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” training events. There is no limit to the number of credits a candidate or certification holder can earn via live one-hour briefings.

IIEI Recertification:  PLI’s live one-hour briefings may qualify for the Continuing Education Units (CEUs) necessary to fulfill the Certified U.S. Export Compliance Officer® (CUSECO) continuing education requirements.

 

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