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Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation

Recorded on: Apr. 2, 2018
Running Time: 01:00:07

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Taken from the Web Program Pro Bono Basics New York 2018: Best Practices and Ethics Recorded March 2018 in New York

Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation [01:00:07]

  • Issues concerning confidentiality
  • Limited scope representation
  • Providing competent representation
  • Representing a client with diminished capacity

Karen Fisher Gutheil, Adam Heintz

The purchase price of this Web Program segment includes the following articles from the Course Handbook available online:

  • Katie M. Lachter, Three Ethics Rules To Know Before Taking on a Pro Bono Matter, September 27, 2017,available at
    Adam J. Heintz, Karen Fisher Gutheil
  • Pro Bono Legal Services, Rules of the Court of Appeals for the Registration of In-House Counsel, 22 N.Y.C.R.R. 522.8
    Adam J. Heintz, Karen Fisher Gutheil
  • Notes Regarding Select Topics and Relevant New York Professional Conduct Rules
    Karen Fisher Gutheil, Adam J. Heintz
  • New York Rules of Professional Conduct (January 1, 2017), available at
    Adam J. Heintz, Karen Fisher Gutheil
Presentation Material
  • Ethics & Pro Bono Work
    Karen Fisher Gutheil, Adam Heintz
Karen Fisher Gutheil ~ The Legal Aid Society
Adam J. Heintz ~ Legal Services NYC
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