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Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2014 (Free)

Seminar  Seminar

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 legal ...

Bridge-the-Gap II: Ethics & Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2014

Seminar  Seminar

Newly admitted attorneys in New York State are required, during each of their first two years after admission to the Bar, to complete at least 16 transitional MCLE credit hours, including 3 MCLE credit hours in ethics and professionalism, 6 MCLE credit hours in skills, and 7 MCLE credit hours in law practice management and/or areas of professional practice.By attending one of PLI’s two-day Bridge-the-Gap programs, you can satisfy all of your annual ...

Staying Out of Trouble: What Every Attorney Must Know About Ethics 2014

Seminar  Seminar

Understanding the new New York ethics rules, including conflicts of interest, confidentiality, advertising and the no-contact rule. How to protect yourself and your law firm if a partner suddenly leaves, becomes disabled or passes away.We will examine: How to identify transactional and other difficult-to-spot conflicts The difference between “advertizing” and “solicitation” Contacting opposing counsel’s employees Succession planning for law ...

Ethics for Corporate Lawyers 2014

Seminar  Seminar

At this unique interactive program, faculty will review various everyday ethical scenarios in corporate practice and “quiz” you on the ethical implications.You will learn about: The reach of the duty of confidentiality, and the obligation of disclosure of mistakes Misrepresentation, fraudulent nondisclosure and omissions Responsibilities of the firm/legal department, supervising, and subordinate attorneys for an attorney’s ethical lapse Discovery: ...

Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation 2014 (Free)

Seminar  Seminar

Using a lively, interactive format, Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation 2014 will examine everyday issues of ethics and professional responsibility in pro bono and public interest practice.

Featured Faculty/Authors
Jan Witold Baran

Jan Witold Baran ~ Wiley Rein LLP

Kenneth A. Gross

Kenneth A. Gross ~ Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Chip Nielsen

Chip Nielsen ~ Nielsen Merksamer Parrinello Gross & Leoni LLP